Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Severe COVID-19 might injure the heart

(HealthDay)—The new coronavirus may be a respiratory bug, but it's becoming clear that some severely ill patients sustain heart damage. And it may substantially raise their risk of death, doctors in China are reporting.

Medications

What time of day should I take my medicine?

Whether you need to take a drug at a specific time of day depends on the medication and the condition you are treating. For some medicines, it doesn't matter what time you take it. And for others, the pharmacist may recommend ...

Cardiology

Heart failure medication often prescribed in insufficient doses

Important medications for the treatment of heart failure are often prescribed in lower dosages than recommended by international guidelines. A study with the participation of the Medical University of Vienna shows overly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Talking receptors may affect relaxin at work

Fibrosis, the damaging build-up of hardened or scarred tissue in the body, is a hallmark of various diseases and can lead to the dysfunction and failure of organs such as the heart and kidney. Fibrosis-related diseases in ...

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