Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Home health care improves COVID-19 outcomes

Survivors of COVID-19 are a vulnerable population who often have health ramifications from their illness and hospital stay. Upon returning home from acute care, large proportions of survivors experience functional dependencies, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Curtailed Christmas could be 'safest bet': WHO

The WHO said Monday that avoiding family gatherings would be "the safest bet" over Christmas, insisting there is no zero-risk option for traditional holiday merry-making during the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Advice to Dutch government: Vaccinate elderly and ill first

An advisory panel said Thursday that the Dutch government should prioritize coronavirus vaccinations for people over age 60, those with underlying health problems and frontline health care workers when the first shots become ...

Diabetes

Good long-term effects of continuous glucose monitoring

New data on continuous glucose monitoring for people with type 1 diabetes, over a significantly longer period than before, are now available. A University of Gothenburg study shows that using the CGM tool, with its continuous ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multiple simulations best for COVID-19 predictions

Computer modelling used to forecast COVID-19 mortality contains significant uncertainty in its predictions, according to a new study led by researchers at UCL and the CWI institute in the Netherlands.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Difficult to implement national coronavirus restrictions in Malawi

Households need financial support if COVID-19 restrictions are to be successful in Malawi. Furthermore, the authorities issuing the restrictions have an additional bearing on their enforceability. These are findings from ...

Vaccination

Brazil allows trials of Chinese vaccine to resume

Brazil's national health regulator allowed clinical trials of a Chinese-developed COVID-19 vaccine to resume Wednesday, two days after suspending them in what critics called a decision tainted by politics.

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