Lancet: Half of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Develop One-Or-More Complications

A study in The Lancet shows that one-in-two hospitalized COVID-19 patients develop one-or-more complications. They include renal, complex respiratory, and systemic complications, as well as cardiovascular, neurological, and gastrointestinal and liver complications. Overall, complications occurred in 50% of all participants, including in 44% (21,784 of 50,105) of participants who survived.Read …

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Math Model Shows Combo-drugs Cepharanthine and Nelfinavir as Possible Treatment for COVID-19

cepharanthine and nelfinavir as possible treatment for COVID-19

Although vaccines are still being administered across the globe for COVID-19, the administration of the shots is not uniform across all countries. Even so, there are still so many unanswered questions for treatment and prevention of the virus. Will the recent vaccines work for variants as they arise? Will theRead …

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DISCOVERY: New Study Points to the Mouth and Gums as a Transmission Path for COVID-19

Are the Mouth and Gums a Transmission Path for COVID-19? Could Good Oral Health and Mouthwash Reduce Risk? Just released research, published in Genesis Publications, introduces a new model explaining why gum disease and poor oral hygiene could be a more accurate predictor for COVID-19 severity than patient age,ethnicity, orRead …

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Long-Term Cardiovascular and Heart Complications of COVID-19 in Younger Adults

Long-Term Cardiovascular and Heart Complications

Young healthy adults with mild COVID-19 symptoms may have an increased risk of cardiovascular and heart complications, and may continue for some time after infection. This according to new research published in Experimental Physiology, highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 non-hospitalized young adults who had only minorRead …

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LANCET: 34% of COVID-19 Survivors Diagnosed with Neurological or Psychiatric Condition within 6 Months

COVID-19 Survivors and mental health

One in three COVID-19 survivors received a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis within six months of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, an observational study of more than 230,000 patient health records published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal estimates. The study looked at 14 neurological and mental health disorders. Study using electronicRead …

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Major Boost in COVID-19 Protective Antibodies Seen in Breast Milk after Vaccination

COVID protective antibodies, nursing mothers

Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Our study showed a huge boost in antibodies against the COVID-19 virus in breastRead …

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Web Based Platform: 14 Different Diseases with Common Metabolic Pathways

In medicine, the terms like remarkable and ground breaking seldom occur. However researchers from Cambridge University and the Institute of Computational Biology, Munich, Germany have done something beneficially remarkable by identifying 14 different diseases with common metabolic pathways and placing the information on an open access webserver. As is wellRead …

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Lab Study: High-fiber Short Chain Fatty Acids May Control COVID-19 Related Gut Tissue Inflammation

gut tissue inflammation

A study conducted at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, shows that compounds produced by gut microbiota (bacteria and other microorganisms) during fermentation of insoluble fiber from dietary plant matter do not affect the ability of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 to enter and replicateRead …

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