Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

45.4 percent of U.S. adults at risk for complications with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—An estimated 45.4 percent of U.S. adults may have an increased risk for COVID-19 complications due to chronic conditions, according to a study published in the August issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Severe forms of the disease can damage the heart

People with the most severe forms of COVID-19 are often older and have existing health problems. About 10% of COVID-19 patients have heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. Yet surprisingly, people with lung disease, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI auto-scans lung X-rays for coronavirus

Coronavirus can be identified automatically from sick patients' lung X-rays using artificial intelligence (AI) developed at Brunel University London.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Giving distressed lungs a safer fighting chance

A device designed at the University of Pittsburgh could help improve outcomes as a treatment for COVID-19 when used in conjunction with non-invasive or mechanical ventilation, and it recently received Emergency Use Authorization ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asthma not common in COVID-19 patients who have died

Asthma is not among the top 10 chronic health problems in people who have died from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in New York state, even though many health experts have warned that people with asthma are at increased ...

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