Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

By the third day most with COVID-19 lose sense of smell

A University of Cincinnati researcher says a study of COVID-19 patients shows loss of the sense of smell is most likely to occur by the third day of infection with the novel virus. Most of these patients are also experiencing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Giving distressed lungs a safer fighting chance

A device designed at the University of Pittsburgh could help improve outcomes as a treatment for COVID-19 when used in conjunction with non-invasive or mechanical ventilation, and it recently received Emergency Use Authorization ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mental health at risk for health care workers treating COVID-19

(HealthDay)—A considerable proportion of health care workers caring for patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) report symptoms of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress, according to a study published online ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clinical features ID'd for first 2019 novel coronavirus patients

(HealthDay)—As of Jan. 2, 2020, 41 patients were admitted with laboratory-confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), all of whom had pneumonia, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in The Lancet.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Diabetes distress common at large Midwestern university

(HealthDay)—In a large university population, the prevalence of diabetes distress is high, and high diabetes distress levels are associated with lower diabetes quality of life (QOL) for both type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness yoga aids patients with Parkinson's disease

(HealthDay)—Mindfulness yoga is a safe and effective treatment option for patients with mild-to-moderate Parkinson disease to help them manage stress and symptoms, according to a study published online April 8 in JAMA Neurology.

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