Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 evidence and strategies for orthopaedic surgeons

How should orthopaedic surgeons respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? A review in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery analyzes evidence and strategies for managing the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus—including critical lessons from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Factors linked to COVID-19 in-hospital mortality ID'd in NYC

(HealthDay)—Factors associated with in-hospital mortality include older age, chronic cardiac disease, and chronic pulmonary disease in a cohort of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in New York City, according to a study ...

Oncology & Cancer

Adults with cancer appear more vulnerable to COVID-19

Cancer, particularly metastatic cancer, can be added to the list of medical conditions that pose a significant risk of worse COVID-19 outcomes , suggests a new study. Led by Boston Children's Hospital and Zhongnan Hospital ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hypertension, obesity, diabetes common in U.S. COVID-19 patients

(HealthDay)—The most common comorbidities among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the New York City area are hypertension, obesity, and diabetes, according to a study published online April 22 in the Journal of the ...

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