Radiology & Imaging

Algorithm accurately predicts COVID-19 patient outcomes

With communities across the nation experiencing a wave of COVID-19 infections, clinicians need effective tools that will enable them to aggressively and accurately treat each patient based on their specific disease presentation, ...

HIV & AIDS

2010 to 2018 saw decrease in rate of death for people with HIV

(HealthDay)—From 2010 to 2018, there was a 36.6 percent decrease in the rate of death among persons with diagnosed HIV (PWDH), according to a Vital Signs report published in the Nov. 20 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Cardiology

Mother brought back to life the day she gave birth

Jessica Grib noticed being a lot more tired with her second pregnancy. She felt winded easily and couldn't catch her breath when lying down. Near her delivery date, she started having issues with high blood pressure. At 36 ...

Cardiology

Real-time alerts associated with lower mortality

A sophisticated system that analyzes electronic data about hospital patients, identifies those at risk of deteriorating, and issues an alert to a centralized team of specially trained nurses resulted in a lower mortality ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk score predicts prognosis of outpatients with COVID-19

A new artificial intelligence-based score considers multiple factors to predict the prognosis of individual patients with COVID-19 seen at urgent care clinics or emergency departments. The tool, which was created by investigators ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Months into virus, biggest one-day case spike worries Iran

Months into Iran's fight against the coronavirus, doctors and nurses at Tehran's Shohadaye Tajrish Hospital still don a mask, a disposable hazmat suit and a double layer of latex gloves every day to attempt to contain a pandemic ...

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.

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