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Study reveals potential effects of COVID-19 on the cardiovascular system  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
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As coronavirus spreads widely, millions of older Americans live in counties with no ICU beds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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UK reports 6th death, Health Minister tests positive for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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First US infant death linked to COVID-19 reported in Illinois  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
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Patients treated with ACEIs and ARBs may be at increased risk of severe COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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Can you catch COVID-19 from food?  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
The risk of catching COVID-19 from food appears very low, but there are some steps you can take to reduce your risk further. more
Study to explore COVID-19-related discrimination against Chinese-Americans  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
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Has COVID-19 affected diabetes care?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The COVID-19 pandemic is rampaging across continents, leaving death, fear, and uncertainty in its wake. The virus is known to cause more severe illness and have a higher death rate in people who are already sick or immunocompromised,... more
Investigational drug vericiguat benefits patients with worsening heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
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Australia's first coronavirus death puts country on alert  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The rapid spread of the coronavirus outside China has intensified as the total number of infections globally has topped 90,000, and the number of deaths reached more than 3,000. The sudden surge... more
The Latest: Cayman Islands reports first death from COVID-19  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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COVID-19 patients can be infectious even after their symptomatic recovery, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
In a new study, researchers found that half of the patients they treated for mild COVID-19 infection still had coronavirus for up to eight... more
New COVID-19 info for gastroenterologists and patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An article outlines key information gastroenterologists and patients with chronic digestive conditions need to know about COVID-19, or coronavirus. more
Intravenous sodium nitrite does not help out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Among patients who had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, intravenous sodium nitrite given by paramedics during resuscitation did not significantly improve their chances of being admitted to or discharged... more
Overweight and obese people at higher risk of COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) first emerged in China, a series of studies have provided a better understanding of the virus and how it affects the human body. Evidence shows... more
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