Saturday, October 24, 2020
Tags SARS-CoV-2

Tag: SARS-CoV-2

Antibodies Fade Quickly In Covid-19 Recovering Patients: Study

Researchers have now claimed that antibody levels in the blood of Covid-19 patients drop rapidly during the weeks after their bodies have cleared the...

Antibodies of Patients With Severe Covid-19 Affect Immune System: Study

Researchers have found that patients seriously ill with the Covid-19 disease have antibodies that are blocking so-called interferons, which are an important part of...

Immunity Persists for Months After Being Infected with SARS-CoV-2: Study

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that immunity persists for at least several months after being infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus...

Moms with Covid-19 Less Likely to Pass Infection to Newborns: Study

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that women who have Covid-19 are less likely to pass on the infection to their...

You Shouldn’t Get Paranoid About Covid-19 on Bank Notes, Here’s Why

As new research claiming that Covid-19 can survive longer on bank notes -- up to 28 days at 20 degree Celsius along with humidity...

Covid-19 Patients of Asian Ethnicity at Higher Risk of Dying in Hospital

Patients of Asian ethnicity have an increased risk of dying in hospital from Covid-19, while those of Black ethnicity have an increased risk of...

Scientists Detect Antibodies that Target SARS-CoV-2 in Covid Patients

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have documented the persistence of antibodies that target SARS-CoV-2 in hundreds of patients with Covid-19 at least three months...

Symptoms for Pregnant Women with Covid-19 can be Prolonged: Study

Researchers have found that symptoms for pregnant women with Covid-19 can be prolonged, lasting two months or longer. In the study, published in the journal...

26 Animals Could be Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2: Study

26 animals that come in regular contact with people may be vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, says a study. The researchers found...

BP Drug May Decrease Death Risk for Influenza, Pneumonia Patients

Researchers have found that drugs to lower the blood pressure of the type 'ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers' reduce the mortality rate...

SARS-CoV-2 During Pregnancy Not Associated with Complications in Offspring

Researchers have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, during pregnancy was not associated with complications in the newborn child. For the study, published...

Lower Zinc Levels in Blood Linked to Higher Death Risk in Covid Patients: Study

In a major study, researchers have found that having a lower level of zinc in the blood is associated with a poorer outcome in...

Know the Negative Impact of Covid-19 Lockdown on Kids

Children, who appear at a relatively lower risk from Covid-19, are disproportionately harmed by precautions involved with lockdowns, warn researchers. Experts from Oxford University Hospitals...

Wear Eyeglasses to be at a Lower Risk of Contracting Covid-19

A small yet significant study from China has found that people who wear eyeglasses may be at a lower risk of contracting Covid-19 as...

Obesity: A Dangerous Outcome of Sedentary Lifestyle Amid Pandemic

Obesity is an emerging independent risk factor for susceptibility to and severity of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). It is increasingly being recognised as a predisposing factor...

Convalescent Plasma: Safe, Effective Treatment for Children with Severe Covid-19

In a major study, researchers have shown that convalescent plasma appears to be a safe and possibly effective treatment for children with life-threatening cases...

Children Can Shed SARS-CoV-2 With No Symptoms

New research suggests that children can shed SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, even if they never develop symptoms or for long after symptoms...

Gorillas, Whales at Equal Risk of Covid-19 as Humans

Humans are not the only species facing a potential threat from the novel coronavirus, but several critically-endangered gorillas, orangutans, gibbons, gray whales and bottlenose...

Health Care Visits not Important Risk Factor for Contracting Covid-19

A US study of pregnant patients during the pandemic has found that in-person health care visits were not an important risk factor for contracting...

Asymptomatic Covid-19 Patients Less Likely to Infect Close Contacts

New research has added to the growing body of evidence that asymptomatic patients suffering from Covid-19 are less likely to infect close contacts compared...

Most Read

Washing Hands Thoroughly is Far off the Basics

Medical authorities have made themselves clear: washing our hands thoroughly and frequently with soap, or using a hand sanitizer in absence of soap and...

Early Diagnosis and Treatment for Psoriasis is Advisable

Seeking timely diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis, while recognizing the symptoms, is advisable, says a renowned dermatologist ahead of the World Psoriasis Day marked...

Charity Auction to Support Beirut Cultural Committee After Explosions

A charity auction to aid the restoration and reawakening of the arts and cultural landscape of Beirut, which saw tragic explosions on August 4...

Consumption of Dietary Soy Decreases Risk of Dementia

Researchers have found that metabolite produced following consumption of dietary soy may decrease a key risk factor for dementia--with the help of the right...