Sports medicine & Kinesiology

COVID scored big at 'Superspreader' hockey game

(HealthDay)—A single pick-up hockey game in Tampa Bay in June wound up becoming a COVID-19 superspreader event, with one player infecting as many as 15 other people on the ice, Florida public health officials report.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus threatens to reverse progress in TB fight: WHO

The novel coronavirus pandemic threatens to reverse progress towards eliminating tuberculosis, until now the top infectious disease killer globally, the World Health Organization warned Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 ventilator patients can have permanent nerve damage

Severely ill COVID-19 patients on ventilators are placed in a prone (face down) position because it's easier for them to breathe and reduces mortality. But that life-saving position can also cause permanent nerve damage in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Do COVID-19 patients really have to die alone?

(HealthDay)—Hospitals have put in place strict no-visitation rules meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but these precautions have led to another heart-wrenching dilemma.

Medical research

Cystic fibrosis: Why so many respiratory complications?

Cystic fibrosis, one of the most common genetic diseases in Switzerland, causes severe respiratory and digestive disorders. Despite considerable therapeutic advances, this disease still reduces life expectancy, in particular ...

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