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Source: COVID-19 Surge  May 13, 2021
Thailand Medical News would like to apologize to readers about a warning and prediction we made claiming about an impending catastrophic COVID-19 surge that will occur globally around August 2021. https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/beware-countries-like-israel,-britain-and-america-should-not-assume-that-the-worst-of-the-covid-19-pandemic-is-over,-the-worst-is-yet-to-come   Newer studies ...
Source: COVID-19  May 13, 2021
A new study by researchers from Georgia State University-USA and University of Brescia-Italy has shown that COVID-19 patients who receive oxygen therapy or experience fever show reduced gray matter volume in the frontal-temporal network of the brain.   The study results were published in the peer reviewed journal: Neurobiology of Stress. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S23...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  May 12, 2021
Thailand Coronavirus News: Depressing news is emerging that not only are there many clusters emerging in the various crowded slums in the city but in various provinces, cases are also fast emerging.   It was reported that just in Chantaburi alone, more than 137 infections were causes by an African gems trader and that cases related to this cluster has now spread to even the Silom and Suriwo...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  May 08, 2021
COVID-19 Drugs: About 3 hours ago, the Indian drug regulatory body, DCGI has granted emergency approval for the drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, a lab of DRDO, in collaboration with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Hyderabad, as an adjuvant drug to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients and also to reduce supplemental oxygen dependence. &n...
Source: COVID-19 Research  May 08, 2021
New Emerging T205I And D399N Mutations On Various Strains Of New Variants Evade Detection By Most Current COVID-19 PCR Tests   Researchers from University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center-Seattle, have in a new study found that there are emerging mutations such as T205I And D399N  present in the nucleocapsid protein  of new variants are helping the SARS-C...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus  May 07, 2021
BREAKING NEWS:  Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Cambridge, National Cancer Institute-Maryland and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research-Cambridge, have in a new study found further evidence supporting the controversial claims that the SARS-CoV-2 genes is able to integrate into the Human Host DNA.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed ...
Source: Coronavirus News  May 06, 2021
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from Mayo Clinic has shown that individuals infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease can also develop Dysautonomia.   Dysautonomia or autonomic dysfunction is a condition in which the autonomic nervous system (ANS) does not work properly. This may affect the functioning of the heart,&...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  May 06, 2021
COVID-19 Drugs:  A new research by researchers from Japan shows that the teratogenic drug: Favipiravir that certain ignorant countries are using to treat COVID-19 can also induced liver injury if the serum concentration of the drug exceeds a certain threshold!   The study findings were published on a preprint server and are currently being peer reviewed by teams from the United States ...
Source: Thailand COVID-19 News  May 04, 2021
News is emerging that the various slum areas in Bangkok are badly hit by the COVID-19 surge and some could become hotspots. There are also clusters in various upper end districts in the inner city. https://www.nationthailand.com/in-focus/40000526 It was reported that the authorities are planning to control the situation in Bangkok by conducting “mass “ COVID-19 testing for only &nbs...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  May 04, 2021
Thailand Coronavirus News: This morning Thai authorities released figures for COVID-19 deaths and infections for the last 24 hours, claiming that there was only 27 new COVID-19 deaths and 1763 new COVID-19 infections. What they failed to say was the number of COVID-19 testing done in the last 24 hours for the country’s population of about 70 million, not including millions of foreign workers...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations And Variants  May 04, 2021
A new study by researchers from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology-Tulane University Medical Center and Zalgen Labs, LLC, Germantown, Maryland-USA lead by Dr Robert F. Garry warns that more SARS-CoV-2 variants are likely to emerge, some possibly more dangerous, as the novel coronavirus continues to transmit between humans and humans and also between humans and animals and vice versa. ht...
Source: Variant News  May 03, 2021
Variant News: A new study by researchers from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California has highlighted the emergence of a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant with mutations in the membrane protein-encoding gene. Two potential mutations, M:I82T and M:V70L, have been identified within the transmembrane helices, which are expected to ...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  May 03, 2021
There are unsubstantiated claims circulating that statistical data on the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths released by certain authorities are nothing but fake news. When one was to look at the shortage of hospital beds across the country, field hospitals quickly filling up, media reports of people dying in homes as a result of not being able to get a hospital bed or any help, reading abou...
Source: COVID-19 Research  May 02, 2021
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in Albuquerque not only confirms the infection of SARS-CoV-2 via the gastrointestinal tract but also helps to explain the occurrence of diarrhea in many infected with the COVID-19 disease.   It has been found that diar...
Source: Asean COVID-19 News  May 02, 2021
Asean COVID-19 News: More than 9,000 arriving travellers have been swabbed with reused Chinese coronavirus antigen kits at Kualanamu Airport in North Sumatra, Indonesia, over the past three months, Indonesian police said during a press conference.   The COVID-19 antigen tests are used to detect the presence of a specific viral antigen, or protein, which is part of the SA...
Source: Post COVID-19 News  May 01, 2021
Many around the world are still world are still living in an illusion that should they contract SARS-CoV-2 and only experience mild or moderate conditions and “recover” (As per standards set using the PCR Tests), then they are ok. Worst are those that are asymptomatic, thinking that they have somehow defeated the virus.   To date, we still have no proper test that can detect vir...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 30, 2021
COVID-19 News: Disturbing results have emerged from a new large scale international study conducted involving  89 researchers from 136 tertiary centers in 32 countries showing that younger patients below the age of 55 years of age, once infected with the COVID-19 disease tend to develop strokes, some of which were fatal.   The study results were published in the peer reviewed journal: ...
Source: Long-COVID-19 News  Apr 28, 2021
Long-COVID-19 News: A new cell study conducted by researchers from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has alarmingly confirmed that SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can bring about long-term gene expression changes in human beings.   The emerged study findings could help explain why some COVID-19 patients ie referred to as COVID long-haulers experience symptoms such as shortness of breath...
Source: Vaccine News  Apr 28, 2021
Despite an extensive PR campaign and paying off researchers and even research institutions, media and social medial platforms to boost about the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines, emerging data is now showing that the vaccines do not have the efficacy that was claimed by manipulated studies.   The U.S. CDC said that individuals who have been vaccinated against coronavirus have become infect...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Variants  Apr 27, 2021
While countries like India, Pakistan, Nepal, Philippines, Brazil, Thailand, Japan, Oman, Poland etc are seeing a new surge of COVID-19 cases, countries like UK, America, Israel and a few other European nations are under the illusion that the worse is over in terms of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially counting on their massive vaccination programmes.   The real bad news is that come around t...
Source: Long COVID-19 News  Apr 27, 2021
Long COVID-19 News:  A new research by scientist from the University of Oxford and University Of Cambridge has alarmingly shown six months after an SARS-CoV-2 infection, one in three people had experienced a psychiatric or neurological diagnosis. The study was published in the peer reviewed journal: Lancet Psychiatry. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(21)0...
Source: COVID-19 Research Breaking News  Apr 26, 2021
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the Francis Crick Institute, in collaboration with researchers from the Imperial College London, Kings College London and UCL (University College London), found that biliverdin and bilirubin, which are natural molecules present in the body, can suppress the binding of antibodies to the coronavirus spike.   According to the study team, the c...
Source: House Flies Can Carry SARS-CoV-2 Virus   Apr 26, 2021
A new study by American researchers from Kansas State University and Agricultural Research Service have alarmingly found that house flies can carry the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus for up to 24 hours after exposure and are potential transmission vectors of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus! House flies are known to transmit bacterial, parasitic and viral diseases to humans and animals as mechanical vectors....
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Apr 25, 2021
Thailand Coronavirus News: The COVID-19 situation in Thailand is fast escalating and might end up being catastrophic if nothing is done soon. As of yesterday the official number of new cases were 2,839 but disturbingly enough it has been speculated that more than 672,472 more individuals could already be infected and are being observed as reported even in the leading Thai language media; Thairath....
Source: Triple Mutant Variant B.1.617  Apr 25, 2021
A new triple mutant variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has emerged in India and is fast spreading all over the country. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.04.22.440932v1   Parts of india including Delhi (56%), Mumbai (up to 75%) and Hyderabad (54%) have reported high seroprevalence. But in spite of the high prevalence of protective antibodies and previous fall in cases, the num...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Airborne Transmission  Apr 25, 2021
A new MIT SARS-CoV-2 airborne transmission study findings challenges the current rules of social distancing. It was found that the risk of being exposed to Covid-19 indoors is as great at 60 feet as it is at 6 feet even when wearing a mask, according to a new study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who challenge social distancing guidelines adopted across the world. ...
Source: Long-COVID-19 News  Apr 23, 2021
Long-COVID-19 News: An alarming study published in the peer reviewed journal: Nature, shows that "Long Haul" COVID-19 can kill patients months after infection. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03553-9   Although the acute clinical manifestations of COVID-19 are well characterized its post-acute sequalae have not been comprehensively described. Here, we use the national h...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Apr 22, 2021
COVID-19 Warnings: A new study by researchers from Florida Atlantic University has found that public toilets when flushed after a person who is infected has used it could propel the SARS-CoV-2 virus five feet into the air, creating a high risk for users of public toilets.                      ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant Warning  Apr 21, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Variant Warning: The Indian double mutant variant called B.1.617 that contains the L452R and E484Q mutations along with a variety of other mutations is fast spreading not only in India but has now already been found in other countries including United Kingdom, the United States and even in a variety of South-East Asian countries including one that is the financial hub of the region...
Source: Coronavirus Warning  Apr 20, 2021
Coronavirus Warning: A new international study lead by researchers from the School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-India and the Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University-USA has made alarming discoveries about the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in waste water supplies around the world and the persistence of the virus in these waters and the po...
Source: Coronavirus News  Apr 19, 2021
Coronavirus News: Italian researchers from the University of Sassari along with Australian experts from Flinders University have in a new study found that a body biochemical call Serum Amyloid A or SAA is linked to COVID-19 inflammation and disease severity.   Serum amyloid A (SAA) proteins are a family of apolipoproteins associated with high-density lipoprotein (HD...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 18, 2021
COVID-19 News: A new study by Chinese researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai Sixth People’s Hospital, ShanghaiTech University, Guangzhou Medical University and also Chinese researchers based at the University of Western Australia has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to infect bone marrow-derived macrophages (BMM) and alter the expression of macrophage chemotaxi...
Source: B.1.x Lineage  Apr 06, 2021
Researchers from the Genomics Institute of the University of California-Santa Cruz have discovered a disturbing new SARS-CoV-2 lineage called B.1.x that has multiple mutations on it that are found in other Variants of Concern (VOCs) but is not a recombinant strain itself. However due to the presence of a large deletion on its ORF8 (B.1.x contains a large deletion in ORF8 ie a 35bp deletion that in...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 03, 2021
COVID-19 News: A new study by researchers from Oxford University has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus inhibits the host cellular response to interferon.   The study found that human host cells respond to infection by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus by producing cytokines including type I and III interferons (IFNs) and proinflammatory factors such as IL6 and TNF.   Typically interferons (IF...
Source: Coronavirus News  Apr 01, 2021
Virus News: Italian researchers have identified a new SARS-CoV-2 mutation called T478K that is spreading at alarming speeds globally especially in Mexico and North America and might end up being a dominant mutation.   Numerous SARS-CoV-2 variants have emerged, posing a renewed threat to COVID-19 containment and to vaccine and drug efficacy. In this study, the researchers analyzed more than ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Variant-News  Mar 31, 2021
Europe’s New B.1.214.2 Variant   Researchers from University of Liege in Belgium have identified another new worrying variant that is also fast spreading around Europe.   The new variant is reported to have a variety of key spike mutations and a 9bp spike insertion on it.   The new variant, B.1.214.2, has been sequenced 332 times and was first identified in Switzerland, alth...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 And Cancer  Mar 30, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 And Cancer: A new study by Chinese researchers from Hunan University has found the presence of thousands of viral proteins known as circRNAs encoded by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus with some that have the potential to trigger cellular and genetic reactions that can lead to cancer ultimately.   It is already known that the life-threatening coronaviruses MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV-1 and SARS...
Source: Arizona Variant B.1.243.1   Mar 29, 2021
Variant News: Despite being warned by certain American search engines, social media, wire agencies and government entities, Thailand Medical News will still continue to report on any latest credible and verified information about the emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, coronavirus research data and also about any possible adverse effects or efficacy issues concerning the COVID-19 vaccines. More than eve...
Source: BREAKING NEWS! Deadly SARS-CoV-2 Variant With The Most Ever Mutations And Deletions Found In Tanzania!   Mar 28, 2021
The current COVID-19 pandemic is already changing course despite the advent of the COVID-19 vaccines with dubious efficacies due to the constant emergence of various ‘Variants of Concern’ or VOCs  that are fast spreading across the world and becoming dominant.   However a new alarming discovery in Tanzania could help accelerate the current pandemic such that a sizable perce...
Source: Long-COVID News  Mar 27, 2021
Long-COVID News: A new study by researchers from Northwestern University, USA showed that non-hospitalized ‘recovered’ COVID-19 patients who had mild or even in some cases asymptomatic conditions when infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus initially, reportied manifestations of persistent neurological symptoms for weeks after so called recovery!   Typically most SARS‐CoV‐2...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 And The Mouth  Mar 25, 2021
A new study by researchers from multi-research intuitions led by the National Institutes of Health and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found alarming evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus also infects cells in the mouth.   Although there were obvious signs of oral infection including taste loss, dry mouth and mucosal lesions such as ulcerations, enanthema and macules,...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Double Mutant Variant  Mar 24, 2021
The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Consortium on Genomics (INSACOG), a grouping of 10 national laboratories that was established by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has discovered a rare double mutant variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus circulating around along with a variety of new variants including some that should be deemed immediately as being variants of concern or VOC.   A statement i...
Source: Long COVID  Mar 23, 2021
A new study cum review by researchers from the University of Columbia and Harvard University shows that Long COVID health issues are fast rising and becoming an issue that could soon also start overburdening the healthcare systems across the world. The study was published in the peer reviewed journal: Nature https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01283-z   In the COVID-19 pandemic has s...
Source: COVID-19-Thyroid Gland   Mar 22, 2021
A new study presented in the last 24 hours at the Endocrine Society's 2021 Annual Meeting (ENDO 2021) by researchers from Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Policlinico Hospital of Milan and the University of Milan in Italy has indicated that certain patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 disease seem to experience inflammation of the thyroid gland that is different from thyroid inflammation c...
Source: Aspirin-COVID-19  Mar 21, 2021
A new study led by researchers from George Washington University and also included scientists from the University of Maryland, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Northeast Georgia Health System, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, University of California-San Francisco and the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine have found that low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical venti...
Source: G485R Mutation  Mar 19, 2021
As new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus variants are fast emerging and spreading globally, threatening to change the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientist are now turning to studying each and every one of these new mutations found on the various variants to better understand the effects of these mutations.   Researchers from the University of Melbourne in a new study found that the G485R mu...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccines  Mar 18, 2021
The study results of a research on the efficacy of Astrazeneca’s ChAdOx1 COVID-19 vaccine published in the peer reviewed New England Journal of Medicine shows that the vaccine has only about 10% efficacy against the B.1.351 South Africa Variant. https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa2102214   The study findings showed that two doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine were found to h...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Variants  Mar 17, 2021
A  new more deadly SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus variant that is able to bypass standard PCR tests has been discovered in the northwestern region of Brittany in France.   The WHO has categorized the new SARS-CoV-2 variant as a ‘variant under investigation’ as French authorities are warning that the new strain is fast spreading and has been responsible for a number of deaths.  ...
Source: Variant News  Mar 17, 2021
Variant News: Researchers from Instituto Nacional de Salud-Bogotá and Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia have alarmingly discovered yet another SARS-CoV-2 variant in Colombia that is antibody resistant and bears the L249S and E484K spike substitutions. Despite the same mutations having convergently appeared in other mutant strains of the virus, most notably in variants of concern, the WHO ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Spread   Mar 17, 2021
Coronavirus News: Chinese researchers from Jilin University-China are warning that based on emerging studies and case reports, cold chain transport and frozen goods can help spread the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus including across borders.   The research team published a letter in the Journal: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://www.pnas.org/content/118/11/e2026093118   ...
Source: Second-Generation-SARS-CoV-2-Variants   Mar 15, 2021
Brazilian researchers have discovered a new so called second generation SARS-CoV-2 variant with a variety of mutations and deletions never seen before that appeared on another variant from the B1.1.33 lineage.   This new second generation variant of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, has been detected in several regions of Brazil, the Ministry of Science and Technology's National Labora...
Source: Reverse Zoonosis of SARS-CoV-2 and Emerging Variants  Mar 14, 2021
A new study led by researchers from  Colorado State University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine found that SARS-CoV-2 variants are rapidly emerging in animal hosts with alarming implications of the potential risk for human reinfection! The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus spillback from humans into domestic and wild animals has been well-documented. The study team compa...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus   Mar 12, 2021
A new study led by researchers from Harvard University Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology has alarmingly found that about 10% of blood monocytes in COVID-19 patients are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. These monocytes subsequently die, leading to the release of cytokines, a feature commonly associated with severe and critical COVID-19...
Source: mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines  Mar 11, 2021
The leading prestigious medical publication: The British Medical Journal is raising concerns about the integrity of mRNA molecules used in COVID-19 vaccines after documents leaked from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) following a cyber-attack in December show that some early commercial batches of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine had lower than expected levels of intact mRNA molecules. &...
Source: Recombination In SARS-CoV-2  Mar 10, 2021
American military researchers from the  Viral Diseases Branch-Walter Reed Army Institute of Research-Maryland, the  Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences-Bethesda, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine and the Emerging Infectious Diseases Branch, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research-Maryland have in a new study found evidence of SARS-CoV-2 ...
Source: Latest Cancer News  Mar 10, 2021
Oncology researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center, in collaboration with Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and Columbia University have develop a new tumor-penetrating therapy protocol, that can enhance the effects of chemotherapy, reduce metastasis and increase survival especially for patients with pancreatic cancer. The ...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Mar 08, 2021
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study led by researchers from University of Milano-Bicocca-Italy which included support from scientists from the National Institute of Molecular Genetics-Italy, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University-Italy, San Raffaele Hospital-Italy and the University of California, Los Angeles-USA has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to modulate dendritic cell maturation and...
Source: COVID-19 News  Mar 07, 2021
A new study by researchers from Jefferson Health- Pennsylvania has shown that intellectual disability puts individuals at higher risk of dying from COVID-19 compared to the general population.(Wonder if this would affect the majority in countries like the United States, United Kingdom and Thailand!)   The study involving 64,858,460 patients across 547 health care organizations in the U...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Viral Persistence  Mar 05, 2021
A new study led by researchers from the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles along with scientists from New York Medical College, University of Southern California, Stanford University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found alarmingly found that the new SARS-CoV-2 variants are causing viral persistence in pediatric patients especially those with immunocom...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant B.1.1.317   Mar 04, 2021
Australia medical researchers are raising concerns over a new SARS-CoV-2 variant that was found in Queensland in the last 5 days. The strain is designated the name: B.1.1.317.   According to the open access site for researchers, CoV-Lineages that details Pango lineages real time, the B.1.1.317 lineage is thought to have originated in Russia and has been has been circulating in countries lik...
Source: Heart Failure -SARS-CoV-2  Mar 03, 2021
Despite attempts to downplay the seriousness of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections and the issue of Long COVID by Western health officials and experts, more studies are emerging on these areas especially on the myriad of heart issues arising as a result of having had COVID-19.   It has been speculated that a huge amount of excess deaths due to heart issues around the world are in fact been l...
Source: Interleukin-13-SARS-CoV-2  Mar 02, 2021
A new study by researchers from the University of California-San Francisco has found that human bronchial epithelial cells stimulated with Interleukin 13 were less susceptible to infection by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus compared to cells not stimulated by Interleukin 13.   Interleukin 13 or IL-13 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the IL13 gene. IL-13 is ...
Source:  Mar 01, 2021
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Yale University have actually identified a series of COVID-19 blood biomarkers that can actually predict the disease severity and outcomes in COVID-19 patients.   Pathologic immune hyperactivation is emerging as a key feature of critical illness in COVID-19, but the mechanisms involved remain poorly understood.   The study team carried out p...
Source: Coronavirus Research  Mar 01, 2021
Researchers from the Karolinska Institute-Sweden, Södersjukhuset/The South General Hospital-Sweden, Stockholm University-Sweden, Indian Institute of Science (IISc)-India and Umeå University-Sweden have in a new study discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus typically hijacks the human host metabolic pathways for its replicative advantage.   It has been known that viruses typica...
Source: Spirulina Algae And COVID-19  Feb 28, 2021
A new study led by researchers from MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute-Israel and also involving scientists from MATIS-Food and Biotech Research and Development-Iceland and the University of Cambridge-UK shows that spirulina algae is able to reduce mortality rates in COVID-19 patients besides reducing inflammation.   According to the study abstract, “An array of infections, including th...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements-Vitamin 6  Feb 27, 2021
COVID-19 Supplements: A new collaborative study involving researchers from Hiroshima University-Japan, Mahidol University-Thailand, Prajadhipok Memorial Hospital-Thailand, Xiamen University-China and Bangkok Chanthaburi Hospital-Thailand has shown that vitamin B6 may help calm cytokine storms and unclog blood clots linked to COVID-19’s lethality. The research was led by Professor Dr No...
Source: Coronavirus News  Feb 27, 2021
While the Western world especially countries like the United States and the United Kingdom  are trying to downplay issues about viral persistence in those that are deemed as ‘recovered’ from the COVID-19 disease , in other countries medical experts are focusing more studies on this issue. In the United States and also the United Kingdom, individuals are stupidly deemed as ‘r...
Source: PASC (Post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection)  Feb 26, 2021
A new study from the Netherlands involving medical scientists from the Biomedical Primate Research Centre (BPRC), Amsterdam UMC, Utrecht University, , Leiden University Medical Center and the University of Twente have confirmed that  that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is neuroinvasive as shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain.   The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus may cause acute respira...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants   Feb 25, 2021
A new study led by biotech company Adimab LLC that is based in New Hampshire-United States  along with researchers from the University of Texas-Austin and also from the division of Infectious Disease and International Health, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center-USA have revealed that long-lasting B cells are not able to recognize emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants. The startling new discovery has hu...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus   Feb 25, 2021
A new research carried out by scientists from De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester-UK has discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can linger in its infectious state for as long as three days on clothes and even cloth masks. https://www.dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/news/2021/february/research-shows-coronavirus-can-survive-on-healthcare-uniforms-for-three-days.aspx Dr Laird Working On Her Study Cre...
Source: B.1.427/B.1.429 variant   Feb 24, 2021
Scientists from the University of California-San Francisco are warning the local variants B.1.427/B.1.429 are not only infectious and more transmissible along with the fact that it is immune evasive but rather studies have showed that it causes more severe conditions in those infected with it and is also more deadly.   The B.1.427/B.1.429 variant that emerged in late 2020 and surged to beco...
Source: Alzheimer’s Disease and COVID-19  Feb 23, 2021
Researchers from Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics at the Clyde and Helen Wu Center for Molecular & Cardiology- Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York have in a news study discovered that systemic organ failure in COVID-19 disease is basically caused by oxidative stress while alarming they also found that evidence linking oxidative stress and ...
Source: Cannabinoids and COVID-19  Feb 23, 2021
A new study by scientists from multi-institutions in Brazil has demonstrated that cannabinoid receptor agonists exhibit anti-inflammatory and protective effects on SARS-CoV-2-infected human heart cells.   Among the extrapulmonary manifestations of COVID-19 is myocardial injury, caused both directly and indirectly by SARS-CoV-2, and which is associated with a high risk of mortality. One of t...
Source: Pulse Oximeters And COVId-19  Feb 22, 2021
The U.S. FDA issued a new guidance last Friday warning that pulse oximeters that have become popular during the COVID-19 pandemic for people to track their oxygen saturation may not always be accurate and that in some cases can actually lead to wrong readings and potentially put the lives of patients into high risk. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/safety-communications/pulse-oximeter-accuracy-...
Source: Polyphenols and COVID-19   Feb 22, 2021
Researchers from the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC)-Spain, Sao Francisco University-Brazil and the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas (PUCCAMP)- Brazil have in a new study discovered that polyphenols from plants are able to provide protective effects against the COVID-19 disease.   More and more countries besides the United States and the United Kingdom, are turni...
Source: H5N8 Avian Flu  Feb 21, 2021
Just as the world is beginning to deal with the threat of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants globally, Russia announced on Saturday that its scientists had detected the first cases of transmission of the H5N8 strain of avian flu to humans and had alerted the World Health Organization.   Russian health authorities had discovered the first human cases of the highly infectious H5N8 bird flu vir...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Cancer   Feb 20, 2021
Malaysian Researchers Dr Suresh Kumar and Dr Kang Soon Nan from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Management and Science University-Malaysia and Dr Kalimuthu Karuppanan from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford-UK have in a new study discovered that SARS-CoV-2 infections and lung cancer sh...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Feb 20, 2021
Japanese Authorities have identified another alarming SARS-CoV-2 variant that bears the immune evasive mutation E484K. Japanese health authorities have confirmed the identification of the  new variant of  SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus also said that an infection cluster involving this new variant has emerged at a Tokyo immigration facility, presenting new challenges as the country tries to over...
Source: Genetics and COVID-19  Feb 19, 2021
Genetics and COVID-19: A new study by researchers from the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine confirms that human genetics plays a critical role in determining immunity to COVID-19.   The SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies develop within two weeks of a SARS-CoV-2 infection, but their durability and intensity can vary by individual, prompting concerns about the prospects o...
Source: COVID-19-Related Disseminated Leukoencephalopathy,   Feb 18, 2021
A new study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania involving brain MRIs of COVID-19 patients showed an alarmingly fact that many exhibited a condition known as Leukoencephalopathy.   Leukoencephalopathy refers to disorders of brain white matter. Neurologists have long appreciated the importance of white matter in the normal function of the central nervous system (CNS), and ...
Source: COVID-19-Heart-Issues  Feb 18, 2021
COVID-19-Heart-Issues: A new study by researchers from the University College London, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Barts Heart Centre and the National Heart and Lung Institute-UK has found that more than 50% of patients who have been hospitalized with severe COVID-19 and who show raised levels of a protein called troponin have damage to t...
Source: COVID-19 Disease  Feb 17, 2021
A new French study by researchers from the Foundation Adolphe de Rothschild Hospital in Paris have found that COVID-19 causes a potentially dangerous eye condition in a segment of patients that are severely infected in which the formation of nodules are observed in the macular regions of the eyes.   The study findings report 9 patients (1/9 [11%] woman and 8/9 [89%] men, mean age 56 ±...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Reassortant Strains  Feb 17, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Reassortant Strains:  Since late 2020, Thailand Medical News has been predicting the emergence of reassortant strains during this COVID-19 pandemic in which the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus might combine with other coronaviruses or even other viruses to produce a totally new strain with unique characteristics.   Such a reassortant strain has finally emerged in Los Angeles although...
Source: A.23.1 Variant  Feb 16, 2021
Researchers from Uganda and the United Kingdom have identified a new SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern deemed as being more lethal that is currently circulating in Uganda.   The study team comprising of researchers from the MRC/UVRI & LSHTM Uganda Research Unit-Uganda, the Central Public Health Laboratories of the Republic of Uganda, the  Institute for Evolutionary Biology, University ...
Source: B.1.525 Variant  Feb 16, 2021
While the United Kingdom is celebrating its milestone of hitting more than 15 million vaccinations, a new concerning SARS-CoV-2 variant has made its debut in the country with more than 32 cases so far identified and more worrisome is the fact that there could be thousands more as the new variant also yields a S gene dropout in PCR tests, making it more difficult to be picked up by current testing ...
Source: B.1.526 Variant  Feb 16, 2021
Researchers from the California Institute of Technology while using a newly developed software tool by the institute called the Variant Database (VDB) to monitor the rapid changing landscape of spike mutations, chanced upon an emerging lineage of viral isolates in the New York region that shares mutations with previously reported variants. The most common sets of spike mutations in this new vari...
Source: COVID Brain Fog  Feb 15, 2021
COVID Brain Fog: According to a new study by researchers from John Hopkins University, the typical ‘COVID brain fog; symptom experienced by many infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could be due to the occlusion of brain capillaries by large megakaryocyte cells.   According to the study abstract, “Evidence suggests brain involvement in the COVID-19 disease. Manifestations in a...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants-Q677H And Q677P  Feb 15, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Variants : A team of researchers from University of Bern-Switzerland, University of New Mexico-USA, Microbial Genome Sequencing Center-Pittsburg, Louisiana State University, Icahn Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Louisiana Department of Health, New Mexico Department of Health, Wyoming Public Health Laboratory and the University of Pittsburgh have discovered new variants emerging in the Unit...
Source: Ebola/SARS-CoV-2 Reassortant Strain   Feb 15, 2021
The health minister in Guinea has just declared an Ebola outbreak a few hours ago and said that the country is entering an 'epidemic situation' as seven Ebola cases have been confirmed including three deaths while the country is still in the midst of a COVID-19 crisis. Certain experts are predicting the high possibility of a reassortant strain emerging from the region. Such a recombin...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Feb 15, 2021
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)-Germany, Heidelberg University-Germany,  Fundación Instituto Leloir-Argentina, University College Dublin-Ireland, Merck KGaA-Germany and Universidad Nacional de San Martín-Argentina has identified sequences in human proteins that might be used by SARS-CoV-2 to infect cel...
Source: COVID-19 Third And Fourth Waves  Feb 14, 2021
For those still living in “Lalaland’ and thinking that with the advent of the COVID-19 vaccines, things would go back to normal soon, air travel would would resume, the tourism industry will start to return back to normal and that border closures and lock downs will cease to exists, there is a huge rude shock awaiting them: the COVID-19 pandemic is going to last for a few years, at lea...
Source: Long COVID  Feb 13, 2021
Long COVID: German researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin in a new study have found that almost 50% of ‘recovered’ COVID-19 patients exhibit moderate to severe chronic fatigue syndrome six months or more.   The study done at the Charité Fatigue Center with clinical immunologists and rheumatologist, neurologists and cardiologists at the Charit&ea...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Feb 12, 2021
COVID-19 Research: A news research led by scientist from University of California-San Diego along with researchers from Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, Rutgers State University-New Jersey and University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to infect the brain pericytes and could also serve as reservoirs of the virus that contributes to viral persistence...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant N679S   Feb 12, 2021
A new SARS-CoV-2 Variant N679S has been found in a new born child exhibiting seizures in the United States and according to physicians and medical researchers from the Children’s National Hospital-Center for Genetic Medicine Research, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, alarmi...
Source: COVID Drugs  Feb 11, 2021
COVID Drugs: A new randomized clinical trial conducted by researchers from Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford-UK and also involving medical scientists from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)-UK,  Eynsham Medical Group-UK, White Horse Medical Practice-UK, Imperial College-UK, University of Nottingham-UK and STAT...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 11, 2021
COVID-19 News:  Contrary to past claims by so called ‘experts’, and also ‘findings’ from ‘half-baked’studies, a new study by researchers from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that past exposure to seasonal coronaviruses (CoVs), which cause the common cold, does not result in the production of antibodies that ...
Source: Neurocovid  Feb 10, 2021
Neurocovid: A new study by researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has found that the common symptoms of “brain fog” and confusion as a result of COVID-19 infection and even in those ‘recovered’ irrespective if they were asymptomatic, mild, moderate or hospitalized severe cases, are caused by inflammatory molecules in the cerebral spinal fluid. The study te...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 10, 2021
COVID-19 News: A new research by scientists from the Thai Red Cross Emerging Infectious Diseases Health Science Centre,  Chulalongkorn University-Thailand, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital-Thailand, Duke-NUS Medical School-Singapore, Yangzhou University-China,  Kasetsart University-Thailand, CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory and the Biological Threat Reduction Program, Defens...
Source: Coronavirus News  Feb 09, 2021
Coronavirus News: Researchers from the School of Medicine at Washington University have in a new study identified SARS-CoV-2 mutations that escape monoclonal antibodies and polyclonal immune sera.   The neutralizing antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 spike (S) protein are a goal of COVID-19 vaccines and have received emergency use authorization as therapeutics.   However, viral escape m...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 09, 2021
COVID-19 News: Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have in a new study confirmed that the new U.K. SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 is more deadly contradicting earlier claims that it was only more infectious but may not cause more severe illness.   The B.1.1 7 variant also known as VOC 202012/01 was first detected in the United Kingdom in September 2020 and has ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Feb 08, 2021
COVID-19 Research: A new study by Swedish researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Uppsala University, Sahlgrenska University, Karolinska Institutet, Lund University, and Halland Hospital-Sweden shows that sudden cardiac arrest is more often fatal in people with COVID-19.   The medical scientists initiated the research to study the characteristics and outcome among cardiac arrest case...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 08, 2021
COVID-19 News: A new variant called B.1.258 that is fast spreading across certain parts or Europe has been discovered in Czech Republic and Slovakia carrying the ∆H69/∆V70 deletion, the N439K  and numerous other mutations. https://virological.org/t/b-1-258-a-sars-cov-2-variant-with-h69-v70-in-the-spike-protein-circulating-in-the-czech-republic-and-slovakia/613 Credit: Istock/vchal ...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Feb 08, 2021
U.S. Medical News: Good news for Americans in that COVID-19 infection rates, death rates and also hospitalization rates have gone down over the last 7 days. However disturbing news is emerging that more than 501 deaths have been officially reported in America as a result of the COVID-19 vaccines and this is only the tip of the iceberg. Many such deaths are deliberately not being registered by hosp...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Feb 08, 2021
COVID-19 Research: More emerging study data is indicating that disruptions in the healthy functioning of the gut microbiome could also be a contributing factor to disease severity in COVID-19 patients.   Typically the human gastrointestinal (GI) tract contains over 1,000 symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms, which are known to play a key role in health via host metabolism, physiology, nu...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 07, 2021
COVID-19 News: Despite claims that the initial Mink Cluster 5 Variants that were found in Denmark and also in the Netherlands had only infected a few people and that authorities including WHO had things in control since November, it has been emerging over the weeks that this is far from the truth. From the initial 11 humans who were infected with the variants in Denmark, it is becoming more appare...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Feb 07, 2021
COVID-19 Latest: Last Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new revisions to its emergency use authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 convalescent plasma on the basis of the latest clinical trial study findings. https://www.fda.gov/media/141477/download?source=email   The new revision stipulates that only high-titer COVID-19 convalescent plasma can be used and only in hospita...
Source: Coronavirus News  Feb 06, 2021
Coronavirus News: Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center-California and the University of California, Los Angeles have in a new study confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to infect and damage the pancreas directly, challenging the initial hypothesis that organ damages including the pancreas were only due to effects of cytokine storms alone and not direct viral invasion.  ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 05, 2021
COVID-19 News: A new study by the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City warns that young COVID-19 survivors despite having antibodies can still easily get reinfected.   The study findings found that seropositive young adults had about one-fifth the risk of subsequent infection compared with seronegative individuals.   The resear...
Source: India COVID-19  Feb 05, 2021
India COVID-19: Researchers from Duke University-North Carolina and the University of Chicago and the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy-Mumbai in a new study found that COVID-19 cases in the southern state of Karnataka, India, are nearly 95 times greater than reported.   The study findings along with many other previous studies involving seroprevalence indicate the rate of COVID-19 ...
Source: Coronavirus News  Feb 05, 2021
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from University of Bielefeld-Germany, the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf-Germany and also Harvard Medical School-USA has confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can invade and damage the liver. The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl...
Source: COVID-19 Antivirals  Feb 04, 2021
COVID-19 Antivirals: Japanese researchers from National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo and the Tokyo University of Science have in a new study found that oxidized cholesterol derivatives or oxysterol exhibits potent antiviral activity against the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus.   Developments of effective antiviral drugs targeting SARS-CoV-2 are urgently needed to combat the COVID-19 disea...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Evolution  Feb 04, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Evolution: Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in a new study found that in a recurring pattern of evolution, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus evades immune responses by selectively deleting small bits of its genetic sequence.   According to the study abstract, “Zoonotic pandemics, like that caused by SARS-CoV-2, can follow the spillover of animal vir...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Feb 03, 2021
COVID-19 Treatments: A new study by researchers from National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine has found that zinc supplementation enhances the efficacy of certain repurposed drugs such as triclabendazole and emetine. The SARS-CoV-2 has caused vast number of infections and fatalities worldwide with almost 104 million infections and more than 2.25 milli...
Source: COVID-19 Mutations  Feb 03, 2021
COVID-19 Mutations: Authorities from Public Health England have reported alarming discovery this week: The B.1.1.7 variant that has brought that country to its knees appears to be further mutating to gain a mutation that could help it elude vaccines. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/957504/Variant_of_ Concern_VOC_202012_01_Technical_Br...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Feb 02, 2021
COVID-19 Clinical Care: A new study by researchers from the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor-USA has discovered that a sub-group of COVID-19 patients exhibit high bleeding risk contradicting an initial advocated protocol of administering high dose anticoagulants throughout the duration of their disease course.   From the study abstract, “Typically pat...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 02, 2021
COVID-19 News: Globally a new phenomenon is being witnessed in which those that never had a history of diabetes before but upon being infected with the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus are experiencing a sudden elevation of blood sugar levels and in some cases are ending up with full blown diabetes weeks after so called ‘COVID-19 recovery.’ https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-covi...
Source: Cannabis News.  Feb 02, 2021
Cannabis News: A new research led by scientist from the University of Queensland has found that synthetic cannabidiol, better known as CBD is able to kill bacteria that cause gonorrhea, meningitis and legionnaires disease.   The study findings could lead to the first new class of antibiotics for resistant bacteria in 60 years.   At present antimicrobial resistance threatens the viabili...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Feb 01, 2021
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by researchers from University of Montreal-Canada,New York University-USA, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid-Spain, Universidade de São Paulo-Brazil, Mayo Clinic-USA, San Francisco General Hospital-USA,  Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute-USA And Université Laval-Canada has found that the existing anti-inflammatory oral drug drug-Colchicine could be rep...
Source: Vaccine News  Feb 01, 2021
Vaccine News: We at Thailand medical News are typically skeptical about all the various COVID-19 vaccines being promoted currently due to the fact that many were developed in such a rush, bypassing standard testing and procedures, lack of transparency  coupled with the fact that the past track record of coronavirus vaccines have not been very successful, often causing more problems for the te...
Source: Cancer News  Feb 01, 2021
Cancer News: A new study by researchers from John Hopkins’ Kimmel Cancer Center shows that frequency of oral sex along with number of sex partners one has are all contributing factors to increasing one’s risk of developing propharyngeal cancer. The study showed that a wide breadth of behaviors surrounding oral sex may affect the risk of oral HPV infection and of a virus-associated hea...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Feb 01, 2021
COVID-19 Herbs: Scientists from King Fahd Medical Research Center at King Abdulaziz University in a new study have demonstrated the antiviral effects of two medicinal herbs: Hypericum perforatum also called St. John's Wort and Echinacea or Purple Cone Flower against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the pathogen that causes COVID-19.the study showed that each herb as well as the two combined, e...
Source: COVID-19 Antivirals  Jan 31, 2021
COVID-19 Antivirals: A new international research involving scientist from Universidad Católica de Valencia-Spain, Kyoto University-Japan, University of Vienna-Austria, Pingla Thana Mahavidyalaya-India, Indian Statistical Institute-India, University of South Florida-USA, University of Otago-New Zealand, University of Padova-Italy, Yarmouk University-Jordan, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 31, 2021
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from Emerging Pathogens Institute at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and University of California-San Francisco’s Quantitative Bioscience Institute (QBI) have in a new study found a exsiting cancer drug called Aplidin effective against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus including the newly emergent B.1.1.7 variant.   The cancer drug Aplidin is mad...
Source: Vitamins, Steroids and Retinoids For COVID-19   Jan 30, 2021
Vitamins, steroids and retinoids can be used as adjuvants to treat COVID-19 according to a new study by scientists from the University of Bristol.   According to the study abstract, “The study team investigated the binding of linoleate and other potential ligands to the recently discovered fatty acid binding site in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein by using docking and molecular dynamics ...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 30, 2021
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from the University of Belize and National Sun Yat-Sen University-Taiwan have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to resists extreme variations in temperature and compared to initial studies done in the beginning of the pandemic, the new findings show that temperature changes between the winter and summer months have a negligible effect o...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jan 29, 2021
A new study led by scientists  from Columbia University shows warning signs that recently emerged SARS-CoV-2 variants such as the B.1.1.7, B.1.351, and B.1.1.28 variants have become worryingly resistant to monoclonal antibody therapies, plasma from convalescent patients and sera from vaccinated individuals. This new study findings contradict earlier studies the last few days published by cer...
Source: Research News  Jan 28, 2021
Research News: A new international study led by scientists from Francis Crick Institute involving numerous other research institutions has revealed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus  interacts with two heme metabolites, bilirubin and biliverdin, to escape the antibody-mediated host immune responses.   According to the study abstract, “The coronaviral spike is the dominant viral ant...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Contest  Jan 28, 2021
COVID-19 Contest: In a spirit of getting more involvement from our readers, we are organizing a simple contest for all our readers around the world, simply read the recently published preprint study by researchers from Moderna and the US NIH and tell us the flaws and hidden facts from the study claiming that its vaccines work on the new SARS-CoV-2 variants.   The preprint study can be found...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 28, 2021
COVID-19 Drugs. While America and the United Kingdom along their so called ‘experts’ and corrupted politicians are constantly denouncing generic drugs that can be repurposed to treat COVID-19, supplements and herbs that can be used as adjuvants to also treat SARS-CoV-2 infections, more countries overseas are now beginning to accept ivermectin for use as both a prophylaxis and also as a...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 27, 2021
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from Erasmus Medical Center-Netherlands and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign-USA have found that the SARS-CoV-2 rapidly adapts to Vero E6 cell culture propagation that is often used in in vitro studies, hence not proper representing the actual viral life cycle as would be in a typical human host setting and can sometimes also lead to misleading laborator...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 27, 2021
Vaccine News: Media outlets are abuzz in the last 24 hours about a warning letter sent to the US FDA and Pfizer by a leading immunologist cum scientist in Pennslyvania, Dr  Hooman Noorchashm.   The letter warns about the immunological danger of COVID-19 Vaccination in recently convalescent and asymptomatic carriers most especially to those who are elderly, frail or have significant car...
Source: COVID-19 Innovations  Jan 27, 2021
COVID-19 Innovations: A new U.S.NIH-funded study led by researchers from Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) shows the potential of a remarkably adaptable, nanoparticle-based approach to coronavirus vaccine development. A new coronavirus vaccine approach works by attaching many spike protein receptor-binding domains (RBDs) to an engineered...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 26, 2021
Vaccine News: A new study by researchers from University of East Anglia, Norwich-UK led by Professor Dr Alastair Grant and Professor Dr Paul R Hunter indicates that the current COVID-19 vaccines will not be able to attain herd immunity against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim thousands of lives each day and cause severe disruptions to ordinary lif...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Jan 26, 2021
COVID-19 Treatments: A new meta study by researchers from  University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Policlinico University Hospital of Bari-Italy, A. Xhuvani University of Elbasan-Albania and Riuniti University Hospital of Foggia-Italy have shown that probiotics play a vital role in the immune system and helps COVID-19 patients to recover faster leading to its possible role as adjuvants in C...
Source: Prostate Cancer News  Jan 26, 2021
Prostate Cancer News: Researchers from the the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) and the University of Ulsan College of Medicine,-Seoul have developed a new urine based diagnostic platform that far more faster and accurate to detect prostate cancer.   Currently screening for prostate cancer relies on the serum prostate-specific antigen test, which provides a high rate of fals...
Source: COVID-19 Questions  Jan 25, 2021
COVID-19 Questions: Am interesting query that is currently on the minds of many with brains and intelligence (Less than 5 per cent of the global population and less than 0.01 of Thailand’s population) is whether or not individuals receiving an mRNA-based vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 will experience changes in their DNA in cells “infected” by the encapsulated mRNA.   Already ...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Jan 25, 2021
U.S. Medical News: The United States, the country with the most so called ‘experts’ who spend half of their time on twitter (No one really know if they truly work or really have jobs or are just some unknown individual in real life that do not really matter in the course of things!), ‘fact checkers’ (mostly garbage with no medical trainings) and tech giants that are control...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 24, 2021
Coronavirus News: Researchers from University College London-UK, University of Amsterdam-Netherlands, King's College London-UK, the Francis Crick Institute-UK and University of Cambridge-UK in a new study have demonstrated that the neutralizing activity of monoclonal antibodies can be dramatically reduced by mutations of the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoproteins unlike polyclonal antibodies generated...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 24, 2021
COVID-19 News: Things are going to change to a certain degree with President Biden now in power. It is no surprise that even the American infection figures, death rates and vaccine efficacy might falsely start to appear as getting better after all Biden was heavily backed by the various pharmaceutical giants’ money during the recent elections. https://www.drugdiscoverytrends.com/guess-who-th...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Jan 24, 2021
COVID-19 Immunology: Another study, this time by scientists from the University of Texas have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, blocks the processes of innate immune activation that normally direct the production and/or signaling of type I interferon (IFN-I) by the infected cell and tissues.   IFN-I is a key component of host innate immunity that is responsible for elim...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 24, 2021
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has found that blood groups are associated with cardiovascular events in COVID-19 patients.  In particular blood groups A and AB were associated with higher risks of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events (MACE).   F...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 24, 2021
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the University of Bari Aldo Moro-Italy and the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome have in a new study found that the diuretic drug Ethacrynic Acid could be repurposed to treat COVID-19.  The research findings are published in the peer reviewed journal: Viruses https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/13/1/106/htm   The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the causative ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 23, 2021
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that the nonstructural proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus dysregulates the immune responses and cell signaling of the human host to generate a permissive environment.   According to the study team, the SARS-CoV-2 proteins upregulate or downregulate more than 100 human kinases involved in cellu...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 22, 2021
Vaccine News: A new research by scientists from Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology & Infectious Disease (CITIID)-University of Cambridge, University College London, University of Kent and Addenbrookes Hospital-UK shows that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine exhibits reduced neutralization potential against SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant.   The new study findings contradicts Pfizer&rsqu...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jan 22, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: Eachtime the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replicates, it has a chance to mutate. And given that it is currently rampaging around the world, it has plenty of opportunities to do just that.   Typically most of these mutations will make little or no difference to the virus's ability to spread or cause more severe disease. Others will make it less likely to spread ie those mu...
Source: Viral Persistence  Jan 22, 2021
Viral Persistence: A new research by scientists from the Georgia State University involving animal models has demonstrated that mice being infected with the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus through their nasal passages developed severe illness due to brain infection even after the virus had left their lungs. The implications of the study findings suggest viral persistence in individuals despite testing nega...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations  Jan 21, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Mutations: While certain vaccine manufacturers are releasing studies by their own staff claiming that their vaccines will still likely to work on the various emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants and many so called ‘credible’ American media are also publishing articles promoting this misinformation, South African researchers in a news study have confirmed that the 501Y.V2 variant esc...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 origins  Jan 21, 2021
Taiwan News staff writer Keoni Everington has written a piece with regards to a World Health Organization inspector being recorded on  video discussing the testing of modified coronaviruses on human cells and humanized mice in the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), just weeks before the first cases of COVID-19 were announced in the city of Wuhan itself. Dr Vincent Racaniello (left) Dr Peter...
Source: Research News  Jan 21, 2021
Research News: A new study by researchers from Washington University School of Medicine- St. Louis has found that individuals with Barrett’s Esophagus have increase susceptibility to COVID-19 disease.   Barrett’s esophagus is a condition in which the lining of the esophagus changes, becoming more like the lining of the small intestine rather than the esophagus. This occurs in th...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 20, 2021
COVID-19 News: Scientist from the University of Southern California have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus typically ‘attacks’ the mitochondria in the cells of the human host. The resulting disruptions in the ‘power house’ of the cells could be one reason many COVID-19 patients and also post COVID patients often suffer from chronic fatigue.   In their study ab...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 20, 2021
Coronavirus News: As the SARS-CoV-2 continues to evolve and mutate to enhance its own survival despite therapeutic interventions such as convalescent plasma, monoclonal and combination monoclonal protocols, vaccines etc, more variants are fast emerging to counter all mankind’s initiatives and its imperative for researchers to identify all possible mutations that appear on the new variants th...
Source: Ivermectin-COVID-19  Jan 20, 2021
Ivermectin-COVID-19: While there are more than 50 studies currently expounding the efficacy of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 and also as a prophylaxis against the COVID-19 disease, it usage should be carefully monitored and it should always be used under the supervision of a medical doctor or with proper dosing spelt out. https://c19ivermectin.com/   The drug has yet to be officially approve...
Source: N501Y Mutation   Jan 20, 2021
N501Y Mutation: Scientist from University of Oxford in a news study have found that the N501Y mutation found on the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.17 variant possibly causes a higher viral load in those infected with the variant.   The B.1.1.7 variant also called VUI-202012/01 has emerged which is increasing in frequency, primarily in the South East of England   One potential hypothesis is that infect...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 19, 2021
Vaccine News: As Moderna vaccines are being rolled out in California, the incidence of adverse reactions and individuals falling sick are raising alarms with many doctors who are in turn calling for an urgent halt of the vaccines and a proper investigation.   The state’s epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 330,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a Moderna vaccine version becau...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Variant-News  Jan 19, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Variant News: A new lesser-known variant known as the L452R variant had been circulating in the Los Angeles county in the last few weeks according to Public Health Department.   The newly announced variant was first identified in Denmark in March 2020. It showed up in California as early as May.   Professor Dr Charles Chiu, a virologist and professor of laboratory medic...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 18, 2021
Coronavirus News: Chinese health authorities reported that active and infectious forms of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were found on ice cream produced in the eastern city of Tianjin, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch.   The ice cream manufacturer, Daqiaodao Food Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, was sealed and its employees were being tested for the SARS-CoV-2 corona...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 18, 2021
COVID-19 News: Scientists from California based biotech company, Immunity Bio Inc have in a new study found that the combination Of E484K, K417N and N501Y mutations found in various new emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants can lead to immune evasion and reinfections even in those with previous immunity. The study findings also indicate that all the current COVID-19 vaccines would most probably be ine...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jan 18, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Variants:  A team from Southern Illinois University Carbondale traced the earliest appearance of new variant, called 20C-US, to Texas in May 2020. Scientists say the variant has not spread significantly beyond the country's borders, and that is most highly prevalent in the Upper Midwest.    However this third variant could be responsible for at lea...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 17, 2021
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found in a new study that metformin usage among patients with type 2 diabetes had decreased mortality rates when contracting the COVID-19 disease. The COVID-19 disease is a growing pandemic with an increasing death toll that has been linked to various comorbidities as well as racial disparity. However, the specific char...
Source: HIV News  Jan 17, 2021
HIV News: A new international study led by the University of Southern California, involving various other research entities including University of Cape Town-South Africa,Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre-Thailand, University of Amsterdam-Netherlands, Washington University School of Medicine-USA, Missouri University of Novi Sad-Serbia ,University of New South Wales-Australia, University of Calif...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 17, 2021
COVID-19 News: Scientist are concerned over the new SARS-CoV-2 variant that emerged in Manaus, Brazil called P.1 that has more mutations on it than even the UK variant called B.1.1.7 or even the South African Variant called B.1.351 as it could change the course of the current pandemic if it starts becoming prevalent.   The new P.1 variant lineage carries 17 unique amino acid changes, 3 dele...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 16, 2021
Vaccine News: A new breaking development has emerged with a total of 23 deaths being reported by the Norwegian Medicines Agency in connection with the Pfizer’s /BioNTech vaccines. To date 13 of these cases have been assessed so far and confirmed as linked to the vaccines. https://legemiddelverket.no/nyheter/meldte-bivirkninger-etter-koronavaksine-pr-14-januar-2021   Norway Reports 23 ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 16, 2021
COVID-19 Research: Scientist from the University of Salento-Italy and the  University of Paris-France in a new study have found that the infectivity and pathogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 strongly depend on the genetic background of both the SARS-CoV-2 virus strain and that of the human host.   Variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been identified rapidly after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. O...
Source: Coronavirus Latest  Jan 15, 2021
Coronavirus Latest: Scientists from Brazil in a new study led by the University of Sao Paulo and involving numerous other research institutions have found that oxidative stress and neurotoxicity biomarkers increased in tadpoles exposed to synthetic SARS-CoV-2 spike protein peptides. Aquatic animlas like prawns, not only tadpoles could be affected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Image Cr...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 14, 2021
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California-Berkeley have in a new study identified the SARS-CoV-2 ORF8 protein as being responsible for the rapidly evolving immune evasion characteristics of emerging strains and also responsible for the increasing pathogenicity of the coronavirus. Crystal structure of SARS-CoV-2 ORF8. (A) A 2Fo-Fc el...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 14, 2021
COVID-19 News: Researchers from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have discovered a new variant of SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 called the COH.20G/501Y variant.   The scientist are still in the process of deciphering all the various mutations found on the genome of this new variant but do admit that the new variant carries a...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 14, 2021
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by researchers from University of Birmingham-UK, Keele University-UK,  San Raffaele Scientific Institute-Italy, University of Copenhagen-Denmark and  the University of Liverpool-UK demonstrates that the  drug called Fenofibrate exhibits antiviral properties against the SARS-CoV- coronavirus and could be repurposed to treat COVID-19.   Fenofibrate, ...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 13, 2021
Vaccine News: At least three Democratic members of the House of Representatives despite having been vaccinated with the Pzifer/BioNtech vaccine were tested positive after the violent intrusion of Capitol by Trump supporters who were instigated to do so by the President himself! The three house representatives despite being masked themselves had to shelter for hours in tight proximity with Republic...
Source: Ivermectin-COVID-19  Jan 12, 2021
Ivermectin-COVID-19: Indian researchers from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences have conducted a a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial that demonstrated the efficacy of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 disease. The clinical trial showed that Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug, can reduce in-hospital mortality rate COVID-19 patients. Ivermectin is currently being used ...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Jan 12, 2021
COVID-19 Herbs: Scientists from Columbia University in New York, the University of Washington, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute have demonstrated in a new vitro study that extracts from the herb Artemisia Annua inhibits the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication, making it a possible therapeutic candidate for COVID-19. Artemisia Annua Being Grown In Dok Kham Thai-Phayao, Thailand.   The curr...
Source: B.1.1.248 Variant  Jan 12, 2021
B.1.1.248 Variant: Japan health authorities have identified a new SARS-CoV-2 variant in travellers originating from Brazil.   Shockingly, the new variant called B.1.1.248 has 12 mutations on the spike protein alone!   Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases on late Sunday said it had detected a new variant of the coronavirus in four travelers arriving from Brazil.  ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Jan 12, 2021
COVID-19 Latest: A new study by the Korea University led by microbiologist Heenam Stanley Kim Ph.D, from Division of Biosystems & Biomedical Sciences has found that individuals with poor gut health likely to develop severity when infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   COVID-19, which has been declared a pandemic, has exhibited a wide range of severity worldwide. Although this globa...
Source: Post COVID-19  Jan 12, 2021
Post-COVID: A new study by researchers from Saint James's Hospital-Dublin and Trinity College-Dublin shows that even individuals who only experienced mild symptoms of COVID-19 initially upon infection, still continue to suffer a host of health complications even months after ‘recovery’.   Much is known about the acute infective process of SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of t...
Source: COVID-19 Mutations  Jan 11, 2021
COVID-19 Mutations: Researchers the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology, and Pharmacology, John A. Burns School of Medicine- University of Hawaii have in a new study found that the P681H mutation emerging on sequencings of many globally prevalent SARS-CoV-2 strains.   This P681H mutation is immediately adjacent to the furin cleavage site, a known location of biological sig...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research News  Jan 11, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Research News: A new study led by scientist from the University of Cambridge and also the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health along with researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is capable of downregulating a critical human host protein called Tetherin which in turns enhances it sp...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Jan 10, 2021
COVID-19 Diagnostics: The US FDA has issued official warnings about the potential risk for false negative results with PCR molecular tests for SARS-CoV-2 due to mutations such as a recently detected B.1.1.7 variant of the virus.   The US regulator issued an alert to clinical laboratory staff and clinicians. The agency warned that false negative results can occur with any molecular test for ...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 10, 2021
Vaccine News: Pfizer’s PR teams and the corrupted media they must have probably bought along with unethical medical experts are all helping to mislead the public that their vaccines are truly effective against the new variants including the B.1.1.7 strain.   Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Friday that their COVID-19 vaccine is effective against the emerging variants. https:...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Jan 08, 2021
A new international study lead by medical researchers from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that common medications used to treat high blood pressure did not affect outcomes among patients hospitalized with COVID-19. This study findings provides relief to many as during the initial phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were speculations that certain blood pr...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Jan 08, 2021
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from Brown University-Rhode Island, U.S., Yale University School of Medicine-U.S. and Kurume University School of Medicine-Japan have in a new study identified a human host enzyme called chitinase 3-like-1 (CHI3L1) as playing a critical role in the progression to disease severity of elderly COVID-19 patients.   COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (SC2) coronavi...
Source: COVID-19 Quarantines  Jan 07, 2021
COVID-19 Quarantines: The U.S. CDC has published a new warning that there is some onward transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from household contacts released from quarantine after seven or 10 days and that extra precautions still need to be adhered to.   The U.S. CDC warning was issued after a study was published in the Jan. 1 issue of the U.S. Cente...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Variant  Jan 07, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Variant: British researchers warn that that existing non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) may not be sufficient to contain the spread of the new SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant that is fast becoming the prevailing dominant strain. The new variant has a higher binding affinity and is more infectious coupled with the fact that it has a higher replication rate.   Claims b...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Jan 07, 2021
COVID-19 Warnings: According to a new study by researchers from the University of Bristol-UK and the University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, patients with acute heart failure nearly double their risk of dying if they get COVID-19.   In this single‐centre observational study, the study team examined referrals to the acute heart failure team over a period of 16 we...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 07, 2021
COVID-19 News: Spanish researchers from the University of Valencia and INCLIVA Health Research Institute have discovered in a new study that Severe COVID-19 recovered patients do not display long-lasting adaptive immune responses.   The study has recently investigated the durability of immune responses specifically developed against SARS-CoV-2, the causative pathogen of COVID-19. The study ...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Updates  Jan 06, 2021
COVID-19 Clinical Updates: A new silico study by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) identifies the dynamics of the different COVID-19 phenotypes for optimizing clinical management and using better therapeutic strategies.   A unique feature of COVID-19 is its extreme heterogeneity ie illness ranges from minimally symptomatic to life threatening. This heterogeneity is a res...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine News:  Jan 06, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine News: About 9 hours ago, the Norwegian Medicines Agency announced that two inmates in a nursing home died few days after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine made by the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech that is owned by a Turkish muslim national, Uğur Şahin.  https://legemiddelverket.no/nyheter/dodsfall-hos-sykehjemsbeboere-etter-koronavaksiner...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Jan 06, 2021
U.S. Medical News: It was reported that ambulances in Los Angeles and elsewhere in California are now stopping to transport some patients due to strain on hospitals as result of an exponential surge in COVID-19 cases.   In Los Angeles, ambulance workers have been told to stop transporting some patients with extremely low survival chances to hospital, and to limit oxygen use, as record COVID...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 06, 2021
COVID-19 News: Polish researchers from the University of Warsaw and the Polish Academy of Sciences are warning based on a new study that the new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 detected in England replicates more than two times faster than the earlier strains. This replication advantage enhances its capability to become to a dominant global variant in a matter of a short time.   The novel SARS‐...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 06, 2021
Vaccine News: While the world is foolishly thinking that the COVID-19 vaccines are going to get things back to normal quickly, more concerning findings are emerging about the real efficacy of these vaccines that were basically initiated by the Trump administration (the same group that gave us scams like hydrocholoroquine, remdesivir, then Eli lily’s monoclonal antibodies and also Regeneron c...
Source: Pharma News  Jan 05, 2021
Pharma News: Florida based AzurRx BioPharma, a company specializing in the development of non-systemic therapies for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases has announced that it has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with First Wave Bio, Inc for the use of their patented and proprietary oral and rectal formulations of niclosamide for the treatment of immune checkpoint inhibitor-as...
Source: UK COVID-19 News  Jan 05, 2021
UK COVID-19 News : The COVID-19 crisis in Britain is fast escalating and the UK healthcare system might witness a total collapse if things do not improve in the next few days. Already hospitals are overflowing and more than 58,000 new COVID-19 infections were reported in the last 24 hours along with 407 COVID-19 Deaths. To date, the United Kingdom has now climbed up to the fifth position in terms ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 05, 2021
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston in a new detailed interactome study between the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and human host cells have identified 437 human proteins as high-confidence interacting proteins.   Host-virus protein-protein interaction is the key component of the SARS-CoV-2 lifecycle.   The study team conducted a comp...
Source: 2021 COVID-19  Jan 04, 2021
For those thinking 2020 was a bad year and that 2021 would be much better. Think again. Cast aside all these talks by clueless individuals saying that businesses and even tourism will bounce back this year. Be prepared for meltdowns in the financial and stock markets and in the worst scenario, there could even be a time when even currencies, gold and even bitcoins might not have any worth as compa...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 03, 2021
Vaccine News: Israeli’s Hadashot 13 TV News Channel has reported yesterday that more than 240 Israelis who had been earlier vaccinated with the Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine still tested positive for the COVID-19 disease.   The mass vaccination against COVID-19 began in Israel at the end of December, with Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Rivlin receiving the first doses o...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 03, 2021
COVID-19 Research: Indian scientists from the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Trivandrum, Kerala-INDIA along with researchers from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School-USA and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center-USA have in a recent computational study implicated a dysregulated vitamin D pathway in the pathobiology of the infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and opened the doo...
Source: Influenza News  Jan 03, 2021
Influenza News: A new study by researchers from University of Michigan School of Public Health-U.S., University of Washington School of Public Health-U.S., Jorma Gallen-Kallela Memorial Research Library-Finland and the Keck School of Medicine-University of Southern California-U.S. have found that cadmium is linked to more severe outcomes in influenza and pneumonia infections and also possibly even...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 02, 2021
COVID-19 Research: A new study published in the peer reviewed journal: Journal of Translational Autoimmunity indicates that pathogenic priming plays a part in COVID-19 disease severity and mortality via autoimmunity. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589909020300186   Importantly homology between human and viral proteins is an established factor in viral- or vaccine-induce...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 02, 2021
Coronavirus News: A detailed autopsy study conducted by the U.S. National Institutes of Health has alarmingly uncovered hallmarks of damage caused by thinning and leaky brain blood vessels in tissue samples from COVID-19 patients who died shortly after contracting the disease. However, the researchers saw no signs of SARS-CoV-2 in the tissue samples, suggesting the damage was not caused by a dir...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies  Jan 02, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies: A study by scientists from the University of Oxford involving UK healthcare workers shows how antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection can wane over time, depending on age, previous symptoms and ethnicity.   SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody measurements can be used to estimate the proportion of a population exposed or infected and may be informative about the risk of future ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Dec 31, 2020
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by researchers from the University Of Cincinnati warns against the use of the overpriced U.S. FDA approved remdesivir drug and in situations when it is being still used, extra caution and monitoring need to be observed as the drug exhibits drug interactions with numerous drugs and increases toxicity.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journa...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Dec 31, 2020
COVID-19 Symptoms: According to researchers and medical professionals, a majority of recovering COVID-19 patients and also those undergoing Long COVID conditions will also end up suffering from parosmia with frequent experiences of foul and disgusting smells. This condition can last for weeks or even months. Although anosmia  or loss of smell is a coronavirus symptom, but some with long COVI...
Source: Virus News  Dec 30, 2020
Virus News: Scientists from University of Alabama have in a new study found that individuals recovering from COVID-19 exhibit sustained cellular immune dysregulation.   To date it has been found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causes a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations and significant mortality.   Research investigating underlying immune characteristics is needed to understand d...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 30, 2020
COVID-19 News: A new study by scientists specializing in high-altitude diseases from the High Altitude Pulmonary and Pathology Institute (IPPA)-Bolivia have proposed a new hypothesis that states that pneumolysis and not cytokines storms are what are that are causing lung damage in COVID-19 patients.   This new findings challenges all initial assumptions about the pathogenesis and disease pr...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 30, 2020
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the Seville Institute of Biomedicine-Spain, the University Hospitals Virgen del Rocío y Macarena-Spain and University of Seville-Spain have found that silent hypoxemia or the lack of blood oxygenation detected in numerous COVID-19 patients is possibly due to carotid bodies being infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The carotid bodies (C...
Source: COVID-19 Immuno-Genetics  Dec 30, 2020
COVID-19 Immuno-Genetics: A new study by researchers from University of Edinburgh-UK shows that genes could be key to new COVID-19 treatments.   Potential treatments for COVID-19 have been identified after the discovery of five genes associated with the most severe form of the disease.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Nature Communications. https://www....
Source: Influenza News  Dec 29, 2020
Influenza News: Researchers from the University of Chicago  and Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai in a new study found that an individuals's antibody response to influenza viruses is dramatically shaped by their pre-existing immunity, and that the quality of this response differs in individuals who are vaccinated or naturally infected. Their results highlight the importance of receivin...
Source: Metformin-COVID-19  Dec 29, 2020
Metformin-COVID-19: The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in a recent published clinical case report warns that diabetes patients taking SGLT2 Inhibitors to manage their diabetes may develop rare and sometimes serious complications upon contracting COVID-19.   SGLT2 inhibitors are a class of prescription medicines that are FDA-approved for use with diet and exercise to ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Dec 28, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: A new study by researchers from CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB)-India, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR-HRDC Ghaziabad-India and the Kurnool Medical College-India have identified 19 New SARS-CoV-2 variants in India with one possessing the N440K Mutation. All of these strains have human host immune evading mechanisms. ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 28, 2020
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute-Spain, Dentaid Research Center-Cerdanyola del Vallès, Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP)-Badalona, and the Central University of Catalonia have discovered through in vitro studies that cetylpyridinium chloride, found in most mouthwashes, lowers infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 likely by inhibiting viral fusion w...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 27, 2020
COVID-19 News: Don’t you just like it when COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers, researchers and American and British journalists under the payroll of Pharmaceutical giants, certain news wire agencies and also clueless health authorities around the world making public statements that the current COVID-19 vaccines will not be affected by the emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants despite some having as much ...
Source: Vaccine News  Dec 26, 2020
Vaccine News: Individuals who have cosmetic facial fillers be it in their lips, nose, eye contours or elsewhere in their face will likely develop swellings and inflammation on those areas after having a dose of the Moderna’s vaccine.   This was observed during initial clinical trials and also in certain individuals as the vaccines rolled out   Also the U.S.FDA advisory committee ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Dec 25, 2020
For the past few weeks we have been constantly been bombarded with half-baked research studies mostly by greedy researchers or institutions that are often funded directly or indirectly by the U.S. Government agencies like NIH, CDC etc or by the pharmaceutical and biotech companies that have a vested interested in the current vaccines and antibody therapeutics making claims that antibodies provide ...
Source: COVID-19 In 2021  Dec 25, 2020
As the year comes to an end, we have been having so much “garbage” spewing from the mouths of individuals who either have no clue what brewing with regards to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus or are maybe are just trying to inject in some optimism to prevent social unrest.   In mid of 2020, we had so called authorities who said that tourism and businesses will pick up at end of the ye...
Source: COVID-19 Study  Dec 25, 2020
A new COVID-19 Study by scientist from McMaster University-Canada, Beijing Institute of Technology-China and Columbia University- USA has revealed that that SARS-CoV-2 spike and antibody binding strength and hydrogen bonds quantity are temperature dependent.   In their abstract, the study team said that the global efforts so far against the COVID-19 pandemic relies strongly on the human def...
Source: B.1.1.7 UK Variant  Dec 24, 2020
Some of the mutations on the B.1.1.7 U.K. variant are actually the result of neutralizing antibodies induced spike protein mutations and warrants concerns according to a new study led by scientist from University of Cambridge that is published on a preprint server and is currently being peer reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.12.05.20241927v2   SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein i...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant  Dec 24, 2020
The Africa CDC has reported that another new SARS-CoV-2 variant has emerged in Nigeria and is working on defining the mutations on the genomic structure of the new variant.   On Thursday, Africa's top public health official, the head of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr John Nkengasong told media, "It's a separate lineage from the UK and South Africa.&qu...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Dec 23, 2020
COVID-19 Clinical Care: A new study by medical scientists from Rutgers University shows that hospitalized COVID-19 patients who had secondary blood infections typically developed disease severity and  were significantly sicker upon hospital admission, had longer hospital stays and poorer outcomes.   This is the first study to date to assess the microbiology, risk factors and outcomes i...
Source: UK Variant B.1.1.7  Dec 23, 2020
The U.S. CDC updated its site with details of the emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variant VOC 202012/01 (Also known as B.1.1.7) along with possible implications.   The CDC site indicated that the current COVID-19 Vaccines approved by the U.S. FDA ie Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines might not be able to offer protection against this new variant! https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/sc...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 23, 2020
COVID-19 News:  Austrian researchers from the University of Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Kaiser Franz Josef Hospital-Vienna and the Medical University of Innsbruck have in a new study alarmingly discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that that is causing the COVID-19 pandemic are undergoing strategic mutations that affect the host immune capacity to recognize and combat the patho...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Dec 22, 2020
U.S. Medical News: As of today, more than 18 million Americans have contracted the COVID-19 disease, of which more than 85 per cent of them are going to have to endure some kind of long term health complication. More than 320,000 Americans have died from the disease, disrupting and causing grief to many families and loved ones.   When the COVID-19 crisis first started in China and during th...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Dec 22, 2020
COVID-19 Herbs: Researchers from the Medical University Duisburg-Essen-Germany, Ruhr University Bochum-Germany and the Institute for Virology at the University Hospital Essen-Germany have in a new vitro study demonstrated that the phytochemical Glycyrrhizin extracted from licorice root is able to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the causative pathogen that c...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants   Dec 21, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Thailand Medical News has been calling for careful monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 mutation strains emerging. However we were constantly ridiculed by certain so called ‘experts ‘including one from the University College London who is under the payroll of numerous pharmaceutical companies and whose very own colleagues are now r...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Dec 21, 2020
Thailand Coronavirus News: Local transmissions of COVID-19 are increasing in Thailand after the initial reported cases in Samut Sakhon province. Myanmar Workers at Samut Sakhon made to queue up in public to take COVID-19 tests without any social distancing etc!   Samut Sakhon: The first patient of this outbreak was a 68 year old Thai woman who has never gone out of the country, meaning the ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 21, 2020
COVID-19 News: Physicians from the Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago- Illinois report a case the first documented case so far of a 14 month year old boy contracting Laryngotracheitis (Croup) as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection.   Laryngotracheobronchitis, commonly called as Croup, also known as  is a type of respiratory infection&nbs...
Source: News-COVID-19  Dec 20, 2020
News-COVID-19: A new study by researchers from University Of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) may help explain as to why the risk of strokes is greatly increased in SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infected individuals. In the last few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the incidence of strokes has greatly risen and in many countries, excess deaths has been attributed to an increase in strokes. Stroke manifestat...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations  Dec 19, 2020
A new SARS-CoV-2 mutation strain that exhibits spike deletion mutations ΔH69/ΔV70 is fast becoming prevalent and is not only able  only escape human host immune recognition but could well also be resistant to various types of antibodies according to a new research by scientists from the University College London, University of Cambridge and the University of Glasgow Centre for Vir...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 19, 2020
COVID-19 News: A new research by scientists from the University of California Riverside, University of Zurich, McGill University-Montreal, University of California-San Diego  and Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope has discovered that the autoimmune PTPN2 risk variant rs1893217 gene found in most individuals with autoimmune diseases including Inflammatory bowel disease IBD, rheuma...
Source: Preprints-COVID-19  Dec 19, 2020
Preprints-COVID-19: Currently on a daily average there are about almost 140 research studies being published on numerous preprint servers but many do not even get the attention of science or medical journals unless they can afford the high fees charged by some of these journals or they have the backing of huge pharmaceutical companies behind them or have access to the right contacts as there is a ...
Source: Thailand COVID-19 News  Dec 19, 2020
Thailand COVID-19 News: Thai health officials from the CSSA (Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration) made a shocking announcement on Saturday December 19th at about 9pm Bangkok time that there were a total of 548 new confirmed cases of local transmission of COVID-19 in Thailand at Samut Sakhon province. Myanmar Migrant Workers Sorting Seafood At Samut Sakhon   What was shocking was no...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 18, 2020
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System-Seattle, University of Washington School of Medicine- Seattle and Oregon Health & Science University-Portland have in a new study demonstrated that the spike or S protein of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to penetrate and cross the blood-brain barrier in mice models indicating that it is most probably able t...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Dec 18, 2020
COVID-19 Drugs: The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is currently taking a toll on numerous countries around the world with daily global infection rates now surpassing 700,000 and daily COVID-19 deaths now exceeding 13,000 (On December 16th new records were reported with more than 725,950 COVID-19 infections in 24 hours and 13,558 COVID-19 deaths).   As of Friday, (9am Bangkok time), th...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 18, 2020
COVID-19 News: Scientists from Yale Medical School have made yet another alarming discovery that the human host’s blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) are able to harbor the SARS-CoV-2 genome with implications for viral persistence and dangers to various human organs over time.   Various different viruses infect circulating mononuclear cells to disseminate infection to diverse organs. Blood...
Source: Cancer Drugs  Dec 18, 2020
Cancer Drugs: Pembrolizumab, an immunotherapy drug has been recently approved by the U.S. FDA  as a first-line treatment for patients with certain types of advanced colorectal cancer. This is the 9th FDA approval supported by Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) research. Individuals newly diagnosed with advanced or metastatic microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) or mismatch repair deficient (d...
Source: Coronavirus News  Dec 18, 2020
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from the University of Utah and the University of California-Davis shows that SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus like particles are highly sensitive to temperature increases and thrives in cooler temperatures.   The SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus which has caused the COVID-19 pandemic. Other known coronaviruses show a strong pattern of seasonality, with t...
Source: Supplements For COVID-19  Dec 17, 2020
Supplements For COVID-19: A new study by researchers from CIRI (Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie)-France and the  University Hospital of St-Etienne-France have shown that copper gluconate is able to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection n vitro and has the potential to be used as a supplement to help in controlling COVID-19 infections in the role as an adjuvant.   ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 17, 2020
COVID-19 News: A new study by researchers from Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research-Cambridge, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering-Harvard University, Department of Biology-Massachusetts Institute of Technology  and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences-Harvard University have alarmingly discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 RNA is reverse-transcribed...
Source: Vaccine News  Dec 17, 2020
Vaccine News: An American health worker from Alaska had a serious allergic reaction after getting a Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine shot and was hospitalized, but is now stable, U.S. public health authorities said on Wednesday.   The health worker with no known allergies suffered adverse reaction minutes after taking the Pfizer shot on Tuesday.   Similar cases were rep...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Dec 17, 2020
According to a new study led by scientist from the University of Manchester –UK, previously healthy children infected with COVID-19 can develop severe neurological complications.   The CNS manifestations of COVID-19 in children have primarily been described in case reports, which limit the ability to appreciate the full spectrum of the disease in pediatric patients.   This study ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Dec 17, 2020
A new study by researchers from Washington University School of Medicine- Saint Louis, Missouri has found that the surface proteins on sars-cov-2 virus modifies expression of key cytokines and chemokines in cell lines, inducing induce interferon-dependent inflammation.   According to the study team, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that has caused the COVID-19 pandemic, robustly activates the host imm...
Source: Coronavirus News  Dec 16, 2020
Coronavirus News: Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland School of Medicine conclude in a perspective editorial that while a fever is one of the most common symptoms for individuals who get sick with COVID-19, taking one's temperature is a poor means of screening who is infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the disease, and more importantly, who m...
Source: Vaccine News  Dec 16, 2020
Vaccine News: A new preliminary study led by researchers from Oxford University and includes scientists from University College London, Université de Strasbourg-France and University of Birmingham-UK shows that a natural compound called spermidine, which helps immune cells self-clean, may improve vaccine protection in older adults.   According to the study abstract, older adults are ...
Source: Diabetes News  Dec 16, 2020
Diabetes News: Australian researchers led by the University of Adelaide that involved six specialist centers across Australia have in the largest randomized trial ever conducted investigating testosterone treatment shown that, over and above the effect of a lifestyle program, treatment with testosterone prevents or reverses newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes in men.   Men who are overweight or ...
Source: Coronavirus News  Dec 15, 2020
Coronavirus News: More good news for those sick with the arrogance of the British, Americans and French so called medical ‘experts’ and the clandestine behavior of the governments from these countries in trying to curtail news and developments about the COVID-19 disease to its citizens through the support of wire agencies, mainstream media, social media and also search engines.  ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 15, 2020
COVID-19 News: A new study by researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine-Philadelphia warns that the SARS-CoV-2 can in most times damage children's blood vessels, with consequences that might surface decades after the infection subsides.   Although most children with SARS-CoV-2 infection have mild or minimal dis...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Dec 15, 2020
U.S. Medical News: Various media are covering the plight of an American ER doctor who tweeted his concerns his concern about the lack of available ICU beds on Nov. 22 in the state of Arizona and was subsequently ‘fired’ from the Yuma Regional Medical Center  at Arizona despite a shortage of doctors as he had apparently made Governor Doug Ducey look like a liar after the governor h...
Source: HIV News  Dec 15, 2020
HIV News: A new collaborative international HIV study has shown that Dolutegravir, the current first-line treatment for HIV, may not be as effective as hoped in sub-Saharan Africa. The research finds that this so-called 'wonder drug' may be less effective in patients resistant to older drugs.   The research findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Nature Communications. ...
Source: Cancer Herbs  Dec 15, 2020
Cancer-Herbs: Researchers from the Translational Genomics Research Institute-Phoenix (an affiliate of City of Hope), Baylor Institute for Immunology Research-Dallas and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies-San Diego have in a new study found that a phytochemical derived from the Tripterygium Wilfordii Plant (Commonly called thunder god vine) is able to kill cancer cells and potentially improv...
Source: COVID-19 Reinfections   Dec 14, 2020
More cases of COVID-19 reinfections are emerging around the world in recent months and researchers are keenly interested in such cases which are still considered rare but still on the rise. Many experts are speculating in the coming months, we will witness more reinfections.   While we now have medically documented cases of COVID-19 reinfections published in a variety of journals, the mains...
Source: Vaccine Updates  Dec 14, 2020
Vaccine Updates: America has just crossed the 300,000 COVID-19 deaths milestone a few minutes ago and more than 16.2 million Americans have been infected with the COVID-19 while in the United Kingdom, the situation is just as bad but we are unable to report any figures as most official figures are unreliable as a result as a result of a concerted effort by certain authorities to mask the real...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 14, 2020
A new COVID-19 research study by scientists from the Rockfeller University-New York, New York University School of Medicine and Heidelberg University-Germany  have identified a single protein that appears necessary for the COVID-19 virus to reproduce and spread to other cells.   The current COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of over 1.61 million individuals worldwide. The causativ...
Source: COVID-19 Tips  Dec 14, 2020
COVID-19 Tips: A new study by researchers from University of Massachusetts and Brown University-Rhode Island utilizing a new series of computational fluid dynamics simulations suggests that, for two people who must travel together in the same passenger car, the safest way to prevent possible transmission of COVID-19 in such a risky, enclosed environment is to do so with all four windows ...
Source: COVID-19 Genetics  Dec 14, 2020
COVID-19 Genetics: A new study led by researchers from the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), Delhi-India describes the prevalence of single nucleotide variations within a single host, suggesting that this phenomenon seems to be much more common in the Indian population, and that this may lead to the emergence of many variants in the population. Importantly the variants may...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 14, 2020
COVID-19 News: British researchers from University College London, Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology & Infectious Disease (CITIID), University of Cambridge, Cambridge University NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust, University of Kent and University of Amsterdam have in a new research discovered the emergence of antibody resistant SARS-CoV-2 variants in a COVID-19 patient who had been tr...
Source: Influenza News  Dec 13, 2020
Influenza News: A new study by researchers from the University of Chicago suggests that an individual’s antibody response to influenza viruses is dramatically shaped by their pre-existing immunity, and that the quality of this response differs in individuals who are vaccinated or naturally infected. The study team found that infection-induced antibodies reacted to non-neutralizing epitopes o...
Source: Vaccine News  Dec 13, 2020
Vaccine News: It was officially announced by Peru health authorities on Friday that the government has temporarily suspended clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine made by Chinese drug giant Sinopharm after detecting neurological problems in one of its test volunteers.   It was reported that a participant had developed a neurological condition known as Guillain-Barre syndrome.   The Per...
Source: COVID-19 Genetics  Dec 13, 2020
COVID-19 Genetics: Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have identified potential treatments for COVID-19 after the discovery of five genes associated with the most severe form of the disease. The genes: IFNAR2, TYK2, OAS1, DPP9 and CCR2 partially explain why some individuals become desperately sick with COVID-19, while others are not affected.   According to the study team’s ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 13, 2020
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from University Of California-Irvine have discovered that distant residues modulate the conformational openings in SARS-CoV-2 spike protein.  The researchers also warn that the mutations in these residues could generate new coronavirus strains with different degrees of infectivity and virulence, resulting in future epidemics.    The study team says th...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 13, 2020
COVID-19 News: A Post-mortem study by ophthalmologist and researchers from the Center for Vision and Eye Banking Research, Eversight-Cleveland, Wayne State University-Detroit, Rush University-Chicago and the University of Michigan have shockingly found the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in eye ocular tissues.   These findings were of a concern and could have varied implications.  ...
Source: Ivermectin and COVID-19  Dec 13, 2020
Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 in various stages of the disease is turning to be a more viable and proven option despite strong opposition from groups with vested interest in America and Europe.\ This time, a double blind, placebo- controlled randomized clinical trial tested the efficacy of the drug to treat mild conditions of the disease and to see how it prevents high viral loads, how it prevente...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Dec 13, 2020
World COVID-19 News: The COVID-19 crisis is escalating exponentially with the total COVID-19 deaths now crossing the 1.6 million milestone and reaching more than 1,607,900 as of Sunday (1700hrs Bangkok).   The total number of global COVID-19 infections has now reached more than 71.8 million.   The projections for total deaths and infections by the 31st Of December 2020 is that we will ...
Source: British Medical Journal  Dec 10, 2020
The British Medical Journal is one of the few credible and untainted medical journals left that believes in real scientific facts and data, ethics, transparency and cannot be manipulated by money as in the case of certain other journals that are literally in the hands of pharmaceutical companies or the U.S. or China governments.   Day by day its seems that the monies of the big pharma compa...
Source: NeuroCOVID  Dec 10, 2020
NeuroCOVID: A new study by researchers from Boston University Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine shows that SARS-CoV-2 infections can cause a wide range of neurological complications, even in patients who are not critically ill.   The study was conducted to characterize the breadth of neurologic findings associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection in a diverse group of in...
Source: U.S. Hospitals  Dec 10, 2020
U.S. Hospitals are running short of ICU beds as COVID-19 infection rates are fast climbing. In the last 24 hours, there were 225,441 new COVID-19 cases reported in America while a new record of 3,242 Americans have died from the COVID-19 disease in the last 24 hours. Current hospitalizations have reached 106,920 while more than 24,000 cases are termed as critically ill with more than 8,200 individ...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Dec 10, 2020
Thailand Coronavirus News: Thailand recently announced that it has opened the country to tourist from all countries as long as they have relevant COVID-19 tests prior to boarding and have applied and paid for the relevant visas in their home countries and have signed up for the 14 day prepaid quarantine packages in Thailand coupled with relevant medical insurance and other preconditions.   ...
Source: Herbs For COVID-19  Dec 10, 2020
Herbs For COVID-19: Numerous emerging studies are indicating and suggesting that a phytochemical called eugenol that is extracted from cloves could perhaps be used in a variety of ways to prevent, treat and control SARS-CoV-2 infections ie either as an oral adjuvant or even in terms of nasal and oral sprays or as an inhalant.   Most of the studies were initiated by Thailand Medical News sin...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 10, 2020
COVID-19 News: Doctors and researchers from the pediatric neurology department, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, Whitechapel-UK have published a new COVID-19 case report in the peer reviewed European Journal of Epilepsy, the Seizure, detailing an alarming  documented case of a patient suffering cortical damage as a result of a SARS-CoV-2 infection.   The case report ...
Source: Healthcare News  Dec 09, 2020
Healthcare News: According to a new study by researchers from the University of Glasgow-UK, healthcare workers are 7 times as likely to have severe COVID-19 infection as those with other types of 'non-essential' jobs.   The study findings were based on the first UK-wide lockdown and are published online in the peer- reviewed journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine. ht...
Source: COVID-19-News  Dec 09, 2020
COVID-19-News: Medical researchers from the  Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-New Jersey have reported the first documented case of COVID-19 triggering a recurrence of Guillain-Barré Syndrome , a rare disorder where the body's immune system attacks nerves and can lead to respiratory failure and death.   COVID-19 has been reported to trigger Guillain–Barr&eacu...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 News  Dec 09, 2020
SARS-Cov-2 News: Scientist from at Gladstone Institutes and the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, in collaboration with scientists at University of California- San Francisco (UCSF) and Synthego Corporation, have identified critical molecular processes in human cells that coronaviruses including the SARS-CoV-2 virus uses to survive.   According to the study team’s abstract, the Coronavirida...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Dec 09, 2020
  COVID-19 Alerts: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cautioned all medical staff and hospitals that protective face masks containing metal can heat to unsafe temperatures during Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning.   Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses strong magnets and radio waves (radiofrequency energy) to make pictures of the inside of the body. MRIs hel...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine News  Dec 09, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine News: The U.S. FDA has warned that four participants in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trials had developed facial paralysis while UK regulators have issued yet another warning that individuals with allergies should avoid the COVID-19 vaccine.   The U.S FDA commenting on the incident of the 4 individuals developing facial paralysis after having the Pfizer’s COVID-19 ...
Source: COVID-19 Genetic Risk Variants  Dec 08, 2020
COVID-19 genetic risk variants significantly associated with the expression of 11 protein-coding genes that impact immune cell types and COVID-19 disease severity were identified in a new study by researchers from La Jolla Institute for Immunology-California and the University of California San Diego.   In the study abstract, the researchers said that common genetic polymorphisms associated...
Source: Thailand COVID-19 News  Dec 08, 2020
Thailand COVID-19 News: Trying the  decipher the real numbers of COVID-19  infections in Thailand per day can be really mind boggling for instance yesterday it was announced during the mid-day daily COVID-19 briefings that  9 more Thai female returnees from Myanmar tested positive but in the evening it was disclosed in mainstream media that another 6 more cases were detected in the ...
Source: India Medical News  Dec 08, 2020
India Medical News: Health authorities in the town of Eluru in the Southern state of Andhra Pradesh are reporting the emergence of a new strange disease that has affected more than 487 individuals so far with one death. Credit: PTI   Most manifest symptoms similar to epilepsy attacks that last for few minutes and loss of memory coupled with anxiety, nausea, headache and back pain and a few ...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Dec 07, 2020
World COVID-19 News: The world is witnessing an unprecedented health crisis never witnessed in the last few decades. With daily new COVID-19 infections surpassing 650,000 day and daily global death rates from COVID-19 exceeding an average of 12,000 per day with rates expected to rise exponentially the next few weeks, public healthcare systems in many countries are about to collapse. It is apparent...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Dec 07, 2020
Thailand Coronavirus News: Officials in the Northern Thai province of Chiang Rai has discovered nine new cases of COVID-19 linked to a hotel and entertainment area in Myanmar famous for females freelancing themselves as escorts or working as karaoke and disco hosts called 1G1 Hotel in Myanmar. The Nightclub At 1G1 Hotel In Myanmar.   It was reported that all the nine were women aged 20-44 y...
Source: Vaccine News  Dec 07, 2020
Vaccine News: Scientists from the U.S. National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have reported that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, mRNA-1273, caused the human immune system to produce potent antibodies that endures for at least three months.   The research findings were published in the peer reviewed New England Journal of Medicine. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10...
Source: Immunogenetics-CRELD1 Gene   Dec 07, 2020
Immunogenetics: Researchers from the University of Bonn-Germany and the Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen-Netherlands have in a new study found a genetic disposition that plays a key role in the development of the heart in the embryo also appears to play a key role in the human immune system. When the gene identified as CRELD1 is not active enough, the immune defense system undergoes cha...
Source: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania  Dec 07, 2020
Cancer News: According to new preclinical data from oncologists and researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn's Abramson Cancer Center, knocking out a protein known to stifle T cell activation on CAR T cells using the CRISPR/Cas9 technology enhanced the engineered T cells' ability to eliminate blood cancers.   The new study findings ...
Source: U.S. COVID-19 News  Dec 06, 2020
U.S. COVID-19 News: The situation in America is sadly getting bad and daily deaths now crossing the 2,400 mark the last few days and new COVID-19 infections crossing the 200,000 daily mark. (Sources: John Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard, the COVID-19 Tracking project, Worldometer)   As of Sunday, the total number of COVID-19 infections in America now stands at 14.57 million and the total number ...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Dec 06, 2020
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Researchers from Gladstone Institutes, University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have developed a new fast and portable yet accurate COVID-19 diagnostic platform utilizing CRISPR testing technology and the smartphone camera.   The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus outbreak has become an ongoing global pandemic due in part...
Source: Coronavirus News  Dec 06, 2020
Coronavirus News: A study by Italian doctors and researchers published in the JAMA Internal Medicine medical journal alarmingly reveals that that 18% of recovered COVID-19 patients test positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that 3% ie 1 of 32, carry replicating virus in their respiratory tract. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/10.1001/jamainternmed.2020...
Source: COVID-19 Antivirals  Dec 05, 2020
COVID-19 Antivirals: The interim WHO Solidarity Trial results confirms that antivirals like remdesivir, lopinavir, interferon and hydroxychloroquine seem to have little to no effect on mortality for hospitalized patients with COVID-19.   The trial randomly assigned hospitalized patients with Covid-19 equally between one of the trial drug regimens that was locally available and open control ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 05, 2020
COVID-19 News: Researchers from Sun Yat-Sen University campuses in both Shenzhen and Zhuhai, China have in a new study identified an antibody called nCoV396 that is able to halt the SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein induced complement hyperactivation that often leads to increased morbidity and mortality in COVID-19 patients. In the abstract of the study, the researchers said that although human anti...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs-Angelica Archangelica   Dec 05, 2020
COVID-19 Herbs: A new study by researchers from Spain led by WorldPathol Global United S.A, Universidad de Zaragoza-Spain and various other institutions have found that non-toxic furocoumarin phytochemical extracted from the roots and seeds of the Angelica Archangelica plant was able to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in vitro studies.   The study findings were published on a preprint se...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 05, 2020
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei-Taiwan shows that SARS-CoV-2 D614 and G614 spike variants impair neuronal synapses, causing neurological manifestations. The study also showed that these spike variants exhibit differential fusion ability.   In the study abstract, the researchers said that the SARS-CoV-2 coronaviru...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements-Melatonin  Dec 04, 2020
COVID-19 Supplements: Researchers from University of Toronto-Canada, Somnogen Canada Inc. and Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina have in a new study proposed that melatonin can help prevent severe COVID-19. The study abstract states that the therapeutic potential of melatonin as a chronobiotic cytoprotective agent to counteract the consequences of COVID-19 infections has been advoca...
Source: Molnupiravir   Dec 04, 2020
Molnupiravir:  As of the last count on Friday morning (4th December), sadly more than 276,120 Americans have died from the COVID-19 disease so far and more than 14.2 million COVID-19 infection cases were logged in the country. These figures are expected to rise exponentially in the next few months despite having so many ‘experts’ in the country.   It was reported that resea...
Source: COVID-19 Research-Antioxidants  Dec 04, 2020
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from McGill University-Canada, University of Saskatchewan-Canada and University of Calgary-Canada have in a new study proposed the ‘redox hypothesis; to help explain as to why certain individuals are more vulnerable to the SARS-CoV-2 infection.   In their abstract presentation, the study team says that disparity in the infection of SARS-CoV2 among host po...
Source: Latest Medical News   Dec 04, 2020
The latest medical news circulating around is based on a new study by researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School and UnitedHealth Group-Florida in which it was found that metformin was associated with significantly reduced COVID-19 death risks in women in one of the world's largest observational studies of COVID-19 patients.   According to the study, type 2 diabetes and...
Source: Supplements, Herbs and Repurposed Drugs For COVID-19  Dec 04, 2020
This simple guide to COVID-19 supplements, repurposed drugs and herbs that can help one with the COVID-19 is basically to help all around the world especially our readers in America, UK, the rest Of Europe, South America and India that has been badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and is going through a rough crisis in their countries.Please do due diligence first and never take any item below ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Dec 03, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: As predicted, the next few months will be fun days for those who have been prepared in advance and have been taking advice from us. Stay locked up in your homes and sip hot therapeutic teas as we watch the fun that is about to happen in the arrogant countries like America and UK where their own incompetent and greedy governments have been misleading the majority of its ignorant ci...
Source: COVID Scams  Dec 03, 2020
COVID-19 Scams: The purpose of the COVID-19 vaccines trials were to determine the safety of the vaccines, whether they elicited relevant and effective antibodies and T-cells and whether they offered protection to the recipients of the vaccines against the various SARS-CoV-2 strains in circulation. (Please also note that having antibodies and T cells elicited does not mean that one is protected as ...
Source: Phytochemicals and Herbs  Dec 03, 2020
Phytochemicals and Herbs: Scientists from North Carolina State University-U.S. in a new study have found that phytochemicals like Flavan-3-ols and Dimeric Proanthocyanidins from plants and fruits can inhibit the main SARS-CoV-2 protease called Mpro hence acting as antivirals against the novel coronavirus.   The study team reported that twelve phytochemicals, (–)-afzelechin (AF), ...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Dec 03, 2020
COVID-19 Symptoms: Doctors from the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Delhi-India report a report a case of a young male patient who came in with a headache to an emergency room. He had increased intracranial pressure and tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, suggesting new headaches during the pandemic should not be ignored.   The case report and study findings were published the...
Source: COVID-19 Fallacies  Dec 02, 2020
COVID-19 Fallacies: There are lots of variables being used in the management of the current COVID-19 pandemic that are not yet properly and scientifically proven yet they are being adopted major policies. For instance, it has been widely assumed that incubation periods of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is between 5 to 6 days and the maximum it could be 14 days, hence the unreliable quarantine periods ...
Source: COVID-19 Phytochemicals  Dec 02, 2020
COVID-19 Phytochemicals: Scientist from the University of Batna-Algeria in a new study with findings published in the peer reviewed European Journal of Pharmacology, have found that the phytochemicals belonging to the class of flavonols that are found commonly in many plants and vegetables could be used as a therapeutic approach to COVID-19. The flavonols myricitrin and myricetin-3-O-β-D-gluc...
Source: Health Supplements  Dec 02, 2020
Health Supplements: Researchers from West Virginia University in a new epidemiological study have found that glucosamine/chondroitin supplements may reduce overall mortality about as well as regular exercise does. Previous studies in the United Kingdom or a single US state have demonstrated an association between intake of glucosamine/chondroitin and mortality. This study sought to investigate th...
Source: COVID-19 Quarantine  Dec 02, 2020
COVID-19 Quarantine: It has already been confirmed that the U.S. CDC or the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is to officially announce this evening in the U.S. a new federal policy to shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, as the SARS-CoV-2 virus rages across the nation.   A senior administration official said tha...
Source: COVID-19 Antivirals  Dec 01, 2020
COVID-19 Antivirals: A new study by researchers from Stanford University-U.S., University Hospital Heidelberg-Germany, University of Freiburg-Germany, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) indicates that developing antivirals to treat COVID-19 that are based on the approach of inhibiting SAR-COV-2 proteases might not be an effective way due to the...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 News  Dec 01, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 News: A new study involving  physicians and researchers from Kiel University, the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) and the Universities of Bonn, Cologne, Luebeck, Tuebingen and Nijmegen as well as the Research Center Borstel-Leibniz Lung Center and the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Disorders (DZNE) have demonstrated that not only classic immune cells play a...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 01, 2020
COVID-19 Research: Chinese researchers from the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology, Academy of Military Medical Sciences (AMMS)-China led by Professor Dr Wei Congwen, have found the role of an HDL (high-density lipoprotein) receptor in the facilitation of entry of the SARS CoV-2 into human host cells.   The SARS-CoV-2 infects host cells through binding of the viral spike protein (SARS-2-S) ...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Dec 01, 2020
COVID-19 Scams: Kinda sick of reading about so called ‘experts’ and leaders in various industries complaining that there is a lot of misinformation online and that people are lacking confidence to accept the new COVID-19 vaccines as result of that. However they themselves failed to reassure the public with proper facts and assume that the masses are really stupid. (Well maybe in certai...
Source: COVID-19 Phytochemicals  Nov 30, 2020
COVID-19 Phytochemicals: A new research by scientist Dr Kara Fitzgerald from the Institute for Functional Medicine-Washington has revealed that furin Inhibition may lower risk of COVID severity. The study also advocates the use of furin inhibitors including heparin and a more so Berberine, a HIF-1 Inhibitor derived from plants. The Barberry Plant   Berberine is a phytochemical that is ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 30, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from Ankara City Hospital, Yildirim Beyazit University School of Medicine-Turkey and the Public Health Institutions of Turkey have in a new study found that asymptomatic individuals possess higher viral loads of the SARS-CoV-2coronavirus than symptomatic individuals.   To date, the SARS-CoV-2 virus dynamics in different hosts and different samples and their rela...
Source: COVID-19 Immunity  Nov 30, 2020
COVID-19 Immunity: Researchers from the University of Buffalo-New York and University of Alabama at Birmingham stress that more research and focus should also be focused on the mucosal immunity and not just on the systemic immunoglobin antibodies.   The mucosal immune system is the largest component of the entire immune system, having evolved to provide protection at the main sites of infecti...
Source: COVID-19 Care  Nov 30, 2020
COVID-19 Care: Doctors and researchers from Edge Hill University, Lancashire-UK, Lancaster University-UK, and hospitals under the Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust-UK have in a new study found that CPAP Machines when used in early stages can save the lives of patients hospitalized with COVID-19. This is especially important as the current surges in the second wave is already o...
Source: Coronavirus News:  Nov 30, 2020
Coronavirus News: A new study by Italian researchers from Meyer Children's University Hospital-Florence, University of Florence and the Guglielmo da Saliceto Hospital-Piacenza have found that steam inhalation therapy was able to mitigate SARS-CoV-2 infection.  This single-centered open label interventional study had the limited objective of enrolling up to 10 adults in whom RN-swab (eSwa...
Source: Diets And Nutrition  Nov 30, 2020
Diets And Nutrition: A new review published in the Journal of Translational Medicine by Italian researchers from the University of Padua- Italy and IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana-Rome-Italy says that Keto diets could help to prevent and mitigate COVID-19 severity. https://translational-medicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12967-020-02600-9   Thailand Medical News had also published ...
Source: COVID-19 Racism  Nov 29, 2020
Editorial COVID-19 Racism: Racial tensions are getting heated up against a background where patriotism and nationalism is already emerging around a crazy world where at least 85 percent of the populations are simply ignorant and stupid. (Figures could be higher for America)   COVID-19 could be a godsend after all and perhaps hopefully by the time the fourth and fifth waves are over in the o...
Source: Y453F Mutation  Nov 29, 2020
Y453F Mutation: Japanese researchers from Kyoto Medical Center, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Tohoku University School of Medicine and Kyoto University School of Medicine have in a new study of the SARS-CoV-2 virus strains that passed from infected minks to humans found that these strains contained the mutation Y453F on the receptor binding domain (RBD) of the spike glycoprotein ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Nov 29, 2020
COVID-19 News: A new Chinese study led by researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences-Beijing along with a variety of other Chinese research institutions and biotech companies have discovered a new promising monoclonal antibody called HB27 that was found to have two distinct mechanisms of action inhibiting the virus-host cell interaction and subsequent infection and because of this unique mec...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs And Phytochemicals  Nov 28, 2020
COVID-19 Herbs-Phytochemicals: Researchers from Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Immunity Research at the Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen-China have in a new in vitro study found that the phytochemical extracted from plants called resveratrol is able to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus effectively.   Resveratrol (3,4,5‐trihydroxy‐trans‐stilbene, RES)&n...
Source: Latest COVID-19 Research  Nov 28, 2020
Latest COVID-19 Research: Israeli scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot-Israel and the Israel Institute for Biological Research, Ness Ziona-Israel have uncovered new details that show that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus deploys a multipronged strategy to suppress the mechanism of human host protein synthesis that often leads to disease progression or even to long term COVID-19 eff...
Source: Herbs and Phytochemicals  Nov 28, 2020
Herbs and Phytochemicals: A new study involving both molecular docking and in vitro research covering a variety of phytochemicals by scientists from Tennessee State University and Meharry Medical College-Nashville has found that phycobilins found In algae can basically function as potential antivirals to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication.   Phycobilins are light-capturing pigmen...
Source: Herb News  Nov 28, 2020
Herb News: Canadian researchers from University of Lethbridge, University of Calgary-Cumming School of Medicine, Pathway Rx Inc and Swysh Inc have in a new study found that extracts from Cannabis sativa cultivars especially those strains rich in Cannabidiol (CBD) are able decrease levels of the host cell ACE-2 receptors that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus uses to gain viral entry to target tissue...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Nov 28, 2020
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study by researchers from Imperial College London-UK and Kumamoto University-Japan has revealed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causes CD4 T Cells and CD25 hyperactivation while repressing FOXP3 genes in severe COVID-19, causing a T-Cell dysregulation.   It has been found that severe COVID-19 patients show various immunological abnormalities including T-cell reduc...
Source: Coronavirus News  Nov 27, 2020
Coronavirus News: French researchers in a new multicenter study have found a lower or equal risk of fatal COVID-19 in hypertensive patients, depending on the type of medication they are on.   The study finding confirms earlier recommendations that antihypertensives should be continued in these patients before and during infection with SARS-CoV-2, the viral agent that causes COVID-19.  ...
Source: Research News  Nov 27, 2020
Research News: Scientists from the NCH Healthcare System-Florida, University of South Florida and University of Illinois-Chicago in a new study have identified a specific set of genes associated with a poor prognosis of COVID-19.   Often poor outcomes after SARS-CoV-2 infection are difficult to predict. Survivors may develop pulmonary fibrosis.  The study team previously identified a 5...
Source:   Nov 27, 2020
Ivermectin-COVID-19: Finally the results of a randomized trial has emerged to show the effectiveness of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 despite numerous attempts by various big American and European pharmaceutical companies and their governments to try to suppress Ivermectin research due to greed and financial scams. The clinical trial study was led by Iranian researchers from Qazvin university of m...
Source: COVID-19 Mutations  Nov 27, 2020
COVID-19 Mutations: Researchers, virologists and genomic specialist from the Harbin Institute of Technology-China are warning that a new emerging mutated SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strain N439K is more infectious and antibody resistant than the original Wuhan strains.   The SARS-CoV-2 virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been undergoing various mutations and in some cases becoming more infec...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Nov 26, 2020
COVID-19 Scams:  While most of the moronic and non-credible media and ignorant individuals were celebrating AstraZeneca’s so called vaccine trial results including supposedly experts with huge vested business interest in the pharma industry like Dr Anthony Fauci, it has now come to light that there was a huge error in the manufacturing process of these vaccines which even AstraZeneca an...
Source: COVID-19 Genomics  Nov 26, 2020
COVID-19 Genomics: A new breakthrough research led by scientists from Harvard including researchers from the T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University-Boston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Cambridge, Harvard Medical School-Boston, Brigham and Women's Hospital-Boston, Boston Children’s Hospital and also experts from Dankook University-South Korea have identified specif...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Nov 26, 2020
Scientist from the Organic and Natural Products Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School-U.S,  Institute of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at the Johannes Gutenberg University-Germany  along with Traditional Chinese medicine experts from  Henan University of Chinese Medicine at Zhengzhou-China have in a new study showed the effectiveness of certain he...
Source: COVID-19 Genetics  Nov 25, 2020
COVID-19 Genetics: The current COVID-19 pandemic has infected almost 60 million people worldwide and caused more than 1.4 million deaths. These figures are rising exponentially but as far as progress is concerned in terms of finding a cure for the disease, we are still nowhere as unknown to many, the COVID-19 disease is a highly complex disease that is not just affected by the type or strain of SA...
Source: Vaccine News  Nov 25, 2020
Vaccine News: A new vivo animal study by scientist from Pennsylvania State University shows that intramuscular COVID-19 vaccination of ferrets failed to induce sufficient antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, and the ferrets remained susceptible to infection of the upper respiratory tract. The study shows that protection of upper respiratory tract will require vaccines that mimic natural infection by SAR...
Source: COVID-19 Transmission  Nov 25, 2020
COVID-19 Transmission: Despite constant denials by the WHO and also the  U.S. CDC due to lobbying from powerful food conglomerates and interest groups, more emerging studies are showing that food products including frozen seafood and meat supplies can be potential carriers of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Food Control. htt...
Source: COVID-19 Therapeutic Herbal Teas   Nov 25, 2020
Thailand Medical News is making a desperate appeal for help as we need urgent funds to resume production of our therapeutic teas that being distributed free for observational studies in a variety poor countries and hospitals under the medical supervision of licensed doctors. We initially did a production run of more than 80,000 sets (ie each set with 15 packets to achieve the optimum prophylact...
Source: COVID-19 News  Nov 24, 2020
COVID-19 News: Brazilian scientists have in a new study reported two cases of individuals with SARS-CoV-2 shedding infectious virus for a significantly longer period than has previously been reported. The findings can also implications on quarantine periods etc.   Previously, it has been estimated that individuals with COVID-19 can shed replication-competent virus up to a maximum of only tw...
Source: Herbs For COVID-19  Nov 24, 2020
Herbs For COVID-19: German scientists from the Institute for Virology at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany have in a new study demonstrated the that potential antiviral effects of commonly consumed Sage and Perilla herbal infusions on the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus -the pathogen that causes the COVID-19 disease. Sage Grown In Phayao, Thailand   The present COVID-19 pandemic represents a...
COVID-19 Scams  Nov 24, 2020
American COVID-19 Scams: The Trump controlled U.S FDA, a regulatory agency that no longer has any credibility has suffered yet another blow as ethical medical professionals are advocating against the use of the overpriced drug bamlanivimab (Eli Lilly) that was granted emergency use authorization (EUA) by the U.S. FDA on the November 10th for use in ambulatory patients with mild to moderate COVID-1...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Nov 24, 2020
COVID-19 Alerts: A new research that is among many that is emerging is indicating that natural deletions in the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein is driving antibody escape and many of the current vaccine candidates may end up being useless or worse even contribute to the phenomenon of ADE or antibody-dependent enhancement.   The new research by scientist from the University of Pittsburg and Ha...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 24, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: Top Glove, a Malaysian company that is the world's biggest manufacturer of surgical gloves will close over half of its factories after a surge in COVId-19 cases among workers, Malaysian health authorities said Monday.   The company had seen a huge jump in demand since the start of the pandemic as countries scrambled to stock up on protective equipment, pushing up both i...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Nov 24, 2020
COVID-19 Symptoms: Researchers from the University of Barcelona-Spain, Instituto de Salud Carlos III-Spain, University of Múrcia-Spain, University of Hawai-U.S. and University of Oxford-UK have in a new study concluded that nasal dryness could be an early warning sign of COVID-19 disease.   One of the entry routes of SARS-CoV-2 is the nasal epithelium. Although mounting evidence sugg...
Source: Coronavirus News  Nov 23, 2020
Coronavirus News: A Turkish researcher, Dr Cemile Seymen from the Gazi University Institute of Health Sciences, Ankara-Turkey has warned based on his study findings that the COVID-91 disease is able to negatively affect male reproductive health and fertility.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal of Medical Virology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jmv...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Nov 23, 2020
COVID-19 Herbs: In new research by scientists from the faculty of medicine, University of Banja Luka-Bosnia/Herzegovina and the Institute for Medicinal Plant Research Belgrade-Serbia, that involved using computational molecular docking studies, it was found that the phytochemicals Ellagic Acid, Gallic Acid, Punicalagin and Punicalin extracted from pomegranate peels could inhibit the SARS-CoV-...
Source:   Nov 23, 2020
Phytochemicals-Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM): Scientist from the Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute & Hospital -China, the Central South University,Hunan-China and the HuaZhong Agricultural University,Wuhan-China have in a new silico computational molecular docking study found that the phytochemicals quercetin, puerarin and kaempferol frequently found in most relevant Traditional...
Source: COVID-19 Protection  Nov 22, 2020
COVID-19 Protection: Researchers from largest private hospital group in Mexico-Hospital Médica Sur have in a new study found that measles-mumps-rubella MMR II vaccine could offer protection against the COVID-19 disease.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Allergy (The European Journal Of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/do...
Source: Latest COVID-19 Research  Nov 22, 2020
Latest COVID-19 Research: Spanish researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM), the  Fight AIDS and Infectious Diseases Foundation-Spain, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona-Spain  and the Universtiat Central de Catalunya-Spain have in a new study revealed that SARS-CoV-2, the causative pathogen COVID-...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Nov 22, 2020
COVID-19 Scams: More emerging news coming out from the land of COVID-19 Scams-America. After the hydrochloroquinone, convalescent plasma and remdesivir sagas, we have the Eli lily monoclonal drug and now the Regeneron’s antibody cocktail drug being granted emergency authorization or EUA status to treat COVID-19. It was already expected news as many were sure that Trump has to oblige his...
Source: Antibody Resistant SARS-CoV-2  Nov 22, 2020
Antibody Resistant SARS-CoV-2: A new study and modeling platform created by researchers and scientist from Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Fractal Therapeutics,-Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Microsoft Research, Mark S. Hixon Consulting and  Boston University alarmingly indicates that due to t...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Nov 21, 2020
COVID-19 Scams: It is now emerging that it is not just medical products from China that are typically substandard  with most Chinese suppliers trying to scam other countries desperate in need of supplies but now South Korea has emerged as another country indulging in similar practices.   The Washington Post reported yesterday (Friday) that coronavirus tests imported from South Korea by...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 News  Nov 21, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 News: Researchers from the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with Justus-Liebig University, Germany, have uncovered how the genome of SARS-CoV-2 ie the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 utilizes ‘genome origami’ to infect and replicate successfully inside host cells.   Discovery of shape of the SARS-CoV-2 genome after infection could inform the develo...
Source: Latest COVID-19 Updates  Nov 21, 2020
Latest COVID-19 Updates: Researchers from the  University of São Paulo's Medical School (FM-USP) in Brazil under the supervision of Dr Marilia Cerqueira Leite Seelaender, a professor in the Department of Clinical Surgery in a new study indicate that there is  growing evidence that adipose tissue plays a key role in the aggravation of COVID-19. One of the theories under investi...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Nov 20, 2020
COVID-19 Scams: Finally the world is seeing more day by day the scams perpetrated by American entities including the NIH, CDC, FDA, the Trump Administration and individuals like Dr Anthony Fauci, billionaires like Tom Cahill and politicians like Nick Ayers and Mike Spence.   One of the biggest scams that is coming to light is remdesivir, an overpriced drug that had no efficacy against COVID...
Source: COVID-19 Intranasals  Nov 20, 2020
COVID-19 Intranasals: Scientists from the University of Birmingham have developed a nasal spray that can provide effective protection against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus by using materials already cleared for use in humans.   Airborne pathogens pose high risks in terms of both contraction and transmission within the respiratory pathways, in particular the nasal region. Although knowledge of ...
Source: COVID-19 Breakthroughs  Nov 20, 2020
COVID-19 Breakthroughs: A new breakthrough study led by researchers from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Memphis along with scientist from University of Tennessee Health Science Center have discovered that inflammation in COVID-19 patients were not just caused by cytokine storms per se or even just by bradykinin storms but rather were triggered by what is known as PANoptosis.   PA...
Source: COVID-19 Genetics  Nov 19, 2020
COVID19 Genetics: Scientists from the University of Adelaide-Australia, Australian National University and the University of Arizona-United States have in a new study found that that an ancient coronavirus-like epidemic drove the adaptation of East Asian people from 25,000 to 5,000 years ago.   The present SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has emphasized the vulnerability of human populations to novel vi...
Source: SARS-Cov-2 Foodborne Transmission  Nov 19, 2020
SARS-Cov-2 Foodborne Transmission: A new Canadian study by researchers from Bureau of Microbial Hazards-Health Canada and the Faculty of Medicine-University of Ottawa on the potential foodborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through fresh produce shows that typical coronaviruses like the HCoV-229E strains remains infectious for up to 3 days on cucumbers.   Typically human coronaviruses (HCoVs) ...
Source: Vaccine News  Nov 19, 2020
Vaccine News: New alarming study findings based on a research by scientist from the University of Oxford-UK has now put numerous vaccines that are under development and soon to be used on masses under a new spotlight.   The study team has revealed that site-specific glycosylation differs between spike proteins derived from SARS-CoV-2 and a viral vector-based vaccine candidate. A significant...
Source: COVID-19 Second Wave  Nov 19, 2020
COVID-19 Second Wave: The COVID-19 second wave is finally here and by the way things look, nothing is going to for well for the next 3 to 4 months. Already another new record number of global COVID-19 deaths was recorded in the last 24 hours at 11,005. As of today, the official total number of people worldwide who have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus stands at more than 56.4 million ...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Nov 18, 2020
COVID-19 Treatments: Researchers from the Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital, Chengdu in China, have in a new study proposed the usage of hydrogen therapy as an adjuvant treatment to treat to severely ill COVID-19 patients.   According to the research team, hydrogen has been shown to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, hormone-regulating, and apo...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Nov 18, 2020
COVID-19 Herbs: Scientist from Jinan University-China, University of Houston-United States, University of California-United States and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine-China are calling for more research into the potential prophylactic effects of herbs, phytochemicals and traditional medicines on SARS-CoV-2 infection and the subsequent COVID-19 disease.   The scientists said that alth...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Nov 18, 2020
COVID-19 Clinical Care: Researchers from New York University School of Medicine have revealed that the clinical severity of hospitalized COVID-19 patients can be predicted by analyzing the level of troponin elevation and electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities.   Troponin elevation is a frequent laboratory finding in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 disease, and may reflect direct vascu...
Source: COVID-19 News  Nov 18, 2020
COVID-19 News: Italian researchers from Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, VisMederi Srl-Siena, University of Siena and University of Milan in a new study have surprisingly discovered that SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus was circulating in Italy even before China knew about its existence on its own soil.   There are no robust data on the real onset of SARS-CoV-2 infection and spread in the ...
Source: WHO News  Nov 17, 2020
WHO: Emerging reports are indicting that a COVID-19 cluster has broken out at the World Health Organization headquarters with more than 65 cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections among staff based at its HQ office, including five individuals who worked on the premises and were in contact with one another. Sources are saying more cases are expected to emerge and that even certain senior exec...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 17, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: Scientists and immunologists from the VIB Research Center-Belgium, University of Leuven-Belgium and the The Babraham Institute, Cambridge-UK have in a new study that besides confirming what was already revealed in earlier studies that the SARS-CoV-2 not only impairs the human host immune system and causes T-cell Lymphopenia, has now also discovered that the infection causes an inc...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Nov 17, 2020
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have in a new study found that goblet cells are basically the prime targets of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus despite the virus also being able to infect ciliated cells. The study also showed that gob...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Nov 17, 2020
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by French researchers from Université Claude Bernard, Université de Paris, Sorbonne Université, Hôpital Henri-Mondor, Centre Hospitalier de Vierzon and Centre Hospitalier Métropole Savoie has demonstrated that corticosteroids increases survival rates of elderly severe COVID-19 patients.   The study was designed to assess the effe...
Source: COVID-19 Asymptomatics   Nov 17, 2020
COVID-19 Asymptomatics: French scientists in a new research show that individuals who are asymptomatic following infection with SARS-CoV-2, the agent that causes the COVID-19 disease, typically elicit a polyfunctional antibody response to the virus. Besides the generation of anti-SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies, this polyfunctional response includes the induction of antibody-dependent cell...
Source: Coronavirus News  Nov 17, 2020
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from King Abdulaziz University-Saudi Arabia and Taibah University-Saudi-Arabia alarmingly points out that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could also target the dopamine and dopaminergic receptors and co-receptors and that dopamine-release mechanisms in the central nervous system may play a major role in the entry and propagation of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 News  Nov 16, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 News:  Researchers from University Of Renmin Hospital, Wuhan-China have found in a new study involving ultrasound diagnostic imaging that a high proportion of male COVID-19 patients developed acute testicular infections (22.5%).   The study team  enrolled male patients with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID‐19 and performed a bedside ultrasound (US) examination of the sc...
Source: Virus News  Nov 16, 2020
Virus News: Korean Scientist from Konkuk University-Seoul, Yeungnam University-Daegu, Inje University-Seoul, Seoul National University and also experts from University of Colorado Denver-USA have discovered new mutations on the SARS-CoV-2 genome from samples taken from infected Korean COVID-19 patients. The researchers warn that these new mutations can have critical implications on the current COV...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Nov 16, 2020
COVID-19 Scams: While the majority of the stupid people are still placing their hopes in COVID-19 vaccines with more ‘bribed’ Western journalists and media still extolling merits on these vaccines, various pharmaceutical and biotech executives from companies like Pfizer, Moderna, Novavax are quickly cashing out on their shares while the going is good.   We even have some media i...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs:  Nov 16, 2020
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by Taiwanese researchers from Chang Gung University, Kaohsiung Medical University, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Ming Chi University of Technology and Puxin Fengze Chinese Medicine Clinic have found that strategies using drugs and therapeutics to target neutrophils help to reduce and treat respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)  in severe COVID-19 patients.   ...
Source: Coronavirus News  Nov 15, 2020
Coronavirus News: Even if any of the current COVID-19 vaccines under development is able to offer only short-term protection against certain strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus without causing any long term adverse effects such as ADE (Antibody-dependent enhancement) or other issues, the vaccines will need to be constantly reformulated as emerging studies show that the coronaviruses are constant...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Nov 15, 2020
COVID-19 Supplements: Various studies are now showing that NAD+ (Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide) plays a key role in the COVID-19 disease and also in long COVID and that NAD+ supplementation can help in a variety of ways There are already studies showing that individuals who suffer from NAD+ deficiency are at higher risk of mortality when contracting COVID-19. https://www.sciencedirect.com/sci...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 14, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: A new study by scientists from the University of Otago-New Zealand, University of Auckland-New Zealand and University of Queensland, Brisbane-Australia have found that individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be at an increased risk of death if they develop COVID-19 after becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2.   The study team used data from the UK Biobank. Multivariate-a...
Source: Research News  Nov 14, 2020
Research News: Researchers from Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center-Canada have identified 11 circulating microRNAs in the human body that can be used as biomarkers to determine if a person is suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).   Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex chronic disease, rooted in multi-sy...
Source: COVID-19 Terminology   Nov 14, 2020
COVID-19 Terminology: We at Thailand Medical News found that many of our readers had problems understanding certain terminology used often in various articles including terms like mutations, isolates, variants, strains, antigens, antibodies etc and have decided to start a new series to explain certain terminology to readers. As COVID-19 is expected to be with us for the next 10 years of so (forget...
Source: Herbs For COVID-19  Nov 13, 2020
Herbs For COVID-19: A Colombian and Peruvian study involving scientist from the University of Antioquia-UdeA-Colombia, Universidad de Antioquia UdeA-Colombia, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia and Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos-Peru have demonstrated in proper and credible in vitro studies that phytochemicals present in Cat’s Claw (Uncaria Tomentosa) is able to inhibit replicatio...
Source: COVID-19 Genetics  Nov 13, 2020
COVID-19 Genetics:  Scientist from Yale University in a new research have identified genetic variants among people of white British ancestry that may increase the risk of dying from COVID-19.   The study team considered the mortality as the trait of interest and perform a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of data for 1,778 infected cases (445 deaths, 25.03%) distributed by the UK Bi...
Source: COVID-19 Immunogenomics  Nov 12, 2020
COVID-19 Immunogenomics: Japanese scientist from Tohoku University have found that human editing enzymes are likely behind a type of mutation in the COVID-19 virus that stimulates the release of pro-inflammatory molecules called cytokines by immune cells in the body.   SARS-CoV-2 infection induces severe pneumonia and is the cause of a worldwide pandemic. Coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2...
Source: COVID-19 Genomics  Nov 12, 2020
COVID-19 Genomics: Scientists and genomic specialists from the Academia Sinica-Taiwan, the  Institute for Comparative Genomics-U.S, Technical University of Munich-Germany, University of Wisconsin-Madison, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University-U.S,  University of California-Berkeley and University of California-Los Angeles have in a new study discovered a hidden novel overlapping...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Viral Proteins   Nov 12, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 Viral Proteins: Canadian scientist from the University of Calgary, University of Ottawa, University of British Columbia and Dalhousie University have in a new study found that coronaviruses’ viral proteins including those of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is able to disrupt so called processing bodies (PBs) in the human host resulting in the modifications of interferon and proinflammatory c...
Source: COVID-19 News  Nov 12, 2020
COVID-19 News: A new record of 10,218 Global COVID-19 deaths was recorded in the last 24 hours bringing the global death tally to 1,285,944. At the same time number of total Global COVID-19 infections reached 52,208,810 with more than 613,840 new Global COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours. In America sadly the numbers are fast rising with total number of COVID-19 infections now reaching 1...
Source: COVID-19 Discoveries  Nov 12, 2020
COVID-19 Discoveries: Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center-California, Martin-Luther-University, HalleWittenberg-Germany, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Pittsburgh, Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital and Loma Linda University Hospital-California have in a new study discovered a unique t cell receptor repertoire in MIS-C patients commonly associated with superantige...
Source: Coronavirus News  Nov 11, 2020
Coronavirus News: Researchers from McMaster University, Ontario-Canada have revealed that platelet activating immune complexes are the contributing causes to coagulation disorders associated with COVID-19 seen in severe or critically ill COVID-19 patients.   Thrombosis is a prominent feature of COVID-19 and often occurs in patients who are critically ill; however, the mechanism is unclear. ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations  Nov 11, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 Mutations: Researchers from Washington University-St. Louis, Harvard Medical School and Mayo Clinic in a new study using a variety of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) to understand the mutational landscape of resistance in the SARS-CoV-2 receptor-binding domains (RBD) have discovered 48 new mutations resistant to antibodies including 27 that are circulating in humans.   More worrisom...
Source: Latest COVID-19 News  Nov 11, 2020
Latest COVID-19 News: Mayo Clinic and University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have discovered in a new study that COVID-19 can result in cardiomyocytes to fuse resulting in cardiac damage coupled with disruption of the heart electrical rhythm.   The study team made this discovery after an autopsy of a COVID-19 patient who died of sudden cardiac arrest found the virus had infected her he...
Source: U.S. COVID-19 News  Nov 11, 2020
U.S. COVID-19 News: America on Tuesday far exceeded its previous daily record of new COVID-19 cases, adding 201,961 cases in 24 hours, according to the tally compiled by Johns Hopkins University.   According to health authorities the high number was partly due to data delayed over the weekend, took total cases in the US to 10,238,543, with a total of 239,858 deaths, as of 11:55 pm (0455 GMT...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 11, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: A new study led by researchers from Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai with the support of scientist from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, University of Alberta-Canada, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, La Jolla- California have uncovered yet another way the SARS-CoV-2 is able to evade human host immu...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Nov 10, 2020
COVID-19 Supplements: Researchers from Cleveland Clinic in a new study have found that melatonin, a hormone that regulates the sleep-wake cycle and is commonly used as an over-the-counter sleep aid, may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19. The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: PLOS Biology. https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.30009...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Nov 10, 2020
COVID-19 Clinical Care: A new study by researchers from the Federal University of Sao Paulo-Brazil and Faculdade de Medicina do ABC-Brazil have discovered that the inner retina of certain severe COVID-19 patients may harbor acute vascular lesions in the form of flame-shaped hemorrhages and "cotton wool" spots. However the researchers are not clear as to what could be causing these retina...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Nov 10, 2020
COVID-19 Warnings!  The COVID-19 disease is always baffling the medical community and researchers day by day with new discoveries or anomalies being uncovered or emerging rare case studies.   Since the beginning of the pandemic it was assumed that only the elderly would be most at risk and subsequently as more younger adults and youths were also contracting the disease and dying from i...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Nov 10, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine: American headquartered pharmaceutical giant Pfizer spend a fortune on a PR conference and paying off numerous unethical media writers and media to do an elaborate piece about its vaccine which it claims is more than 90 percent effective. In the last few hours its stocks were rallying and God knows who is going to make millions but the key issue is that there were no published stu...
Source: Vaccine News  Nov 10, 2020
Vaccine News: Another latest development in the trillion dollar COVID-19 vaccine sector that is plagued with scams, lies, cover-ups and greed as Brazil announces a sudden suspension of all clinical trials involving the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine called Coronavac made by Sinovac Biotech.   24 hours ago, Brazil's health regulator said it had suspended clinical trials of a Chinese-developed ...
Source: COVID-19 Mutations  Nov 10, 2020
COVID-19 Mutations: A new international study involving researchers from United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland, Australia and Italy from more than 23 institutions and entities are warning that more variants or strains that can evade human host immune response can emerge as a result of mutations in the spike proteins. One such spike protein mutation known as N439K is already becoming a major c...
Source: COVID-19 Prophylaxis  Nov 09, 2020
COVID-19 Prophylaxis: A recent study by All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-Bhubaneswar in the Indian state of Odisha found that two doses of the drug ivermectin served as a prophylaxis that resulted in a 73% reduction in COVID-19 infection.   In the study that was also propelled by Thailand Medical News research initiatives, ivermectin prophylaxis was taken by 77 controls and ...
Source: COVID-19 RECOVERY  Nov 09, 2020
COVID-19 RECOVERY: The current NAT PCR Nasal swab test can be described as one of the most inaccurate diagnostic protocols to assess whether a person has recovered from COVID-19 and even to a certain degree to assess even if a person has been infected.   If we were to look at the start of the pandemic that started in Wuhan China, Chinese researchers along with the WHO first assumed that the...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Nov 09, 2020
In the first ever multicenter randomized controlled trial study involving herbs to treat COVID-19, researchers from Pakistan, Canada, Chile and the United States have shown that the herb Nigella Sativa (Fennel Flower or Black Caraway Plant or Kalonji) and honey is able to treat moderate and severe COVID-19 patients.   The study findings were published on a preprint server is currently being...
Source: COVID-19 Protection  Nov 09, 2020
COVID-19 Protection: Nanox, a Brazilian company based on São Paulo and supported by São Paulo Research Foundation, through FAPESP’s Innovative Research in Small Business Program (PIPE) has developed a new technology of incorporating nanoparticles of silver and silica into the polyethylene structure of a new protective film against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The company has lic...
Source: COVID-19 Impacts  Nov 08, 2020
COVID-19 Impacts: Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), with support from the British Tinnitus Association and the American Tinnitus Association have found in a new study that the common condition that causes the perception of noise in the ear and head known as tinnitus is actually exacerbated by COVID-19  and at the same time it was also found that some individuals who never ...
Source: U.S.COVID-19 Crisis  Nov 08, 2020
U.S.COVID-19 Crisis: Hope is finally returning to America. It is time to throw aside any blame games and instead focus on the current COVID-19 crisis that is plaguing America. As of today the total number of COVID-19 infections in America has reached 9,862,715 while the CDC and NIH are saying that the actual numbers could be far more than that. Between 80 to 95 percent of these people are also goi...
Source: COVID-19 Genomics  Nov 08, 2020
COVID-19 Genomics: Scientist from  New Zealand, the United States and Australia have in a new study demonstrated the effectiveness of real-time genomic sequencing at tracking the re-emergence of severe SARS-CoV-2 in New Zealand, in August this year. They however pointed at various shortcomings in the current Global SARS-CoV-2 sequencing data available in various open access repositories onlin...
Source: Research News  Nov 08, 2020
Research News: Scientist from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have in a new study found that the eye's cornea can resist infection from the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Although the herpes simplex virus can infect the cornea and spread to other parts of the body in patients with compromised immune systems, and Zika virus has been found in tears and corneal tissue, SARS-CoV...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 08, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: According to the research  findings from a global registry of psoriasis and COVID-19 patients, led by Guy's and St Thomas' clinicians, patients with psoriasis who are taking drugs that affect their immune system have high rates of survival from COVID-19, in most cases almost over 90% survive.   The study findings were published in the Journal of Allergy an...
Source: COVID-19 Biomarkers  Nov 07, 2020
COVID-19 Biomarkers: Harvard Medical School researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital-Boston have in a new study found that rapid rise of C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in COVID-19 patients are an indication of increasing respiratory decline and disease severity. According to the study team, CRP can be used as a biomarker to predict outcomes in COVID-19 patients.   In this single-c...
Source: COVID-19-Sex  Nov 07, 2020
COVID-19-Sex: Researchers from the University of Toledo at Ohio in a new study have found that the anti-inflammatory and proimmune properties of the hormone Oxytocin can be beneficial in the management of the COVID-19 disease.   The research findings were published in the peer-reviewed journal: Physiological Genomics (A journal of the American Physiological Society) https://journals.physiol...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Nov 07, 2020
COVID-19 Alerts: The world is really entering a dangerous phase and people should start facing the reality of what  is coming. Rather than accusing sites that expose the truths of being fear mongers, while all that they are doing is to warn organizations, entities and people so that everyone is better prepared for what is to come, people should be praising these sites for the advance warnings...
Source: Coronavirus Latest  Nov 06, 2020
Coronavirus Latest: A new study by a multidisciplinary team of Yale researchers has discovered that the nonstructural protein 1 (Nsp1) of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to hijack the human host protein synthesis in the ribosomes of the cells in order to produce its own viral proteins.   It has been found that one of the novel coronavirus' most insidious tricks is that it can block t...
Source: COVID-19 Warning  Nov 06, 2020
COVID-19 Warning:  Malaysian researchers Dr Chia Siang Kow from the International Medical University, in Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia and Dr Syed Shahzad Hasan from the University of Huddersfield-U.K have in a new meta-analysis study involving 5 past research data involving a total of 37,372 patients found that proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) usage is associated with an increased risk for poor outcome...
Source: Probiotics-COVID-19  Nov 06, 2020
Probiotics-COVID-19: Researchers from Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading-UK and Department of Sport Science, Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement Research Centre, Nottingham Trent University-UK have in a new study demonstrated the role of the gut microbiome in COVID-19 and also the benefits of probiotics for both as adjuvants and also as prophylactics.  ...
Source: COVID-19 World  Nov 06, 2020
COVID-19 World: The new COVID-19 infections are rising again with the global figures reaching a new record at 608,550 while America proudly also reached a new record high of 123,085 new infections. However the death rates in the last 24 hours showed a dismal figure of only a mere 8771 globally and a just only 1226 Americans dying from the COVID-19. However on the bright side, more than 67,000 Amer...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Nov 05, 2020
COVID-19 Symptoms: A new research by French and Spanish Researchers from University Of Bordeaux-France and Universitat Oberta De Catalunya, Barcelona-Spain indicates that delirium accompanied by fever could be an early symptom of COVID-19.   The research findings were published in the Journal of Clinical Immunology and Immunotherapy. https://www.heraldopenaccess.us/openaccess/delirium-in-se...
Source: COVID-19 Genomics  Nov 05, 2020
COVID-19 Genomics: A new genomic research by scientist from University of Oxford, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows the presence of of large-scale internal RNA base pairing in the SARS-CoV-2 genome. This property, termed genome-scale ordered RNA structure (GORS) has been previously associated with host persistence in other positive-strand RNA viruses, potentially through it...
Source: Ozone Water-COVID-19  Nov 05, 2020
Ozone Water-COVID-19: Japanese researchers from University of Miyazaki in a new study have found that ozone water is able to rapidly inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   Despite ozone water being one of the promising candidates for hand hygiene to prevent fomite infection, the detailed effects of ozone water on SARS-CoV-2 have never been studied and documented till now. The study team e...
Source: COVID-19 Mortality   Nov 05, 2020
COVID-19 Mortality risk was found to be reduced by 22% to 25% in individuals taking statins according to a Spanish study. The retrospective observational study involved patients taking statins who were 11 years older and had significantly more comorbidities than patients who were not taking statins. A genetic matching (GM) procedure was performed prior to analysis of the mortality risk. ...
Source: Swine Flu  Nov 05, 2020
Swine Flu: On Wednesday, Canadian health authorities reported the country's first case of a human infected with the H1N2 virus, a rare strain of swine flu. A Chinese pig being tested for swine flu. Credit: Honglei Sun   The isolated case was case detected in the western province of Alberta in mid-October and although Canadian authorities are refusing to divulge the details of the infect...
Source: COVID-19 Deaths  Nov 05, 2020
The signs are heralding a ‘fun’ filled chaotic year end festive season! In the last 24 hours, the world has seen a record 9,067 COVID-19 deaths within 24 hours and more than 571, 481 infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. (Source: Worldometer)   For those that have been skeptical of Thailand Medical News’ predictions, just keep on monitoring the situation from now till Ma...
Source: Research News  Nov 05, 2020
Research News:  In a new study by Yale Cancer Center, researchers have identified the short endosomal protein interferon-inducible transmembrane protein 3 or IFITM3 as a central amplifier to supercharge activation of immune cells.   The IFITM3 proteins functions like glue to rapidly assemble and tighten up large complexes of signaling molecules that together generate the activation sig...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Nov 05, 2020
COVID-19 Herbs: German researchers from the Institute of Molecular Virology, Ulm University Medical Center, Technische Universitaet Dresden and CogniVerde GmbH in a new study report the effects of green tea and black chokeberry, pomegranate, and elderberry juices on preventing SARS-CoV-2 viral infections in cells.   The study team said that respiratory viruses initially infect the naso- and...
Source:  Nov 04, 2020
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the University of South Australia, Istituto Di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS)-Italy  and  University of Campania-Italy in a new international study propose that beta-blockers could potentially be used to treat COVID-19. COVID-19 disease which has now rapidly spread around the globe causing severe pneumonia is often linked to Acute Respir...
Source:   Nov 04, 2020
COVID-19 News: According to a new study by researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra and Columbia University Medical Center nerve damage to vocal cords could be the reason why some individuals recovering from COVID-19 suffer mysterious bouts of shortness of breath for months after shaking off the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   According to...
Source: Vaccine News  Nov 04, 2020
Vaccine News: As an individual that has been observing with skepticism the vaccines and therapeutic programs initiated in America under the corrupted and incompetent Trump administration and Dr Anthony Fauci with so many other scammers in play including a group of clandestine businessmen and billionaires headed by Tom Cahill and Nick Ayers, an aide of Mike Spence, it shocking to see that the trill...
Source: COVID-19 Updates  Nov 04, 2020
COVID-19 Updates: Pathology studies of deceased COVID-19 patients by researchers from King's College London in collaboration with the University of Trieste and the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biology in Italy have revealed that the human host lung damage is often characterized by SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA persistence, pneumocyte syncytia and thrombosis.   The study team ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 03, 2020
COVID-19 Latest:  A new study by researchers from University of Michigan, U.S. NIH-Bethesda and Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine-China have surprisingly discovered that the culprit that is causing blood clots in most  severe COVID-19 infections is an autoimmune antibody that's circulating in the blood, attacking the cells and triggering clots in arteries, veins, ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Nov 03, 2020
COVID-19 News: Researchers from University of Michigan have made a startling discovery that immunocompromised individuals contracting COVID-19 can exhibit prolonged viral shedding for weeks to even months!   The study team presented a case report of a chronic COVID-19 patient with hematologic malignancy. The patient shed infectious SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus for over 119 days. This case highlig...
Source: Biological Warfare  Nov 03, 2020
Biological Warfare: There are more reports discreetly emerging around the world that malicious groups of people are using the COVID-19 pandemic to create more upheavals and chaos to meet their political and group’s goals by inhumane methods including leveraging on the current COVID-19 crisis by developing so called homemade bioweapons involving the usage of the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus. Their ...
Source: Pharma News  Nov 03, 2020
Pharma News: American biotech company that is linked to the corrupted Trump administration Regeneron, has another of its clinical trials halted over the weekend due to fatal adverse reactions to the monoclonal antibody drug garetosmab (REGN2477).   Only about 4 days ago, another clinical trial involving another monoclonal antibody drug to treat severe COVID-19 patients was also stopped due ...
Source: Coronavirus Research  Nov 03, 2020
Coronavirus Research: Scientists from Georgetown University Medical Center-USA and the Bogomolets National Medical University-Ukraine in a new study found that vascular cells in the lung tissue begin to secrete signaling growth factors when exposed to just the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2, without the rest of the viral components. Since this signaling mechanism is potentially linked to wo...
Source: COVID-19 Updates  Nov 02, 2020
COVID-19 Updates:  A new study by Italian researchers from the School of Medicine, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University-Milan has shown that COVID-19 is associated with clinically significant weight loss and also an increased risk of malnutrition, independent of hospitalization.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed medical journal: Clinical Nutrition. https://www.cli...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Nov 02, 2020
COVID-19 Research: Scientist from the U.S. National Institutes of Health have shockingly discovered that that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus utilizes the cell organelles called lysosomes to exit cells instead of the typical biosynthetic secretory pathways that other viruses normally adopt. Illustration shows components of the lysosome exocytosis pathway, which coronaviruses use to exit cells. Also s...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Nov 02, 2020
COVID-19 Drugs: With the current COVID-19 pandemic fast escalating and no effective drugs to date, researchers around the world are desperately trying to find suitable drug candidates to further explore their efficacy against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In two separate studies, two possible drug candidates that demonstrated to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 virus were identified, one being 5-Amino Levulin...
Source: Melatonin-COVID-19  Nov 02, 2020
Melatonin-COVID-19: Columbia University researchers have in a new study showed that COVID-19 patients requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation due to respiratory distress may benefit from treatment with the hormone melatonin as the survival rates are greatly increased.   The study findings were published on a preprint server and are currently being reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/c...
Source: COVID-19 Genetics-Genomics  Nov 02, 2020
COVID-19 Genetics-Genomics: Indian researchers from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology-India in a new study have revealed the critical roles that non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) and RNA Interference (RNAi) play in SARS-CoV-2 infection and pathogenesis.   Despite the fact clinical trials of a number of promising antiviral drugs and vaccines against COVID-19 are underway, it is hard to predic...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Nov 01, 2020
COVID-19 Clinical Care: British researchers from the University of Nottingham and several hospitals under the Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation, Salford Royal NHS Foundation,  Trust Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Manchester have in a new study found that a high proportion of patients admitt...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Nov 01, 2020
COVID-19 Supplements: Before we really embark on answering this question, lets first us look at what happened in the early part of the pandemic. We had to endure an constant onslaught of stupid online fake news from conspiracy theories that 5G caused COVID-19 (we do believe that 5G can cause other health issues but not COVID-19 please!), that COVID-19 disease is not real, there are some crazy plan...
Source: COVID-19 Latest News  Nov 01, 2020
COVID-19 Latest News: Researchers from Harvard Medical School have found in a new observational study that major thromboembolic complications and adverse cardiovascular events occurred with high frequency in patients with COVID-19, especially in the intensive care setting, despite a high use of thromboprophylaxis.   The study involving a retrospective cohort of 1,114 patients with COVI...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Nov 01, 2020
COVID-19 Herbs: A new research is currently under way by Thailand Medical News to explore certain phytochemicals present in Wasabi that might have potential antiviral activity against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and could maybe treat COVID-19 possibly in combination with other herbs and phytochemicals.   Wasabi a pungent condiment for sushi and other foods typic...
Source: COVID-19-Latest  Oct 31, 2020
COVID-19-News: A new study by scientist from Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok-Russia, Pacific State Medical University, Vladivostok-Russia and the International Medical Research Center, Niigata-Japan finds that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus might attack the red marrow , thus not only affecting existing erythrocytes in the bloodstream but also the  process of the formation of the new o...
Source:   Oct 31, 2020
COVID-19 Immunology: Scientist from the University of Florida have found that the SARS-CoV-2 viroporin triggers the NLR Family Pyrin Domain Containing 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome, which is responsible for the inflammatory pathology in severely ill COVID-19 patients. Viroporins are small and usually hydrophobic multifunctional viral proteins that modify cellular membranes, thereby facilitating...
Source: COVID-19 News  Oct 30, 2020
COVID-19 News: A new study led by scientist from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University-Philadelphia along with researchers from Rowan University-New Jersey and The Shriners Hospitals Pediatric Research Center-Philadelphia shows that the spike proteins that extrude from SARS-CoV-2 promote inflammatory responses on the endothelial cells that form the blood-brain barrier. T...
Source: COVID-19 Updates  Oct 30, 2020
COVID-19 Updates By Thailand Medical News: There is a common fallacy that those are affected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus but did not exhibit any symptoms (Asymptomatic individuals) are safe from the effects of the virus.   Some assumed that it is their strong immune system that prevented the virus from causing any symptoms or even to experience just mild symptoms. In reality it has nothin...
Source: Coronavirus Latest  Oct 30, 2020
Coronavirus Latest: Researchers from  University of Texas Health-San Antonio, Texas Biomedical Research Institute-San Antonio and New England Biolabs-Massachusetts have in a new study involving the usage of  Advanced Photon Source have discovered new insights into the ways the SARS-CoV-2 virus camouflages itself inside the human body.   Researchers from around the globe have been ...
Source: COVID-19 Second Wave   Oct 30, 2020
COVID-19 Second Wave: For those that have been skeptical with all our past predictions and coverage, good news, the COVID-19 second wave has already arrived and it going top till last end of May 2021 with catastrophic consequences, we predict that by fourth week of November, death rates should start rising exponentially and this time we would start rates never seen before.   This is just th...
Source: Phytochemicals  Oct 30, 2020
Phytochemicals: Austrian researchers from University of Vienna's Institute of Pharmacology have isolated a peptide (a small protein molecule) from beetroot that is able to inhibit a particular enzyme that is responsible for the breakdown of messenger molecules in the body. As a result its protease inhibitor properties and its stable molecular structure along with its pharmacological prope...
Source: COVID-19-Antibodies  Oct 30, 2020
COVID-19-Antibodies:  The independent data monitoring committee (IDMC) has recommended that Regeneron ‘s clinical trial of its antibody treatment called REGN-COV2 for severe COVID-19 patients needing oxygen or who are on ventilators be suspended with immediate effect. The decision was made in the last 24 hours and Regeneron was legally obliged to comply immediately.   On early Fr...
Source: SARS-COV-2 Variants-Mutations  Oct 29, 2020
SARS-COV-2 Variants-Mutations: Scientists from the University of Basel-Switzerland, Biomedicine Institute of Valencia (IBV-CSIC)-Spain and SeqCOVID-SPAIN consortium have identified a novel SARS-CoV-2 variant that has spread widely across Europe in recent months. The research findings were published on a preprint server and have yet to be peer-reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020....
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Oct 29, 2020
COVID-19 Immunology: Researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)-Germany, Heidelberg University-Germany, German Cancer Research Center-Heidelberg, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Genome Technology Center and the University of California-San Diego have in a new study explored if the innate immune response triggered in the human gut to combat viral infection is...
Source: Recovered COVID-19 Patients   Oct 29, 2020
Recovered COVID-19 patients are most likely to still have the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in them despite being termed as ‘recovered ‘as a result of negative nasal swab PCR test.   A recent research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine presents new findings and data that address important questions pertaining to the containment of the coronavirus pandemi...
Source: COVID-19 Genetics  Oct 29, 2020
COVID-19 Genetics: Genetics, genomics and personalized or precision medicine is going to play a very critical role in treating the COVID-19 disease and more researches and experts have to start adopting this approach.   The specific SARS-CoV-2 variant that is at play and the patient’s full genetic will determine the success of treatment protocols and therapeutics.   In a new TMN ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest   Oct 29, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: A new study by researchers from Wellcome Sanger Institute-UK, various departments at the National Institute of Health-Maryland, University of North Carolina School Of Medicine-Chapel Hill, Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla-California, University of California-San Diego, University of Maryland School of Medicine-Baltimore, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge-UK and ADA Science & Res...
Source: COVID-19 Long Haulers  Oct 29, 2020
COVID-19 Long Haulers: According to new research findings presented at the recently held 29th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), certain patients with COVID-19 have persistent skin-related symptoms long after their initial infection has cleared.   Such dermatological issues tend to be point to another bur...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Oct 28, 2020
COVID-19 Supplements: A new study by Spanish researchers from the Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla-IDIVAL-Santander and the University of Cantabria Santander has found that over 82 percent of 216 hospitalized COVID-19 patients had vitamin D deficiency. The study joints numerous other research confirming the critical role that Vitamin D plays in COVID-19 despite certain American media st...
Source: COVID-19 News  Oct 28, 2020
COVID-19 News: Medical researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh have gathered more than 80 studies, reviewed the data, and identified commonalities that are helping to paint a broader picture of how COVID-19 affects the brain.   The study findings, focused on electroencephalogram (EEG) abnormalities of the brain. EEG is a test used to evaluate the electri...
Source: Dietary Supplements  Oct 28, 2020
Dietary Supplements: A study led by researchers from Imperial College London, NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health-Cambridge, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Nagasaki University-Japan have found that high vitamin A, E, and D intake may be linked to fewer respiratory complaints in adults. The study involved analysis of nationally representative long term survey d...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Oct 28, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from a Canada in a new study have found that the SARS-CoV-2 has yet another manner of messing up the human host immune system by using its viral papain proteases to target the ULK1 kinase enzymes which leads to disruption of cellular autophagy, a critical component of the immune function.   The study findings were published on a preprint server but are currently...
Source: Research News  Oct 28, 2020
Research News: A new study by researchers from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has found that coronaviruses including the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 disease are adept at imitating human immune proteins that have been implicated in severe conditions.   It has been known that viruses deploy genetically encoded strategies to co-opt host machinery a...
Source: Herd Immunity  Oct 28, 2020
Herd Immunity: Researchers from Department of Applied Computer and Biosciences, University of Applied Sciences Mittweida-Germany, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences-Cameroon, Limbe, Department of Mathematics, University of Buea, Buea-Cameroon, Department of Mathematics-Lehigh University, Bethlehem-USA and West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens, University of Ghana ha...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Oct 27, 2020
COVID-19 Latest: According to a new study by researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian when a patient is hospitalized with COVID-19, signs of damage to the right side of the heart may indicate a greater risk of death.   The study findings suggest that doctors should consider looking for such damage using a readily available and non-invasive ultrasound test called an ...
Source: COVID-19 Genetics  Oct 27, 2020
COVID-19 Genetics : Scientists from Yale University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard screened hundreds of millions of cells exposed to the COVID-19 and MERS viruses and identified dozens of genes that both enable the viruses to replicate in cells and also those that seem to slam the door on the virus.   The study team said that the identification of host genes essential for SARS-C...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Oct 27, 2020
COVID-19 Symptoms: Moroccan medical researchers have reported a documented case of a COVID-19 patient manifesting double vision (Diplopia) and misalignment of her left eye (Strabismus). Investigations showed that the conditions were a result of third cranial nerve palsy caused as a result of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Restricted upgaze (A), adduction (B), and downgaze (C) of the left eye in ocular mo...
Source: Antibodies-COVID-19  Oct 27, 2020
Antibodies-COVID-19: It was reported in the last 24 hours that U.S. government and health officials are putting an immediate stop to a study testing an Eli Lilly antibody drug LY-CoV555, for individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 because it doesn't seem to be helping them. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04501978?term=ACTIV-3&draw=2&rank=1   Initially independent monitors...
Source: Echocardiograms And COVID-19  Oct 27, 2020
Echocardiograms or cardiac ultrasounds are providing a view of the heart and the impact of the COVID-19 virus on patients. Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in a new study have identified different types of cardiac structural damage experienced by COVID-19 patients after cardiac injury that can be associated with deadly conditions including heart attack, pulmonary embolism, ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Oct 26, 2020
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine in a new study exploring the inhibitory effects of the drug merofloxacin on frameshifting during SARS-CoV-2 replication have reported positive results in vitro studies. The study findings are an important proof-of-concept that supports the potential for targeting −1 PRF (programmed −1 ribosomal frameshifting) as a...
Source: COVID-19 Quarantine  Oct 26, 2020
COVID-19 Quarantine: Scientist from Trinity College Dublin  have in a new study have found an updated accurate estimate of the incubation period of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the pathogen  that causes the COVID-19 disease to be anything from one to up to 34 days!   The study findings contradicts initial estimates made during the early stages of the pandemic that claimed the incub...
Source: U.S. COVID-19 Latest  Oct 26, 2020
U.S. COVID-19 Latest: The sad findings from a new study by researchers from Harvard University Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital and also experts from Yale University show that COVID-19 is now becoming the leading cause of death between those aged 25 to 44 years of age, surpassing deaths from unintentional opioid overdoses!   The study findi...
Source: Neurology-Stroke  Oct 26, 2020
Neurology-Stroke: A new study by researchers from Yale University, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Houston Methodist Research Institute and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital-Baltimore has found that almost 30 percent of young American adults do not know what are the symptoms of a stroke...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Oct 25, 2020
COVID-19 Symptoms: Researchers from ULB Neuroscience Institute, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)-Belgium in a new study have discovered that smell loss in COVID-19 patients is not due to SARS-CoV-2 neuro-invasiveness but rather due to changes in the brain metabolic processes.   This however does not discount than SARS-CoV-2 neuro-invasiveness cannot or does not occur. It does but ...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Oct 25, 2020
COVID-19 Supplements: There is now growing interests in the usage of lysine as a possible adjuvant to treat COVID-19 among the research community after a non-medical professional by the name of Bo Karlicki from the the Dominican Republic took his own initiative to do his own research and started advocating the usage of Lysine to help in the possible treatment of COVID-19 and also as a possibl...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Strains  Oct 25, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 Strains: A new study led by researchers from University of Missouri along with scientists from University of Nebraska and Karolinska Institute-Sweden have alarmingly discovered that most of the new prevailing SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strains in the United States and Europe are not just strains containing the D61G mutation on them but they also have two other mutations on them ie P323L and...
Source: Latest Coronavirus News  Oct 25, 2020
Latest Coronavirus News: Chinese health authorities are reporting new COVID-19 cases sprouting all over in various cities and counties in the far-western region of Xinjiang.   The outbreak initially started in the predominantly muslim Shufu county where a single case was reported on Saturday but in the last few hours hundreds of cases are being reported all over the Xinjiang province. ...
Source: Thailand News  Oct 25, 2020
Thailand News: Various private and public hospitals across Thailand are reporting that there is an increasing number of cases of pediatric infections with the RSV virus or Respiratory Syncytial Virus that tends to affect young children and infants very severely with many such cases now in ICU.   Respiratory syncytial virus, also called human respiratory syncytial virus and Human orthopneumo...
Source: COVID-19 -Dexamethasone  Oct 24, 2020
COVID-19 -Dexamethasone: A new study led by researchers from University of Virginia-U.S. along with scientist from Polish Academy of Sciences-Poland, Poznan University of Technology-Poland, Medical University of Bialystok-Poland and University of South Carolina-U.S. has discovered a about how the human body transports dexamethasone, a drug that can increase the survival chances of patients wi...