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Source: COVID-19 Research  May 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study indicates that glucose metabolism could be playing a key role in the cytokine storm seen in influenza and also SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections.   So far it has been concluded that many of the patients dying in the COVDI-19 pandemic appear to be harmed more by their own immune system than by the virus itself.   The viral infection can trigger a cytokine ...
Source: COVID-19 Guidelines  May 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Guidelines: In an evidence-based guideline developed by an international team of physicians, pharmacists, researchers, and patients, published in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association, recommendations are presented for the treatment of COVID-19. https://www.cmaj.ca/content/cmaj/early/2020/05/04/cmaj.200648.full.pdf   Dr Zhikang Ye, Ph.D., from McMaster Universi...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  May 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Treatments: Medical researchers from the Mount Sinai COVID Informatics Center have reported that treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients with anticoagulants or blood thinners that slow down clotting may improve their chances of survival. The recent study is published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and could provide new insight on how to treat and manage coronavi...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Research  May 07, 2020  2 years ago
SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Research: Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team has uncovered how bats can carry the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus without getting sick  through Bat-virus adaptation, a research that could shed light on how coronaviruses make the jump to humans and other animals.   To date, coronaviruses such as MERS, Severe A...
Source: COVID-19 Questions  May 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Questions: Many doctors and others on the front lines are being faced with mounting  perplexing symptoms and the COVID-19 disease itself has unpredictable effects on various people. There are many unanswered questions that people are asking and we kick off this series which will be featured every week.   New reports suggests that patients experience low oxygen saturation days ...
Source: COVID-19 Disinfectants  May 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Disinfectants: As the COVID-19 escalates, one would have probably have seen photos and video of workers in protective gear using high-pressure sprays to sanitize city streets. Countries like Spain has even taken the radical step of spraying bleach on beaches. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52471208 You may have asked yourself if this really makes much difference to the risk of...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  May 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Warnings: EDITORIAL- As of Wednesday 6th May 2020 (2000 hrs, Bangkok) , the dead toll in the United States has reached 72,290 while the number of Americans that are confirmed infected is about 1.24 million and to date about 7.7 million Americans out of a population of more than 328 million or about 2.3 percent for the population have been tested. (However note that about about 37 percent ...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Updates  May 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Clinical Updates:  In mid-April, medical researchers from Italy firtst reported of the phenomenon of COVID-19 patients developing Guillain–Barré syndrome in which they exhibited lower-limb weakness and paresthesia, facial diplegia and ataxia. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2009191   Since then more such cases involving COVID-19 patients devloping Guillai...
Source: COVID-19 News  May 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: A new Swiss study warns  that asymptomatic carriers may transmit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the deadly COVID-19 disease, by merely breathing.   Researchers at the Swiss Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health and the University of Zurich came across the findings after wanting to estimate virus release from non-symptomatic carriers into different aero...
Source: Biotechnology News  May 05, 2020  2 years ago
Biotechnology  and medical researchers from Northwestern University and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago have developed an innovative wearable device and are creating a set of data algorithms specifically tailored to catch early signs and symptoms associated with COVID-19 disease and to monitor patients as the illness progresses. Credit: Northwestern University    The ...
Source: Gastroenterology News  May 05, 2020  2 years ago
Gastroenterology: Medical researchers have developed a new treatment protocol involving a three-drug combination of omeprazole, amoxicillin, and rifabutin in one capsule called RHB-105 that effectively eradicates Helicobacter pylori infection in adults. The novel formulation was found to still be effective and well-tolerated in an environment of clinically significant antibiotic resistance. &nbs...
Source : Cancer News  May 05, 2020  2 years ago
Cancer: Oncology researchers at the University of Alberta are enhancing a breast cancer therapy by improving how the treatment is delivered.   Dr Hasan Uludag, a Professor in chemical and materials engineering, and his team have developed a chemical compound that allows them to effectively inject genetic material into cells. https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/hum....
Source: COVI19 Cytokine Storms  May 05, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Cytokine Storms: Two nephrologists have invented a blood filter that can be used in standard kidney dialysis machines to remove cytokines that are created during an infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   It has been observed that cytokine storms created by COVID-19 are causing major organ destruction and death, and for the first time in America, when patients begin to show sign...
Source: COVID-19 Warning  May 05, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Warning: US Health Officials announced a few hours ago that fifteen American children in New York had developed a mysterious syndrome that doctors do not yet fully understand but that has also been reported in several European countries, while other states are also reporting similar cases.   The children, aged two to 15, have shown symptoms associated with toxic shock or Kawas...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  May 05, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Symptoms: Thailand Medical News had originally reported of skin rashes appearing in infected COVID-19 patients and also in asymptomatic and recovered patients as early as 24th April. https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/warning-covid-19-clinical-care-certain-strains-of-sars-cov-2-coronavirus-also-causes-skin-eruptions-in-covid-19-patients   However dermatologists and also medical ex...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  May 05, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: The American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) has released a set of recommendations for health care workers on the front lines, to help them make decisions on how to treat the most critical COVID-19 patients especially those with severe lung or heart failure   Lead author Dr Keshava Rajagopal, a Professor of clinical sciences at the University of Housto...
Source: US COVID-19 News  May 05, 2020  2 years ago
US COVID-19 News: The US FDA yesterday (4th April 2020) retracted an earlier approval that allowed scores of COVID-19 antibody blood tests kits to hit the market without first providing proof that they worked.   The US regulators said it took the action because some sellers have made false claims about the tests and their accuracy. All manufacturers or distributors will now have to show thei...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  May 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Treatments:  According to medical researchers at the University of Aberdeen,a drug called tPA which is often used to treat patients suffering from strokes could be repurposed to treat patients with COVID-19.   The study led by Dr Claire Whyte and Dr Nicola Mutch from the University's Cardiovascular & Diabetes Centre and Honorary Research Fellow, Dr Gael Morrow, has had...
Source: Latest COVID-19 News  May 04, 2020  2 years ago
Latest COVID-19 News: Medical researchers from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago have discovered that very high levels of a protein known as suPAR (soluble urakinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor) in the blood of individuals with COVID-19 may be a predictor of severe respiratory failure.   The research findings published in journal Critical Care suggest suPAR could be a potent...
Source: COVID-19 Disinfectants  May 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Disinfectants: As various countries around the world ease shutdowns or lockdowns either as a result of COVID-19 infections decreasing or due to increasing economic pressure to restart up businesses, it is also imperative that more precautionary and safety measures along social distancing guidelines are put into place to prevent new spikes of infections.   Health authorities, companie...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  May 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Alerts: British doctors are baffled and are reporting of a new anomalous occurrences of COVID-19 patients with extremely low oxygen levels in their blood , ie a condition known as hypoxia but yet appearing normal and not in any kind of distress. The doctors are shocked that these Covid-19 patients are talking normally and apparently not in distress, but have oxygen levels low enough to ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  May 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: Glycosaminoglycans are a class of polydisperse and heterogeneous natural occurring products currently used as pharmaceuticals and even in nutritional supplements. Included among them are unfractionated heparin, low molecular weight heparins, and heparinoids, all of which are clinically approved as anticoagulants with excellent bioavailability, stability, and safety pharmacokin...
Source: COVID-19 Tips  May 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Tips: Yes, many are confused by the headlines and some might even accuse us of creating panic, spreading fear or misinformation. But please just take a moment and go through the repository of articles and archives of all our reports or findings and note the dates. We were the first to highlight so many issues from the beginning of the so-called COVID-19 crisis and to date we have yet to b...
Source: COVID-19 News  May 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: The Japanese government has announced that it too will be rushing to approve Remdesivir to treat Japanese patients with this other controversial drug that the US FDA approved last Friday. Prospective Defendants?   Earlier, the US government and US health agencies had promoted and approved the usage of chloroquine and hydroxchloroquine to treat COVID-19 based on the adulterate...
Source: COVID-19 Research  May 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new research by Chinese medical scientists indicates that inflammatory immune response can cause T cells to become depleted, affecting patient outcomes in COVID-19  cases and leaving them prone to secondary infection. According to the research findings published in Frontiers in Immunology Journal, cytokine storms may affect the severity of COVID-19 cases...
Source: COVID-19 Research  May 02, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: Dutch medical researchers from the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, and Maastricht University in the Netherlands have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which causes the deadly COVID-19, can infect cells of the intestine and multiply there. Illustration of a villus in the intestine with a zoom-in to an electron microscopy i...
Source: US COVID-19 News  May 02, 2020  2 years ago
US COVID-19 News: Innocent and suffering Americans are getting their lives placed on risk again, this time as the incompetent and fraudulent team comprising of President Trump, Dr Anthony Fauci and the US FDA has rapidly approved Remdesivir as a drug to treat COVID-19 despite conflicting study results and the fact that the drug does not clearly demonstrate any specific efficacy against the SARS-Co...
Source: STD News  May 01, 2020  2 years ago
Syphilis that is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum has been found by researchers from University Of Washington, Seattle to be able to escape eradication by the human immunity system by shuffling DNA in and out of one of its gene.   The research finding may help explain how syphilis can hide in the body for decades, thereby frustrating the immune system’s attempts to...
Source: COVID-19 Warning  May 01, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Warning: Disturbing news is emerging as research findings from a collaborative study involving medical, genomic and virology researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico-US, University Of Sheffield-UK, Duke University in North Carolina-US, Sheffield Teaching Hospital-UK and the NHS-Foundation-UK, show that the Spike elements of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is mutating in a mann...
Source: COVID-19 Protection  May 01, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Prevention: With protective mask shortages on the increase especially since Western countries like America and Europe that once scoffed at the idea of wearing mask and paid a price with the number of deaths and infected, now realizing the costly mistakes and adopting the practice, there are other alternative peripherals that people can also look towards to.   Once such option to pr...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Apr 30, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A study released by medical and drug researchers from the  Laboratory of Vector-Borne Viral Diseases and Center for Biologics Evaluation, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Maryland, has concluded that most of the antivirals used as experimental drugs in the last four months basically had no effect on treating COVID-19. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.29.067983...
Source: United States COVID-19 Crisis  Apr 30, 2020  2 years ago
US COVID-19 Crisis: Americans are suffering the most compared to other countries not only economically from the lockdowns but more so from the way the whole COVID-19 crisis has been managed from day one. It is also a reflection of how bad the whole healthcare system had actually been even prior to the COVID-19 crisis.   First there were claims by those in power that the COVID-19 was even mi...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Apr 30, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Supplements: Medical researchers from the University Of Surrey have identified a correlation between dietary Selenium levels in the body and recovery or death rates of those with the COVID-19 disease in China.   The study findings are published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ajcn/nqaa095/5826147 Though selen...
Source: Covid-19 Doctors  Apr 29, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Doctors: New York Medical community are baffled by a the death of one the top ER doctors in the state who despite treating and saving the lives of many in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, decided to commit suicide.   It was reported that Dr Lorna M. Breen, Medical Director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she w...
Source: COVID-19 Medical Supplies  Apr 29, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Medical Supplies: From around the world, countries, health authorities and doctors are complaining about overpriced substandard COVID-19 diagnostic test kits from China for both PCR-NAT protocols and also for COVID-19 antibody test kits. Reports are emerging that most of this test kits are faulty and for others totally unreliable.   On Monday 27th April, the national Indian Council...
Source: COVID-19 Drug Research  Apr 29, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drug Research: The media was abuzz recently with news about the results of a clinical trial by the Paris university hospital trust (AP-HP) with regards to the arthritis drug Tocilizumab that is controlled by Pharma giant Roche, claiming that it showed early promise in preventing extreme inflammation in gravely ill COVID-19. However links to the published study were not accessible. https:/...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Apr 29, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Symptoms: In mild COVID-19 cases, typical symptoms are normally sore throats, dry cough and mild fever while in moderate cases persistent fever and shortness of breath are common.   However physicians are warning that in elderly adults with COVID-19, such typical symptoms might not materialize but instead a variety of anomalous symptoms are observed and this could complicate effort...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Apr 28, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Warning: As of 1830 hours, Tuesday, (Bangkok) the total number of so called patients who have 'recovered' from COVID-19 stands at 931 838 individuals or almost a million. However the true number is probably far higher than that.   Collated data on recoveries is less precise than case counts and death tolls, and many counties, states and regions do not report how many of the...
Source: COVID-19 Warning  Apr 28, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Warning: British pediatrics are warning about the emergence of rising numbers of cases of children becoming ill with a rare medical condition exhibiting symptoms of abdominal pain, gastrointestinal symptoms and cardiac inflammation.  Credit: CCO Public Domain The National Health Service England and the Pediatric Intensive Care Society UK and has issued an "urgent medical aler...
Source: COVID-19 Updates  Apr 28, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Updates: Medical researchers from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health have found based on meta-analysis of reports and data of COVID-19 patients from Italy and China, as well as data from the H1N1 influenza pandemic, that obesity is likely a pre-existing condition that can exacerbate COVID-19.   Dr Carlos Santos-Burgoa, Professor of Global Heal...
Source: COVID-19 Tips  Apr 27, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Tips: Many individuals around the world complaining that they are being turned away from public healthcare hospitals and even being denied the COVID-19 test. Despites governments everywhere claiming that there are enough test kits and that they encourage testing, the reality is far from that.   In some countries when patients insist that they suspect might have contracted the COVID...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 27, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: Politicians and government officials with no medical or science training are trying to use medical and research platforms in the wrong way to formulate public policies to further their own personal and party agendas.   To date the whole COVID-19 crisis has been mismanaged by governments and also health authorities developing policies and guidelines.(Forget WHO…it is no...
Source: COVID-19 Tips  Apr 27, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Tips: More medical and scientific studies are emerging that supplements containing vitamins C and D and other micronutrients, sometimes in amounts exceeding the federally recommended levels, are a safe, effective and low-cost means of helping your immune system fight off COVID-19 and other acute respiratory tract diseases.   Researchers from Oregon State University recently publish...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 26, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: Media reports are breaking all over the Netherlands of cases of Human to Animal transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. https://nos.nl/artikel/2331784-coronavirus-vastgesteld-bij-nertsenfokkerijen-in-noord-brabant.html   Two separate mink farms reported cases of their animals developing breathing and gastrointestinal issues and veterinary experts decided to inform the autho...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Apr 26, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 USA: The way that CNN and certain media projected President Trump comments about trying to explore new ways to find a way to treat COVID-19 initially even shocked us at Thailand Medical News and made us angry but then as we started to review the footages more and more, we realized that maybe we were all simply reacting to the way that the media is trying to project him and also the rest o...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Apr 26, 2020  2 years ago
 A new study by Russian medical researchers suggests that deficiency of endogenous glutathione could also be another influencing factor of the degree of susceptibility by individuals towards the SARS-CoV-coronavirus that causes the deadly COVID-19 disease. The research lead by Dr Alexey V Polonikov , a Professor from Department of Biology and Medical Genetics of Kursk State Medical Univers...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 26, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: A new study by researchers from the University Of California, San Francisco indicate that the prostate glands has a high expression of ACE-2 receptors and also TMPRSS2 receptors which are the key targets of the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus and that the gland has a high susceptibility of being targeted by the novel coronavirus and could also be another factor that accounts for the higher p...
Source: COVID-19 Editorial  Apr 25, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Editorial : I might sound politically incorrect,  but maybe the COVID-19 pandemic is call for man-kind to straighten out priorities. Perhaps humans really need to wake up and start facing a lot of realities. Of course, I am saddened and sympathize with those that have lost their loved ones and those who are suffering economic hardships. I, too, was infected with the disease and...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Apr 25, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: The US FDA finally on Friday warned doctors against prescribing a malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump for treating COVID-19.   A medical alert sent by the regulators flagged reports of sometimes fatal heart side effects among coronavirus patients taking hydroxychloroquine or the related drug chloroquine. The decades-old drugs, also prescribed fo...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 24, 2020  2 years ago
We at Thailand Medical News are in a state of shock. We totally sympathize with all Americans and will be publishing certain treatment protocols that have been backed by scientific studies for all to share this weekend but please do not attempt any treatments by yourself or let any doctors to offer you any of these treatments that were talked about by the President such as injecting disinfectants ...
Source: Europe COVID-19 News  Apr 24, 2020  2 years ago
Europe COVID-19 News: The Coronavirus pandemic had forced a lot of major events and exhibitions to be cancelled and as a result, Berlin’s main and largest exhibition canter, Messe was unused and empty. Even as Germany starts easing up on the lockdown ad public life, soldiers are busy giving the exhibition center a major makeover, converting it into a hospital.   Even as wires are stil...
Source: USA Covid-10 News  Apr 24, 2020  2 years ago
USA COVID-19 News: US Officials who are famous for spreading fake news and misinformation online such as the COVID-19 disease is just like common cold or that it is not air-borne or that Chloroquine or Hydroxychloroquine can treat and cure COVID-19 disease have now come up with new announcement that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is rapidly destroyed by sunlight. The announcement was made by a senior ...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Apr 24, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: According to research findings outlined in a letter published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, certain COVID-19 patients might show manifestations of skin conditions and eruptions. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jdv.16387   With a sudden rise of reports of patients presenting with skin conditions, including...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Apr 24, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Media reports are emerging everywhere that not only has Gilead’s Remidesivir Clinical Trial in China failed but also there could be the possibility of a cover-up and future data being manipulated as a result of the Giant Pharma company’s extensive financial resources.   Reports are emerging that the experimental antiviral drug Remdesivir has failed in its first r...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Apr 23, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 research: According to medical researchers from University of Utah Health, US  and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan-China, COVID-19 is unlikely to be spread through semen.   The researchers found no evidence of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the deadly COVID-19 in the semen or testes of the Chinese men who participated in the study.   The resea...

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