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Patients With Inactive Cancer Are On Higher Risk Of Illness From Covid-19

Patients with inactive cancer and not currently undergoing treatments also face a significantly higher risk of severe illness from Covid-19, a new study suggests....

50 Percent Of Patients In Need Of An Early Liver Transplant Died In Lockdown

Nearly 50 percent of patients in need of an early liver transplant, but who did not undergo the procedure due to fear of contracting...

Rapid Blood Test Can Predict Severe Disease Risks in COVID Patients

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have shown that a relatively simple and rapid blood test could predict -- within a day of a...

Researches Develop DNA Test To identify Traces of Pneumonia in Patients with Severe COVID

Researchers have developed a DNA test to quickly identify secondary infections in Covid-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on...

BP Medications Might Not Affect Outcomes Among COVID-19 Patients: Study

Medications to treat high blood pressure (BP) do not affect outcomes among patients hospitalized with Covid-19, researchers have claimed. The study, published in The Lancet...

30% Severely Infected Patients Have Post-Covid Digestive Issues

Cough, fever, body ache, neurological symptoms, brain fog, poor appetite, fatigue, and shortness of breath are classic post-covid symptoms that require immediate attention. But,...

Cardiac Issues Including Heart Attack Rise By 50%

As the mercury continues to fall in bone-chilling winter, a contrasting scenario is being reported in hospitals of Delhi-NCR. The fast-dipping temperature and post-COVID...

What causes blood oxygenation to drop in many Covid19 patients

The decreased arterial blood oxygen levels in many Covid-19 cases could be caused by an infection in carotid bodies by SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible...

Patients With Autoimmune Disorders Rose To 70 Percent

The lockdown induced by the Covid pandemic had brought life to a standstill. With movement restricted, the work-from-home culture took root and people were...

Diabetic Drugs Can Trigger Rare Covid19 Complications

Diabetes patients on glucose-lowering diabetic drugs are at risk of rare Covid-19 complications, especially those who use a popular class of diabetic drugs called...

Study: Can Covid19 Infection Cause Problems In Auditory System

After some reports linked Covid-19 with hearing loss, a new study has found no evidence of damage to the auditory system as a result...

CPAP Machines Are Saving Lives Of Patients Hospitalized With Covid-19

Researchers have revealed that Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines -- the existing medical treatment -- are saving the lives of patients hospitalized with...

Most Lungs Recover Well In 3 Months After Covid19: Study

Researchers have revealed that lung tissue of patients who suffered severely from Covid-19 shows good recovery in three months in most cases. The study...

Why True Loss Of Smell, Taste A Godsend For Many Covid19 Patients

Amid the growing Covid-19 scare is light at the end of the tunnel. If you experience true loss of smell and taste along with...

Social Isolation Is Associated With An Increase In High Blood Pressure

The Covid induced lockdown and social isolation are associated with an increase in high blood pressure (BP) among patients admitted to an emergency, researchers...

‘Baricitinib’ Drug Can Reduce The Death Rate Among Elderly Covid-19 Infected People

Scientists have claimed that a type of arthritis drug called 'baricitinib' may reduce the risk of death among elderly patients infected with Covid-19. This medication...

Covid-19 Prevents The Formation Of New Red Blood Cells

SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19, may not only damage key red blood cells but also prevent the formation of new ones, says a...

US Regulators Approve First Drug for Ebola Treatment

U.S. regulators Wednesday approved the first drug for the treatment of Ebola. The Food and Drug Administration OK'd the drug developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals for...

Scientists Develop New Blood Test to Predict Which Covid-19 Patients at Severe Risk

In the fight against novel coronavirus, scientists have developed a score that can accurately predict which patients will develop a severe form of Covid-19. The...

Covid-19 Disrupts Therapy for Hemophilia Patients

The medical infrastructure has shifted quickly towards managing Covid-19 patients, resulting in less emphasis on non-covid patients such as Hemophilia patients. The low disease...

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