Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan further expands virus emergency areas as cases surge

Japan expanded its coronavirus state of emergency on Wednesday for a second week in a row, adding eight more prefectures as a surge in infections fueled by the delta variant strains the country's health care system.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 mortality associated with 2 signs easily measured at home

A study of 1,095 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 discovered that two easily measurable signs of health—respiration rate and blood-oxygen saturation—are distinctly predictive of higher mortality. Notably, the authors ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Subset of COVID-19 patients have increased bleeding risk

The human body strives to keep itself in homeostasis, or balance. When blood clots are created, the body's innate response is to break the clots down to prevent significant health problems from arising.

Medications

New COVID-19 treatment trial results published

A clinical trial involving COVID-19 patients hospitalized at UT Health San Antonio and University Health, among roughly 100 sites globally, found that a combination of the drugs baricitinib and remdesivir reduced time to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California hospital, in midst of COVID-19 crisis, maxes out

The crush of patients with coronavirus is so severe in Los Angeles that on Tuesday they exceeded the normal capacity at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, which serves many Blacks and Latinos in America's largest ...

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