Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lung injury in COVID-19 is not high altitude pulmonary edema

A group of researchers with experience in treating high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) have written to correct the misconception in medical social media forums and elsewhere that the lung injury seen in COVID-19 is not like ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers launch vital COVID-19 clinical trials

Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare and University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City have launched two vital clinical trials to test the effectiveness and safety of two drugs—hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and azithromycin—to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lack of self-exams hampers early melanoma identification

(HealthDay)—The biggest obstacle to early detection and treatment of melanoma among residents of rural, frontier communities is a chronic lack of skin self-examination (SSE), according to a study recently published in Psychology, ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Infection likely cause of one in eight stillbirths

(HealthDay)—Most cases of infection-related stillbirth may be due to bacterial pathogens, according to a study published online Nov. 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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