Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Roche wins US clearance for virus treatment test

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche said Thursday the US authorities had given it emergency clearance for a test identifying patients most at risk of a dangerous immune response to coronavirus infection.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

eCOVID platform provides remote patient monitoring

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a remote monitoring platform for patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 but aren't in need of hospitalization. The system is being tested by patients ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Discovery spurs clinical trial of antidepressant

An antidepressant medication is being tested as a potential treatment for COVID-19 after University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers determined it may prevent dangerous overreactions by the immune system.

Health

Method to predict critical circulatory failure

Patients in a hospital's intensive care unit are kept under close observation: Clinicians continuously monitor their vital signs such as their pulse, blood pressure and blood oxygen saturation. This provides doctors and nurses ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China confirms more cases of mystery viral pneumonia

China on Friday confirmed more cases of a mystery viral pneumonia that has sparked fears about a resurgence of SARS, the flu-like virus that killed hundreds of people more than a decade ago.

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