Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is the real point of lockdowns?

We are all familiar now with the use of circuit breakers, lockdowns and other interventions, such as masks and social distancing: these have been policy decisions to restrict the spread of COVID-19 in many places. In the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identifying markers of COVID-19 infection using blood tests

Researchers from the Institute of Biomedicine of Seville (IBIS) have presented a study carried out in the Clinical Biochemistry Service of the Virgen del Rocío University Hospital which identifies the values for six biochemical ...

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.

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