Obstetrics & gynaecology

Menstrual cups: Why the recent increase in popularity?

Not quite sure what a menstrual cup is or how it works? You're not alone. Menstrual cups have been around since the early 1930s, but use has only recently gained popularity.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers discover pathways to severe COVID-19 in children

Researchers have discovered the blood clotting and immune protein pathways that are activated in severe cases of COVID-19 in children, paving the way for earlier diagnosis and more targeted treatments.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Computer model shows how COVID-19 could lead to runaway inflammation

A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Cedars-Sinai addresses a mystery first raised in March: Why do some people with COVID-19 develop severe inflammation? The research shows how the molecular structure ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York leaders sounds alarm over potentially COVID-linked syndrome

New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday voiced "tremendous concern" over an uptick in cases of a pediatric syndrome that scientists suspect could be linked to COVID-19, which has left at least three people dead statewide.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

3 NY youths die from syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19

Two young children and a teenager have now died in New York state from a possible complication from the coronavirus involving swollen blood vessels and heart problems, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.

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