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Source: Long COVID  Aug 05, 2021  3 years ago
Despite the advent of COVID-19 vaccines, the world is beginning to come to terms that the COVID-19 crisis is not going away any time soon and that it is a losing the battle as more transmissible and potent SARS-CoV-2 variants keep on emerging. Already it is anticipated that from now till next year, more concerning variants are likely to emerge with the anticipated ‘Omega’ variant that ...
Source: COVID-19 And Cytokine Storms  Aug 04, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by researchers from University of Alberta, Edmonton-Canada have discovered that a little known protein called Galectin-9 is responsible for the destructive and often lethal cytokine storms in COVID-19 patients.   Galectin-9 (Gal-9) is an abundant protein in many immune and nonimmune cells. Galectin-9 is a beta-galactoside lectin protein that has important cytoplasmic, intracellul...
Source: Pneumonic Plague   Aug 04, 2021  3 years ago
U.S. Medical News: The U.S. Forest Service has announced urgent warnings that chipmunks in the Lake Tahoe Forest vicinity that near the borders between California and Nevada have been found to be infected with plague that is transmissible to humans. https://www.facebook.com/LakeTahoeUSFS/posts/3965838150211047   https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/efd9ae9cc06a4f6b9d7fb5120def0ca2 The letha...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Aug 04, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new in vitro study conducted by researchers from University of Georgia-US and Shahid Beheshti University-Iran has found that the common high pressure drug called Losartan is able to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication.   Losartan, sold under the trade name Cozaar among others, is a medication mainly used to treat high blood pressure. Losartan belongs to a gr...
Source: Oxygen Concentrators  Aug 04, 2021  3 years ago
Those wanting to purchase oxygen concentrators are advised to contact us via email at : tmnmedicalconcierge@gmail.com especially those seeking to re-export to other countries. However, for re-export, those wanting to buy must have local reps in Thailand to pick up the goods in person and have it re-exported themselves as we do not provide that service due to staff shortage and the COVID-19 si...
Source: COVID-19 Related Acute Myocardial Infarction and Ischemic Stroke  Aug 03, 2021  3 years ago
Despite many warnings by Thailand Medical New since the mid of last year that the COVID-19 disease was being a high risk factor for getting a stroke or a heart attack for not only for those that were affected but also those who were deemed recovered, many researchers and even doctors simply ignored us. Worse, certain American researchers even went to the extent of saying that this was not true and...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations-  Aug 02, 2021  3 years ago
Despite constant warnings by Thailand Medical News for researchers and doctors to abandon antibody based treatment protocols to treat COVID-19 as they are driving mutations regarding resistance and immune evasion, little has been done to stop these protocols. Instead Thailand Medical News has always been advocating a combination of antiviral therapeutic agents to be used to not only inhibit the S...
Source: miRNAs and SARS-CoV-2  Aug 02, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Therapeutics: Researchers from Gujarat University inspired by Thailand Medical News call to focus on Phytochemicals and microRNAs as solutions to containing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic have in a new study utilizing computational workflow, identified potential cellular miRNA candidates that are potent in providing antiviral defense against SARS-CoV-2 infection. The study team designed a syste...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Research  Aug 02, 2021  3 years ago
Since the debut of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Wuhan-China in late 2019, scientists are constantly discovering new characteristics and facets of the complex novel coronavirus and also its pathogenesis and ways its affects various aspects of the cellular pathways of the human host. In a new study by researchers from the Institute of Molecular Virology, Ulm University Medical Center-Germany, it w...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations  Aug 01, 2021  3 years ago
A new study led by researchers from Kumamoto University-Japan and , Weizmann Institute of Science-Israel have found that the L452R mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, which is common to two mutant strains, the Epsilon and Delta, can evade cellular immunity through the human leukocyte (HLA) A24 and can increase viral infectivity. According to the study team which also involved scientist...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Aug 01, 2021  3 years ago
Researchers from King’s College London along with experts from University College London have in a new study tried to differentiate the symptoms associated with COVID-19 vaccinations and those that are seen from early COVID-19 infections. Symptom prevalence and distribution during the first week after the first dose of vaccination, in symptomatic individuals testing positive or negative fo...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jul 31, 2021  3 years ago
An alarming warning has been issued by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) ie a British Government body that advises the central British government in emergencies and chaired by the United Kingdom's Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, that future strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could be as deadly as MERS, which kills 35% of those it infects. The warnings wer...
Source: Lambda Variant  Jul 31, 2021  3 years ago
Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Tokai University, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kobe University, University of Miyazaki , Osaka University, National Institute of Infectious Diseases-Tokyo  and the National Institute of Genetics-Japan based on a new study conducted have concluded that the Lambda variant is to date the most lethal variant to ever emer...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jul 30, 2021  3 years ago
Researchers from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine-UK, Liverpool University Hospitals –UK, University of Oxford-UK and Pfizer Vaccines-USA in a new study investigating the immunological consequences of secondary Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) infection in COVID-19 patients have found that S. pneumoniae, which is a Gram-positive bacterium responsible for pneumonia, mod...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs-Budesonide  Jul 29, 2021  3 years ago
Another study finding has emerged proving the antiviral effects of Budesonide when used either as an inhaler or as a nasal spray.   German researchers from the Ruhr-University Bochum and also from the European Virus Bioinformatics Center (EVBC) based in Jena-Germany have in a new study confirmed the viral effects of Budesonide against the wildtype SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and even against the ...
Source: COVID-19 Antivirals  Jul 29, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by scientists from the National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC)-China has found that lectins derived from lentils (Lens culinaris)- a staple in Indian cuisine often known as dhal, exhibits antiviral properties against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Emerging Microbes and Infection. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi...
Source: Breaking COVID-19 News  Jul 28, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by researchers from the University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom has found that inflammation and blood clotting seen in very severe cases of COVID-19 may be caused by the antibodies sent to fight the disease activating unnecessary platelet activity in the lungs. According to the study team a subset of patients with COVID-19 typically become critically ill, suffering from severe ...
Source:COVID-19 Disinfectants  Jul 28, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast-UK has found that rosin soap could serve as a virucide against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The study findings showed that rosin soap was able to rapidly and potently inactivate influenza virus and other enveloped viruses. The study team which also included researchers from Finland showed that rosin soap can inactivate the human enve...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research   Jul 27, 2021  3 years ago
A new French study led by the Institut Pasteur has found that a domain of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus Nsp 3protein interacts with unusual human host deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) structures called G-quadruplexes or G4s and this interaction could possibly be contributing to virulence. The use of inhibitors of these interactions could serve as potential antiviral compounds. ...
Source: COVID-19 Pandemic  Jul 26, 2021  3 years ago
As the more potent Delta variant is fast becoming the dominant strain and is fast spreading around the various populations globally, along with more potential dangers from other emerging variants, it is important for everyone to stay safe and to play their part in trying to control the pandemic. ???   The WHO, U.S. CDC, various governments, numerous researchers , doctors, media and vaccine ...
Source: Help Needed  Jul 26, 2021  3 years ago
Thailand Medical News has been trying to rasie funds to purchase COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits, oxygen concentrators, high flow nasal oxygen machines and various drugs for migrant workers in Bangkok and Maesot province and also for Thais in Bangkok. Despite numerous appeals, we did not even get one buyer or even one donor! We have tons of readers from around the world but no support.(Off course...
Source: Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jul 25, 2021  3 years ago
British health officials are investigating a new variant designated B.1.621 that has made a debut in the country. Researchers are warning that this new variant could be another VOC or variant of concern that is likely to contribute towards steering the course of the COVID-19 pandemic as it gets to be more dominant in circulation. The B.1.621 variant was initially identified in Columbia somet...
Source: Herbs and Phytochemicals for COVID-19.  Jul 24, 2021  3 years ago
As the COVID-19 pandemic fast accelerates into a more catastrophic mode and there are still no effective antivirals to date plus antibody therapies as well as vaccines are beginning to show signs of being defeated by the new emerging variants, there is a dire need for effective therapeutics against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and various study teams around the world are frantically searching for pr...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Jul 23, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: A new study by researchers from the University of Manchester-UK has found that platelet size can be used to predict COVID-19 severity and mortality. According to the researchers, parameters reflecting platelet size can be sensitive indicators that circulating platelets are activated and COVID-19 patients are at increased risk of thrombosis.   The team attempted to asses...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Induces Human Epigenomic Reprogramming  Jul 23, 2021  3 years ago
An alarming study finding of a recent research conducted by scientist from the University of Texas Science Center, Houston-USA, has revealed that upon infection, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus alters the host chromatin architecture to suppress antiviral interferon-responsive genes and augment inflammatory genes. The process that SARS-CoV-2 deploys is similar to what can be termed as epigenomic reprogr...
Source: Epstein-Barr virus and COVID-19  Jul 22, 2021  3 years ago
A number of studies are emerging that indicate Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) reactivation may play a role both in the development of long COVID symptoms, as well as severe COVID-19 cases. It has been found that Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients sometimes experience long-term symptoms following resolution of acute disease, including fatigue, brain fog, and rashes.   One study published ...
Source: COVID-19 Cat Transmission   Jul 22, 2021  3 years ago
An alarming study finding has emerged from a research conducted by scientist from Wageningen Bioveterinary Research-Netherlands  and Wageningen University-Netherlands in which it has been found that domestic cats play a role in the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The research team has also...
Source: COVID-19 Induced Acute Kidney Injury  Jul 21, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by researchers from Mayo Clinic has found that acute kidney injury often found in most hospitalized COVID-19 patients are similar to that of sepsis-caused kidney injury and that the immune response triggered by the infection plays a pivotal role. The study findings also suggest that that mitochondrial dysfunction ie a loss of function in cellular energy production is commonly foun...
Source: Diet and COVID-19 Protection  Jul 21, 2021  3 years ago
Researchers from the Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University-Chicago have in a new study found that healthy diets rich in vegetables and more than one cup of black coffee per day might actually help protect against COVID-19.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Nutrients. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/13/6/2114 &nb...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Jul 20, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by researchers from the University of California-San Francisco and the Gladstone Institutes-California has shown that exhausted T cells are linked to increased risk of COVID-19 mortality. Despite T cells being key players in SARS-CoV-2 immunity, little is known about the phenotypic features of SARS-CoV-2-specific T cells associated with recovery from the COVID-19 disease. &n...
Source: India COVID-19 News  Jul 20, 2021  3 years ago
India already has earned the reputation of being the land of COVID-19 scams, second to China but more despicable as often their own innocent people are the victims. https://thethaiger.com/news/world/covid-19-sees-a-rise-in-dangerous-scams-in-india   https://www.npr.org/2021/07/09/1014512227/thousands-given-fake-vaccines-through-scam-in-india   https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/ma...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 And Human Skin  Jul 20, 2021  3 years ago
Alarming study findings have emerged from a new study conducted by Spanish researchers from the Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC)-Spain in which it was found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus spike glycoproteins were able to interact with oily human skin surfaces and also skin sebum and ceramides. The study team said in their abstract that the possibility of contamination o...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jul 19, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by biotech researchers from Hangzhou-China involved in a development of new drug formulation has found that N-Acetylneuraminic Acid (NANA)  and its analogs such as acetylneuraminic acid methyl ester (NANA-Me) are able prevent and also treat adverse reactions caused by COVID-19 infections and also by COVID-19 vaccines. Edible Bird's Nest- A Good Source Of N-Acetylneuramin...
Source: Israel And Pfizer  Jul 19, 2021  3 years ago
WTF! For all these months we were brainwashed that the inoculations developed and being used to control this current pandemic were at least effective in preventing  progression of disease severity and also prevent mortality even though they fail to prevent infections and the spread of the virus! Israel was showcased by 'bastard journalists' from Western media that the vaccination pro...
Source: Long COVID-19 News  Jul 18, 2021  3 years ago
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Birmingham indicates that individuals who exhibit 5 or more symptoms during the first week of a SARS-CoV-2 infection are most likely to develop Long COVID. Note: Not only adults can get Long COVID, lots of children are now being discovered to suffer from Long COVID as well and special attention are needed for them.   Worldwide, ther...
Source: Indian Researchers  Jul 18, 2021  3 years ago
From day one of the COVID-19 crisis, we have been flooded with stories of studies getting retracted from various journals as a result of inaccuracies and garbage being thrown at our faces by many Indian researchers. Off course nothing beats it all like the Surgispheres scandal that involved a Indian porn star and  non-existent lists of participants involved in a couple of COVID-19 drug studi...