Evidence Aid Offers Hundreds of COVID-19 Studies Translated in Multiple Languages

The organization Evidence Aid, a UK-based charity with international roots, has collated and translated more than 270 COVID-19 studies, research papers to aid clinicians, policymakers and other decision-makers around the world both in high and low resource settings. Evidence Aid published summaries of more than 270 papers related to COVID-19Read …

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COVID-19 Can Cause Serious Cardiovascular Issues

COVID and cardiovascular complications

Emergency room doctors want physicians to know that COVID-19 can cause serious cardiovascular complications including heart failure, heart attacks and blood clots that can lead to strokes. In this study, published in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, emergency medicine doctors also caution that COVID-19 treatments can interact with medicinesRead …

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Majority are More Mindful of Practicing Self-care in Post-Pandemic World

The vast majority of U.S. adults (80%) say they will be more mindful about practicing self-care regularly once the pandemic is over, according to a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Samueli Integrative Health Programs. Nearly half of Americans (46%) also report that they are strugglingRead …

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Integrative Health Must Lead on COVID and Immune Resiliency

HHS head, Alex Azar, had it right in suggesting to CNN’s Jake Tapper that the disproportionate amount of COVID-19 infections and deaths in the U.S. are largely attributable to the declining health and susceptibility of many Americans. Azar’s words: “Unfortunately, the American population is a very diverse… a population withRead …

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Update on Accuracy of Serologic Tests to Detect Host Antibodies for Coronavirus-2

The Annals of Internal Medicine reports that accurate serologic tests to detect host antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome–related coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) are critical for the public health response to the disease pandemic. Despite the number and availability of serologic assays that test for antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, most have only undergoneRead …

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Researchers Find Patterns for False-Negative Rates of for COVID-19 Tests Based on Time Since Exposure

One of the most commonly used diagnostic tools, particularly during this pandemic, is the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction test (RT-PCR) for COVID-19 tests. By using a person’s respiratory sample, laboratory professionals across the U.S. and the globe have used RT-PCR to find out if a person has been infectedRead …

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Phased Approach to COVID-19 From Prevention Through Recovery, from Drs. Pizzorno, Yanuck, Messier and Fitzgerald

COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

 This paper, published from our partners at Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal presents an evidence-based strategy for improving clinical outcomes with a phased approach to COVID-19, written by Joe Pizzorno, ND, IMCJ editor-in-chief and co-authors, Sam Yanuck, DC and, Helen Messier, MD, PhD, Kara Fitzgerald, ND. Corresponding author: syanuck@yanuckcenter.com. ABSTRACT/Read …

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Is there a Potential Fecal Transmission of COVID-19? What are the Public Health Implications?

Early studies show evidence of COVID-19 genetic material in fecal matter, but more work is needed to determine if the virus can be spread through stool, according to a new review paper from a Rice University epidemiologist. This article looks at the recent evidence for fecal transmission of COVID-19 andRead …

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