Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most lungs recover well after COVID-19: study

Lung tissue of patients who suffered severely from COVID-19 shows good recovery in most cases. This was revealed by a study carried out by the Radboud university medical center that has now been published in Clinical Infectious ...

Oncology & Cancer

New drug research for prostate cancer could also fight COVID-19

Dr. Lisa Philp and Professor Colleen Nelson, from the QUT Faculty of Health's School of Biomedical Science, are developing drugs to fight advanced prostate cancer that could also prevent and or treat acute respiratory distress ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers identify melatonin as possible COVID-19 treatment

Results from a new Cleveland Clinic-led study suggest that melatonin, a hormone that regulates the sleep-wake cycle and is commonly used as an over-the-counter sleep aid, may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lack of knowledge barrier to prone positioning use in ARDS

(HealthDay)—Lack of knowledge is one of the barriers to use of prone positioning for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a feature of severe COVID-19, according to a study published online Oct. 9 in the Annals of ...

Pediatrics

Expanded newborn screening could save premature infants' lives

Expanding routine newborn screening to include a metabolic vulnerability profile could lead to earlier detection of life-threatening complications in babies born preterm, according to a study by UC San Francisco researchers. ...

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