Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

eCOVID platform provides remote patient monitoring

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a remote monitoring platform for patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 but aren't in need of hospitalization. The system is being tested by patients ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Discovery spurs clinical trial of antidepressant

An antidepressant medication is being tested as a potential treatment for COVID-19 after University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers determined it may prevent dangerous overreactions by the immune system.

Health informatics

Big data to help predict individual trauma patient outcome

Chinese researchers are using big data to help identify trauma patients who could experience potential adverse health events in the emergency department through the aid of a clinical decision support system. It was developed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chest X-ray findings normal for many confirmed COVID-19 cases

(HealthDay)—Most patients presenting to urgent care centers with confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have normal or mildly abnormal findings on chest X-rays (CXRs), according to a study published online April ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US developing rapid coronavirus tests as shortages persist

The United States on Friday announced it was funding development of rapid diagnostic kits for the novel coronavirus as people across the country reported they were unable to get tested for the illness because of shortages.

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