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Source: COVID-19 Questions  Aug 04, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Questions: Some of you might be shocked at this question and might even think that it is a stupid question but just stop for a while….we know based on proven medical studies and research that certain viral infections caused by certain viruses can in fact lead to cancer such as the following:   -Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) This virus is best known for causing mononucleosis&...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 04, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Research: Numerous new studies are emerging that shows high dose Vitamin C could be useful in treating COVID-19 patients after initial skepticisms by certain medical doctors and researchers linked to the big pharmaceutical companies who were most probably paying these unethical medical professionals. In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, results of an analysis published in the ...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Aug 04, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Vaccine: Russia’s Minister for Health Mikhail Murashko announced that Russia is planning a nationwide program to vaccinate its population against COVID-19 starting in October. The vaccine has not yet completed clinical trials. Murashko indicated they would begin by vaccinating teachers and health care workers.   He also told the RIA state news agency that while in t...
Source: COVID-19 Medical Devices  Aug 04, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Medical Devices: Majority of the critical care facilities around the world are on the front lines of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Intubation is necessary to maintain many critical patients in the ICU, but too often obtaining an airway proves to be challenging.   In certain patients, intubation can take over a minute or more, potentially leading to serious consequences and also subj...
Source: COVID Rehab  Aug 04, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Rehab: With official figures showing that almost 18.5 million individuals infected with the COVID-19 disease and tens of millions more asymptomatic individuals and infected people who have yet to be tested, the medical and healthcare sectors worldwide is expected to be overwhelmed not only to deal with individuals getting infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and the short term symptom...
Source: Sports Medicine  Aug 04, 2020  1 year ago
Sports Medicine: Researchers from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences and the Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education have discovered that a type of asthma drug, known as ß2-agonists, can boost sprint and strength performance in athletes who don't have the respiratory condition.   Their research findings have been published in the British Journal of Spo...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Aug 04, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from the University of Kent-UK, Goethe University-Germany and Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology-Germany have identified Transferrin as potential contributor to COVID-19 severity.   The research findings are published in the journal: Diagnostics. https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/10/8/539   Transferrins are glycoproteins found in ve...
Source: WHO  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
WHO: The World Health Organization warned on Monday that there might never be a "silver bullet" for the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, despite the rush to discover effective vaccines. Instead the WHO urged governments and citizens to focus on doing the known basics, such as testing, contact tracing, maintaining physical distance and wearing a mask in order to suppress the pandemi...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic-Ohio and Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at University of Buffalo in a new study show that the novel coronavirus can bring on a variety of neuromuscular conditions in patients who previously had none, and that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can exacerbate symptoms in patients with preexisting conditions ...
Source: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: According a new study by researchers from the University of Cambridge and the University of Copenhagen, women in their 30s and 40s with a common condition affecting how the ovaries work are more likely to get heart disease. The condition is known as polycystic ovary syndrome.   The research findings were published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiol...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Research: According to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, the immune system’s oldest branches, called complement, may be influencing the severity of COVID-19 disease.   Interestingly among other findings linking complement to COVID, the researchers found that people with age-related macular degeneration; a disorder c...
Source: U.S. COVID-19 News  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
U.S. COVID-19 News: America has now emerged as one of the worst managed countries in terms of the COVID-19 crisis despite formerly being the leader in scientific and medical advancements. In terms of the way that the COVID-19 crisis is being managed, the US is now on par as some of the third world countries and its credibility in terms of being a medical industry leader is now being questioned. ...
Source: Post-COVID Fatigue  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
Post-COVID Fatigue: Irish researchers from St James’s Hospital-Dublin and Trinity Translational Medicine Institute at Trinity College Dublin based on a new research, claim that between 44 to 70 percent of recovered COVID-19 patients experience severe fatigue irrespective of COVID-19 disease severity.   The research findings are published on a preprint server and have yet to be peer re...
Sourec: COVID-19 News  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 News: Numerous clinical reports are indicating that dormant Herpes Zoster and Herpes Simplex could be activated by the COVID-19 infections due to deterioration of systemic health and the immunity system. Some medical doctors and researchers are also suggesting that the manifestation of Herpes Zoster or Herpes Simplex could be an indication of a latent COVID-19 infection that has not been ...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccines  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Vaccines:  American researchers from ImmunityBio Inc. and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have developed a next generation COVID-19 vaccine: the bivalent human adenovirus serotype 5 (hAd5) vaccine for inducing both cellular and humoral immunity against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, using both an S protein sequence optimized for cell surface expression...
Source: COVID-19 Antibodies  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Antibodies: Researchers from Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Austria have shown that antibodies with potent neutralizing activity against a well-established seasonal coronavirus had no neutralizing activity against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The research findings are published on a preprint server and are pending peer review. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.30.228213v1...
Source: Medical Innovations  Aug 03, 2020  1 year ago
Medical Innovations: MIT engineers have developed an innovative method to monitor pneumonia or other lung diseases by analyzing the breath exhaled by a patient. The new platform can also be improvised to detect pathogens including SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19. MIT engineers have designed nanoparticle sensors that can diagnose lung diseases. If a disease-associated protein is present in t...
Source: HIV Research  Aug 02, 2020  1 year ago
HIV Research: The significant impact and prevalence of heart disease and other critical comorbidities on an aging global population with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have emerged from a suite of articles in The Journal of Infectious Diseases that contains the first swath of important data from the world's largest study of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention in people with H...
Source: COVID-19 Ophthalmology  Aug 02, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Ophthalmology: As early as February, Thailand Medical News had warned readers about the fact that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could affect the eyes (https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-news:-new-report-in-lancet-confirms-that-coronavirus-can-spread-through-eyes) but we were met by skepticism from many American readers and American medical professionals. In May we covered another...
Source: Philippines COVID-19 News  Aug 02, 2020  1 year ago
Philippines COVID-19 News: The Philippines reported more than 5032 new cases in the last 24 hours bring the total number of infected cases to 103,185, including more than 2,000 deaths. The Philippines has the second-most cases in Southeast Asia after Indonesia, and has had more infections than China, where the pandemic began late last year.   Doctors are saying that the official figures are...
Source: Neuro-COVID  Aug 02, 2020  1 year ago
Neuro-COVID: With the ever growing neurological complications being reported from not only newly infected COVID-19 patients but more so from so called ‘recovered’ COVID-19 patients, numerous medical professionals are calling for the international community to recognize Neuro-COVID as a new disease that needs to be handled differently and also for more healthcare professionals to recogn...
Source: COVID-19 Questions  Aug 02, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Questions: A question that has been circulating since March to now is whether or not the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could remain dormant in the human body or even conceal itself just like in the case of the HIV virus.   Before the question is even attempted to be answered, one has to look into what actually constitutes a recovery in the case of the COVID-19 disease.   According to...
Source: COVID-19 Mutations  Aug 01, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Mutations: A highly innovative machine learning model developed by researchers at Michigan State University that first indicated in June (https://arxiv.org/abs/2005.14669) that mutations to the SARS-CoV-2 genome have made the virus more infectious has once again raised the alarms that its platform is indicating that more mutations are occurring on the SAR-CoV-2  genome especially wit...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Aug 01, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from Texas A & M University, University of Texas-Galveston and the University Of North Texas have identified a series of potent enzyme inhibitors that are able to suppress SARS-CoV-2 replication by interfering with one of the primary viral proteases.   The researchers urge rapid clinical and preclinical testing of their most potent compounds to meet the need ...
Source: Toxoplasma Gondii  Aug 01, 2020  1 year ago
Toxoplasma Gondii: A new discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine (UVA) indicates that more than two billion people are infected with a brain parasite spread by cats and contaminated meat, but most will never show symptoms and the research findings could have important implications for brain infections, neurodegenerative diseases and autoimmune disorders. The study...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Aug 01, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: The American National Institutes of Health is investing up to US$248.7 million in new technologies to address challenges associated with COVID-19 testing (which detects SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus). The Quidel Sofia SARS Antigen FIA test kit is for use in point-of-care settings, such as a doctor’s office or pharmacy. Credit: Quidel   The NIH’...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 01, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Research: According to a team of Canadian researchers from the University of Alberta, a newly discovered mechanism at work in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients may also lead to new treatments for COVID-19. The Canadian study reveals how HIV attacks peroxisomes, organelles found in all cells that help regulate the immune system, lipid metabolism and cardiovascular health, br...
Source: COVID-19 Medical News  Aug 01, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Medical News: According to a new study by audiologists from the University of Manchester, a significant number of patients reported a deterioration in their hearing when questioned eight weeks after discharge from a hospital admission for COVID-19.   The study which is supported by the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Center (BRC) was published in the International Journal of Au...
Source: Bacterial Pathogens  Jul 31, 2020  1 year ago
Bacterial Pathogens: A first ever landmark study using next-generation technology to comprehensively examine contaminants in oysters in Myanmar reveals alarming findings including the widespread presence of human bacterial pathogens and human-derived microdebris materials, including plastics, kerosene, paint, talc and milk supplement powders. The research led by scientists from the University o...
Source: Remdesivir And COVID-19  Jul 31, 2020  1 year ago
Remdesivir And COVID-19: Remdesivir that drug that has no proven antiviral properties nor proper credible studies to show how it really works except that it shortens hospitalization stays and was granted approval to treat COVID-19 by the US FDA under the Trump Administration is now coming under the spotlight again and we expect that this will not be the only concerns raised as feedback is coming i...
Source: Australia COVID-19 News  Jul 31, 2020  1 year ago
Australia COVID-19 News : The Australian state of Victoria and the nation's second-biggest city Melbourne are being considered for tighter restrictions by authorities as it was reported on Friday that hundreds more coronavirus cases were recorded despite more than three weeks in lockdown.   Despite the fact that greater Melbourne passed the halfway point of a lockdown initially intended...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Jul 31, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Alerts: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS) which a condition typically only found in children with COVID-19 and exhibiting Kawasaki disease likeness is now being seen even in younger adults with COVID-19.   In a sobering case, the autopsy findings in a young COVID-19 patient who seemed to be recovering, then rapidly deteriorated and died, showed vasculitis of the small vessels...
Source: COVID-19 And Children  Jul 31, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 And Children: A new study by researchers from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital-Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine-Chicago have found that young children under age 5 with mild to moderate COVID-19 had high amounts of SARS-CoV-2 in their upper respiratory tract versus adults or older children.   The research findings were published in t...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Jul 30, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Latest: Doctors at Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have reported that a significant proportion of patients with severe COVID-19 disease who required intensive care developed unanticipated disabling neurological deficits that were related to a neurological condition known as mononeuritis multiplex.   The research findings are published on a preprint server and are...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jul 30, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Most people have a fallacy that tetracyclines only work as antibiotics without knowing that these drugs also possess immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory properties as well.   The SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus seems to attack the human airway epithelium primarily. In severely affected patients, the illness progresses to hypoxemic respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jul 30, 2020  1 year ago
Coronavirus News: An international research team of Chinese, European, and U.S. scientists, say that the SARS-CoV-2 lineage responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic has been circulating in bats for 40–70 years and likely includes other viruses with the ability to infect humans. This finding, which is derived from a newly constructed evolutionary history of SARS-CoV-2, has implications for the p...
Source: COVID-19 And Tocilizumab  Jul 30, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 And Tocilizumab: Thailand Medical News EXCLUSIVE-While PR companies employed by certain pharma giants to hush up their failures are currently busy; we at Thailand Medical News are adopting the ‘rebel boy attitude’ for another pharma exposé.   The extremely expensive immunosuppressive Tocilizumab or Actemra which was heavily touted by many researchers and doctors ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jul 30, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Research: German researchers from Goethe University, University Hospital Frankfurt and Max Planck Institute of Biophysics have discovered a compound to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus from using human host cells to produce the vital protein called PLpro, hence blocking the virus replication processes and also strengthening the anti-viral immune response at the same time as it has been ...
Source: COVID-19 Warning  Jul 30, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Warning: According to researchers from Maine Medical Center- Portland and Tufts University Scholl of Medicine-Boston, COVID-19 may increase the risk of blood clots in women who are pregnant or taking estrogen with birth control or hormone replacement therapy.   It has already been observed that one of the many complications of COVID-19 is the formation of blood clots in previo...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jul 29, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 News: Researchers from John Hopkins Medical School including a team of otolaryngologists and pathologists has confirmed that SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can colonize the middle ear and mastoid region of the head behind the ear.   The medical report was published in the journal: JAMA Otolaryngology. (a journal of the American Medical Association.) https://jamanetwork...
Source: COVID-19 Hand Sanitizers  Jul 29, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Hand Sanitizers: The U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is warning consumers not to use alcohol-based hand sanitizers containing methanol, or wood alcohol, which is used in fuel and antifreeze and is toxic if absorbed through the skin or life-threatening if ingested.   Furthermore most of these products were found to be not effective against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, further...
Source: Lungs And Pulmonology  Jul 29, 2020  1 year ago
Lungs and Pulmonology: A new study led by researchers from University Of California-Los Angeles Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute and involving numerous other institutions reveals how aging can cause lung regeneration to go awry, which can potentially lead to lung cancer and other diseases. The condition also increases susceptibility to other pathogens including various...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jul 29, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital have launched a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of dornase alfa (Pulmozyme) in patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia and respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation.   The protein Dornase alfa (proprietary name Pulmozyme from Genentech) is a h...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccines  Jul 29, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Vaccines: Research scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health report that two doses of an experimental vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) induced robust immune responses and rapidly controlled the coronavirus in the upper and lower airways of rhesus macaques exposed to SARS-CoV-2.  ...
Source: COVID-19 Severity  Jul 29, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Severity: A new Irish study led by researchers from University College Dublin and with other institutions involved have discovered the presence of circulating platelets with a unique hyperactive phenotype in COVID-19 patients.   The research findings published on a preprint server and yet to be peer-reviewed reports a bidirectional relationship between COVID-19 and coagulation abno...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Jul 28, 2020  1 year ago
U.S. Medical News: A novel hospital workforce estimator developed by the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity (Mullan Institute) at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) shows that 11 American states with surging COVID-19 rates are currently at risk of straining their supply of intensivists, doctors who are trained to work...
Source: Vietnam COVID-19 News  Jul 28, 2020  1 year ago
Vietnam COVID-19 News: Vietnam that had so far been largely protected from the ravages of the COVID-19 crisis and has for a record time reported no local transmissions surprisingly today (28th July) locked down its third-largest city for two weeks after 15 cases of COVID-19 were found in a hospital according to local health officials.   It was announced that public transport into and out of...
Source: China COVID-19 News  Jul 28, 2020  1 year ago
CHINA COVID-19 News:  A COVID-19 cluster in a port city of Dalian in northeast China has spread to other provinces and prompted fresh restrictions, health authorities said Tuesday, as Beijing scrambles to prevent a second wave of infections.   Although China had largely brought the virus under control since it first emerged in the country late last year, through a series of strict lock...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jul 28, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from Yale School of Medicine and the biopharmaceutical firm AI Therapeutics have launched a multi-institutional clinical trial of a drug for treating COVID-19.   The drug known as LAM-002A (apilimod), has a proven safety record. Preliminary research has shown it can block cellular entry and trafficking of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the cause of COVID-19.   Past t...
Source: ASCO  Jul 28, 2020  1 year ago
ASCO: The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO®) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr Jonathan W. Friedberg, MD, MMSc, as the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO), the flagship journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).  Dr Jonathan W. Friedberg, MD, MMSc Credit:University of Rochester Medical Center The Journal o...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Jul 28, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Supplements: A new Israeli research has again confirmed that Vitamin D plays a very important role in the COVID-19 disease. In this new research it was found that low Vitamin D levels in blood plasma was a risk factor for contracting the COVID-19 disease.   The research findings were published in The FEBS Journal. https://febs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/febs.15495 &nbs...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology:  Jul 28, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Immunology: According to a new study by researchers from Yale University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the differing immune system responses of patients with COVID-19 can help predict who will experience moderate and severe consequences of disease.   The study findings may help identify individuals at high risk of severe illness early in their hospitalization and suggest dru...
Source: COVID-19 Detection  Jul 27, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Detection: According to a new German study led by researchers from University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, trained dogs can sniff out coronavirus infections.   The research team said that dogs have smell receptors up to 10,000 times more powerful and accurate than humans. That allows certain trained dogs to sniff out diseases like cancer, malaria and ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jul 27, 2020  1 year ago
COVID-19 Research:  Researchers from Italy, Belgium and America in a new collaborative study have found the possible causes of numerous COVID-19 patients who never had diabetes before and were healthy prior to contracting the SARS-CoV02 coronavirus suddenly developing diabetes. According to their research findings, the pancreatic islet beta cells which produce insulin could be infected by the...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Jul 27, 2020  1 year ago
World COVID-19 News: China this morning reported its highest number of coronavirus cases in three months, part of a worrying swell of second and third-wave infections that are hitting Asia and Europe. China where the coronavirus was first reported in December last year recorded 61 cases on Monday, the highest daily figure since April.   The new second-wave surge was propelled by clusters in...

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