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Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 05, 2020  11 hours ago
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 Herbs-Angelica Archangelica   Dec 05, 2020  13 hours ago
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 News  Dec 05, 2020  18 hours ago
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 Antivirals  Dec 05, 2020  23 hours ago
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: Supplements, Herbs and Repurposed Drugs For COVID-19  Dec 04, 2020  2 days ago
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 ad is going through a rough crisis in their countries. These are based on past articles that Thailand Medical Ne...
Source: Latest Medical News   Dec 04, 2020  2 days ago
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: COVID-19 Research-Antioxidants  Dec 04, 2020  2 days ago
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: Molnupiravir   Dec 04, 2020  2 days ago
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 Supplements-Melatonin  Dec 04, 2020  2 days ago
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: COVID-19 Symptoms  Dec 03, 2020  3 days ago
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: Phytochemicals and Herbs  Dec 03, 2020  3 days ago
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 Scams  Dec 03, 2020  3 days ago
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: COVID-19 Latest  Dec 03, 2020  3 days ago
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-19 Quarantine  Dec 02, 2020  4 days ago
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: Health Supplements  Dec 02, 2020  4 days ago
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 Phytochemicals  Dec 02, 2020  4 days ago
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: COVID-19 Fallacies  Dec 02, 2020  4 days ago
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 Scams  Dec 01, 2020  5 days ago
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 Research  Dec 01, 2020  5 days ago
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: SARS-CoV-2 News  Dec 01, 2020  5 days ago
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 Antivirals  Dec 01, 2020  5 days ago
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: Thailand Medical News  Nov 30, 2020  5 days ago
Despite appealing so many times and despite having a huge readership base, we had only 6 kind individuals who ever responded to our calls for help and support. We desperately need funds to sustain this website and aso to continue with our various research especially for our herbal research for COVID-19 and our therapeutic teas for COVID-19. https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/new-therape...
Source: Diets And Nutrition  Nov 30, 2020  5 days ago
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 Care  Nov 30, 2020  6 days ago
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: COVID-19 Immunity  Nov 30, 2020  6 days ago
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 Latest  Nov 30, 2020  6 days ago
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 Phytochemicals  Nov 30, 2020  6 days ago
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: Y453F Mutation  Nov 29, 2020  7 days ago
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  7 days ago
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 Racism  Nov 29, 2020  7 days ago
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: COVID-19 Immunology  Nov 28, 2020  7 days ago
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: Herb News  Nov 28, 2020  8 days ago
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: Herbs and Phytochemicals  Nov 28, 2020  8 days ago
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: Latest COVID-19 Research  Nov 28, 2020  8 days ago
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: COVID-19 Herbs And Phytochemicals  Nov 28, 2020  8 days ago
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: COVID-19 Mutations  Nov 27, 2020  8 days ago
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: Research News  Nov 27, 2020  9 days ago
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: Coronavirus News  Nov 27, 2020  9 days ago
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: COVID-19 Herbs  Nov 26, 2020  9 days ago
COVID-19 Herbs: 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 effectivene...
Source: COVID-19 Genomics  Nov 26, 2020  10 days ago
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 Scams  Nov 26, 2020  10 days ago
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 Therapeutic Herbal Teas   Nov 25, 2020  11 days ago
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 Transmission  Nov 25, 2020  11 days ago
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: Vaccine News  Nov 25, 2020  11 days ago
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 Genetics  Nov 25, 2020  11 days ago
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: COVID-19 Symptoms  Nov 24, 2020  12 days ago
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: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 24, 2020  12 days ago
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 Alerts  Nov 24, 2020  12 days ago
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...
COVID-19 Scams  Nov 24, 2020  12 days ago
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: Herbs For COVID-19  Nov 24, 2020  12 days ago
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...
Source: COVID-19 News  Nov 24, 2020  12 days ago
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:   Nov 23, 2020  12 days ago
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 Herbs  Nov 23, 2020  13 days ago
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: Coronavirus News  Nov 23, 2020  13 days ago
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: Antibody Resistant SARS-CoV-2  Nov 22, 2020  14 days ago
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 22, 2020  14 days ago
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: Latest COVID-19 Research  Nov 22, 2020  14 days ago
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 Protection  Nov 22, 2020  14 days ago
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 Updates  Nov 21, 2020  15 days ago
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: SARS-CoV-2 News  Nov 21, 2020  15 days ago
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: COVID-19 Scams  Nov 21, 2020  15 days ago
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: COVID-19 Breakthroughs  Nov 20, 2020  16 days ago
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 Intranasals  Nov 20, 2020  16 days ago
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 Scams  Nov 20, 2020  16 days ago
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 Second Wave  Nov 19, 2020  17 days ago
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: Vaccine News  Nov 19, 2020  17 days ago
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: SARS-Cov-2 Foodborne Transmission  Nov 19, 2020  17 days ago
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: COVID-19 Genetics  Nov 19, 2020  17 days ago
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: COVID-19 News  Nov 18, 2020  18 days ago
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: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Nov 18, 2020  18 days ago
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 Herbs  Nov 18, 2020  18 days ago
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 Treatments  Nov 18, 2020  18 days ago
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: Coronavirus News  Nov 17, 2020  18 days ago
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: COVID-19 Asymptomatics   Nov 17, 2020  19 days ago
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: WHO News  Nov 17, 2020  19 days ago
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 Drugs  Nov 17, 2020  19 days ago
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 Research  Nov 17, 2020  19 days ago
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 Latest  Nov 17, 2020  19 days ago
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 Drugs:  Nov 16, 2020  20 days ago
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: COVID-19 Scams  Nov 16, 2020  20 days ago
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: Virus News  Nov 16, 2020  20 days ago
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: SARS-CoV-2 News  Nov 16, 2020  20 days ago
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: COVID-19 Supplements  Nov 15, 2020  21 days ago
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: Coronavirus News  Nov 15, 2020  21 days ago
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 Terminology   Nov 14, 2020  22 days ago
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: Research News  Nov 14, 2020  22 days ago
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 Latest  Nov 14, 2020  22 days ago
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: Herbs For COVID-19  Nov 13, 2020  23 days ago
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 Discoveries  Nov 12, 2020  23 days ago
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: COVID-19 News  Nov 12, 2020  24 days ago
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: SARS-CoV-2 Viral Proteins   Nov 12, 2020  24 days ago
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 Genomics  Nov 12, 2020  24 days ago
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: COVID-19 Immunogenomics  Nov 12, 2020  24 days ago
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 Latest  Nov 11, 2020  25 days ago
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: U.S. COVID-19 News  Nov 11, 2020  25 days ago
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: Latest COVID-19 News  Nov 11, 2020  25 days ago
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: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations  Nov 11, 2020  25 days ago
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: Coronavirus News  Nov 11, 2020  25 days ago
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: COVID-19 Mutations  Nov 10, 2020  25 days ago
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: Vaccine News  Nov 10, 2020  26 days ago
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 Vaccine  Nov 10, 2020  26 days ago
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: COVID-19 Warnings  Nov 10, 2020  26 days ago
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 Clinical Care  Nov 10, 2020  26 days ago
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 Supplements  Nov 10, 2020  26 days ago
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 Protection  Nov 09, 2020  26 days ago
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 Herbs  Nov 09, 2020  27 days ago
COVID-19 Herbs: 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...
Source: COVID-19 RECOVERY  Nov 09, 2020  27 days ago
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 Latest  Nov 08, 2020  28 days ago
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: Research News  Nov 08, 2020  28 days ago
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 Genomics  Nov 08, 2020  28 days ago
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: U.S.COVID-19 Crisis  Nov 08, 2020  28 days ago
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 Impacts  Nov 08, 2020  28 days ago
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: COVID-19 Alerts  Nov 07, 2020  28 days ago
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: COVID-19-Sex  Nov 07, 2020  29 days ago
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 Biomarkers  Nov 07, 2020  29 days ago
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 World  Nov 06, 2020  30 days ago
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: Probiotics-COVID-19  Nov 06, 2020  30 days ago
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 Warning  Nov 06, 2020  1 month ago
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: Coronavirus Latest  Nov 06, 2020  1 month ago
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 Herbs  Nov 05, 2020  1 month ago
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: Research News  Nov 05, 2020  1 month ago
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 Deaths  Nov 05, 2020  1 month ago
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: Swine Flu  Nov 05, 2020  1 month ago
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 Mortality   Nov 05, 2020  1 month ago
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: Ozone Water-COVID-19  Nov 05, 2020  1 month ago
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 Genomics  Nov 05, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Symptoms  Nov 05, 2020  1 month ago
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 Updates  Nov 04, 2020  1 month ago
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: Vaccine News  Nov 04, 2020  1 month ago
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:   Nov 04, 2020  1 month ago
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:  Nov 04, 2020  1 month ago
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: Coronavirus Research  Nov 03, 2020  1 month ago
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: Pharma News  Nov 03, 2020  1 month ago
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: Biological Warfare  Nov 03, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 News  Nov 03, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Latest  Nov 03, 2020  1 month ago
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 Genetics-Genomics  Nov 02, 2020  1 month ago
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: Melatonin-COVID-19  Nov 02, 2020  1 month ago
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 Drugs  Nov 02, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Research  Nov 02, 2020  1 month ago
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 Updates  Nov 02, 2020  1 month ago
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 Herbs  Nov 01, 2020  1 month ago
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 News  Nov 01, 2020  1 month ago
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 Supplements  Nov 01, 2020  1 month ago
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 Clinical Care  Nov 01, 2020  1 month ago
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:   Oct 31, 2020  1 month ago
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-Latest  Oct 31, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19-Antibodies  Oct 30, 2020  1 month ago
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: Phytochemicals  Oct 30, 2020  1 month ago
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 Second Wave   Oct 30, 2020  1 month ago
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: Coronavirus Latest  Oct 30, 2020  1 month ago
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 Updates  Oct 30, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 News  Oct 30, 2020  1 month ago
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: SARS-COV-2 Variants-Mutations  Oct 29, 2020  1 month ago
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 Long Haulers  Oct 29, 2020  1 month ago
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 Latest   Oct 29, 2020  1 month ago
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 Genetics  Oct 29, 2020  1 month ago
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: Recovered COVID-19 Patients   Oct 29, 2020  1 month ago
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 Immunology  Oct 29, 2020  1 month ago
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: Herd Immunity  Oct 28, 2020  1 month ago
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: Research News  Oct 28, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Latest  Oct 28, 2020  1 month ago
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: Dietary Supplements  Oct 28, 2020  1 month ago
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 News  Oct 28, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Supplements  Oct 28, 2020  1 month ago
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: Echocardiograms And COVID-19  Oct 27, 2020  1 month ago
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: Antibodies-COVID-19  Oct 27, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Symptoms  Oct 27, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Genetics  Oct 27, 2020  1 month ago
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 Latest  Oct 27, 2020  1 month ago
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: Neurology-Stroke  Oct 26, 2020  1 month ago
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: U.S. COVID-19 Latest  Oct 26, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Quarantine  Oct 26, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Drugs  Oct 26, 2020  1 month ago
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: Thailand News  Oct 25, 2020  1 month ago
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: Latest Coronavirus News  Oct 25, 2020  1 month ago
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: SARS-CoV-2 Strains  Oct 25, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Supplements  Oct 25, 2020  1 month ago
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: COVID-19 Symptoms  Oct 25, 2020  1 month ago
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: Aspirin-COVID-19  Oct 24, 2020  1 month ago
Aspirin-COVID-19: A new study led by researchers from University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) shows that hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk of complications and death compared to those who were not taking aspirin.   Importantly, aspirin takers were less likely to be placed...
Source: POST COVID  Oct 24, 2020  1 month ago
POST COVID: A new study by researchers from Imperial College London-UK, University of Southampton-UK, University of Cambridge-UK and King’s College London-UK and University of Chicago-USA has reported concerning findings showing that patients who had recovered from COVID-19 exhibited significant cognitive deficits.   Numerous past studies have revealed neurological problems in severel...
Source: United States-COVID-19  Oct 24, 2020  1 month ago
United States-COVID-19: America reported a record of more than 81,000 new COVID-19 infections over the last 24 hours according to figures from Worldometer.   It was reported that between 8:30 pm Thursday and the same time Friday, 81,210 infections were recorded, bringing the total number since the start of the pandemic to nearly 8.5 million COVID-19 infected cases in the country w...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Oct 24, 2020  1 month ago
COVID-19 Supplements: A new study by researchers from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition-UK, University of Otago-New Zealand, Swansea University Medical School-UK, Morriston Hospital-UK Eastern, Virginia Medical School-USA and University of Oxford-UK demonstrates that Vitamin C can be used as an adjuvant to treat COVID-19 especially in the severe and critical stages.   Ascorbic acid or vit...
Source: COVID-19 -Dexamethasone  Oct 24, 2020  1 month ago
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...
Source: Convalescent Plasma  Oct 23, 2020  1 month ago
Convalescent Plasma: An open label phase II multicenter randomized controlled trial (PLACID Trial) of convalescent plasma in the management of moderate COVID-19 in 464 adults in India has showed that the treatment protocol does not does not reduce their chances of getting seriously ill or dying, in simple words, it is not effective in treating COVID-19.   The study findings were publis...
Source: COVID-19 Infections  Oct 23, 2020  1 month ago
Editorial:   COVID-19 Infections: A new record high of 478,065 COVID-19 infections was recorded in the last 24 hours with just a mere 6,740 deaths. (Source: Worldometer)   However despite the mediocre death rates, the rising new COVID-19 infections are a good sign as it shows that the second wave is truly coming and more are expected to die.   Now some might wonder as to why a med...
Source: COVID-19 Updates  Oct 23, 2020  1 month ago
COVID-19 Updates: A new study by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine, Cohen Children's Medical Center, University of California-San Francisco, Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Pennsylvania and Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell, Hempstead has shown that contrary what was earlier assumed, may severe COVID-19  patients do not...
Source: America Latest  Oct 23, 2020  1 month ago
America Latest: America is facing a major health crisis with the Trump Administration in power and the degree of incompetency, greed and corruption in play. Already America has a total of more than 8.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases with realistic figures expected to be much higher due to under-reporting in Republican controlled states and lack of testing among asymptomatic cases and as of today...
Source: Virus News  Oct 23, 2020  1 month ago
Virus News: Alarmingly three documented case studies have emerged of individuals developing Parkinson's-like symptoms in the weeks following infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.   Initially thought to be rare, there are now growing cases being reported by clinicians in Italy, UK, Germany and United States with more researchers and physicians paying more a...
Sourec: COVID-19 News  Oct 22, 2020  1 month ago
COVID-19-News: Researchers from Semmelweis University and Pazmany Peter Catholic University in Budapest-Hungary, in a news study shows and echoes the same hypothesis that Thailand Medical News has been stating since the start of the pandemic: COVID-19 disease progression and severity and even Post-COVID-19 effects are all dictated by the various mutated strains and variants of the SARS-CoV-2 coron...
Source: Drugs-COVID-19  Oct 22, 2020  1 month ago
Drugs-COVID-19: Fortunately another COVID-19 drug scam is being prevented after the remdesivir saga thanks to honest and credible researchers that cannot be manipulated by money. The US FDA under the Trump administration and Trump’s family and cronies has done even damage with hydrochloroquine and remdesivir issues with many American lives lost and hopefully after Trump loses this elections,...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Oct 22, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Scams: Associate Editor at the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Professor Dr Peter Doshi, in a daring but truthful revelation yesterday warned that vaccine trials currently underway are not designed to tell us if they will save lives. https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4037    Although several COVID-19 vaccine trials are now in their most advanced phase 3 stage, but what will i...
Source: Vaccine News  Oct 22, 2020  2 months ago
Vaccine News:  Brazil's health authority Anvisa reported that Brazilian volunteer participating in clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca has died on the 18th of October.   It was unclear whether the volunteer had received the vaccine or a placebo and in countries like Brazil, the organizers can easily switch the facts in or...
Source: Food and Nutrition  Oct 21, 2020  2 months ago
Food-Nutrition: Dutch researchers from University of Twente-Netherlands led by pediatrician Dr Ellen van der Gaag in a news study on the effect of unprocessed, pure food on children's health, specifically on the common cold and other upper respiratory tract infections have also discovered certain foods that can help prevent respiratory tract infections.   The study findings were publish...
Source: COVID-19 Spread  Oct 21, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Spread: Brazilian researchers have developed a new model that   predicts spatial and temporal evolution of epidemic diseases and can help plan more effective social isolation programs with less socio-economic impact. The new research study proposes an epidemiological model that provides a more detailed description of how the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 diseas...
Source: Precision Epidemiology   Oct 21, 2020  2 months ago
Precision Epidemiology: Finally more and more researchers are waking up to fact that COVID-19 cannot be treated in a broad spectrum manner as a personalized or precision medicine approach has to be undertaken to treat every individual as there are so many factors at play including the human host genes and variants from one person to the next coupled with fact that even strains of the virus that ar...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Oct 21, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Siemens Healthineers has introduced the CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test that helps identify SARS-CoV-2 infected individuals in 15 minutes so they can isolate sooner and avoid spreading COVID-19. The easy-to-use test, which doesn't require specialized laboratory personnel or instruments, offers flexibility to test in locations that benefit from immediate results &nb...
Source: Antibodies COVID-19  Oct 21, 2020  2 months ago
Antibodies COVID-19: A Canadian study last month led by by Université de Montréal professor Dr Andrés Finzi, holder of a Canada Research Chair in Retroviral Entry, and Dr Renée Bazin, director of innovation at Héma-Québec, showed that the neutralization capacity of antibodies produced by a SARS-CoV-2 infected person declined after six weeks, as the person ...
Source: COVID-19 Updates  Oct 20, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Updates: A breakthrough international research led by scientist from University of Bristol-UK along with experts from University of Queensland –Australia, University of Tartu-Estonia, University of Zurich-Switzerland, Biological Research Centre (BRC), Szeged-Hungary, University of Helsinki-Finland, Institute of Biochemistry-Switzerland, University of Liverpool-UK and Singapore Immun...
Source: Canada COVID-19 Updates  Oct 20, 2020  2 months ago
Canada COVID-19 Updates: A more aggressive second wave of COVID-19 has hit Canada with total infected cases now topping over 200,000 COVID-19 cases and is nearing  to 10,000 deaths according to official COVID-19 data compiled by Canadian broadcasters CBC and CTV.   What is also more concerning is that a few of the SARS-CoV-2 antibody resistant strains and also more aggressive and infec...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Oct 20, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: Researchers from the department of Genetics, University of Georgia-U.S. and Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai-China in a collaborative study have discovered a correlation between the white blood cell count and COVID-19 disease severity. The white blood cells are a critical component of the body’s immune system that helps fight infections. &n...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Oct 20, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Ensifentrine a drug originally developed by UK based pharmaceutical cum biotech company Verona Pharma to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD could be a new treatment option for hospitalized COVID-19 patients. According to research this dual bronchodilator and anti-inflammatory drug be safe and effective in COVID-19 patients experiencing the debilitating effects of s...
Source: U.S. COVID-19   Oct 20, 2020  2 months ago
U.S. COVID-19 Updates: America is facing a new surge in COVID-19 cases and the coming winter season will see a catastrophic scenario never seen in its history where it is projected that millions more of Americans will contract the SARS-CoV-2 while hundreds of thousands will be severely ill and will ultimately die.   To date more than 220,180 Americans had died from the COVID-19 disease whil...
Source: Post COVID-19  Oct 20, 2020  2 months ago
Post COVID-19: Researchers from University of Oxford in a new study looking at the longer-term impact of COVID-19 has found that a large proportion of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital were still experiencing symptoms of breathlessness, fatigue, anxiety and depression two to three months after contracting the virus.   The study team carrying out the C-MORE study has also detected a...
Source: Research News  Oct 20, 2020  2 months ago
Research News: A study team from the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla-California led by Dr Taishi Kimura, Ph.D., postdoctoral research associate and first author of the study has uncovered an important disease-fighting role for cells called hepatocytes, which constitute most of the liver. It was found that hepatocytes help control infections from common viruses called coxsackieviruses, and pro...
Source: COVID-19 Questions  Oct 19, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Questions: In the last few days as we were perusing more studies and emerging data, some things really are not adding up and perhaps some other media, researchers or experts can help us with a few answers please.   First, a study dated 2008 makes mention of SARS-CoV-2 and even of a SARS-CoV-3 and this study though was conducted by Chinese researchers in Beijing was catalogued by th...
Source: NEURO-COVID  Oct 19, 2020  2 months ago
NEURO-COVID: A new study led by researchers from New York University Langone Health/NYU School of Medicine along with scientists from John Hopkins and University of Utah have found that about one in seven COVID-19 patients has potentially damaging neurological injuries.   It was found that these neurological injuries range from temporary confusion resulting from low body-oxygen levels ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Oct 19, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19-News: Researchers from IBM Research at T.J. Watson Research Center-New York, have in a new study found that heteroplasmy was more common in COVID-19 patients that actually thought. Heteroplasmy is a condition when a COVID-19 patient is co-infected with more than one variant or lineage of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The implications from this study finding are massive in terms of treatment...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Oct 19, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from John Hopkins involving young obese mice has found that obesity typically leads to upregulation of ACE2 receptor expression especially in the lungs and trachea, increasing the risk factor for SARS-CoV-2 infection and severity.   In the study, the researchers demonstrated that:   -a) Ace2 expression is elevated in the lung and trach...
Source: Virus News  Oct 18, 2020  2 months ago
Virus News: A frequent medical question since the last century has been why are some individuals more resilient to viruses than others? Possible answers to that question has eluded researchers and scientists for centuries and, in the age of COVID-19, has come to represent one of the holy grails of biomedical research.   Dr Ed Chuong, an assistant professor of molecular, cellular and develop...
Source: Antibodies-COVID-19  Oct 18, 2020  2 months ago
Antibodies-COVID-19: A new unbiased study by researchers from the University of Montreal has shown that antibody levels drop rapidly in recovering COVID-19 patients.   The study team performed repeated analyses at 1-month intervals on 31 convalescent individuals to evaluate how the humoral responses against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Spike glycoprotein,...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Oct 18, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from John Hopkins have identified a compound known as factor D Inhibitor(ACH-145951) that can inhibit the alternative complement immune pathway system that is activated by the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. Blocking this immune system pathway may stop COVID-19 Infection and prevent severe organ damage.   Animal models demonstrating end-organ protection in C...
Source: COVID-19 News  Oct 18, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 News: Researchers from University of Pittsburgh, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center-Los Angeles and Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg-Germany have in a new study discovered that a mutation strain of the SAR-CoV-2 called D839Y/N/E that has a unique superantigenic insert in the spike region and is able to generate a hyperinflammatory syndrome reminiscent of toxic shock syndrome (TSS)&...
Source: COVID-19-Infants  Oct 17, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19-Infants: French researchers from the Division of Pediatrics and Neonatal Critical Care at “A.Béclère” Medical Centre, Paris Saclay University Hospitals have in a new meta-analysis study involving 176 case reports and past studies found that up to 30 percent of all COVID-19 infected infants had contracted the virus from their mothers.   The study was publis...
Source: Mutations -COVID-19  Oct 17, 2020  2 months ago
Mutations -COVID-19: Biologist and genomic experts from Duke University have identified a number of "silent" mutations in the roughly 30,000 letters of the virus's genetic code that helped it thrive once it made the leap to humans and possibly helped set the stage for the global pandemic. The subtle changes involved how the virus folded its RNA molecules within human cells....
Source: COVID-19 Trends  Oct 17, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Trends: In the beginning of the pandemic we had a lot of so called non-medical academics and government authorities trying to show off their prowess and ways that the pandemic ‘could be stopped ‘and their theories of flattening the curve with a variety for techniques such as social distancing of only between 1 to 3 meters, etc without first understanding a thing about the viru...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 16, 2020  2 months ago
Thailand News: Local Thai media are reporting that this evening thousands of unarmed Thai protesters who have been peacefully protesting against the Thai government near a shopping district in Bangkok are being sprayed upon with a solution of tear gas or unknown chemicals that has been imported from America and mixed with water and blue paint and God knows what other chemicals. https://www.thairat...
Source: Vaccine-COVID-19  Oct 16, 2020  2 months ago
Vaccine-COVID-19: As more studies are showing that antibodies will ultimately only provide short term optimal protection of anything between 10 to 16 weeks and while at the same time other studies are also showing that many AAV (Adeno Associated Virus) vector RNA vaccines that are currently being developed and are in phase 3 trials might actually cause certain adverse effects https://www.thailandm...
Source: Remdesivir  Oct 16, 2020  2 months ago
Remdesivir:  Interim results from the Solidarity Therapeutics Trial, coordinated by the World Health Organization, indicate that remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir and interferon regimens appeared to have little or no effect on 28-day mortality or the in-hospital course of COVID-19 among hospitalized patients.   The study results of the trial are under review for publi...
Source: COVID-19 Winter  Oct 16, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Winter: Researchers from the University of Utah in a new study has shown that individual particles of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus undergo structural destabilization at relatively mild but elevated temperatures, strengthening the case for the COVID-19 resurgence in the coming winter.   The research findings are published on a preprint server and are currently being peer-reviewed. https:/...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Oct 16, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new international comparison study of the various coronaviruses and their effects on human host proteins and various human cellular pathways have revealed among many findings that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus protein Orf9b actually binds with the human host mitochondria protein TOM 70.   Orf9b of SARS-CoV-2 was found to be localized to mitochondria upon overexpression as ...
Source: Vaccine News  Oct 16, 2020  2 months ago
Vaccine News: Russia announced two months ago that its AAV (Adeno-associated virus) vector was approved for use despite lacking proper supporting study data and a proper phase 3 trial. In reality to date, the Sputnik V vaccine has been a flop as despite the Russian health authorities not admitting it, local Russian physicians and hospitals reported that  that many vaccinated candidates not on...
Source: COVID-19 Crisis  Oct 16, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Crisis: The current COVID-19 pandemic so far has been just a small speck compared of what is really to come and already sadly we can see the stupidity and incompetency of most governments and health agencies so far in terms of how the crisis has been handled in most European countries and the Americas( North and South America)   As of the 16th of October 2020, officially we have mo...
Source: Influenza 2020/2021  Oct 15, 2020  2 months ago
Influenza 2020/2021: Two different studies one by Chinese researchers and another led by British scientists show the high risk involved with sequential infection of influenza followed by COVID-19.   In the first study by Chinese scientist from State Key Laboratory of Virology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University-Wuhan, team shows that infection with the Influenza A virus or IAV actua...
Source: COVID-19 Neutralizing Antibodies   Oct 15, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Neutralizing Antibodies: A new study by researchers and immunologists from Westlake University, Zhejiang-China, Tsinghua University, Beijing-China and Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen-China has found that human bivalent anti-spike antibodies are more effective in terms of viral neutralization and controlling a SARS-CoV-2 infection in humans.   The study team ...
Source: Antibodies  Oct 15, 2020  2 months ago
Antibodies, Antibody test and ADE are a few words that has been in many news articles in the last few months as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic but many people still do not really have a proper perspective about what they are properly, hence we created this guide with the hope that it might help some of our readers. The summarized guide is not in detailed but just enough for individuals ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Oct 15, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study led by Dr Nanshan Zhong and Dr Ling Chen of the National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease in China and Dr Jian Han, Faculty Investigator at the Hudson Alpha Institute in Alabama and founder of iRepertoire have identified a potent biomarker for predicting COVID-19 disease progression.   The study team used sequencing to characterize the immune s...
Source: COVID-19 Asymptomatic  Oct 15, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Asymptomatic:  A new study led by scientist from Wuhan-China with support from National Institutes of Health, Bethesda-Maryland, have discovered that  most COVID-19 asymptomatic individuals tend to have higher levels of lymphocytes especially CD4+ Cells indicating that these T Cells play a crucial role in the COVID-19 disease.   The research findings were published i...
Source: COVID-19 Heart  Oct 14, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19- Heart: Researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical Center-New York in a study involving retrospective analysis have found that individuals born with a heart defect who developed COVID-19 symptoms had a low risk of moderate or severe COVID-19 infection.   The study findings were published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. https://www.ahajournals.org/doi...
Source: Antibody Clinical Trial   Oct 14, 2020  2 months ago
The Antibody Clinical Trial by Eli Lilly called ACTIV-3 clinical trial involving a combination of antibodies against COVID-19 has been suddenly halted over safety concerns yesterday. No details were furnished to the media or medical community.   A stoppage in trial would typically be because a patient or volunteer showed a serious side effect or became sick, but the company did not cla...
Source: COVID-19 News  Oct 14, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 News: German researchers from the University Medical Center-Hamburg, Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology, German Center for Infection Research, Institute of Neuropathology-Hamburg and the Medical Clinic and Polyclinic-Hamburg have in a new study discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has a high affinity manifesting replicative infection in the carotid arteries of the human hos...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies   Oct 14, 2020  2 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies: A new research recently conducted by scientist from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) which can be described as the first properly detailed SARS-CoV-2 antibody study ever conducted so far has properly identified a series of antibodies that can actually be effective as therapeutics against the COVID-19 disease.   The research findings were published in the j...
Source: COVID-19 Effects  Oct 14, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Effects: The first documented case of sudden permanent hearing loss as a result of COVID-19 infection has been published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) although doctors warn that this is not the first isolated case as many more were reported earlier and more such cases are emerging. https://casereports.bmj.com/content/13/11/e238419   Thailand Medical News had already publishe...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Oct 14, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: A new study led by resarchesr from University of Michigan and involved an internation collaboration of various scientist and medical institutions from various countries has identified a protein called suPAR or soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor that can be used as a biomarker in blood diagnostics to identify COVID-19 patients who at risk of AKI or acut...
Source: Influenza News  Oct 13, 2020  2 months ago
Influenza News: A new study by researchers from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have uncovered a therapeutic called MG53 that is derived from a naturally occurring human protein to treat and stop the raging lung inflammation that can contribute to death from an influenza infection.   In animal vivo studies involving mice, all untreated animals given a lethal dose of influenza di...
Source: Coronavirus News  Oct 13, 2020  2 months ago
Coronavirus Latest: Scientist from the University of North Carolina  (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health have in a study uncovered alarming evidence that humans are susceptible to the new emerging swine coronavirus that has recently been alarming the swine industry.   The new study from the Baric Lab at UNC warns that the coronavirus strain, known as swine acute dia...
Source: Vaccine News  Oct 13, 2020  2 months ago
Vaccine News: Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced on late Monday that it had temporarily halted its COVID-19 vaccine trial because one of its participants had become seriously sick.   A spokesman for Johnson and Johnson told Thailand Medical News, "We have halted further dosing in all our COVID-19 vaccine candidate clinical trials globally due to a particpant...
Source: COVID-19 Reinfections  Oct 13, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Reinfections are on an increase globally with more documented cases emerging not just merely reported incidences.   What’s more alarming is that contrary to claims and preprint studies that were most probably manipulated by the huge pharmaceutical and biotech companies and also by Trump’s administration and the various non-credible American health and regulatory agencie...
Source: Brain-SARS-CoV-2  Oct 13, 2020  2 months ago
Brain-SARS-CoV-2: Swiss, Canadian and Egyptian researchers from the Institute for Regenerative Medicine-Neuroscience Center-Zurich, Division of Neurosurgery, University and University Hospital Zurich, Krembil Brain Institute and Krembil Research Institute-Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital and University of Toronto have in a new study discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus uses brain and brain ...
Source: COVID-19 Excess Deaths   Oct 13, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Excess Deaths in the United States from March to July 2020 compared to historic norms could be in excess of more than 225,000 deaths with approximately two thirds directly attributable to COVID-19 while additional deaths were indirectly related because individuals avoided emergency care during the pandemic according to a new study by researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University Schoo...
Source: COVID-19 Therapeutics  Oct 13, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Therapeutics: According to new research carried out at the University of St Andrews-Scotland, a new inhalation treatment protocol and drug involving synthetic interferons to  prevent the spread of COVID-19 is potentially far more effective than currently existing versions of interferons or inhalation protocols.   The Scottish biotech company, ILC Therapeutics based in Newhouse...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Oct 12, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs:  A new vivo study involving animal models by researchers from Hong Kong University show that the cheap stomach ulcer drug ranitidine bismuth citrate (Tritec) is able to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The study team on Monday announced that the anti-microbial drug used to treat stomach ulcers and bacterial infections has shown promise in combatting the coronavirus...
Source: Remdesivir  Oct 12, 2020  2 months ago
Remdesivir: The way things are moving in the United States clearly shows that is it now worse than a third world country and nothing American should be trusted anymore as it has completely lost every ounce of credibility. The biggest losers unfortunately are the struggling common American people who we do sympathize with.   The U.S. NIH and its researchers who all have a vested interest in ...
Source: Post COVID-19  Oct 12, 2020  2 months ago
Post COVID-19:  Researchers from the University of Melbourne-Australia and Burnet Institute-Australia in a new study have discovered that elevated plasma angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 or ACE2 activity still persists months after SARS-CoV-2 infection. The study team reported that the downregulation of cardiac ACE2 is linked to increased plasma ACE2 activity.   The COVID-19 diseas...
Source: Coronavirus News  Oct 12, 2020  2 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new study by scientist from CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, have alarmingly discovered that the SARS-CoV-2, coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease can survive for up to 28 days on common surfaces including banknotes, glass surfaces such as that found on mobile phone screens and stainless steel.   In the study survival rates of the SARS-CoV-2 virus w...
Source: COVID-19 Asean News  Oct 12, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Asean News: A team of Indonesian researchers from the Universitas Indonesia in Jakarta has found that the fasting blood glucose (FBG) levels are tied to poor prognosis in COVID-19 patients.   The research findings are published on a preprint server and have yet to be peer reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.25.20200774v1   The study team aimed t...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Oct 12, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by scientist from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center have found that lymphocytopenia (A condition of having a low white blood cell count)  prior to exposure to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus  may be associated with an increased risk of dying from COVID-19 disease.   Lymphocytopenia is c...
Source: COVID-19 Updates  Oct 11, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Updates: A latest research by scientist from Stanford University and Yale University on viral pathogenesis revealed an unexpected new discovery of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA-binding proteins that protect the host from virus-induced cell death.   Utilizing comprehensive identification of RNA-binding proteins by mass spectrometry (ChIRP-MS), the study team identified 309 human host protein...
Source: COVID-19 Help  Oct 11, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Help: While tens of thousands are getting infected daily and thousands are dying each day, millions elsewhere are worried and are trying to find ways to help themselves and their loved ones and the only thing that stupid health authorities and incompetent corrupted governments around the world are doing are giving false hopes by an anticipated COVID-19 vaccine that many think will solve t...
Source: Coronavirus News  Oct 11, 2020  2 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new study led by Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo along with support by scientist from Hiroshima University, Kyoto University, Tokai University, Ulm University Medical Center-Germany, and University of Glasgow have discovered that ORF3b, a protein encoded by the SARS-CoV-2 is responsible for impairing the immune and interferon responses in COVID-19 patients. ...
Source: COVID-19 Medical Devices  Oct 10, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Medical Devices: California-based Masimo, a  global medical technology company that develops and manufactures innovative noninvasive patient monitoring technologies, medical devices, and a wide array of sensors and a leader in primary pulse oximetry technology has won the U.S.FDA clearance for its Rad-G pulse oximeter, a rugged device developed with the help of The Bill & Melinda...
Source: SARS-CoV-2  Oct 10, 2020  2 months ago
SARS-CoV-2’s viral proteins according to a new study led by researchers from California Institute of Technology and involving scientist from University of Southern California, University Of Vermont, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Glasgow and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, are able to incapacitate human host cells upon invasion and are further able to disarming the c...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Oct 10, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: China researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology, General Hospital of the Central Theater Command-Wuhan present yet another case report involving a patient in China who developed an acute glaucoma attack soon after recovering from COVID-19.   In this case study, nucleocapsid protein antigens were detected on the cells of the conjunctiva, iris, and trabecular meshwork ...
Source: Research-COVID-19  Oct 10, 2020  2 months ago
Research-COVID-19: Researchers from Emory University-Altlanta in a new study observing immune cell behavior in COVID-19 patients have discovered that in severe cases of COVID-19, an exuberant activation of immune cells resembling acute flares of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease is witnessed.   The research findings could lead to new diagnostic tests that could separ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Oct 10, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 News: WHO or the World Health Organization has announced a new daily record high in COVID-19 cases confirmed worldwide, with more than 350,766 infections reported in the last 24 hours (for the 8th of October)   The total number of reported global deaths in the last 24 hours was 6,458 only however but this is expected to rise in the next few days as many are in severe conditions in ...
Source: Guide To Myocarditis And COVID-19 By Thailand Medical News  Oct 09, 2020  2 months ago
Myocarditis-COVID-19: Of late many have been hearing reading about the devastating effects of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus on the hearts of those infected irrespective of conditions they endured ie mild, moderate or severe or even if they were asymptomatic or are recovered. https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-covid-19-causing-an-unprecedented-heart-crisis-all-recovered-patients-urged-to...
Source: COVID-19 Antibodies  Oct 09, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Antibodies: Canadian researchers led by scientists from Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and also from Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute (LTRI) at Sinai Health-Toronto along with expers from numerous other Canadian entities and institutions have in a new study found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus antibodies can last for only  about three months after a p...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Oct 09, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Scams?  As anticipated, Eli Lily and Regeneron have applied for emergency approval for their laboratory -produced antibodies against COVID-19 and Donald Trump aka ‘Loony Dump Trump’ has signaled his strong presidential backing based on the fact he was treated with them. (There no proof if he was really infected and the whole thing could have been elaborately staged or is ...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccines   Oct 08, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccines: A group of American researchers from  the Swedish Medical Center-Seattle, University of Washington-Seattle, Stanford University-California, LabCorp-Seattle and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch-Seattle after reviewing a case of a patient who got re-infected with a different strain of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus ie the more potent and infectious D614G mu...
Source: Medical Journals  Oct 08, 2020  2 months ago
Medical Journals: In a shocking and unprecedented move, the world’s leading and most  prestigious medical journal: the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) on Wednesday published an editorial written by its editors condemning the Trump administration for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic  and calling for the current leadership in the United States to be voted out of...
Source: COVID-19 Disinfectants  Oct 08, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Disinfectants: American researchers from the University of New Mexico and the University of Texas at San Antonio in a new study have demonstrated an alternative approach to long-lasting disinfection agains the SARS-CoV-2  by using cationic phenylene ethynylene polymers and oligomers (i.e., conjugated electrolytes) and visible light or near-UV light irradiation.   With both the...
Source: Research News  Oct 08, 2020  2 months ago
Research News: Scientist from the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory at the University of Oxford have made a startling discovery as to yet another one of the many modes that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to evade human host immune responses once it is inside the host cells and replicating. The study team discovered that that the nucleocapsid protein of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus unde...
Source: COVID Research News  Oct 08, 2020  2 months ago
COVID Research News: Swedish researchers from Umea University in a new detailed study have now established what the active agent in the jelly like substance often found in the lungs of COVID-19 patients is.   It was found that in most patients who had died with severe COVID-19 and respiratory failure, a jelly was formed in the lungs. The formation of the jelly in the lungs of COVID-19 patie...
Source: COVID-19 World  Oct 08, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 World: Peru made the worse decision when it decided it decided to purchase 1.6 million antibody tests from China to help rein in the COVID-19 growing threat in March.   Its President, Martin Vizcarra made a huge press event of the decision then as when Peru’s health officials saw that despite PCR molecular tests for COVID-19 being the best option, they did not have the labs, ...
Source: Virus News  Oct 07, 2020  2 months ago
Virus News: Japanese researchers from the Department of Infectious Diseases, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in a new study have demonstrated that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can survive and linger on human skin much longer than flu viruses can.   The study showed that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, remained viable and infectious on samples of human skin for about 9 hour...
Source: Air Purifiers - COVID-19  Oct 07, 2020  2 months ago
Air Purifiers - COVID-19: A new study by German researchers from the Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main-Germany has demonstrated that air-purifiers in enclosed indoor places can help reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission. The research findings are published on a preprint server and have yet to be peer-reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.11...
Source: News-COVID-19  Oct 07, 2020  2 months ago
News-COVID-19: Italian researchers from the University Hospital In Torino report of the first European documented case of viral induced arthritis in a 58 year patient who was infected with the SARS-CoV0-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease.   Arthralgia is a symptom in which there are joint pains and such a viral induced arthritis if common in most viral infections.   The cas...
Source: COVID-19  Oct 07, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19: German researchers from the University Medical Center, Hamburg-Eppendorf and University of Freiburg in a new detailed autopsy study involving 43 deceased COVID-19 patients have discovered shocking findings as to how the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus ‘literally attacks’ the human host brains.   In the early stages of the pandemic, numerous researchers made claims that the SARS...
Source: ACE2  Oct 07, 2020  2 months ago
ACE2: Canadian researchers from the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, and McMaster University-Ontario, along with support from experts from Bayer Pharmaceuticals-Germany in a news study have discovered that increased plasma ACE2 (Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2) levels in the blood could indicate a higher risk of major cardiovascular events.   In brief, the stu...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Oct 07, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI), The University of Liverpool and the University of Southampton in a new international study have discovered that the CD4+ cells are affected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The study is the first to give a detailed perspective of how the body's CD4+ T cells respond to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Among the research fin...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Oct 07, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an alert to all doctors and healthcare professional warning that the mysterious post-COVID syndrome typically found in children called “multisystem inflammatory syndrome” or MIS-C is now seen manifesting in adults as well.   The condition in adults is now officially termed as “multisystem...
Source: Folic Acid  Oct 06, 2020  2 months ago
Folic Acid: A new study by researchers from University Of California-Davis along with experts from Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine, Shriners Hospitals for Children- California and University College London have found that high levels of folic acid during pregnancy could harm brain development of embryos. Folate is an essential micronutrient required for both cellular proliferation t...
Source: COVID-19 Severity  Oct 06, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Severity: While various researchers around the world are figuring out the various risk factors for COVID-19 severity and mortality, a new study by an Italian Professor, Dr Pasquale Pagliaro from the Department Of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Torino suggests that macrophage class activation is one of the factors that determine the clinical phenotype of a more lethal seve...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments   Oct 06, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Treatments: Australian researchers from The University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute-New South Wales, University of Technology Sydney and Chinese scientists from Jilin University-Changchun have in a new study confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein subunit 1 can induce a pro-inflammatory signaling pathway (leading to cytokines deployment and epithelial...
Source: COVID-19 Breakthrough  Oct 06, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Breakthrough: Canadian researchers have made a major breakthrough during a study on UPR or unfolded protein response during coronaviruses viral replication leading them to a discovery of thiopurines to stop the viral replication of human coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2. This breakthrough with further research could lead to a new and effective broad-spectrum therapeutic antiviral that c...
Source: COVID-19 Insights  Oct 06, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Insights: President Trump ‘sudden recovery’ and his stunning appearance at the White House  and removal his mask along with his gibberish speech that he has learnt a lot about COVID-19 and that one can fight the disease easily  reminded many of the conman potrayed by Steve Martin in the movie ‘Leap Of Faith.”   His announcement that he tested with ...
Source: COVID-19  Oct 06, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19: A Harvard led research on what can be termed as the world’s first detailed HLA-I immunopeptidomesStudy of SARSCoV-2-infected human cell lines while giving new insights into immune responses has also proven alarmingly details that the SARS-CoV-2 SARS-CoV-2 infection interferes with cellular pathways that may impact HLA-I peptide processing and presentation and immune signaling. &n...
Neuro-COVID-19  Oct 06, 2020  2 months ago
Neuro-COVID-19: A new study by researchers from Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine-Chicago reveals concerning new findings: Neurological symptoms occur in 8 of 10 hospitalized COVID-19 patients or about 80 percent of all such patients.   Typical manifestations include muscle pain, headaches, dizziness, encephalopathy and "brain fog."  ...
Source: Global COVID-19 News  Oct 05, 2020  2 months ago
Global COVID-19 News:  The Global COVID-19 reported death rates have now reached 1,037,585 and while the total number of COVID-19 infections has now approached 35,189,128.   Russia Health authorities in Russia reported on Monday a record a rise in coronavirus cases close to the maximum level in May but the country has stopped short of reimposing strict lockdown measures.   Now th...
Source: COVID-19-News  Oct 05, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study led by British researchers from University Of Surrey along with scientist from University of Manchester, Aston University, University of Leicester and the Frimley Health NHS Trust Hospital have found that most individuals infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease are likely to develop dyslipidemia and changes in their sebum lipodomes that ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 News  Oct 05, 2020  2 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 News: Researchers from the University of Barcelona-Spain; Xiamen University0China; and IHU-Méditerranée Infection and CNRS-France provide more new evidence to dispute the hypothesis that pangolins were the intermediate animals in SARS-CoV-2 transmission to humans.   Their research findings are published in the peer-reviewed journal: Infection, Genetics and Evolution...
Source: COVID-19 Test  Oct 05, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Test: A large multidisciplinary group of researchers from University of California-San Francisco, J. David Gladstone Institutes-San Francisco, University of California-Berkeley, Monash University-Australia and  Chan Zuckerberg Biohub-San Francisco have developed an amplification-free CRISPR-based mobile phone assay for direct detection of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronav...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Oct 05, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), by detail analysis of the airway cell transcriptome have identified an activated immune axis that could pinpoint the COVID-19 patients who will most benefit from targeted therapies.   The study team re-analyzed published scRNA-seq data of COVID-19 patient bronchoalveolar lavage fluid...
Source: Vaccine News  Oct 05, 2020  2 months ago
Vaccine News: Researchers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) along with support from Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, have developed a platform technology that uses red blood cells to deliver antigens to antigen-presenting cells (APCs) in the spleen, generating ...
Source: COVID-19 And Eyes  Oct 04, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19-Eyes: Doctors from India have reported the first documented case vasculitic retinal vein occlusion due to COVID-19.   The documented report was submitted by Dr Jay Umed Sheth and colleagues from the Surya Eye Institute and Research Centre in Mumbai.   The detailed case report has been published in the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. https://www.ijo.in/article.asp?issn=0301-47...
Source: COVID-19 And Cancer  Oct 03, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19-Cancer: A new study by researchers from The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have shown that SARS-CoV-2 encoded proteins along with certain drugs currently used in COVID-19 treatment protocols are able to induce lytic reactivation of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV), one of major human oncogenic viruses through manipulation of intracellular signaling ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Oct 03, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: An urgent immediate safety review of the drug Remdesivir has been called by the European Medicines Agency after numerous COVID-19 patients taking the drug have developed serious kidney problems.   The EU regulator issued a statement a few hours ago saying that it seemed that remdesivir was causing the "acute kidney injury," and that the issue "warrants further...
Source: COVID-19 Testing  Oct 03, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Testing: Researchers from University of Vermont, working in collaboration with a group from the University of Washington, have developed a platform of testing for the COVID-19 disease that does not make use of key chemicals, or reagents but still delivers an accurate result, paving the way for inexpensive, widely available testing in both developing countries and industrialized nations li...
Source: COVID-19 BREAKING UPDATES  Oct 02, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 BREAKING UPDATES! Challenging times are back again and this time it is going to be even more worse and it would be truly interesting seeing those who were in denial or those who were saying that COVID-19 is non-existence or those who were accusing this website of fear mongering etc.   Since January till now, all our predictions, hypothesis etc have never been wrong and in fact we h...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Oct 02, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Herbs: Rooibos a popular herbal tea that is obtained from the leaves of a South African shrub Aspalathus linearis, is now being the center of focus in a series of international studies to assess its possible use as an adjuvant to treat COVID-19 and also as a ingredient in a series of herbal products to treat COVID-19 and also as a prophylaxis against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   D...
Source: Virus News  Oct 02, 2020  2 months ago
Virus News: A new study by researchers from the Medical University of Vienna highlights the risk of hospitalized COVID-19 patients developing venous thromboembolism or VTE.   The study findings were published in the journal: Research and Practice In Thrombosis and Haemostasis. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/rth2.12439   The study which for the first time, provide an in-dep...
Source: Medical Law  Oct 02, 2020  2 months ago
Medical Law: According to a new research paper in the journal Science co-written by a University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign legal expert who studies the policy implications of advanced biotechnologies. well-intentioned “citizen scientists” developing homemade COVID-19 vaccines may believe they are inoculating themselves against the ongoing pandemic, but the pract...
Source: Parkinson's Disease-COVID-19  Oct 02, 2020  2 months ago
Parkinson's Disease-COVID-19: Researchers from University of Iowa in a new study involving approximately 80,000 patients shows that individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) have a 30% higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than individuals without the neurodegenerative condition.   The study findings were published in the journal: Movement Disorders, the official journal of the Interna...
Source: Immune System  Oct 02, 2020  2 months ago
Immune System: Emerging research by scientist from  University of Rochester-New York show how different cells in the immune system work together, communicate, and in the case of cells called neutrophils bring about their own death to help fight off infections.   The study findings are published in the journal: Nature. Immunology https://www.nature.com/articles/s41590-020-0746-x &n...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Oct 02, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in a new research study have discovered high-affinity peptide binders for the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein that can inhibit infection. The study also opens the door for the development of rapid viral identification or conjugates for virus-directed delivery of therapeutics.   The study findings ...
Source: Canada News  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
Canada News:  It was announced on Latest on Wednesday that Canada has extended a ban on non-essential international entries until the end of October as the country was gripped by a surge in COVID-19 cases.   The further extension comes amid a second wave of infections caused in part by the return to school or work of millions of Canadians after summer breaks.   Public Sa...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine-Pittsburgh and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai-New York, in a new study involving the autopsy and histological studies of dead COVID-19 patients who had severe conditions, have discovered the extensive lung tissue and cell damage that infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causes.   The study findin...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Strains  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Strains: Researchers from Philippines and Thailand in a new study have identified a total of 23 different distinct strains circulating in the Philippines including the potent and infectious D614G Strains.   The study results are published on a preprint server but are currently being peer-reviewed for publication into a journal. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.29.2...
Source: Pregnancy And COVID-19  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
Pregnancy And COVID-19: Canadian researchers from the University of Toronto, Sinai Health Systems-Toronto, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute-Toronto along with support from the University of Minas Gerais-Brazil have in a new study found that maternal immune cells actually help to spread the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus to the placenta.   In the study, the researchers provided evidence that u...
Source: Vaccines-COVID-19  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
Vaccines-COVID-19: The NIAID And Moderna Inc  Phase 1 clinical trial of an investigational mRNA vaccine to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection has shown that the vaccine is well-tolerated and generates a strong immune response in older adults.   The trial results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa2028436   The new experimental v...
Source: AI-Artificial-Intelligence-COVID-19  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
AI-Artificial Intelligence-COVID-19: Researchers from the U.S. NIH, University of Central Florida, State University of New York, NVIDIA Corporation and University of Milano have developed an  algorithm can accurately identify COVID-19 cases, as well as distinguish them from influenza.   The study shows that artificial intelligence can be nearly as accurate if not even better than a phy...
Source: Drugs-COVID-19  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
Drugs-COVID-19: Anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drugs or TNF inhibitors are now being explored by numerous researchers to treat COVID-19 after recent studies of patients with COVID-19 have shown that patients already taking anti-TNF drugs for inflammatory bowel disease and inflammatory arthritis are less likely to be admitted to hospital. The same was not observed for patients taking other ...
Source: Delirium-COVID-19  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
Delirium-COVID-19: A new study by researchers from King's College London involving detailed meta-analysis of data and information procured from the COVID Symptom Study app and patients admitted to St Thomas' Hospital in London, has shown that delirium, a state of acute confusion associated with a higher risk of serious illness and death is a key symptom of COVID-19 in frail, older individu...
Source: Strokes-COVID-19  Oct 01, 2020  2 months ago
Strokes-COVID-19: According to a new study led by Canadian researchers from Western University -Ontario, strokes may be the first presenting symptom of COVID-19 in younger patients who are typically asymptomatic.   The new study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. https://n.neurology.org/content/early/202...
Source: U.S. News  Sep 30, 2020  2 months ago
U.S. News: Most Americans were oblivious to our headlines and breaking news today on a new research that confirms that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus actually attacks the CD4 T Cells, literally elevating the COVID-19 disease to a ‘potent airborne HIV-like disease.’ https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-news-covid-19-study-reveals-that-sars-cov-2-uses-cd4-cells-to-infect-t-helper-l...
Source: COVID-19 Intranasal Drugs  Sep 30, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Intranasal Drugs: Researchers from the National Infection Service-UK, Ena Respiratory, Melbourne-Australia, The University of Melbourne-Australia, University of Newcastle-Australia and Oxford University-UK are exploring the usage of TLR2/6 Agonist INNA-051 as an intranasal prophylaxis against COVID-19.   To date their vivo studies involving animal models showed that the TLR2 agonis...
Source: Obstructive Sleep Apnea  Sep 30, 2020  2 months ago
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) increases the risk of severe COVID-19 according to a new research led by University of Helsinki-Finland and involving Broad Institute of MIT, Harvard, Stanford University and Massachusetts General Hospital.   Information regarding obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) diagnosis and COVID-19 infection was extracted from the FinnGen study (N=260,405) with a total of 305 ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest Headlines  Sep 30, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest Headlines: Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have utilized VirScan, a technology that can determine which of more than 1,000 different viruses have infected an individual including SARS-CoV-2 to discover more than 800 epitopes on the SARS-CoV-2 genome. The epitope is the part of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself to. ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 30, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A study led by researchers from the University of Cincinnati along with scientists from University of Duisburg-Germany, the German Primate Center  and Saarland University-Germany have discovered that sphingosine, a naturally occurring lipid in the human body could be used as a potential treatment for COVID-19 as prevents binding of SARS-CoV-2 spike to its cellular receptor ...
Source: Nutrition And Diets  Sep 29, 2020  2 months ago
Nutrition And Diets: Researchers from University of Gothenburg-Sweden, Lund University-Sweden and the University of South Australia in a preclinical study found that dietary oat bran can offset chronic gastrointestinal damage caused by radiotherapy, contradicting long-held clinical recommendations.   The goal of this study was to evaluate the influence of dietary fiber on radiation-ind...
Source: U.S. COVID-19  Sep 29, 2020  2 months ago
U.S. COVID-19:  USA has now recorded a total of 205,114 deaths and more than 7,149,073 in the country have been infected. In the last 24 hours, 37,418 new cases were recorded and only 355 COVID-19 deaths were recorded.   Despite the low death rates and moderate infection rates in the last few days, the rate of positive COVID-19 tests is ticking up in New York, especially in neighborhoo...
Source: Excess Deaths  Sep 29, 2020  2 months ago
Excess Deaths: A University of Leeds led study has shown that there were more than 2085 excess deaths in England and Wales due to heart disease and stroke during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic stretching over 4 months (2nd March to 30th June 2020) with an average of 17 deaths per day. The researchers say that most of these deaths could have been prevented. (Excess deaths are the number of death...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Exclusive  Sep 29, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccine Exclusive: Adeno-associated viral vectors to deliver gene therapies and vaccines are a growing platform that is being used by more and more pharmaceutical companies in drug and vaccine development. But unknown to many there are possible repercussions taking such AAV vectors based meds or vaccines.   Two gene therapies using adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors to deliver ge...
Source: Supplements For Coronavirus  Sep 29, 2020  2 months ago
Supplements For Coronavirus: Researchers University of Groningen - Netherlands, in a new vitro research have demonstrated that the phytochemicals resveratrol and pterostilbene, have long-lasting antiviral effects against SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Both resveratrol and pterostilbene are natural plant compound found in grapes, small berries and certain nuts.   The study findings are published on ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Sep 29, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Adding to the confusions and contradictions, a new study by researchers from the University of Mersin and the Mersin City Education And Research Hospital in Turkey found as men's testosterone level at baseline decreases, the probability for them to be in the intensive care unit (ICU) significantly increases.   The study findings suggest that the COVID-19 disease might a...
Source: Virus News  Sep 29, 2020  2 months ago
Virus News: Swedish researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in a new study claim that a type of anti-bacterial T cells known as MAIT cells, are strongly activated in individuals with moderate to severe COVID-19 disease.   The new research findings contribute to increased understanding about how the complex human host immune system responds against COVID-19 infection.   Severe COVID-...
Source: Antibody-Dependent Enhancement (ADE)   Sep 28, 2020  2 months ago
Antibody-Dependent Enhancement (ADE): Researchers from the University of Miami, Miami VA Healthcare System and Express Gene in a news study have identified the anti-N Immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 as possibly being the  cause of the Antibody-Dependent Enhancement (ADE) phenomenon in patients experiencing COVID-19 severity. Furthermore the same antibodies could also act ...
Source: COVID-19 Headlines  Sep 28, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Headlines: In late July this year, Dr Anthony Fauci, the head of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984 was busy touting to the media and numerous health agencies while it was becoming clear that antibodies in some cases were not working and also has a short lifespan coupled with the fact that antibody resistant strains of the SARS-CoV-2 was emerging, a n...
Source: COVID-19 Research Briefs  Sep 28, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research Briefs:   1. Anti-Androgens For COVID-19   A team of scientist led by Dr Andy Goren, MD from Applied Biology and Dr Flavio A. Cadegiani, MD, MSc, PhD from Corpometria Institute in Brazil while studying the genetics of the androgen receptor discovered a possible breakthrough treatment for COVID-19.Their study elucidates the possible role of androgens in controlling...
Source: COVID-19 Herd Immunity  Sep 28, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Herd Immunity: Off late here has been reports covered in certain unreliable mainstream media and also non-credible medical media talking about certain cities like Manaus in Brazil attaining herd-immunity or worse another claiming that Japan has also attained herd immunity, such coverage are misleading and can sometimes cause more problems and danger as locals in those locations might deve...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Sep 28, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Researchers from Duke University Medical Center-North Carolina have identified biomarkers that accurately identify numerous viral infections across the clinical stages of disease, advancing a potential new way to guide treatment, quarantine decisions, and other clinical and public health interventions in the setting of endemic and pandemic infectious diseases.   The un...
Source: COVID-19-Povidone-Iodine  Sep 27, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19- Povidone-Iodine: A study led by researchers from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine-Farmington along with experts from The Institute for Antiviral Research at Utah State University, Veloce BioPharma-Florida, ProHealth-Farmington and Ocean Ophthalmology-Florida has demonstrated that an antiseptic nasal spray containing povidone-iodine may help curb transmission of the SARS-C...
Source: COVID-19 Headlines  Sep 27, 2020  2 months ago
Coronavirus Headlines TM : COVID-19 Cases In Myanmar Surging, Country  May Go Into Total Lockdown With Massive Restrictions.   As cases are fast rising in Myanmar, its biggest city, Yangon is rapidly building new quarantine centers as it scrambles to contain the commercial hub's first significant coronavirus outbreak, with overworked medical staff fearing thousands more cases to co...
Source: COVID-19 Airborne  Sep 27, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19-Airborne: The U.S. CDC a few days ago retracted an update on its website on the issues of the COVID-19 airborne spread claiming a variety of technical and admin errors but which many are saying the retraction was based on directives from the White House as election approaches. A 2018 photo shows The Gesundheit II machine in Dr Donald Milton's Public Health Aerobiology, Virology, and...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Sep 26, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from more than 200 medical and research institutions globally in a new study have found that that certain auto-antibodies known as neutralizing auto-Abs against type I IFNs are the reasons that certain individuals are suffering from severe conditions of the COVID-19 disease.                &nb...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Sep 26, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Scams? Biomed Lublin a Polish pharmaceutical company claims to have successfully completed the production of a drug for COVID-19.   The company released a media statement on September 23 that its initial research “has confirmed its efficacy” and that it now plans to begin non-commercial clinical trials, and that if all goes well Poland could be the first country in...
Source: COVID-19 Mask  Sep 26, 2020  2 months ago
Homemade COVID-19 Mask: Researchers from the University of California at their Davis Laboratory have in study tests of surgical mask, N95 masks and homemade cloth mask found that by only surgical mask and N95 mask cuts down the amount of aerosolized particles emitted during breathing, talking and coughing. However tests of homemade cloth face coverings showed that the fabric itself releases a larg...
Source: COVID-19-Vitamin D  Sep 26, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19-Vitamin D: Researchers from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Sina Hospital-Tehran have found that hospitalized COVID-19 patients with adequate blood levels of Vitamin D exhibited lesser complications and also had a lower mortality risk. The study results were published in the peer-reviewed journal: PLOS One https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.023979...
Source: Metformin-COVID-19  Sep 26, 2020  2 months ago
Metformin-COVID-19: A few past research studies  the last few months has shown the possibility of using metformin, the common cheap and easily available diabetes drug being used for COVID-19 treatments as it was found to reduce severity and mortality rates in COVID-19 patients. In one study, the researchers found that among more than 600 patients with diabetes and COVID-19, use of metformin ...
Source: Drug News  Sep 25, 2020  2 months ago
Drugs News: A new study by researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh, Birmingham, Oxford and Nottingham have found the drug Gabapentin that is regularly used to treat chronic pelvic pain in women has been found to be no more effective than a placebo.   Chronic pelvic pain is estimated to affect 2–24% of women worldwide, and is associated with substantially reduced quality of life...
Source: Pharma News  Sep 25, 2020  2 months ago
Pharma News: Pharma giant Roche has partnered with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals to develop, manufacture and distribute Regeneron’s antiviral antibody combination, REGN-COV2, as a potential treatment of COVID-19.   The new antibody combination REGN-COV2 could help treat patients with symptoms and also prevent the disease in individuals exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   An init...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Sep 25, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Immunology experts at the University of Birmingham-UK have developed a new COVID-19 test using dried blood spot samples (DBS) as an accurate alternative to venous blood in detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. DBS sampling is simple, inexpensive and can be self-collected by the patient at home, using a simple finger prick. Credit: University Of Birmingham   The research fin...
Source: COVID-19 Reports  Sep 25, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Reports: A study presented at the ongoing ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID, 23-25 September) indicates that the severe COVID-19 immunological profile, represented by changes in cell populations and circulating inflammatory proteins, is already partly present in older healthy individuals in the West especially in Europe. (Applicable to Northern America as well)   The...
Source: COVID-19 Severity  Sep 25, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Severity according to yet another study, this time by researchers from Rockefeller University is also linked to mutations in human genes but this time in a group of 13 genes associated with antiviral defense. Mutations in any one or more of these genes can also increase disease severity in those infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The study findings were published in the jo...
Source: Human Genetic Mutations PiZ And PiS  Sep 25, 2020  2 months ago
Human Genetic Mutations PiZ And PiS found in segments of the general population contributes to a greater risk of severity and mortality from COVID-19 disease according to researchers from Tel Aviv University-Israel.   Accordingly these mutations lead to deficiency in the alpha1-antitrypsin protein, which protects lung tissues from damage in case of severe infections.   The study findin...
Source: Russia COVID-19 News  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
Russia COVID-19 News: Russia proudly launched the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V despite lack of proper phase 3 trial data and was boasting about its mass vaccinations program that is currently under way. To top it up, only a few days ago it also announced that its local version of the teratogenic drug favipiravir which is called Coronavir is being made available at pharmacies acro...
Source: Coronavirus Warning  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
Coronavirus Warning: Day by day it is emerging despite initial denials by researchers that the SARS-CoV-2 resembles an airborne version of the HIV virus that kills the human host slowly except for those that are vulnerable either due to age, a weakened immune system and the presence of various comorbidities, where the process is even faster.   A new study by Chinese researchers from Tongji ...
Source: Pandemic News  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
Pandemic News: Researchers from the Wayne State University-Detroit and the Detroit Medical Center in a new study that was presented at the ongoing online ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCMID, online 23-25 September) showed that the initial SARS-CoV-2 viral load in nasopharyngeal samples has been decreasing as the pandemic progressed.   Interestingly the study team led by Dr Said...
Source: Pterostilbene  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
Pterostilbene (PSB) a polyphenolic phytochemical that occurs in plants, particularly small berries and nuts has been identified by Japanese researchers from the Tokyo University of Science as a new therapeutic option for chronic inflammatory disorders. The study findings are published in the FASEB Journal: (Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) https://faseb.on...
Source: News-COVID-19  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
News-COVID-19: Researchers from the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) in a new study found that a high percentage of recovered COVID-19 patients exhibited ocular inflammation in their eyes which is a type of neuroinflammation.  The study findings by the researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology-UCSD, the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health-UCSD, and the ...
Source: Virus News  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
Virus News: Researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Lausanne (EPFL) in a new study shows that pathogenic viruses may be able to develop resistance to warm temperatures and certain some types of disinfectant such as chlorine. That combined with global warming and more frequent and longer heat waves could make it even harder to keep them from spreading.    The study te...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest:  Researchers from University of California-San Diego, University of Texas-Austin and Maynooth University-Dublin have discovered an active role for glycans, the sugar molecules that decorate the spike proteins of the coronavirus in terms of the actual infection and binding process to human host receptors.   These glycans in turn could be new targets for certai...
Source: COVID-19 Updates:  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Updates: Thursday morning starts with the global death toll reaching almost 974,000 due to the novel coronavirus that originated from Wuhan, China and whose global spread was never stopped by the WHO (World Health Organization) led by black Ethiopian national Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus who is still shamelessly refusing to resign from his position despite calls and online petitions. &nbs...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Sep 24, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Treatments: Two new studies by researchers from the University of California-San Diego show that statin usage is linked to a lower risk of developing COVID-19 severity and that removing cholesterol from cell membranes prevents the virus from getting into these cells.   Furthermore there is some biologic plausibility for a protective role of statins in COVID-19 through known anti-in...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 23, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Good news for most of the mental asylums as most of their inmates are less likely to suffer from the COVID-19 severity due to the fact that they are likely to possess a mutated variant of the human gene Rs4702 according a new vitro study from Icahn School of medicine that shows how human genes affects the COVID-19 disease besides numerous other factors and comorbidities.  ...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Sep 23, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Supplements: Spanish researchers from the Hospital Del Mar, Barcelona led by Dr Roberto Güerri-Fernández presented a new research at the ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID, currently held online 23-25 September) that shows that having a lower level of zinc in the blood is associated with a poorer outcome in patients with COVID-19. Past studies have shown that in...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Sep 23, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Herbs: It was announced last Saturday that The World Health Organization has finally endorsed a protocol for testing herbal medicines as potential treatments for the COVID-19 disease coronavirus and other epidemics. https://www.afro.who.int/news/expert-panel-endorses-protocol-covid-19-herbal-medicine-clinical-trials   The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the issue o...
Source: HIV Drugs  Sep 23, 2020  2 months ago
HIV Drugs: According to researchers from the University of Washington-Seattle, the commonly used HIV drug that is to treat those infected and also individuals using it as a prophylaxis or in PrEP protocols can induce a type I/III interferon-associated signature and inflammation throughout the gut.   It should be noted that long term inflammation of any kind can lead to a variety of chronic ...
Source: COVID-19 Herd Immunity  Sep 23, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Herd Immunity: Researchers from University of Georgia have developed a new model that proves that achieving herd immunity to COVID-19 is an impractical public health strategy.   The study findings were published in the journal:  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/09/21/2008087117   Currently attempts to controlling COV...
Source: Coronavirus Latest  Sep 23, 2020  2 months ago
Coronavirus Latest: Contrary to all the hyped up news about potential drug candidates discoveries, latest research revelations about the virus pathogenesis, about advances in monoclonal antibody therapies and about COVID-19 vaccines that are in expected to be available before the end of the year thanks to the White House intervention, the COVID-19 pandemic is far from going to be over as the ever ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 23, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 News:  More and more each day we are learning of the various damaging and disastrous effects the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has on the human host body not only on those that are just infected and are going through severe conditions but also in term of long term health complications of those who had recovered from mild or moderate symptoms or were asymptomatic. The COVID-19 disease is now...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Sep 23, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from University of Manchester-UK have made a startling discovery that the SARS-Cov-2 damages blood marrow cells especially the myeloid cells originating from the hematopoietic stem cells of the bone marrow.   The study team found that of the myeloid cells damaged by the novel coronavirus, the monocytes are in particular affected.   The study results were pu...
Source: Strokes And COVID-19  Sep 22, 2020  2 months ago
Strokes-COVID-19: It is already being reported by medical professionals all over the world about a sudden increase of unexplained strokes in the last few months. Among those that were already tested positive for COVID-19 but were either asymptomatic or had recovered from severe, moderate or even mild conditions of the SARS-CoV-2 infection, the risk of strokes was found to be high but there are man...
Source:Influenza-Flu  Sep 22, 2020  2 months ago
Influenza-Flu: Researchers from St Jude Children's Research Hospital have found in a study that eradicating certain types of nasal bacteria actually helps to cut down the risk of contracting viral influenza strains. Dr Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D., and Dr Jason Rosch, Ph.D., both of St. Jude Infectious Diseases, led the respiratory bacteria research. Credit: St. Jude Children's Research ...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Sep 22, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 Treatments: Medical researchers and physicians are now trying interrupt the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus before it gets into the lungs and the rest of the body and starts ravaging the body, targeting not only the lungs, heart and blood vessels but even the cerebrospinal fluids, the brain, the kidneys, the gastroenterological tract , the male testis to even the immune system itself.   The...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 22, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 News: Doctors and researchers from the department of Digestive Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can be found in the gallbladder wall of COVID-19 patients and that COVID-19 can also mimic acalculous acute cholecystitis.   Two case reports of COVID-19 patients developing cholecystitis were mentioned in a study fi...
Source: COVID-19 Scams-Russia  Sep 22, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Scams: It was announced that Russia has approved R-Pharm's Coronavir treatment for outpatients with mild to moderate COVID-19 infections and the antiviral drug could be rolled out to pharmacies throughout the country as soon as next week, the company said on Friday.   The drug’s approval as a prescription drug follows the green light for another Russian COVID-19 drug, Avi...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 22, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A study led by researchers from University of Bristol-UK that also involved scientist from Max Planck Institute-Germany, University of Heidelberg-Germany and Geneva Biotech Sàrl-Switzerland has discovered a druggable pocket in the SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein that could be used to stop the virus from infecting human cells.   The stud findings are published in the peer ...
Source: Post-COVID Myocarditis  Sep 21, 2020  3 months ago
Post-COVID Myocarditis: As a result of alarming data showing that a majority of recovered COVID-19 patients have some sort of heart tissue damage after being infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus irrespective of whatever the conditions they had endured ie from mild, moderate , severe or asymptomatic, there is a huge rush by many concerned to go for heart screenings. https://www.thailandmedical....
Source: America Coronavirus   Sep 21, 2020  3 months ago
America Coronavirus: American official COVID-19 infection rates hits 6.81 million and 200,014 Americans have died from the COVID-19 so far though actual figures are expected to be much higher. Americans are expected to have a great time for the rest of the year and also an interesting year end festive season never experienced in its history starting from next month’s Halloween as many more a...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Sep 21, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: A new study by French researchers from Aix-Marseille University, IHU-Méditerranée Infection, Institut Paoli Calmettes and Laboratoire d’Immunologie-Marseille, including the controversial  French physician and microbiologist Professor Dr Didier Raoult have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus basically causes immunoparalysis in the human hos...
Source: COVID-19 Scams  Sep 21, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Scams: Of all the stupidity and craziness which not many people are questioning (the intelligence levels in America has sunk to its lowest!) is the new American standard for drug approvals set by the US FDA under the Trump administration in which as long you can demonstrate somehow by whatever means that a drug is able to shorten hospitalization stays, Voila! You get approved and you can ...
Source: Drugs-COVID-19  Sep 21, 2020  3 months ago
Drugs-COVID-19: Spanish researchers from the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Malaga (UMA) and the Andalusian Centre for Nanomedicine and Biotechnology (BIONAND) have identified 4-Phenylbutiric acid or 4-PBA as a possible drug candidate to treat the various inflammatory and immune issues resulting from the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection that causes COVID-19 disease.   The s...
Source: Disinfectants-COVID-19  Sep 20, 2020  3 months ago
Disinfectants-COVID-19: To curb the problem of current COVID-19 disinfectants taking time to sanitize surfaces and the impracticability of using them on high-contact areas such as door handles, elevators, and bannisters due to ‘wearing-off' effects, researchers from the University of Central Florida (UCF) are co-developing a new, rapid-acting, long-lasting disinfectant spray that instant...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 20, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Japanese researchers from the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine and Osaka University have engineered to create soluble ACE2 (sACE2) in human cells that have enhanced affinity to receptor-binding domain (RBD) of the SARS-CoV-2 thus serving as decoy while also neutralizing the novel coronavirus.   The research findings were published on a preprint serve and are curre...
Source: Therapeutic Herbal Teas  Sep 19, 2020  3 months ago
As a result of overwhelming response and also a new promotional program with postal authorities and also with certain well-wishers who wish to make our specially blended therapeutic herbal teas more accessible to  as many Americans as possible to better equipped themselves with the coming cooler season and the impending COVID-19 second wave, Thailand Medical News announces that we now offer a...
Source: Mpro Inhibitors  Sep 19, 2020  3 months ago
Mpro Inhibitors: A new study led by researchers from the university of Arizona with additional support from the University of Athens shows that all previous studies indicating that Mpro Inhibitors Such As Ebselen, Disulfiram, Carmofur, PX-12, Tideglusib, And Shikonin have antiviral properties against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus are invalidated as the new research shows that these Mpro inhibitors ar...
Source: Ketogenic Diet And COVID-19  Sep 19, 2020  3 months ago
Ketogenic Diet And COVID-19: Researchers in a new study led by Yale School of Medicine but also involving scientist from New York University Langone Health and Washington University School of Medicine, advocate a ketogenic diet (A diet in high fat, low carbohydrate) for elderly COVID-19 patients and even those not infected yet it is capable of mitigating clinical outcomes of COVID-19 in this vulne...
Source: Coronavirus Breakthrough  Sep 19, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus Breakthrough:  Researchers from University of Kentucky College of Medicine in a new study have discovered that as a result localized inflammation in the lungs, a deficiency of the anticoagulant protein S results that leads to thrombosis in COVID-19 patients. The localized inflammation also leads to elevated levels of tissue factor, a protein found in blood that initiates the clott...
Source: ACE2  Sep 19, 2020  3 months ago
A new study by experts from the Department of Biochemistry of the University of Wisconsin-Madison reveals that the genetic variants of human angiotensin 2 or ACE2 receptors can have altered recognition by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the causative agent COVID-19) pandemic.   Comprehending how human ACE2 genetic variants differ in their recognition by SARS-CoV-2 can have a major impact in le...
Source: Strokes And COVID-19  Sep 19, 2020  3 months ago
Strokes And COVID-19: According to a new study from University of Alabama at Birmingham led by Dr Chen Lin, M.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, stroke patients who also have COVID-19 showed increased systemic inflammation, a more serious stroke severity and a much higher rate of death, compared to stroke patients who did not have COVID-19.   The new study finding co...
Source: Fatigue  Sep 18, 2020  3 months ago
Fatigue: Study findings from a new research by Dr Liam Townsend, St James's Hospital and Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and colleagues showed that that persistent fatigue occurs in more than half of patients recovered from COVID-19, regardless of the seriousness of their infection.   The study findings were presented online at the recent ESCM...
Source: ACE2  Sep 18, 2020  3 months ago
ACE2: Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic which started in Wuhan, China and spread to the rest of the world (thanks due to the incompetency of a certainHealth Organization) with disastrous effects both on the lives and economic aspects of billions of people globally with the exception of China which seems to have escaped the disastrous effects mysteriously, global researchers are now realizing...
Source: Coronavirus Supplements  Sep 18, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus Supplements: Researchers from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), FDA, Silver Spring have demonstrated in vitro studies that bromelain extracted from pineapples is able to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Vero E6 cells via a  multitude of ways.   The study findings are published on a preprint server and are...
Source: COVID-19 Antibodies  Sep 18, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Antibodies: A new research by scientists from the Rockefeller University and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill shows that a combination of neutralizing antibodies with intact Fc effector function can effectively reduce the viral load and prevent infection.   The study results were published on a preprint server and are pending peer review. https://www.biorxiv.o...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 18, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Contrary to a fallacy that has been installed in many through fake misinformation disseminated by so called medical ‘experts’ and health organizations during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic that only the elderly are susceptible to COVID-19 and that younger adults are most likely to withstand the infections and only endure mild symptoms, new data is showing ...
Source: Coronavirus Latest  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus Latest: Researchers from the Crick's Structural Biology of Disease Processes Laboratory at the Francis Crick Institute-London have found that the spike protein on the surface of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can adopt at least ten distinct structural states, when in contact with the human virus receptor ACE2. The structural states of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, binding to the huma...
Source: Botox Injections  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
Botox injections of high doses might lead to bone loss according to researchers from New York University. Typically botox injections to manage jaw and facial pain do not result in clinically significant changes in jaw bone when used short term and in low doses, according to researchers at NYU College of Dentistry. However, they found evidence of bone loss when higher doses were used.   Their...
Source: Omega-3 Supplements  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
Omega-3 Supplements:  A new meta-analysis study of 40 past studies involving a total of more than 135,267 participants indicates that EPA and DHA supplementation reduces multiple types of cardiovascular risk and also improves hearth health.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Mayo Clinic Proceedings. https://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/...
Source: Coronavirus Antivirals  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus Antivirals: Researchers from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai-China have identified the antibiotic Ceftazidime as possible antiviral candidate to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and treat the COVID-19 disease. The research findings were published on a preprint server and have yet to be peer reviewed. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.14.295956v1   ...
Source: COVID-19 Immunotherapy  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Immunotherapy: Researchers from Corvus Pharmaceuticals Inc-California, Temple University-Philadelphia and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai-New York in a phase 1 clinical trial have demonstrated that using a Inhibitor Of CD73 Enzymatic Activity called CPI-006, the researchers were able to induce the effective B Cell and Humoral response to SARS-CoV-2 infection in COVID-19 patients e...
Source: India News  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
India News: Researchers and scientists from the Virology Division of India’s Defense Research and Development Establishment has discovered  that there are multiple viral introduction events in central India, and SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus with D614G mutation is the prevalently circulating strain. Even more concerning are new mutation variants emerging in India.   The study ...
Source: COVID-19 Meds  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Meds: A new vitro study led by Austrian researchers from the University of Vienna has demonstrated that the nasal antihistamine Azelastine was able to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 infections in assays using reconstituted human nasal tissue and Vero E6 monkey kidney epithelial cells. The study team says that Azalastine is a prospective drug candidate that could be used to reduce viral transmission i...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Azithromycin, a commonly-prescribed antibiotic that also is being investigated as a potential treatment for COVID-19 according to a new study by researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago, by itself is not associated with an increase in cardiac events; however, if taken with certain other drugs that affect the electrical functioning of the heart, then cardiac events increa...
Source: COVID-19 T Cells  Sep 17, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 T Cells: Since the debut of the SARS-CoV-2, scientist have been trying to figure out if the immune system actually  helps or is making things more worse in the case of the COVID-19 disease but a new study by researchers from  La Jolla Institute for Immunology- California  clearly argues in favor of the immune system.   By examining all three branches of adaptive immu...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Sep 16, 2020  3 months ago
U.S. Medical News: It simply frightening what’s happening in America at the moment. Literally every agency from the FDA, NIH, CDC to the State Health Departments is being manipulated by the White House and supported by certain media and social media platforms including Twitter (it might come as a shock to many but Twitter is actually pro-Trump despite the farce about labeling some of his twe...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 16, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus needs a carbohydrate compound called heparin sulfate which is also found on lung cell surfaces and acts as a co-receptor for viral entry as it facilitates binding to te ACE2 receptors.   The study team said that SARS-CoV-2 spike protein interacts with both ...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Sep 16, 2020  3 months ago
World COVID-19 News: As India's total of coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, and cases are still continuing to soar, its public healthcare system is on the verge of a collapse as they are no longer hospital beds in many states and already there is a growing shortage of medical supplies and even oxygen for medical use.   India has has added more than 1 million cases of ...
Source: COVID-19 Immunity  Sep 16, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Immunity: A new European study by researchers from University of Amsterdam-Netherland, INGENASA Institute-Spain and University of Antwerp-Belgium have found that immunity to four existing seasonal coronaviruses are short-lasting and that the duration of protective immunity against SARS-CoV-2 may be also short-lived.   The study findings are from a case study of ten healthy subjects...
Source: Coronavirus News  Sep 16, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new study by Chinese researchers from Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University-Xi'an,has found that microfiber pillows are excellent reservoirs of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. What is alarming is that not are these type of pillows used extensively in home stings globally but more so in hotels, cinemas, trains, airplanes, ships and co...
Source: Flu Pandemic  Sep 16, 2020  3 months ago
Flu Pandemic: According to new reports by American scientist and even army intelligence, China is facing a new outbreak of Swine Flu called G4 EA H1N1 that it trying hard to control and at the same time conceal from the rest of the world. Report of the new viral swine flu strain first emerged in media in June and July but was played down as usual by WHO and also The Chinese authorities.   S...
Source: Flu-COVID-19  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
Flu-COVID-19: German researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin and French scientists from the Institut Pasteur in Paris used a mathematical model to study the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe. They found that the decrease of COVID-19 cases in spring was not only related to countermeasures but more importantly due to the end of the flu season. Influenz...
Source: Coronavirus Updates  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus Updates: UK Facing Test Kit Shortages British healthcare services are being jeopardized by lack of access to COVID-19 testing, hospital bosses in England warned on Tuesday. NHS Providers, which represents the heads of hospital trusts in the state-run National Health Service, said there were "current capacity problems with the testing regime". Its chief executive Chris Hopso...
Source: Pancreatic Cancer  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
Pancreatic Cancer: Oncologist and genomic scientists led by Mayo Clinic and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen),along with teams from University of California-San Diego,  Sloan Kettering Institute, Salk Institute for Biological Studies and  University of Nebraska in a new study have  identified specific potential therapeutic targets for the most aggressive and letha...
Source: Coronavirus News  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus News: Middle-east researchers from the American University of Beirut-Lebanon and Qatar University-Doha say that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that caused the COVID-019 disease will ultimately become a seasonal virus just like influenza but not just yet. It only till a global herd immunity is achieved that will this happen.   Their review was published in the journal: Frontiers in P...
Source: COVID-19 Warning  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Warning: Humanity has sunk to its lowest especially in Western societies like those in America where as a result differences of opinion and thoughts, groups of malicious individuals are willing to cause harm to others without thinking of the consequences. A Biohacker Kit Sold online for making homemade biological weapons with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus Credit: Thailand Medical News. &nb...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccines  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccines: As there is growing public concern especially from the scientific community about the recent adverse reactions from AstraZenaca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial, the U.S.FDA is considering whether to follow British regulators in resuming a COVID-19 vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched a...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Scientist from the Aix-Marseille University-France and Méditerranée Infection Foundation (IHU)- France  in a new controversial study shows that the time of the day can affect infection with the SARS-CoV-2, as well as guide subsequent host immune response implying that circadian rhythm may well be a novel target for managing viral progression.   The study ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 News: An international study lead by researchers from 25 institutions in Europe, America and Australia have found that smoking increases ACE2 receptors expression while inhaling corticosteroids has the opposite effect of suppressing the expression of these virus binding receptors.   The study findings in brief found that genes encoding viral receptors and activating protease are in...
Source: COVID-19 Second Wave Preparations  Sep 15, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Second Wave Preparations: Researchers from John Hopkins University School of Medicine in a new study have found that it is useful for a pulse oximeter to be used at home to monitor COVID-19 patients.   The study was published on a preprint server and has yet to have been peer-reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.01.20184937v1   Accordingly a pulse oximeter...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Sep 14, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine claim to have isolated the smallest biological molecule to date that completely and specifically neutralizes the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The research findings were published in the journal: Cell https://www.cell.com/cell/pdf/S0092-8674(20)31148-X.pdf?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%...
Source: Coronavirus Research  Sep 14, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus Research: Scientist from Yale University School Of Medicine, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Memphis, National Institutes of Health-Bethesda, Columbia University and  Montreal University-Canada using an imaging platform that utilizes single-molecule Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) have discovered that the spike proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has 4 d...
Source: News-Coronavirus  Sep 14, 2020  3 months ago
WHO (World Health Organization) reported 307,930 new cases worldwide on Sunday, the highest daily figure in its database since the beginning of the pandemic.   The surge has sparked concern in Europe, where Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz warned that his country was facing "the beginning of the second wave".   At the same time the Czech Republic has also faced a surge, wit...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Sep 14, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccine : The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, today (Monday,14th September)  sharply criticized pharmaceutical and biotech  companies working on COVID-19 vaccines over a near total lack of transparency on the companies’ respective trials, including setbacks with AstraZeneca’s vaccine trial that briefly forced its suspensio...
Source: Coronavirus News  Sep 14, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus News: Researchers from the Department of Hydrobiology at the Institute of DACBiol at the Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco-Mexico are warning that careful attention and monitoring needs to be paid to the aquatic life forms and water life as they could be potential impacts from the current COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers expressed their concerns and study findings...
Source: Vaccines-COVID-19  Sep 14, 2020  3 months ago
Vaccines-COVID-19: Indian researchers from vaccine developer Bharat Biotech International Ltd in collaboration with researchers National Institute of Virology-Indian Council of Medical Research have conducted a preclinical study demonstrating the safety and efficacy of a new candidate vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the pathogen that causes the COVID-19 disease.   The ...
Source: COVID-19 Mask  Sep 14, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Mask: A study and development team from the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has successfully produced graphene masks with an anti-bacterial efficiency of 80%, which can be enhanced to almost 100% with exposure to sunlight for around 10 minutes. Initial tests also showed very promising results in the deactivation of two species of coronaviruses. The graphene masks are easily...
Source: Latest COVID-19  Sep 13, 2020  3 months ago
Latest COVID-19 studies by researchers from the Regenerative Neurorehabilitation Laboratory (The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine- Chicago have shown that proning (the technique of placing a patient in a face down position to ease breathing and reduce mortality rates) of severely ill COVID-19 patients on ventilators can cause permanent nerve...
Source: U.S. Coronavirus News  Sep 13, 2020  3 months ago
U.S. Coronavirus News: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that there have been 792 confirmed cases of a rare condition in children that is linked to COVID-19 in the United States and warns that there are lots more of suspected cases being investigated and that these figures are rising.   The U.S. CDC  added that multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C...
Source:ACE-i And ARBs-COVID-19   Sep 13, 2020  3 months ago
ACE-i And ARBs-COVID-19: According to latest research findings presented at the virtual American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2020 Scientific Sessions that was held Sept. 10-13, 2020, reducing or eliminating high blood pressure medications if blood pressure becomes hypotensive, falling below 120/70 mm Hg, could prevent acute kidney injury (AKI) and death in COVID-19 patients. ...
Source: COVID-19 Breakthrough  Sep 13, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Breakthrough: Clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Senhwa Biosciences that is based in Taiwan with offices in San Diego has announced that its investigational drug, Silmitasertib has demonstrated remarkable effectiveness after the first patient with severe COVID-19 demonstrated remarkable recovery after using the drug. Senhwa Biosciences is a company focused on next generation DNA Da...
Source: Coronavirus News  Sep 13, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus News: There are unproven speculations by medical experts and scientific researchers circulating around about a particular South-East Asian country where it is estimated that about 4% of its population of locals might have already contracted the ‘milder’ strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus but almost 96 percent of these infected locals are asymptomatic while the rest might...
Source: Vaccines-COVID-19  Sep 13, 2020  3 months ago
Vaccines-COVID-19: The world’s oral recombinant adenoviral mucosal COVID-19 vaccine by Vaxart, Inc, a California based biotechnology company that is administered by tablet rather than by injection, has demonstrated positive results in a inducing potent systemic and mucosal immune responses in preclinical studies.   The study findings were published on a preprint server and are current...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Sep 12, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Treatments: Researchers from Mississippi have in a new study found that utilizing both the antihistamines Cetirizine and Famotidine appears to reduce pulmonary symptoms and may have other benefits in patients with COVID-19. The study findings were published in the journal:  Pulmonary Pharmacology & Therapeutics https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1094553920301462?...
Source: Ovarian Cancer  Sep 12, 2020  3 months ago
Ovarian Cancer:  Researchers from Finland have developed a new quantitative lateral flow immunoassay (LFIA) of aberrantly glycosylated CA125 which is widely superior to the conventional CA125 immunoassay (CA125IA).  The new diagnostic was also faster and much more accurate than current conventional CA125 test.   With a 30 min read-out time, the LFIA showed 72% sensitiv...
Source: Coronavirus News  Sep 12, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus News: As most people once again go out freely this weekend in denial of what is coming and how they are indirectly contributing to it, the official global COVID-19 deaths has now reached 916,125 while the official numbers of those infected have now reached more than 28.5 million. As we all know by the now the reality is that the actual numbers are much higher than this and it is going ...
Source: Teen Health  Sep 12, 2020  3 months ago
Teen Health: Health authorities worldwide are warning of a new internet dare, broadcast widely on the China-owned teen app TikTok (an app for the intellectually challenged?) which urges kids to overdose on the over-the-counter antihistamine Benadryl. The 15th Year Old Girl Who Died From The 'Benadryl Challenge" promoted on the China-onwed app Tik Tok   The "Benadryl Challenge&...
Source: Influenza 2020/2021  Sep 12, 2020  3 months ago
Influenza 2020/2021: Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine- University of Pennsylvania have found that middle-aged individuals ie those born in the late 1960s and the 1970s may be in a perpetual state of H3N2 influenza virus susceptibility because their antibodies bind to H3N2 viruses but fail to prevent infections.   The study findings were published in the journal: Nature Commu...
Source: COVID-19-Livestock  Sep 12, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19-Livestock: A new study by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency-Manitoba involving researchers from University of Manitoba and also from the Iowa State University-U.S. has found that pigs are also susceptible to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The study results could have a magnitude effects on the livestock industry and also has implications on zoonotic transmissions and potential induced muta...
Source: T Cells-COVID-19  Sep 11, 2020  3 months ago
T Cells-Covid-19: Australian researchers from University of Melbourne, Monash University, La Trobe University, James Cook University and University of Tasmania have discovered that killer T cells, key immune cells in fighting viral infections, are present at much lower levels in individuals with COVID-19, compared to influenza or glandular fever.   As CD8+ T cell memory promotes rapid ...
Source: Herbs-COVID-19  Sep 11, 2020  3 months ago
Herbs-COVID-19: While the Western (America, Europe, Australia and Canada) world that loves to typically denounce herbal therapies are getting infected and dying by the droves and pinning their hopes on overpriced toxic drugs churned out by their greedy pharmaceutical companies and aided by their corrupted governments and further supported by their ‘bastard’ media and social media platf...
Source: Myanmar COVID-19 News  Sep 11, 2020  3 months ago
Myanmar COVID-19 News: Authorities in Myanmar on Friday announced its toughest measures so far to control the spread of the coronavirus, banning travel out of the country's biggest city, Yangon, and grounding all domestic flights. The city is experiencing a huge surge cases and hospital are overflowing with test kits being scarce.   Travel in and out of the city by other transport syste...
Source: Antibodies COVID-19  Sep 11, 2020  3 months ago
Antibodies COVID-19: Another study by researchers from Nanjing University Medical School -China led by Dr Chao Wu and Dr Rui Huang, both infectious disease and immunology specialists show that various factors contribute to the fact that antibodies might not be a good solution to treat COVID-19 coupled with the fact that most convalescent treatments did not produce positive results due to lack of t...
Source: Immunology  Sep 11, 2020  3 months ago
Immunology: Researchers from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill have in a new study for the first time, determined the high-resolution structure of a key DNA-sensing protein in the innate immune system called cGAS while it is bound to the nucleosome which is the all-important unit of DNA packaging inside a cell's nucleus.   Cyclic GMP-AMP synthase or cGAS, belong to the&n...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Sep 11, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Immunology: According to Professor Dr Marc Hellerstein of the University of California-Berkeley, althought more than 120 companies have rushed into vaccine development against COVID-19 as the U.S. government pushes for a vaccine rollout at "warp speed"-possibly by the end of the 2020,  the bar set for an effective, long-lasting vaccine is far too low and may prove dangerous...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 11, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Indiana University-U.S. led by Professor Dr Nir Menachemi from the university’s School of Public Health has found that the COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is hundreds of times more deadly for individuals over 60 compared to those under 40.   The study findings were published in the journal: Annals Of Internal Med...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Sep 10, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Warnings: Researchers from Huazhong Agricultural University-China  led By Dr Meilin Jin, a Professor from the Department of Agricultural Microbiology have in a new study that was based in Wuhan have discovered that more cats might be contracting the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus  than first believed.   The study also shows that cats are fighting off the virus with naturally deve...
Source: COVID-19 World News  Sep 10, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 World News: The world is now seeing daily infection rates of average above 240,000 new infections per day for the last 2 months with the record highest that was on the 4th of September with almost 300,683 reported cases. As of today the total number of infections has reached almost 28 million with global COVID-19 deaths amounting to about 904,124. Forget about the recovery rates as we now...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 10, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 News: British researchers led by the University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University NHS Foundation Trust and  various British hospitals and medical universities have found that as many as one in 100 patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 will eventually develop a condition known as pneumothorax or  'punctured lung'. The condition was also ...
Source: COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma  Sep 10, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma: An open-label, parallel-arm, phase II, multicentre, randomized controlled trial (PLACID) in India has shown that the use of convalescent plasma as a therapeutic for moderate COVID-19 patients showed no positive effects and did not improve the outcome of the patients.   The study findings are published on a preprint server and are currently being peer reviewed. ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Sep 10, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai are warning the manifestation of AKI or acute kidney injury is on the exponential rise in hospitalized COVID-19 patients and a high proportion are dying as a result or will never recover from it even after being discharged.   The research findings are published in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. https://ja...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 10, 2020  3 months ago
A new COVID-19 Research by scientist from Murdoch University-Australia led by Professor Dr Jeremy K. Nicholson and Professor Dr Elaine Holmes have discovered that by comparing lipoproteins and metabolites in the blood of COVID-19 patients and healthy subjects, not only are signs of multi-organ damage apparent but a distinct metabolite signature was observed in COVID-19 patients that could be furth...
Source: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome or MIS-C  Sep 09, 2020  3 months ago
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome or MIS-C could be triggered by high antiviral antibody levels in COVID-19 Infected Children according to researchers from at Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.   The study team said that measuring blood antibody levels against SARS-CoV-2 may distinguish children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), ...
Source: Anxiety and Stress  Sep 09, 2020  3 months ago
Anxiety and Stress: Researchers from Washington State University have found in a new study that exercise which typically helps by reducing anxiety and stress is unable to help with COVID-19 related mental issues.   Surprisingly in a study of twins led by the study team, individuals who reported increasing their physical activity after the start of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders reported highe...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Sep 09, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Alerts: According to a new UK study by Universities of Warwick and Birmingham, home-testing kits sold online in the UK, US and elsewhere in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis were provided with incomplete and in most cases, misleading information on how accurate they were.   Worst till there were reports from other regulatory bodies, medical institutions and consumer boards that some...
Source: COVID-19 Immunity  Sep 09, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Immunity is short-lived for those who had mild symptoms when they were first infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus or were asymptomatic according to a new study by Chinese researchers from the Army Medical University in Chongqing led by Dr Ye Lilin, a leading Immunologist from the University’s Institute of Immunology.   The study also indicates that the absence of the key ...
Source:   Sep 09, 2020  3 months ago
Vaccine-COVID-19: It was announced the last few hours that the large phase 3 clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine AZD1222 developed by the University of Oxford and Astrazenaca was stopped in the last 24 hours and put on hold as a result of reported serious adverse reactions.   The sudden stoppage affected numerous testing sites globally especially in the United States and United Kingdom a...
Source: Drugs And COVID-19  Sep 09, 2020  3 months ago
Drugs And COVID-19: Danish researchers led by Dr Anton Pottegård of the University of Southern Denmark along with other scientists from Aarhus University Hospital and the Danish Medicines Agency have in a new study found that the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and diclofenac, is not associated with any adverse effects in people who have tested p...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 09, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 News: Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)-U.S. have in a new study shown that the blood clotting protein factor V plays a very critical role in the outcomes of hospitalized COVID-19 patients.   Factor V (pronounced factor five) is a protein of the coagulation system, sometimes referred to as proaccelerin or labile factor. In contrast to most other coagul...
Source: Anti-Aging News  Sep 08, 2020  3 months ago
Anti-Aging News: A new study involving a collaboration of Italian researchers from 11 medical universities and institutes and also the Stem Cell Institute At Leuven-Belgium indicates that the hormone, ghrelin, may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss.   The study which involved administering a particular form of ghrelin to older mice saw muscle mass and strength being restor...
Source: COVID-19 Second Wave  Sep 08, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Second Wave: Before anyone accuse us of fear mongering, first look at some simple facts…..when the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out, it started with a couple of hundred infected individuals that caused the virus to spread worldwide. Today despite border controls or closures, we have millions of people worldwide who are infected and millions more in our midst that are asymptomatic....
Source: HIV News  Sep 08, 2020  3 months ago
HIV News: Researchers from University of Michigan Health System have discovered that a class of antibiotics called pleicomacrolides allows the immune system to kill HIV infected cells by inhibiting the Nef proteins.   The research finds are published in the Journal of The Proceedings of the National Academy Of Sciences of The United States Of America (Concanamycin A counteracts HIV-1 Nef to...
Source: COVID-19 Gut  Sep 08, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19-Gut: A new study by researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus may continue to infect and replicate in the digestive tract after clearing in the airways. https://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/en/press_detail.php?id=3356   It was also observed that COVID-19 patients have active and prolonged gut viral infection, even in the absence of gastro...
Source: Diagnostics-COVID-19  Sep 08, 2020  3 months ago
Diagnostics-COVID-19: UK based biotech firm Avacta Group plc ,the developer of Affimer® biotherapeutics and reagents has announced the launch of an ultra-sensitive ELISA laboratory test for the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein to support global research efforts into the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Dr Alastair Smith, Avacta’s chief executive   ELISAS or enzyme l...
Source: Drugs-COVID-19  Sep 08, 2020  3 months ago
Drugs-COVID-19: Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-New York in a new study suggest that using drugs such as PI3K/mTOR And Topoisomerase inhibitors reduces ACE2 expression and reduces risk and an individual’s susceptibility to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease.   As ACE2 are the main and first receptors that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus uses...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Sep 08, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai in a new study have found that D-Dimers, a fragment protein produced by the breakup of fibrin clots can be used as a biomarker to determine which patients are at the risk of dying.   Information such as this which predicts a COVID-19 patient’s risk of mortality is useful in designing clinical treatment protoco...
Source: Influenza Vaccinations And COVID-19  Sep 07, 2020  3 months ago
Influenza Vaccinations And COVID-19: A new study by Canadian researchers from Laval University and McGill University show that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) can offer a certain degree of protection against the COVID-19 disease  compared to inactivated influenza vaccines (IIV) containing three or four variants. The study findings also suggest that inactivated influenza vaccines II...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Via Frozen Food  Sep 07, 2020  3 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Via Frozen Food: A new research by Chinese researchers from the South China Agricultural University-Guangzhou, Institute of Animal Health-Guangdong and Fudan University-Shanghai has confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to survive on seafood such as salmon for up to 8 days at 4 degrees Celsius which is the temperature of most frozen storage facilities for seafoo...
Source: COVID-19 Next Generation Vaccines  Sep 07, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Next Generation Vaccines: Cambridge based Elicio Therapeutics has developed a next generation COVID-19 vaccine ELI-005 that is expected to start initial clinical trials soon. Unlike most of the current genetic based vaccines under development or in phase 3 trials, this lymph node-targeting vaccine is composed of an adjuvant developed using the company’s Amphiphile technology and the...
Source: India COVID-19-Coronavirus News  Sep 07, 2020  3 months ago
India COVID-19-Coronavirus News: India reported its fourth documented case of COVID-19 reinfection in the IT city Bengaluru on Sunday. Someone Should Really Show Him How To Wear A Mask Correctly   The patient, a female aged 27 years from the southern Indian city who got recovered from an initial infection from SARS-CoV-2 in July, has tested positive again for the virus. The confirmation of ...
Source: United Kingdom And Israel COVID-19 News  Sep 07, 2020  3 months ago
United Kingdom reported almost 3,000 new coronavirus cases over 24 hours, a level not seen since late May according to health authorities on Sunday.   Also it was reported that two more people had died after testing positive over the past 28 days, bringing Britain’s overall death toll to 41,551, Europe's highest.   Also, 2,990 new cases were recorded, significantly higher tha...
Source: Herbs For COVID-19  Sep 07, 2020  3 months ago
Herbs For COVID-19: A number of studies are now emerging showing that the phytochemical Tryptanthrin extracted from the leaves of the Strobilanthes Cusia plant also known as Assam Indigo or Chinese Rain Bell has potential efficacy as an antiviral against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which causes the deadly COVID-19 disease.   Scientifically known as Strobilanthes Cusia, the plant blooms ...
Source: Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPIs  Sep 06, 2020  3 months ago
Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs which already have a bad reputation due to various numerous medical and health complications associated with it now has another new complication associated with its use ie risk of developing fatty liver disease   https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/ppis-or-acid-reflux-drugs-affects-cognitive-abilities-of-breast-cancer-survivors   https://www.thailandmed...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 06, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 research by German scientists from the University of Tuebingen shows that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus basically paralyzes the cytotoxic and metabolic functions of the human host immune cells which leads to disease severity and progression.   The study findings are published on a preprint server and are currently being peer-reviewed. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.04...
Source: Australia COVID-19  Sep 06, 2020  3 months ago
The COVID-19 lockdown in the Australian second-biggest city of Melbourne has been extended by another two weeks according to government and health officials who said that new cases had not dropped enough to prevent another surge. An Australian Protester In Melbourne.   Australians in Melbourne were due to exit a harsh six-week lockdown next weekend but face continued restrictions for months...
Source: Thailand COVID-19 News  Sep 06, 2020  3 months ago
Thailand COVID-19 News:  6 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Thailand today (Sunday, 6th September) of which three could be COVID-19 reinfections! Westerners Not Wearing Mask Still A Common Sight In Thailand   The CCSA or Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration Thailand said that of the 6 cases, 3 were Thai male nationals who had been previously infected in Singapore but had sin...
Source: COVID-19 Antibody  Sep 06, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 antibody immunity and virus neutralizing capabilities will be critical to control the anticipated worsening of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic however already emerging studies are indicating that there could be many complications and disappointments although numerous pharmaceutical and biotech companies along with certain governments are trying to conceal these news in order to either profit from...
Source: America COVID-19 News  Sep 06, 2020  3 months ago
America COVID-19 News: COVID-19 cases are rising in the various campuses of U.S. colleges and universities, leading authorities to react in a vast array of ways including reverting back to classes going online and a sudden rise of disciplinary actions and dismissals as school authorities try to maintain control in the campuses.   It was found that most of the students breaking social distan...
Source: Narsoplimab And COVID-19  Sep 06, 2020  3 months ago
Narsoplimab And COVID-19: Researchers are now saying that treatments for COVID-19 may be focusing on at the wrong elements of the disease based on emerging data from Bergamo, Italy, the epicenter of the pandemic in Europe.   Italian researchers realized, as they combed through the data, that COVID-19 is an endothelia injury rather than a pulmonary event and that stopping the complement casc...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Sep 05, 2020  3 months ago
World COVID-19 News: The Global COVID-19 pandemic is not showing any signs of slowing down, on the contrary tell-tale signs are indicating that it is going to get worse and that a real second wave is fast approaching.   In the last 24 hours the world saw its highest record of daily reported new COVID-19 infections of 299,185 cases. The total global deaths from the COVID-19 disease is now 87...
Source: Coronavirus Cases In India  Sep 05, 2020  3 months ago
India coronavirus cases have crossed the 4 million mark on Saturday as the country also reported its record highest number of COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours which was said to be 86,430 cases.   India is reported to be behind the United States which has more than 6.3 million cases and Brazil which has more than 4.1 million cases.   However many Indian experts and medical profession...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 05, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Radboud University Medical Center-Netherlands questions as to whether it is really to assume that cytokine storms are truly causing disease severity in the case of COVID-19 as new emerging data questions the unproven hypothesis.   In the study it was observed that although IL-6 levels are elevated in severe COVID-19, they are lower than lev...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Sep 05, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Alerts: Researchers from Texas Children's Hospital-Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio and Georgetown University-Washington have discovered in a new study that the multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), linked to COVID-19, damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.   The numb...
Source: Common Cold-COVID-19  Sep 05, 2020  3 months ago
Common Cold-COVID-19: Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine have discovered that the Rhinovirus which causes most of the common colds can prevent the flu virus from infecting airways by jumpstarting the body's antiviral defenses.   The study findings help answer a the strange phenomena surrounding the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic in which an expected surge in swi...
Source: COVID-19 And Unconventional T Cells   Sep 04, 2020  3 months ago
French researchers have discovered that a class of immune cells known as unconventional T cells (uT cells) plays a role in the progression of COVID-19 disease into its severity forms. Furthermore it was proposed that these unconventional T Cells could be also used as biomarkers to determine COVID-19 severity risks.   So called unconventional T cells are a diverse class of immune c...
Source: D614G Mutation  Sep 04, 2020  3 months ago
D614G Mutation: According to a new study by researchers from University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston-Texas, the mutation of the spike proteins of the new strain D614G has indeed made the new strain more infectious. This new study also reaffirms other previous studies about the new D614 strain being more infectious contrary to some so called Singaporean ‘experts’ making comments t...
Source: COVID-19 And Fatty Liver Disease  Sep 04, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 And Fatty Liver Disease: Researchers from the University of Minnesota and John Hopkins School of Medicine in a new observational study reveal that individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and steatohepatitis have increased odds of hospitalization due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19); conversely, metabolic surgery was found to be protective against the admission of inf...
Source: COVID-19 And Metformin  Sep 04, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 And Metformin: A new study comprising researchers from China, America and UK have shown that metformin as a diabetic drug for COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with higher incidence of acidosis which could lead to kidney complications but it was not associated with higher mortality rates.   The study findings were published in the journal: Cell Metabolism https:...
Source: COVID-19-Heart  Sep 04, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19-Heart: Despite early reports and studies that showed the heart was affected by a variety of ways by the SARS-CoV-2 infection including just recent studies that showed the SARS-CoV-2 was able to attack the heart tissues directly and despite so many numerous articles that that showed that the emerging impact of the COVID-19 on heart health, in the last few days doctors and researchers are r...
Source: COVID-19 Pediatrics  Sep 03, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Pediatrics: Researchers from the Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC in a new study on the kinetics of viral clearance and antibody production across age groups in SARS-CoV-2 infected children found that the virus and the corresponding antibodies can co-exists simultaneously raisng lots of questions and possible implications.   The study is available on a preprint f...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 03, 2020  3 months ago
A new COVID-19 Research study published the JAMA Journal that involved an international collaboration of huge magnitude has shown that widely available corticosteroids improved the survival rates of COVID-19 patients experiencing severity and in critical conditions. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2770279   Researchers and medical experts pooled data from 121 hospitals in ...
Source: Cancer And Hair Dyes  Sep 03, 2020  3 months ago
A cohort study by researchers from Harvard Medical School on women in the United States who use permanent hair dye products to color their hair at home has found that most do not experience greater risk of most cancers or greater cancer related mortality.   The study findings were published in the British Medical Journal. https://www.bmj.com/content/370/bmj.m2942   Although the study f...
Source: COVID-19 And Plasmin  Sep 03, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in an attempt to answer a question as to why the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus more dangerous in individuals with comorbidities have managed to propose a hypothesis that an extracellular protease called plasmin might be responsible for aiding the accelerating the virus activities at the furin sites. The team also proposed that the widely a...
Source: Polio Vaccine  Sep 02, 2020  3 months ago
Vaccines are basically meant to protect individuals against a disease but in some cases the things could go wrong and backfire especially when proper studies are not conducted and things are expedited over monetary concerns.   The WHO or World Health Organization finally admitted that  a new polio outbreak in Sudan is linked to an ongoing vaccine-sparked epidemic in Chad, a week after ...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Sep 02, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccine researchers from UK and Taiwan have demonstrated the potential of a new candidate vaccine called RBD-SpyVLP against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in animal models.   In vivo trials involving animal models such as mice and pigs, low doses of the vaccine triggered a potent neutralizing antibody response that was stronger than the response induced by serum taken from patients who...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Sep 02, 2020  3 months ago
Thailand Coronavirus News: Thailand celebrated its 100 Days without any local COVID-19 cases or transmissions. The country has been lucky as it was only exposed to the milder strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus since the epidemic plus it is speculated that due to epigenetic changes as a result of the excessive usage of herbs in Thai cuisines and dietary habits, Thais have developed a robust and ...
Source: COVID-19 And Diabetes  Sep 02, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 related diabetes being found in SARS-CoV-2 infected patients who were previously healthy and never had the disease before is causing a dilemma among the medical community as studies are showing that ACE-2 expression is not found in the pancreatic beta cells although it is found in other areas of the pancreas and to date no SARS-CoV-2 virus particles were ever detected in the pancreas...
Source: COVID-19 Spread   Sep 02, 2020  3 months ago
A new study of COVID-19 spread via airborne mode is published in the journal: JAMA Internal Medicine provides new evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can simply spread in the air. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2770172   In the incident in China, an infected individual on a poorly ventilated Chinese bus caused the COVID-19 spread to nearly two dozen o...
Source: COVID-19 T Cells  Sep 01, 2020  3 months ago
Even a strong T Cell response against the spike, membrane, and nucleocapsid SARS-CoV-2 proteins is not associated with recovery in critical COVID-19 patients according to a new study by German researchers from Marien Hospital and the department of Virology of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) as well as the Clinic for Infectious Diseases, the Clinic of Anesthesiology and the Institute for Virolog...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs-Prunella Vulgaris  Sep 01, 2020  3 months ago
A research on herbs that can treat COVID-19 by Canadian researchers from the Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba-Canada has shown the extracts from the herb  Prunella Vulgaris is able to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus entry into cells in a vitro study.   The research findings are published on a preprint server and are currently bein...
Source: Epigenetics  Sep 01, 2020  3 months ago
Epigenetics changes linked to aging was observed in people who eat a lot of industrially processed junk food as they are  likely to exhibit a change in their chromosomes linked to ageing, according to study by researchers from University of Navarra in Spain.   The study found that three or more servings of so-called "ultra-processed food" per day doubled the odds that st...
Source: Oxytocin and Gastroenterology  Sep 01, 2020  3 months ago
Oxytocin which is also known as the love hormone, plays an important role in stress' disruption of digestion such as bloating, discomfort, nausea, and diarrhea according to a new study by researchers from Penn State University- College of Medicine that was sponsored by a grant from the U.S. National Institute of Health.   The study findings are published in The Journal of Physiology. ht...
Source: COVID-19 Disinfectants  Sep 01, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Disinfectants: Researchers from Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University, George Mason University-Virginia and SINTX Technologies Inc-Utah in a new study have demonstrated that the synthetic compound silicon nitride, which is used in medical implants and high mechanical performance engineering applications, is capable of inactivating the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus at varying concentrat...
Source: Coronavirus-COVID-19  Sep 01, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus-COVID-19: Eight months down the road we have already hit 25.5 million people globally infected with COVID-19 disease according to official reports with a realistic figure being at least ten fold due to issues of insufficient testing, figures being concealed etc. Forget about the recovery, it is a very arbitrary term. Once you are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus you might &lsqu...
Source: Eye-Problems-COVID-19  Sep 01, 2020  3 months ago
Eye-Problems-COVID-19: A study by Chinese researchers from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan have showed that although most children developed eye symptoms later after contracting COVID-19 disease and as the disease progresses, there is a also growing occurrence of ocular issues appearing as the first sign of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children.   The study findings we...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Aug 31, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccine: New studies are showing that T cell immunity is necessary to provide robust and durable protection against reinfection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. This implies that the epitopes specific to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which are capable of eliciting this type of response across a huge number of individuals need to be identified.   An epitope, also known as ant...
Source: Neuro-COVID  Aug 31, 2020  3 months ago
Neuro-COVID: Spanish researchers from Universidad Complutense- Madrid reported two cases studies in which COVID-19 patients were manifesting new neurological conditions not witnessed before in COVID-19 patients.   One 50 year old  male patient from the University Hospital “Príncipe de Asturias,” Alcalá de Henares-madrid was reported to exhibit the neurological...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 31, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: German Researchers from the Goethe University In Frankfurt have discovered that inhibiting growth factor receptor(GFR) signaling using prominent anticancer druglike  pictilisib, omipalisib, RO5126766, lonafarnib, and sorafenib prevented SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication in vitro.   The study findings were published in the journal: Molecular Cell. https://www.science...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Aug 31, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccine: The chief of the US Food and Drug Administration, Dr Stephen Hahn raised the possibility that a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus might be given emergency approval even before the end of trials designed to ensure its safety and effectiveness.   However such a request for extraordinary approval would have to come from the vaccine developer, Dr Stephen Hah...
Source: COVID-19 News  Aug 31, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 News: Indians are being warned to avoid consuming raw milk unless boiled or pasteurized as a safety precaution as a new German study has shown that cows can get infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. India is one of the few countries in the world where many still consume raw milk or use raw milk for yoghurt production or for other food products.   Though they are no studies to v...
Source: Twitter  Aug 31, 2020  3 months ago
Our twitter account has been compromised since Saturday and we are still unable to get into the account as Twitter keeps on asking for a code that they say they will send via our mobile number but they never call. We can still access to change our passwords via codes twitter sends by sms but we cannot regain control of the account till they send a code via calling us! There has been no respond fr...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Aug 31, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Treatments: Researchers from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School reports the potential of a new class of drugs called CAR NK cells, which could be used off-the-shelf to treat COVID-19.   Their research findings were published on a preprint server and have yet to be peer-reviewed. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.08.11.247320v1   Present medical interventions in COVID...
Source: Coronavirus News  Aug 31, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus News: Malaysian researchers from the International Medical University-Kuala Lumpur and also involving another Malaysian researcher from the University of Huddersfield-UK have found from a study involving meta-analysis of data of more than 9000 COVID-19 patients that statin usage  was associated with a reduced risk of a severe or fatal course of COVID-19 by about 30%. The study fi...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Aug 30, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Warnings: There have been more case reports and studies emerging globally of COVID-19 patients who had initially only experienced mild symptoms or in some cases were simply asymptomatic despite testing positive from SARS-CoV-2 later developing chronic heart conditions.   It was already known that ‘recovered’ hospitalized COVID-19 patients were often at risk of cardiovas...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 30, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A study led by researchers from  University of Tennessee, Amcyte Pharmaceutical Inc, 3LogixBio Inc and researchers from Argentina have demonstrated the antiviral effects of three candidate nasal spray formulations against  the SARS-CoV-2, the agent that causes the COVID-19 disease that were based using a seaweed extract called Iota-Carrageenan and also Xylitol an artif...
Source: Heart Attacks:   Aug 30, 2020  3 months ago
Heart Attacks: It is already a known fact that a heart attack can leave parts of the heart permanently scarred and stiff, resulting in prolonged disability and potential progression toward heart failure. Medical researchers have studied various ways to repair or regenerate such damaged heart tissue with only limited success.   However a new study led by chemist Dr Matthew Disney, Ph.D., fro...
Source: Coronavirus Latest News  Aug 30, 2020  3 months ago
Coronavirus Latest News: Researchers from the Children’s National Hospital and Research Institute-Washington DC and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in an editorial review published in the JAMA Pediatrics journal are warning that numerous studies are showing that in majority of children infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, even though they might on...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Aug 29, 2020  3 months ago
World COVID-19 News: Despite comments from certain authorities and agencies around the world that the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing down, there is no statistical proof of that except in countries that are concealing figures or countries that are in the midst of doing so such as the United States with its new regulations and guidelines on COVID-19 testing and also reporting methods. In fact, if we c...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Aug 29, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Supplements: A new study by researchers from University of Louisville School of Medicine indicate that Vitamin B1 or Thiamine could be used as an adjuvant in COVID-19 treatment protocols as it can help reduce Th17 cell proinflammatory response and also help in various neurological issues that COVID-19 patients might face. The research findings were published on a preprint server and have...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 29, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A detailed study of ACE2, the gateway receptor for SARS-CoV-2 led by Dr Walter Lukiw, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology and Ophthalmology at LSU Health New Orleans' Neuroscience Center of Excellence and School of Medicine, may help explain the wide variety of symptoms and organs involved with SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19.   The study results suggest tha...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Aug 29, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Genomic and biotech researchers from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub-San Francisco, and collaborators have warned against only targeting one viral gene when carrying out reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).   The study team conducted a study showing that a mutation had arisen in th...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms And Clinical Care  Aug 29, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Symptoms And Clinical Care: A new study led by researchers from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, and also from other medical schools and institutions have  discovered that in certain infected COVID-19 patients, typical symptoms of the disease might not manifest itself but the individuals will instead normally develop acute pancreatitis first prior to diseas...
Source: COVID-19 News  Aug 28, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new research from the University of Milan have identified the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in the heart tissue of deceased COVID-19 patients who had died from respiratory failure, without showing any signs of cardiac involvement.   The study showed that the SAR-CoV-2 coronavirus was present in the cardiomyocytes of all six deceased patients who had gone through autopsy, and that ...
Source: Myanmar COVID-19 News  Aug 28, 2020  3 months ago
Myanmar COVID-19 News: The COVID-19 crisis is gradually rising as health authorities in Myanmar on Thursday reported 22 new covid-19 cases bring the total in the country to 602 within a eleven day period. The highest number of COVID-19 cases was recorded the day before with 106 new infections.   What is concerning however is that most of the cases are the new of the new variant SARS-CoV-2 s...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Aug 28, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Canadian researchers from the University of Alberta are preparing to launch clinical trials of a drug called GC376 ( A prodrug of the parent drug called GC373) used to cure a deadly disease caused by a coronavirus in cats and they expect will also be effective as a treatment for humans against COVID-19 after successful vitro studies.   The study findings or the vitro trials ...
Source: Acne Treatments  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
Acne Treatments: Acne has always been a nightmare for teenagers and also young adults for literally every decade and despite the vast amount of brands and product ranges of skin cares items; most often have to revert back to a dermatologist to get a dose of oral and topical antibiotics to get rid of the bacteria aggravating the condition. However, dermatologists do not have much of range of antibi...
Source: Biotech News  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
Biotech News: MIT (Massachusetts Institute Of Technology) biotech engineers have developed a temporary film that could deliver drugs or aid in digestion and may help treat diabetes, infections, and other conditions. Postdoctoral associate Junwei Li, lead author of the study, holds an example of a capsule containing their enzyme. Credit: Image by Melanie Gonick/MIT Utilizing enzymes found in the...
Source: Nitric Oxide For COVID-19  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
Nitric Oxide For COVID-19: According to researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), inhaled nitric oxide (NO) can be a valuable adjunct respiratory therapy for pregnant women with severe and critical COVID-19. It was found that the delivery of the therapeutic gas to six COVID-19 pregnant patients admitted to MGH, resulted in a rapid and sustained improvement in cardiopulmonary function...
Source: Medical Innovations  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
Medical Innovations: A new study by Japanese Conglomerate Panasonic in collaboration with Dr Mayo Yasugi, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Science, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University has verified and demonstrated the inhibitory effect of the hydroxyl radicals contained in water (nano-sized electrostatic atomized water particle) on...
Source: COVID-19 Antigen Test  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Antigen Test: The US FDA today announced that it has issued an emergency use authorization for the first antigen test where results can be read directly from the testing card, a similar design to some pregnancy tests.   This easy use but simple design test kits are fast and efficient for healthcare providers and patients and does not need the use of an analyzer.   Dr Jeff Shur...
Source: Human Genes  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
Human Genes: A new international collaborative study shows that human host genes also play a role in the COVID-19 infections, symptoms and also progression of the disease. The study findings were published on a preprint server and have yet to have been peer-reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.08.21.20177246v1   COVID-19 causes a broad spectrum of symptoms from none at all...
Source: COVID-19 Disinfectants  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Disinfectants: A natural chemical compound called Citriodiol which is obtained from the essential oil of the lemon-scented gum consisting of citronellal from the eucalyptus citriodora tree had been found to be able to destroy the strain of coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease according to a preliminary study by Britain's defense laboratory. https://assets.publishing....
Source: COVID-19 Clotting  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Clotting: It has been found that a major complication occurring in most critically ill COVID-19 patients is clotting in the lung's small blood vessels which leads to low oxygen levels in the body. Understanding why blood clots occur and how to treat them is key to treating severe cases of COVID-19. A new study by researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western Univers...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Aug 27, 2020  3 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University in a news study have identified six molecules that can be used as biomarkers to predict how severely ill a patient will become.   The research findings were published in the Journal: Critical Care Explorations, the official journal of the Society Of Critical Care Medicine https://journals.lww.com/...