Long COVID could spell kidney troubles down the line
September 9, 2021
COVID-19 survivors should routinely be checked for kidney function, which is often damaged by the SARS-CoV-2 virus months after both severe and milder cases.
U.K. variant spreading in the U.S. as COVID mutations raise stakes
January 27, 2021
B117 is also notable for what it is missing: In this case, producing a negative result on certain PCR tests in the spike protein, or S-gene.
Med student’s cardiac crisis a COVID-era medical mystery
November 2, 2020
“I definitely thought there was a chance I would close my eyes and never open them again, but I only had a few seconds to process that.”
Skin symptoms common in COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’
October 30, 2020
Many studies have reported dermatologic effects of COVID-19 infection, but information was lacking about duration.
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy ‘somewhat understandable,’ expert says
October 8, 2020
Dr. Offit predicts a vaccine may be able to be 75%-80% effective at preventing mild to moderate disease.
Pediatric fractures shift during pandemic
October 8, 2020
Yet there were more bone fractures at home and on bicycles, and more fractures in younger children.
AI can pinpoint COVID-19 from chest x-rays
September 11, 2020
“We were able to separate the COVID-19 patients with very high fidelity.”
Most rheumatology drugs don’t increase COVID-19 hospitalization risk
June 4, 2020
“These results provide, for the first time, information about the outcome of COVID-19 in patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.”
Obesity can shift severe COVID-19 to younger age groups
May 12, 2020
“This could turn into kind of a viral replication depot. You may well be brewing more virus as a component of obesity.”
A decade of telemedicine policy has advanced in just 2 weeks
April 6, 2020
User-friendly technology and the relaxed telehealth restrictions have made it fairly simple for patients and physicians to connect.