Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Case report of potential 'long COVID' in children

COVID-19 has been linked to an increased risk of death and morbidity, particularly in the elderly population and in people who belong to risk groups. The disease tends to have a milder course in children. Although it is known ...

Immunology

Is there a connection between asthma and acid reflux?

Asthma and acid reflux often occur together. It isn't clear why, or whether one causes the other. But we do know that acid reflux can worsen asthma and asthma can worsen acid reflux - especially severe acid reflux, a condition ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 cardiac involvement on the rise

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the disease was recognized as a respiratory virus. Research is showing that the SARS-CoV-2 virus is causing more significant cardiac issues than initially thought.

Cardiology

How to treat the most common heart attacks

One in five patients die within a year after the most common type of heart attack. European Society of Cardiology (ESC) treatment guidelines for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome are published online today ...

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