Medical research

Blood clotting may be the root cause of long COVID syndrome

New evidence shows that patients with long COVID syndrome continue to have higher measures of blood clotting, which may help explain their persistent symptoms, such as reduced physical fitness and fatigue.

Medications

Outcomes poorer with six versus 12 weeks of antibiotics for PJI

(HealthDay)—Antibiotic therapy for six weeks is inferior to 12 weeks of therapy among patients with microbiologically confirmed prosthetic joint infections that are managed with standard surgical procedures, according to ...

Inflammatory disorders

The two sides of inflammation—the cure and the curse

One of the many wonders—and mysteries—of human biology is the complex response of the innate immune system, which is known for its swiftness in annihilating invading pathogens and capacity to mount an explosive inflammatory ...

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