Vaccination

Post-COVID conditions are common among adult survivors

Incident conditions that may be attributable to COVID-19 are common among adult COVID-19 survivors, according to research published in the May 24 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk of blood clots in lung doubled for COVID survivors: US study

Coronavirus survivors have twice the risk of developing dangerous blood clots that travel to their lungs compared to people who weren't infected, as well double the chance of respiratory symptoms, a large new study said Tuesday.

Cardiology

Cardiovascular mortality down among dialysis patients

Cardiovascular mortality rates declined more among dialysis patients than the general population between 1998 and 2015 in Europe, according to a study published online April 18 in JAMA Network Open.

Cardiology

Could EKGs help doctors use AI to detect pulmonary embolisms?

Pulmonary embolisms are dangerous, lung-clogging blot clots. In a pilot study, scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have shown for the first time that artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can detect ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Strategies compared for ruling out pulmonary embolism

(HealthDay)—Diagnostic strategies for suspected pulmonary embolism (PE) with pretest probability-dependent D-dimer thresholds have the highest efficiency and highest predicted failure rate, according to a systematic review ...

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