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Pulmonary pathobiology may differ in COVID-19 vs. H1N1 respiratory failure

May 27, 2020
Patients who died from COVID-19-associated respiratory failure had more intussusceptive angiogenesis in their lungs than those who died from…
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Experts discuss state of mental health care during COVID-19 pandemic

May 27, 2020
Mental health care has experienced significant changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to mental health experts who participated in a…
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Work with older patients on polypharmacy, experts say

May 27, 2020
May has been commemorated as Older Americans Month since 1963, according to the Administration for Community Living. Nearly 1 in 3 older adults use…
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ASPC: Telehealth, fast response to CV symptoms crucial during COVID-19 pandemic

May 27, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, cardiologists can utilize telehealth to reach out to their patients without disruption and should encourage them to get…
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COVID-19 confers similar risk for severe disease in patients with, without HIV

May 27, 2020
Patients with COVID-19 who were also HIV-positive experienced a similar risk for severe disease, ICU admission and death due to COVID-19 compared…
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Stewardship in the pediatrician’s office: Diagnostic certainty in acute otitis media

May 27, 2020
Diagnoses of acute otitis media or suppurative middle ear infection relies chiefly on examination findings of the tympanic membrane. In 2013, the AAP…

NIH investigating pregnancy outcomes resulting from COVID-19

May 26, 2020
The NIH recently launched a multipronged study to investigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic during and after pregnancy, according to a press…
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TB in women associated with HIV infection and aging

May 26, 2020
Tuberculosis among pregnant women in Ethiopia independently correlated with HIV infection and increasing age, which suggests that young women in the…
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‘The virus will not be on vacation’: COVID-19 and summer travel

May 26, 2020
As states begin reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and with the summer months approaching, people are leaving their homes more often to travel to…
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Cancer increases cost of care for CDI by nearly $60,000

May 24, 2020
Patients with Clostridioides difficile infection who also have cancer spent more than 20 days longer in the hospital on average than those without…
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Self-obtained samples show similar performance as lab diagnostics for gonorrhea, chlamydia testing

May 23, 2020
Vaginal swab samples collected by patients performed similarly to lab-based molecular diagnostics for chlamydia and gonorrhea testing, therefore…
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Study: Paid sick leave is essential during COVID-19 pandemic

May 22, 2020
Paid sick leave is critical in preventing the spread of COVID-19, according to research published in Global Public Health. “The cost of…
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COVID-19 disrupts vaccination efforts, putting 80 million kids at risk

May 22, 2020
At least 80 million children aged younger than 1 year could miss routine vaccinations because of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO and other groups warned…
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How will the COVID-19 pandemic end?

May 22, 2020
The WHO reported the largest single-day increase in cases of COVID-19 this week, with WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc,
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Prone positioning may benefit some patients with COVID-19 respiratory failure

May 22, 2020
Use of prone positioning is feasible and may yield improvements in some patients with COVID-19 who are receiving noninvasive respiratory support…
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Clinical distancing of patients with advanced HF, transplant may protect against COVID-19

May 22, 2020
One hospital system protected its patients with advanced HF and cardiac transplant from COVID-19 by safely moving them from a central hospital, which…
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Researchers predict psychiatric burden of COVID-19 using insights from past coronavirus outbreaks

May 22, 2020
Insights from past coronavirus outbreaks may help predict the psychiatric burden of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to results of a systematic…
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Q&A: Addressing the explosive growth of telehealth use amid COVID-19

May 22, 2020
Approximately one in 10 Americans used telehealth as an alternative to in-person visits to doctor’s offices, urgent care centers and EDs…
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Many women with symptoms of vaginitis receive inappropriate treatment

May 22, 2020
More than 40% of women with vaginitis symptoms in a community practice setting received inappropriate treatment, according to a multicenter…
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A 'triumph of hope over facts': The rise and fall of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

May 22, 2020
The rise and fall of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as “game-changing” treatments for COVID-19 should come as no surprise to experts…