Cardiology

AHA issues statement on central retinal artery occlusion

(HealthDay)—Acute central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a medical emergency, and patients should be immediately triaged to an emergency department for appropriate management, according to a scientific statement issued ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Caring at home for yourself and others suffering from COVID-19

If you have coronavirus (COVID-19) and you're caring for yourself at home or you're caring for a loved one with COVID-19 at home, you might have questions. How do you know when emergency care is needed? How long is isolation ...

Vaccination

Yemen receives first coronavirus vaccines: UN

War-torn Yemen received the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines on Wednesday, the UN children's agency said, a week after the country's coronavirus committee warned of a public health "emergency".

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France tries to avoid another national lockdown

The French government has vowed to do everything possible to avoid a third national lockdown, but with cases rising sharply almost everywhere and hospitals in Paris overflowing, can it avoid another crippling shutdown?

Health

Mayo Clinic Minute: When to seek emergency care

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of people seeking emergency care declined. A year later, emergency medicine physicians worry there are still some people who remain hesitant to go to the emergency department.

Health

Medical workforce data shortage hampering access to care

Challenges with data collection and infrastructure are affecting medical workforce research and access to medical care, particularly in rural and regional Australia, according to the authors of a Perspective published by ...

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