Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lack of knowledge barrier to prone positioning use in ARDS

(HealthDay)—Lack of knowledge is one of the barriers to use of prone positioning for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a feature of severe COVID-19, according to a study published online Oct. 9 in the Annals of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

GI complications more common in critically ill with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—A higher rate of gastrointestinal complications, including mesenteric ischemia, occurs among critically ill patients with COVID-19 versus matched patients without COVID-19, according to a research letter published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biomarker predicts who will have severe COVID-19

KAIST researchers have identified key markers that could help pinpoint patients who are bound to get a severe reaction to COVID-19 infection. This would help doctors provide the right treatments at the right time, potentially ...

Inflammatory disorders

New imaging agent spotlights inflammation

Many of the most common diseases—cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and lung disease, and even COVID-19—have been linked to chronic or excessive inflammation. Blood tests can indicate that some part of a person's body is ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibody blockade effective in treatment of severe COVID-19

As countries around the world race to develop a vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, researchers are working to understand exactly how it causes the myriad of symptoms that seem to linger long after ...

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