Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surgical masks good for most COVID-19 treatment

The N95 respirator masks should be preserved for health-care workers involved in inserting breathing tubes for patients with COVID-19. More common medical masks are fine for all other COVID-19 treatment, says preliminary ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'A bullet train': Virus peak may come soon, swamp hospitals

Gov. Andrew Cuomo sounded his most dire warning yet about the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, saying the infection rate in New York is accelerating and the state could be as close as two weeks away from a crisis that sees 40,000 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sick staff fueled outbreak in Seattle-area care centers

Staff members who worked while sick at multiple long-term care facilities contributed to the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable elderly in the Seattle area, federal health officials said Wednesday.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Vision problems may be common in people with Parkinson's disease

Vision and eye problems like blurry vision, dry eyes, trouble with depth perception, and problems adjusting to rapid changes in light are much more common in people with Parkinson's disease than in people without the disorder, ...

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