Modern Western medicine has gotten very good at treatments that are reactive. Dealing with broken bones, the flu and other viruses and even asthma and heart attacks is the basis of that practice. But what do we really know about chronic illnesses like heart disease, cancer and diabetes?
Do you know what a nomogram is? They might just help your doctor predict how severe your COVID-19 coronavirus symptoms might become and whether you will end up hospitalized. Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have believe they’ve come up with a game-changer in treating the virus.
Despite a substantial body of evidence regarding the non-respiratory impact of COVID-19 on some patients, it’s still considered a respiratory disease. Doctors from Columbia University Irving Medical Center are sharing information that sheds light on the effects of the virus on the body’s other organs and systems.
Most research into COVID-19 coronavirus is focused on what it is and how to stop it. Virtually all of that research was on live subjects. Now, a team at The Mount Sinai Hospital is looking at the dead to help them better understand COVID-19’s broad impact on the human body.
Worldwide, travel bans have been implemented to try and stem the tide of COVID-19 coronavirus. Here in the US, Democrat lawmakers heaped scorn on President Trump for his travel bans, calling them racist and xenophobic. Now, a Stanford University study says they have saved millions from infection and death.
A newly identified monoclonal antibody may be the key to developing a safe and highly effective treatment for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies were once thought to be the “magic bullet” in treating disease. Now, they might be a powerful weapon against a dangerous pathogen.
Fox News and some other news outlets have been criticized and accused of misleading the public recently. They reported that US hospitals get paid more for Medicare patients listed as COVID-19 patients and three times as much for virus patients on a ventilator. Is it true?
COVID-19 coronavirus has killed hundreds of thousands of people, sickened millions and crippled the word economy since emerging from Wuhan, China in 2019. Now a team at UNC Chapel Hill is undertaking a massive review of all available research data to find a way to beat it.
We’ve heard a lot about how COVID-19 coronavirus is transmitted and how it effects the body. We were introduced to medical terms like cytokine storm, hydroxychloroquine and viral shedding. But how does the virus do its work? How does it beat our defenses and attack respiratory tissue
The most common symptoms of COVID-19 coronavirus are well-established. They include fever, dry cough and difficulty breathing. But they’re not the only symptoms. In many COVID-19 cases, full onset of the illness is preceded by loss of chemosensory functions, smell and taste.