Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multisystem abnormalities persist after COVID-19 hospitalization

Patients after hospitalization with COVID-19 have persistent multisystem abnormalities, including cardio-renal involvement and hemostasis pathway activation, according to a study published online May 23 in Nature Medicine.

Addiction

Cannabis users require more sedation for endoscopy

Patients who use cannabis required higher levels of sedation during gastric endoscopies than non-users, according to research to be presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2022. As cannabis is legalized in more places and ...

Pediatrics

New insight into protecting newborns with low blood sugars

Newborns at risk of brain damage from low blood sugar levels are increasingly safe, as research at the University of Auckland's Liggins Institute continues to break new ground, with two papers published in the same edition ...

Vaccination

BNT162b2 vaccine effectiveness 92 percent for teens ages 12 to 17

(HealthDay)—For adolescents ages 12 to 17 years, the effectiveness of full vaccination with two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is 92 percent against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), according ...

Neuroscience

Cognitive impairment reported after COVID-19 infection

(HealthDay)—Cognitive impairment has been reported following recovery from COVID-19, according to two studies presented at the annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference, held from July 26 to 30 in Denver.

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