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Source: Manuka Honey-COVID-19  Oct 21, 2021  3 hours ago
Manuka Honey-COVID-19: A new study by researchers from Qatar University has demonstrated that methylglyoxal (MG), a bioactive component in manuka honey exhibits virucidal properties against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in vitro.   The study findings were published in the University’s website and has not been peer reviewed by any third parties yet. https://qspace.qu.edu.qa/handle/10576/24...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Brain  Oct 21, 2021  8 hours ago
SARS-CoV-2-Brain: A new MRI study by researchers from Saudi Arabia suggests pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is linked to viral-induced changes in the brain. MRI scans revealed that 57.9% of severe SARS-CoV-2 infected patients had recent brain lesions! The study findings provide further evidence that SAR-CoV-2 affects the brain and causes brain lesions and also generates various neurological manifes...
Source: Antithrombotics-COVID-19  Oct 21, 2021  11 hours ago
Antithrombotics-COVID-19: A new multi-institutional clinical study has shown that antithrombotic therapy involving drugs like aspirin or apixaban is not warranted in COVID-19 outpatients. The researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital-Massachusetts, University of Pittsburgh-Pennsylvania, University of Illinois-Chicago, Intermountain Healthcare-Utah, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Instit...
Source: Singapore COVID-19 News  Oct 20, 2021  1 day ago
Singapore COVID-19 News: Not much was in the local Singapore mainstream news outlets about its record high 3,994 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours with many representing breakthrough infections and even requiring hospitalizations and a few even died despite being double vaccinated!   The country has been reporting more than 3,000 daily SARS-CoV-2 infections in recent days.   It sh...
Source: COVId-19 Drugs  Oct 20, 2021  1 day ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new multinational retrospective cohort study by researchers from Penn State College of Medicine, Pennsylvania-USA shows that glucose-regulating medications used to treat obesity and type-2 diabetes may improve outcomes in COVID-19 patients with type-2 diabetes. It has already been known that individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are at increased risk of severe COVID-1...
Source: AY.4.2 Delta sub-variant  Oct 20, 2021  2 days ago
AY.4.2 Delta sub-variant: For the last 4 weeks, various U.S. agencies were trying to curtail and suppress any data with regards to the multitude of emerging Delta-sub-variants and even a lot of data were not stopped from being uploaded on online sharing platforms concerning emerging strains and variants. Of the more than 142 distinct Delta sub-variants found so far, some with concerning mutations ...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Oct 19, 2021  2 days ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Scientist from the department of chemistry at the University of Warwick-UK along with experts from Iceni Diagnostics Ltd-UK and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust-UK have developed and demonstrated a new diagnostic technology using sugars instead of antibodies to detect the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   To date since the start of the COVID-19 pa...
Source: Obesity  Oct 18, 2021  3 days ago
A new breakthrough study by researchers From Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University-Japan and the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Tokyo-Japan have identified a brain protein that plays a key in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism.   The study team found that loss of the protein, XRN1, from the forebrain, resulted in obese mice wit...
Source: Variant News  Oct 18, 2021  4 days ago
Variant News: Genomic researchers and virologists from the EVT Viral Genomics and Sequencing Lab at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Shreveport are the first in America to sequence and report that a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, has been detected in the state of Louisiana. According to the study team, the new B.1.630 variant, was sequenced last week from...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Viral Persistence  Oct 17, 2021  4 days ago
SARS-CoV-2 Viral Persistence: The COVID-19 pandemic is the best thing that has happened to mankind so far as it shows how incompetent most medical researchers and physicians are and worst, those ignorant bureaucratic developing medical and treatment guidelines from diagnostics, treatments, clinical practices etc. It also reflects on even how stupid majority of the masses are in accepting things an...
Source: Stem Cell Therapies  Oct 16, 2021  5 days ago
A new study by researchers from University of California, Irvine-USA, University of Melbourne-Australia, Georgia Institute of Technology-USA and The State University of New York warns about the misinformation linked to ‘overhyped science’ on stem cell treatments for COVID-19.   Many previously published studies on stem cells claiming to be able to prevent or treat COVID-19 o...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Sexual Transmissions  Oct 15, 2021  6 days ago
A new study by researchers from Columbia Mailman School of Public Health-Columbia University, New York and Columbia University Irving Medical Center-New York have confirmed that presence of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in semen of infected males and also has found that infected males or those that had recovered had low sperm count! The study findings published in the U.S. CDC Journal: Emerging Infec...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Oct 15, 2021  7 days ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study that analyzes real-world data utilizing artificial intelligence by researchers from AdventHealth Research Institute-Orlando, Oak Ridge National Laboratory-Tennessee and the University of Tennessee has found that the antiemetic drug Zofran (Ondansetron) lowers risk of mortality of severe COVID-19 patients on ventilators and is associated with increased survival of these ...
Source: Long COVID  Oct 14, 2021  7 days ago
Long COVID is now becoming a more serious issue as initially certain earlier studies had found that only about 30 to 37 percent of people who were infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus will continue to suffer from a variety of long-term health/medical conditions known collectively as PASC or Post-acute Sequelae of COVID-19. However newer data is showing that not only are the medical conditions ...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Oct 14, 2021  8 days ago
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study by researchers from the University of Glassgow-Scotland, the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS-Italy and the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore-Italy has identified that a macrophage induced protein called SPP1 as a mediator that is driving multiple pathogenic inflammatory responses in severe COVID-19 as well as in Long COVID. &nb...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Oct 13, 2021  8 days ago
Scientists from the Global Health Institute-School of Life Sciences, Lausanne-Switzerland have in a new study found that acylation of spike of SARS-CoV-2 enhances infectivity and also fusion capacity. Typically, SARS-CoV-2 virions are surrounded by a lipid bilayer that contains membrane proteins such as spike, responsible for target-cell binding and virus fusion.   The study team f...
Source: Toxic Chemicals And Human Health  Oct 13, 2021  8 days ago
Toxic Chemicals: A new study by researchers from at NYU Grossman School of Medicine has found that daily exposure to chemicals called phthalates, which are used in the manufacture of plastic food containers and many cosmetics, may lead to roughly 100,000 premature deaths among older Americans each year.   Interestingly most of the deaths were due to phthalate-induced heart issues and not can...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Eyes-Long COVID  Oct 13, 2021  9 days ago
A new study by researchers from Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine has discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to infect and replicate in the photoreceptor and also retinal ganglion cells of human retinal organoids. Alarmingly the study findings not only suggest a retinal involvement in COVID 19 but also emphasize the need to monitor retinal pathologies as potential sequela...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Oct 12, 2021  9 days ago
A new study by researchers from University of South Florida-Tampa along with experts from James A Haley Veterans Hospital-Florida and Florida International University-Port St. Lucie have found that palmitoylation of the first five cysteine residues of the C-terminal domain of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is essential to SARS-CoV-2, facilitating cell entry and the formation of syncytia.   Pal...
Source: Phytochemical News  Oct 12, 2021  9 days ago
A new study by researchers from Penn State College of Medicine has found that the phytochemical cum antioxidant found in most common edible mushrooms ie Ergothioneine, lowers the risk for depression.   The consumption of mushrooms has been making headlines due to their many health advantages including lowering one's risk of cancer and premature death, but this new study findings now reve...
Source: Editorial  Oct 12, 2021  10 days ago
I cringe whenever I see stupid government leaders around the world making public statements like “We should learn to live with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus” or what certain so called health officials or so called “experts” are telling the masses that the COVID-19 disease will become endemic and that things will then become manageable or ok!” Only the even more stupid ma...
Source: Lipids And COVID-19   Oct 11, 2021  10 days ago
A new study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania showed that that lipids pay a critical role in SARS-CoV-2 replication and human immune response.   According to the study abstract, “Lipids play essential roles in the viral life cycle. The lipid composition of cell membranes can influence viral entry by mediating fusion or affecting receptor conformation. Upon infection, v...
Source: Vaccine News  Oct 11, 2021  11 days ago
As of last Friday, the Health Directorate in Iceland issued a total suspension of the usage of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine developed by a US pharmaceutical company due to concerns over increased risks of heart-inflammation.   Iceland joins a growing number of European countries including all four Nordic countries ie Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway that have either halted the usage of th...
Source: Phytochemicals To Treat COVID-19  Oct 10, 2021  11 days ago
Researchers from Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg-Germany and the University Hospital Tübingen-Germany along with experts from Marinomed Biotech AG-Austria are exploring the antiviral properties of a natural lectin from bread wheat (Triticum vulgaris) called Wheat Germ Agglutinin (WGA) to treat COVID-19.   Their study findings showed that the Wheat Germ Aggluti...
Source: Phytochemical News  Oct 10, 2021  12 days ago
Phytochemical News: A new study led by researchers from University of South Florida Health has discovered that the phytochemical compound Fenchol has the same beneficial effect as gut-derived metabolites such as short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) in reducing neurotoxic amyloid-beta in the brain.   To date, multiple emerging evidence indicates that the gut microbiota contributes to the pathology...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Oct 09, 2021  12 days ago
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study by researchers from Harvard medical School and MIT has found that neutrophil dysregulation is observed in severe COVID and that IgA-dominant responses drive neutrophil effector functions causing disease severity and mortality.   The study team collected 781 longitudinal blood samples from 306 hospitalized COVID-19+ patients, 78 COVID-19− acute...
Source: Pfizer COVId-19 Vaccine  Oct 09, 2021  12 days ago
In a surprising new development, the elites controlling the narratives of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed the study findings of a two vaccine research investigations, one by scientists from Qatar and the second by researchers from Israel that alarmingly indicated that protection from the US COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer may wane after only two months!    The studies were published in the pee...
Source: OAS1 Gene-COVID-19   Oct 08, 2021  13 days ago
OAS1 Gene and COVID-19: A new study by researchers from University of College London (UCL) has found that the OAS1 gene is a risk factor for bot the development of Alzheimer's Disease as well as COVID-19 severity.   The study team had previously reported that oligoadenylate synthetase 1 (OAS1) contributed to the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, by its enrichment in transcriptional...
Source: Long COVID-Kidney Disease   Oct 08, 2021  13 days ago
Long-COVID-Kidney Disease: While many morons out there are assuming that COVID-19 is nothing as serious as the common flu and that it only affects the old or obese or those with existing comorbidities, its going to be fun in coming months and years as we see more people who had once been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus start developing not just the mild manifestations of Long COVID such a...
Source: Monoclonal Antibodies-SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Oct 07, 2021  14 days ago
Monoclonal Antibodies-SARS-CoV-2 Variants: If anything, the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed to those intelligent enough to understand anything that the elites in the United States are nothing more than the most filthy, unethical and greedy and corrupted live forms ever to emerge this earth.   From day one of the pandemic, certain American elites have been controlling the narratives of the COV...
Source: Long COVID Research  Oct 07, 2021  14 days ago
Long COVID Research: A new study by researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai-New York shows that gene expression changes during acute SARS-CoV-2 infection may decide long-COVID symptoms.   Physicians and medical experts around the world are finally coming to terms that after 21 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 disease (PASC) or what are c...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Emerging Variants  Oct 06, 2021  15 days ago
SARS-CoV-2 Emerging Variants: A new study by French researchers from the Institut Pasteur-Paris, Université de Paris, Vaccine Research Institute-France and Sorbonne Université-Paris has alarmingly found that the various new emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants display enhanced syncytia formation! These findings confirm that the emerging variants are getting more dangerous for humans!  ...
Source:  Oct 06, 2021  16 days ago
Gout and COVID-19: Researchers from the University of Otago-New Zealand, University of Alabama at Birmingham-USA, University of Queensland-Australia and the University of Auckland-New Zealand have in a new study found that gout is a risk factor for SARS-CoV-2 infections and COVID-19 mortality. The study findings also showed that women with gout have higher COVID-19 death risk than men! The intern...
Source: Long COVID News  Oct 05, 2021  16 days ago
Long COVID News: Long COVID or Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) is becoming a major issue of importance as the emerging data is indicating that it could be a major threat to public healthcare in various countries in coming months and years as the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and its emerging variants continue to ravage the world and infection rates are still increasing.   The spectrum o...
Source: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine  Oct 05, 2021  16 days ago
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine:  A new study by researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Boston-US, University of Montreal-Canada, M Tufts University-Massachusetts-USA, Oregon Health & Sciences University-USA, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard-USA has found that the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine Ad26.COV2.S not only prevents SARS-CoV-2 induced thrombos...
Source: Long COVID Research  Oct 04, 2021  17 days ago
Long COVID Research: A new study by researchers from McMaster University-Canada and University of Melbourne- Australia has found that individuals that only had mild COVID-19 infections still exhibited persistent leukocyte changes even three months after ‘recovery’!   It has been found that survivors of severe SARS-CoV-2 infections frequently suffer from a range of post-infection ...
Source: Vitamin D-COVID-19   Oct 03, 2021  18 days ago
UK Scientists Provides More Proof That Vitamin D Protects Against Severe COVID-19 Disease And Death While Questionable Canadian ‘Researchers’ Say Otherwise!   Vitamin D and COVID-19: A new study by researchers from Trinity College Dublin and University of Edinburgh has examined the association between vitamin D and COVID-19, and found that ambient ultraviolet B (UVB) radiati...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-LRRC15   Oct 03, 2021  18 days ago
SARS-CoV-2 and LRRC15: A new study by researchers from Wellcome Sanger Institute-UK, University of Cambridge-UK, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research-Germany, Georg-August University Göttingen-Germany and University of York has revealed that the protein called LRRC15 (Leucine-rich repeat containing 15) gene previously unknown to be involved in SARS-CoV-2 infection, is seen to interact with ...
Source: Blood Thinners-COVID-19  Oct 02, 2021  19 days ago
Blood Thinners-COVID-19: A new study by researchers from University of Minnesota-USA and Basel University-Switzerland has found that outpatients with COVID-19 who were on outpatient blood thinners at the time of diagnosis experienced a 43% reduced risk of hospitalization. The study focused on COVID-19 positive patients who have been taking prescribed anticoagulant class rugs including warfarin, a...
Source: Hyperglycemia and COVID-19  Oct 02, 2021  19 days ago
Hyperglycemia and COVID-19: A new study by researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine-New York, USA has shown that COVID-19 not only is able to trigger hyperglycemia but it also disrupts fat cells and causes decreased production of the hormone Adiponectin especially in stages of disease severity.   Adiponectin (also referred to as GBP-28, apM1, AdipoQ and Acrp30) is a protein hormone and a...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Oct 01, 2021  20 days ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research: A new study by researchers from University of Rochester has uncovered that the receptors ACE2 has novel protein interactions that are disrupted during SARS-CoV-2 infection, contributing to the spectrum of COVID-19 pathologies! The ACE2 or angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 is the cell receptor that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus binds to and uses to enter and infect human cells. &n...
Source: Asymptomatic COVID-19  Oct 01, 2021  21 days ago
To date, almost 235 million people globally have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus according to official figures but in reality, as even proposed by the WHO and US CDC, these figures are much higher and could be even as high as five to eight fold!   However a majority of individuals upon infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus are either asymptomatic or only suffer mild conditions of...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 ADE   Sep 30, 2021  21 days ago
ADE and SARS-CoV-2 Variants: A new study by researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison has shockingly revealed that Antibody-Dependent Enhancement of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Is mediated by the IgG Receptors FcγRIIA and FcγRIIIA but does not contribute to aberrant cytokine production by macrophages.   The study also warns that the new emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants could actually...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 30, 2021  21 days ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Yale University, Harvard University and Rockefeller University has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is not only able to penetrate into the human host macrophages but also replicates in them while triggering an inflammatory cascade and interferon upregulation that often results in COVID-19 disease severity.   A macrophage is an important...
Source: Intramuscular Injections  Sep 29, 2021  22 days ago
The COVID-19 vaccines are meant to be injected intramuscularly and there is a safe technique in which when the needle is inserted, the syringe should be pulled back a bit to see if there is blood and if there is blood, then that means that a vessel has been penetrated and the needle should be withdrawn and re-injected again to another site, always making sure that that no vessels are penetrated an...
Source: Singapore COVID-19 News  Sep 29, 2021  22 days ago
Singapore COVID-19 News: First it was Israel and then Singapore, both model countries for take up rates of COVID-19 vaccines that are now seeing new surges of COVID-19 infections among both the vaccinated and unvaccinated. And mind you not all cases are mild among the vaccinated as what most mainstream Western media are propagating it to be. Cases of disease severity, hospitalizations and deaths a...
Source: B.1.1.523-Variant  Sep 28, 2021  23 days ago
B.1.1.523 variant: Researchers from Maastricht University Medical Center-Netherlands and the South Limburg Public Health 9 Service-Netherlands has identified yet another new SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.523 that most probably originated from Russia and that combines many spike mutations linked to immune evasion from current variants of concern (VOC). The worrisome variant is fast spreading in Germany ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Brain  Sep 28, 2021  24 days ago
SARS-CoV-2-Brain:  A new preliminary but large-scale study led researchers from the Department of Clinical Neurosciences of the University of Oxford-UK, along with scientist from  National Institutes of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health-USA and the Department of Brain Sciences, Imperial College-UK  investigating brain changes in individuals who had experienced COVID-19 dr...
Source:  Sep 27, 2021  24 days ago
COVID-19 and the Heart:The European Society of Cardiology and its researchers are warning that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease also affects the heart in so many ways and that fatalities and excess deaths due to COVID-19 induced heart issues are also rising.   The report was published in the peer reviewed e-Journal of Cardiology Practice (An official journal of the...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Sep 27, 2021  24 days ago
COVID-19 Herbs: A new study by American researchers from Eastern Virginia Medical School-Virginia, Rush University Medical Center-Illinois and  Loyola University Chicago- Illinois has found that the phytochemical ginkgolic acid that is obtained from gingko biloba shows promising prospects as an antiviral to treat COVID-19 after finding that it was able to inhibit the infection of the coronavi...
Source: COVID-19-Autoimmune Diseases   Sep 26, 2021  25 days ago
COVID-19 And Autoimmune Diseases: Various new studies are showing that an infection with the SARS-CoV-2 can also trigger a variety of autoimmune conditions and diseases including some never seen before.   In the first study by researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine-USA, the study team found that in severe hospitalized COVID-19 patients, the immune system is tricked into prod...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 26, 2021  25 days ago
COVID-19 Research: Day by day newer study findings and data are emerging that gives us a more detailed perspective about the COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Some of these findings add to the list of things that we already know while some supersede previous assumptions or weak study findings about the pathogenesis of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the human host cellular pathway re...
Source: Emerging Delta Sub-Variants-AY.29  Sep 25, 2021  26 days ago
Thailand Medical News is warning that a new Delta sub-variant called AY.29 with two more distinct mutations on it ie C5239T And T5514C that most probably became predominant in Japan in June 2021 could be more transmissible.   We are also warning that new mutations have been found on this new lineage ie C28170T (ORF8: P93S) and C5365T mutations since August 2021 and these new evolved forms of...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 25, 2021  27 days ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study led by researchers from University of Kent-UK and Goethe University-Germany has discovered that a protein that is a component of the human immune system called CD47, found on cell surfaces plays a contributing factor to COVID-19 disease severity.   Typically most SARS-CoV-2 infections are mild or even asymptomatic. However, a small fraction of infected individu...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 24, 2021  27 days ago
COVID-19 News: A new study by researchers from the Genos Glycoscience Research Laboratory-Croatia and the University of Zagreb-Croatia has shockingly found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to not just bind to the ACE2 receptors but also are able to bind to 13 other identified human host receptors.   These host receptors include:   1. C-type lectin receptors 2. Mannose-binding lec...
Source: Guillain-Barré Syndrome and COVID-19  Sep 23, 2021  28 days ago
Guillain-Barré Syndrome and COVID-19: A new international collaborative study has confirmed that SARS-CoV-2 infections can trigger Guillain-Barré Syndrome.   Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare, autoimmune disorder in which a person's own immune system damages the nerves, causing muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis. GBS can cause symptoms that ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 R.1 Variant   Sep 23, 2021  28 days ago
R.1 Variant: A new SARS-CoV-2 variant called R.1 has reemerged after months of gaining viral fitness and relevant mutations on its genome to make it truly virulent, potent, extremely transmissible and immune evasive. The R.1 may be easier to contract due to protein mutations within the spike protein of the virus and its ability to be easily transmitted from person to person despite vaccination sta...
Source: COVID-19-Drugs  Sep 22, 2021  29 days ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A researcher from the University of Lahore Pakistan has proposed that the drug aprepitant could be used to target the neurokinin-1 receptors to prevent COVID-19 cytokine storms.   Aprepitant is a medication used in the management and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). It is in the neurokinin-1 a...
Source: Cancer News  Sep 22, 2021  29 days ago
Cancer-News: A new study by researchers from the University of Sydney-Australia has shown that the phytochemical Erianin extracted from a commonly cultivated orchid could be a potential new treatment option for prostate cancer. Dendrobium chrysotoxum The phytochemical erianin, is a natural plant-derived bibenzyl compound, present in Dendrobium chrysotoxum, an orchid species native to S...
Source: America Medical News  Sep 22, 2021  29 days ago
U.S. Medical News: American media are reporting that for the first time since early March 2021, COVID-19 death rates are once again climbing in the country with daily rates now topping almost 1,900.   As of today, (22nd September, 2021) according to statistics from Worldometer site, more than 43.2 million Americans have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and more than 696,867 Amer...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Sep 22, 2021  29 days ago
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study by researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center-California not only confirms that SARS-CoV-2 infections whether symptomatic (Be it Mild, Moderate or Severe) or even asymptomatic can generate distinct autoantibodies that can lead to a variety of autoimmune issues not only during the infection stage but also in the long term. The study has also found that males tend ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 21, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study led by German researchers from the Center for Infection and Genomics of the Lung (CIGL), Universities of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center, Giessen-Germany along with scientist from numerous other German research institutions have shockingly found that the SARS-CoV-2 induces the formation of unique and different and fibrin clot structures never seen before in the human...
Source: Medical News  Sep 21, 2021  1 month ago
Medical News: For a long time now, a lot of research on the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus mode of infection and pathogenesis has only been focuses on the spike proteins with very little paid to the rest of the proteins found on the viral genome.   A new study by German scientists from Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology and the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine-Berlin and the...
Source: B.1.1.519  Sep 21, 2021  1 month ago
B.1.1.519 Variant Researchers are warning that the Mexican variant B.1.1.519 which has been ravaging Mexico for a few months now not only causes an increased risk of hospitalization and disease severity but also increased the risk of mortality. Further just like the Delta and Mu variants, it is spawning sub-variants that are of concern.   Two studies have already been published by Mexican re...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Sep 20, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study by led by researchers from University of Amsterdam-Netherlands along with support by scientists from Weill Medical College of Cornell University-USA has found that SARS-CoV-2 infections typically activate the human dendritic cells via cytosolic receptors rather than by extracellular Toll-like receptors (TLRs).   Typically, the human immune system needs to rec...
Source: COVID-19 Mortality  Sep 20, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Mortality: A new research led by scientist from Oxford University-UK that also involved researchers from St. George’s University of London-UK, St. George’s Hospital NHS Trust-UK and the  Massachusetts Institute of Technology-USA has found that most fatal COVID-19 cases are due to weak immune responses and elevated MAIT(elevated mucosal associated invariant) cell acti...
Source: Long COVID News  Sep 19, 2021  1 month ago
Long COVID News: A new study led by researchers from Columbia University-USA along with support of scientists from the Zan Mitrev Clinic-North Macedonia and University of Florence-Italy has found that Long-COVID is associated with sustained biochemical disturbances especially elevated levels of D-dimers and Ferritin.   The Study team aimed to evaluate the incidence of Post-Acute Sequelae of ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Sep 19, 2021  1 month ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: A new study by Taiwanese researchers from the Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University along with support by scientists from  the Medical University of Lublin-Poland and Johns Hopkins University-USA has found that the different SARS-CoV-2 variants not only have different mutations and deletions on them but most importantly they exhibit different but unique spike str...
Source: Sunday COVID-19 Briefs  Sep 19, 2021  1 month ago
Sunday COVID-19 Briefs   WHO While Encouraging Vaccination, Refuses To Reveal Vaccination Data Of Its Own Staff   WHO, a United Nations' health agency, which has repeatedly urged the world to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and other illnesses, on Friday declined to say how many of its own staffers have followed that advice.   Dr Margaret Harris, a World Health Organization spo...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements-Flavonoids  Sep 18, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19-Supplements: As part of Thailand Medical News continued initiatives on herbs and phytochemical research for treating COVID-19 and also Long COVID, the following coverage on the usage of herbs and phytochemicals to treat COVID-19 and a health conditions arising with the novel coronavirus infection or what is termed as Long COVID or PASC (Post-acute Sequelae of COVID-19) shows the growing i...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Sep 18, 2021  1 month ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: French researchers in a new study have identified a new Delta sub-variant that is of concern as it not only possess the unique mutation S:E484Q found on the Kappa variant but it also has the S:T95I mutation found on the Iota variant that is associated with breakthrough infections!   Alarmingly other mutations were also found on the new Delta sub-variant phylogenetic clus...
Source:Hypertension And mRNA Vaccines  Sep 18, 2021  1 month ago
A study by researchers from Lausanne University Hospital-Switzerland has found that an extremely small percentage of otherwise healthy individuals who receive the mRNA vaccines such as those by Pfizer or Moderna, run the risk of developing stage III hypertension upon vaccination. The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Hypertension (A Journal of the American Heart Associat...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Airborne  Sep 17, 2021  1 month ago
SARS-CoV-2 Airborne: As predicted by Thailand Medical News in our earlier coverage, study findings by researchers from the University of Maryland shows that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is evolving to become even better at airborne transmissions.   To date, SARS-CoV-2 epidemiology implicates airborne transmission but aerosol infectiousness and impacts of masks and variants on aerosol shedding ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 17, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Research: A new private study by researchers from Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc, a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies located in Washington DC-USA  has uncovered that the chemokine receptor and the chemokine CXCR6/CXCL16 plays a key role in the in  the immuno-pathogenesis of severe COVID-19.  ...
Source: Long COVID News  Sep 17, 2021  1 month ago
Long COVID News: A new study by researchers from the University of Texas-Arlington shows that young and otherwise healthy adults would suffer persistent peripheral macrovascular and microvascular complications following ‘recovery’ from COVID-19.   The study was the first to investigate the persistent effects of COVID-19 on vascular function in otherwise healthy young adults. &nbs...
Source: COVID-19-Myocarditis  Sep 16, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 and Myocarditis: A new study by researchers from the Drug Safety Research Unit, Southampton-UK and the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth-UK warns about the occurrences of myocarditis and pericarditis in men following mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccination. Though considered rare events, the number of cases being reported worldwide is of a concern.   The s...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Sep 16, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Drugs: The phase 1a clinical trial led by researchers from the University of Liverpool-UK using the antiparasitic drug Nitazoxanide has shown potential in terms of treating the COVID-19 disease. The research team also comprised clinicians and scientist from University of Southampton-UK, University of Cambridge-UK, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine-UK and the Liverpool University H...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements-Quercetin  Sep 15, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Supplements: Since Thailand Medical News first covered a collection of studies in August 2020 showing that Quercetin could be used as adjuvant to treat COVID-19, its effectiveness has since been proven in many subsequent studies and even randomized clinical trials. https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-supplements-for-covid-19-quercetin-emerging-as-an-adjuvant-for-covid-19-treatm...
Source: Diets And Nutrition  Sep 15, 2021  1 month ago
Diets And Nutrition: A new study led by researchers from the University of Illinois, Urbana-USA along with scientists from the University of Florida-USA and the University of Roehampton-UK have found that daily consumption of avocados by females helps them redistribute abdominal body fat and also helps them maintain insulin sensitivity and proper insulin health.   Though the consumption of a...
Source: New SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Sep 15, 2021  1 month ago
New SARS-CoV-2 Variants: Researchers from the City University of New York, University of Missouri-School of Medicine and The New School-New York (A private university) have in a new study alarmingly come across four new unique “cryptic” lineages of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus ie WNY1, 2, 3, and 4, from  wastewater sites. Shockingly these new variants had an assortment of mutations ...
Source: COVID-19-Innovations  Sep 14, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Innovations: Scientist from Ohio State University along with researchers from the Ford Research and Innovation Center-Michigan have in a new study explored the use of heat treatments to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 in passenger vehicles including cars, van and buses.   According to the study abstract, “Heat is an established method to inactivate coronaviruses, and there is utility in...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Sep 14, 2021  1 month ago
Thailand Coronavirus News: A very strange and confusing thing happened yesterday, local Thai health officials released data to the media saying that of those who died from COVID-19, 14.4% had already received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.   Perhaps they were trying to point to the fact that a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine does not guarantee survival if infected. However various c...
Source: Medical Alerts  Sep 14, 2021  1 month ago
Medical Alert: Yet another alarming study finding on the multitude of negative effects that the novel coronavirus has on the human host, this time from a research by scientist from Yale University School of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Iowa State University. The research findings reveals that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus expresses a microRNA or miRNA called vmiR-5p that is ...
Source:Long-COVID News  Sep 14, 2021  1 month ago
Long-COVID News: Scientists from the University of Vermont-USA along with support from researchers from Duke University School of Medicine-North Carolina-USA have in a new study confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has the ability able to cause damage to the DNA and telomeres of the human host. The study findings has alarming implications in terms of long term medical conditions and also help...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 13, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 News: A new study led by Brazilian researchers from the University of São Paulo that also included scientists from the University of Campinas, Universidade do Estado do Amazonas, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein and other institutions have found that acid pH enhances SARS-CoV-2 infection by up-regulating the ACE2 receptors and found that individu...
Source: A Letter To Thailand Medical News  Sep 12, 2021  1 month ago
A Letter To Thailand Medical News: The world is getting crazy day by day all because of those controlling the COVID-19 narratives. I am all for vaccines but vaccines that fully work and are 100% safe. Not vaccines that cannot stop the spread of a disease. Not vaccines that allow breakthrough infections. And certainly note that vaccines that cannot stop disease severity, hospitalizations and mortal...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Sep 12, 2021  1 month ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research: Chinese scientist from Shandong University in Jinan-China have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 ORF9b  proteins  are able to inhibit type I and III interferon (IFN) response and production by targeting various components of various immune signaling pathways.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed Journal of Medical Virology. https://onlinelibrar...
Source: Latest COVID-19 Research  Sep 12, 2021  1 month ago
Latest COVID-19 Research: Chinese researchers from Nanjing University, Wuhan Institute of Virology, National Center of Gerontology at Beijing Hospital and the Army Engineering University of PLA have in a new breakthrough study identified 4 human host exosomal miRNAs that possess antiviral properties and are able to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Furthermore it was found that varying amounts o...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 11, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Research: A new breakthrough study by scientist from New York University Grossman School of Medicine has found SARS-CoV-2 induced hyperactive platelets’ unique genes S1000A8 and  S1000A9 causes the platelets to produce more myeloid-related proteins (MRP) 8 and 14 that contribute to increased inflammation, clotting, disease severity and longer hospital stays. The study also show...
Source: India Medical News  Sep 11, 2021  1 month ago
India Medical News: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (10th September 2021) chaired a high-level meeting on the COVID situation, preparations and vaccination status as the government noted high caseloads in states like Kerala and Maharashtra. A government spokesman on conditions of anonymity said that the meeting was called for urgently as there has been ‘domestic and...
Source: Mu Variant B.1.621  Sep 11, 2021  1 month ago
Mu variant: Physicians from various hospitals in Massachusetts are warning that COVID-19 patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 Mu variant are appearing in many hospitals in the state, indicating that the Mu variant is fast spreading. They urge more close monitoring and extra vigilance as the variant could take over the Delta variant as the dominant strain in a matter of weeks.   Many ex...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Sep 10, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19-Symptoms:  A new study by researchers from the Laboratory of Oral Histopathology, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Brasilia-Brazil has found that dry mouth or Xerostomia is another new symptom of experienced by those with COVID-19. Dry mouth is also a more common symptom in those infected with the Delta variants according to sources not involved with the study.   The stud...
Source: Long COVID  Sep 10, 2021  1 month ago
Long-COVID: The COVID-19 pandemic is an extremely dynamic event in which new and better evolving research are constantly materializing and superseding whatever we had earlier known along with the fact that there are constantly new players in the pandemic due to the variety of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, each with unique mutations, characteristics, pathogenesis and their own specific manner of di...
Source: Probiotics and COVID-19  Sep 09, 2021  1 month ago
Probiotics-COVID-19: A new study by Italian researchers from the University of Rome and the University of L’Aquila has found that oral bacteriotherapy involving probiotics comprising of lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria not only decreases the risk of respiratory failure in COVID-19 but it also decreases the risk of disease severity and also the need for hospitalization. Oral admin...
Source: Pediatric COVID-19  Sep 09, 2021  1 month ago
Pediatric COVID-19: Researchers from the Pediatric Neurology Unit at the Hadassah Medical Center-Israel and the School of Medicine at the Hebrew university of Jerusalem-Israel have in a clinical study found that seizures are a manifestation of severe SARS-CoV-2 infection in children.   The study team conducted a systematic retrospective study to identify all children who presented to the eme...
Source: Mu or B.1.621 variant  Sep 08, 2021  1 month ago
New alarming study findings by Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Chiba University and Tokai University have shown and confirmed  that convalescent and vaccine sera has little or no effect on the fast globally spreading Mu SARS-CoV-2 variants.   The study findings were published on a preprint server and are currently being peer reviewed. https://www.bio...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant  Sep 08, 2021  1 month ago
The largest ever and detailed study led by researchers from the University of Cambridge along with scientists and experts from University College London-UK, National Centre for Disease Control-India, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology-India ,Imperial College London-UK,Sri Ganga Ram Hospital-India, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital-India.  The Genotype to Phenotype Japan (G2P-Japan)...
Source: IBD and COVID-19  Sep 07, 2021  1 month ago
IBD-COVID-19: A new study by researchers from Israel has found that patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) taking tumor necrosis factor (TNF) α inhibitors will experience decreased COVID-19 vaccine efficacy.   The study findings were published on a preprint server and are currently being peer reviewed.   It is already known that IBD patients treated with immunomodulatory d...
Source: COVID-19-Nipah Virus  Sep 07, 2021  1 month ago
India Medical News: Kerala, an Indian Southern state has reported an outbreak of the Nipah Virus as it is still struggling with the COVID-19 crisis due to the fast spreading Delta variant.   In the last 24 hours alone, the Indian state of Kerala recorded a total of 19,688 new COVID-19 infections and 135 COVID-19 deaths.   Health and government authorities in Kerala quickly ramping up ef...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 07, 2021  1 month ago
COVID-19 Research: Yet another alarming study finding has emerged from a research by scientists from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center-Seattle and the institute for Systems Biology-Seattle in which it has been found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to cause metabolic changes to the plasma and immune cells of the human host! Furthermore the study findings also show that these chang...
Source: Lambda Variant  Sep 06, 2021  2 months ago
Lambda variant: A new study by researchers from the Department of Immunology and Genomic Medicine, National Jewish Health-Denver and the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Center, University of Colorado-USA along with scientists from the State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, College of Biological Sciences, China Agriculture University, Beijing...
Source: NeuroCOVID  Sep 06, 2021  2 months ago
NeuroCOVID:  New alarming study findings by researchers from the Ruđer Bošković Institute-Croatia, University of Zagreb-Croatia and the National Institute of Chemistry- have shown that the Spike proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus have a strong biding affinity for the enzyme found in the brain called monoamine oxidases (MAO) enzymes and it is as a result of these binding and ...
Source: COVID-19 And Dysphagia  Sep 06, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19-Dysphagia: Researchers from University of Foggia-Italy have found that many hospitalized COVID-19 patients who are non-intubated tend to manifest Dysphagia or swallowing difficulties.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00405-021-07062-3   Dysphagia is condi...
Source: COVID-19-Pituitary Gland  Sep 06, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19-Pituitary Gland: More worrisome study findings have emerged from a research conducted by Italian neurology scientists from Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele , Milan-Italy along with support from the Pituitary Center, Departments of Medicine and Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University-U.S.A in which it has been found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs-Fluvoxamine  Sep 06, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Results from the TOGETHER multi-institutional, multi-country randomized platform clinical trials of various repurposed drugs to treat COVID-19 has shown that  treatment with fluvoxamine (100mg twice daily for 10 days) among high-risk outpatients with early diagnosed COVID-19, reduced the need for extended emergency room observation or hospitalization.   The institutions ...
Source: China's COVID-19 Vaccines  Sep 05, 2021  2 months ago
Doctors and medical researchers from the Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi-UAE have reported instances of individuals experiencing various adverse ocular events as a result of having taken the China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine.   A total of 9 patients presented with ocular complaints 5.2 days after administration of the inactivated COVID-19 vaccine by Sinopharm.   The cli...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 05, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from New York University Grossman School of Medicine, NYU Langone Health-USA has found that higher viral loads of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the lungs of those infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is what is driving increased mortality risks especially in those hospitalized and requiring mechanical ventilation. The study also found that low anti-S...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Sep 04, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco along with support from Stanford University are exploring the use of the abortion drug Ethacridine to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 by inactivating viral particles and to assess its potential as a prophylaxis and also therapeutic agent to treat COVId-19. Their study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: PLOS Pathogen...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Sep 04, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Supplements: A new study by medical researchers from Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital-Netherlands, Maastricht University-Netherlands and also involving doctors from University Hospitals Leuven-Belgium has found that Vitamin K play a critical role in preventing COVID-19 disease severity especially involving lung damage and thromboembolism. Thailand Medical News strongly feels that these ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance   Sep 03, 2021  2 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance: Thailand Medical News would first like to bring up certain issues with regards to the genomic surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and to highlight how badly it is being managed throughout the world.   While there has been extensive focus on understanding the amino acid mutations in the Delta variant’s Spike protein, the mutational landscape of th...
Source: Phytochemicals and Breast Cancer  Sep 03, 2021  2 months ago
Phytochemicals and Breast Cancer: A new study by researchers from Hanshan Normal University, Guangdong-China and Youjiang Medical University for Nationalities, Guangxi-China has found that the phytochemical Calycosin helps prevent breast cancer cell progression.   Calycosin is a  O-methylated isoflavone that is extracted from either of these two plants: Astragalus Propinquus (Mongolian ...
Source: Supplements For COVID-19   Sep 03, 2021  2 months ago
Supplements For COVID-19: A new study by researchers from King's College London-UK, Massachusetts General Hospital-USA, Lund University-Sweden, University College London-UK, University of Nottingham-UK and University of Southampton-UK has shown that women do benefit modestly from taking multivitamins, Omega-3 supplements and probiotics in terms of decreasing the risk of COVID-19.   Based...
Source: COVID-19 And Hyperglycaemia  Sep 03, 2021  2 months ago
Researchers from the Università di Milano in Italy and the from the  Nephrology Division, Boston Children’s Hospital,Harvard Medical School-USA are warning that there will be a huge surge of diabetes caseloads in individuals who had been infected with the COVID-19 disease despite being healthy prior to the SARS-CoV-2 infection.   COVID-19 patients who were otherwise healthy...
Source: Atrial Fibrillation And Heart Conditions  Sep 02, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by researchers from the University of California-San Francisco has found that consumption of alcohol raises the risk for atrial fibrillation which may ultimately result in heart failure.  Obama Being His True Black Self! Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) characterized by the rapid and irregular beating of...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Sep 02, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study by the University of Vienna-Austria has shown that early exposure of the human host’s nasopharyngeal mucosa to antiviral interferon activates epithelial cells to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM).  https://rupress.org/jem/article/218/10/e...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 02, 2021  2 months ago
A new study led by researchers from the University of Queensland-Australia has shockingly found that unique proteins called fusogens found on the surface of the spike proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able cause the fusion of neurons cells  and also cause fusion between neurons and glial cells. This phenomena could possibly explain the various neurological manifestations in both COVID...
Source: BCG or bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine and COVID-19  Sep 02, 2021  2 months ago
A new study led by researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH claims that the bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine could offer protection against COVID-19 disease severity and mortality based on study findings involving mice models. According to the study team, early events in the host response to SARS-CoV-2 are thought to play a major role in det...
Source: Long-COVID  Sep 02, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System has alarmingly found that most ‘recovered’ COVID-19 patients including those that initially only had a mild condition of the disease upon infection will still ultimately develop kidney damage over time.   Numerous studies continue to mount indi...
Source: Physical Exercise and COVID-19  Sep 01, 2021  2 months ago
A study conducted last year by Brazilian researchers from São Paulo State University (UNESP) is once again getting revived by various research groups and a few clinical trials are expected to start soon based on those earlier significant findings. The study team then had found that the hormone Irisin produced during exercising can prevent COVID-19 disease severity by modulating host genes....
Source: COVID-19 Pandemic  Sep 01, 2021  2 months ago
More great news emerging as the once ‘model country’ that was used by many ignorant researchers and mainstream media to showcase how ‘effective’ the COVID-19 vaccines were in terms of returning life to normalcy is now facing critical times again due to the rising SARS-CoV-2 infections brought on by the wonderful Delta variant. (Certain stupid  ‘experts’ had...
Source: Pulmonary Fibrosis  Sep 01, 2021  2 months ago
A new breakthrough study by researchers from University of Alabama at Birmingham-USA has found that the drug Venetoclax used to treat adult patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) could be repurposed to reverse lung fibrosis after successful mouse model drug trials. Venetoclax, sold under the brand names Venclexta and Venclyxto, is a medication used to treat adults with chronic lymp...
Source:Long-COVID-FibroCOVID  Sep 01, 2021  2 months ago
A new Italian study led by the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute and the University of Bologna that also involved researchers from the University of Catanzaro, University of Turin, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma and the University of Ferrara has alarming found that there is now a growing prevalence of the medical condition known as fibromyalgia among so called recovered COVID-19 patients w...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Sep 01, 2021  2 months ago
Researchers from the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC)-Spain and the IIS-Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital-Spain have in a new clinical study discovered that metprolol- a cheap drug widely used to treat cardiovascular disease, is beneficial in treating severely ill COVID-19 patients.   Metoprolol, sold under the brand name Lopressor, amo...
Source: Environmental Toxins-Chlorpyrifos   Aug 31, 2021  2 months ago
Researchers from McMaster University-Canada have in a new study alarmingly found that a commonly-used pesticide-chlorpyrifos could be partially responsible for the global obesity epidemic.   The study team from the University’s Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research and also Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism-Department of Medicine, discovered that chlorpyrifos, whi...
Source: Controversial COVID-19 Research  Aug 31, 2021  2 months ago
A new research by Brazilian researchers from the National Institute of Science and Technology for Innovation-Brazil, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Iguaçu University and the Federal Fluminense University has found that the SARS-CoV-2 proteins binds not only to metabolites of  hemoglobin like biliverdin but also to hemoglobin itself!   The study findings were published in the peer review...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Aug 31, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by researchers from the University of Helsinki-Finland has discovered the important role that Low-density granulocytes (LDG) play in the role of COVID-19 disease outcomes. Typically severe COVID-19 is characterized by extensive pulmonary complications, to which host immune responses are believed to play a role. As the major arm of innate immunity, neutrophils are one of the first cell...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 31, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study published in the peer reviewed journal: Allergy (The European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) warns that about 20% of individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 or even having received full vaccine doses will not develop immune protection against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus!   https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/all.15066   Accor...
Source: Ultra-processed Foods and Cardiovascular Disease  Aug 30, 2021  2 months ago
Based on a meta-analysis of data from the ATTICA study, researchers from Harokopio University of Athens have found that ultra-processed foods are responsible for an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. https://www.maelstrom-research.org/study/attica   https://www.escardio.org/The-ESC/Press-Office/Press-releases/Ultra-processed-food-is-associated-with-cardiovascular-disease   The s...
Source: COVID-19 And Reproductive Health  Aug 30, 2021  2 months ago
Yet more alarming data is emerging on a daily basis about the dangerous effects of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections on the human host and this time a new study by researchers from Sheba Medical Center-Israel, University of Bari-Italy, Strasbourg University-France, Sechenov University-Russia and Tel Aviv University-Israel has found that the novel coronavirus could also affect female fertility thou...
Source: COVID-19 News Briefs  Aug 29, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 News Briefs: Study Shows That Microscopic Lung Damage Continues In The Recovered! A new study shows that the persistent breathing issues that plague some COVID-19 survivors, known as "long COVID," may be due to microscopic processes that continue to damage lungs even after the acute infection is over! https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.08.10.21261834v1   The sci...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant  Aug 29, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by researchers from Public Health England(PHE) and the University of Cambridge has confirmed that the Delta variant doubles the risk of hospitalization when compared to alpha variant and warns that disease severity also often accompany infections with the Delta variant.   The B.1.617.2 variant also known as the Delta variant was first detected in England in March, 2021. It has si...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Aug 28, 2021  2 months ago
Study findings by researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research-Singapore ( (A*STAR), Duke-NUS Medical School-Singapore and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore have alarmingly found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to destabilize and also alter human host RNA in order to for it to improve its own viral fitness!   The stud...
Source: COVID-19 Pandemic  Aug 27, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by Israeli researchers from Maccabi Healthcare Services, Samson Assuta Ashdod University Hospital and Tel Aviv University has shockingly found that recovered COVID-19 patients with natural immunity are 13 times less likely to get infected with the current predominant circulating delta variants than individuals who had got fully vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccines! Soon Children Too Wi...
Source: COVID-19 Alliance  Aug 27, 2021  2 months ago
The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a new turn with the emergence of various new sub-lineages of the current SARS-CoV-2 VOCs and also VOIs and also with newer variants including arising recombinant and reassortant strains. Contrary to what certain government authorities around the world along with American and British mainstream media and social media platforms are saying that the COVID-19 situation i...
Source: Myocarditis and COVID-19  Aug 27, 2021  2 months ago
Alarmingly a new study by researchers from Clalit Research Institute-Israel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheva-Israel, Harvard Medical School-USA and Boston Children’s Hospital-USA has found that the Pfizer- BioNTech BNT162b2 shot was associated with a threefold increased risk of myocarditis!   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed New England ...
Source: Delta variant Sub-Lineages  Aug 26, 2021  2 months ago
INSACOG or the India SARS-CoV-2 Genome consortium reports prevalence of the Delta variant sub-lineage A.Y.12 in India that has been linked to a COVID-19 surge in Israel. Interestingly the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) has ‘birthed’ several sub-lineages or second generation variants or sub-species that bear most of its characteristic mutations but are different in other ways.  To date...
Source: Delta Variant And COVID-19 Shots  Aug 26, 2021  2 months ago
For the past three months, the world was bombarded with numerous studies claiming that the various COVID-19 jabs were still maintaining full efficacy or in some cases only a slight drop of efficacy against Delta variant. Off course most of these were studies were funded by the COVID-19 jab manufacturers either directly or indirectly and were conducted by researchers who would not hesitate to sell ...
Source: C.1.2 Variant  Aug 25, 2021  2 months ago
South African researchers from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), University of the Witwatersrand, University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital have discovered a new emerged SARS-CoV-2 variant called C.1.2 that is currently gaining dominance in circulation and could change the course of th...
Source: ADE and COVID-19  Aug 24, 2021  2 months ago
GREAT NEWS! Finally the U.S. Director Rochelle Walensky has admitted that based on emerging data from Israel, those that got the COVID-19 jabs might be prone to more disease severity and increased mortality upon getting infected with the Delta variants. This could  basically be due to ADE or antibody dependent enhancement.   Her report was extremely contradictory as although she said th...
Source: Delta Variant Sub-Species  Aug 24, 2021  2 months ago
Thailand’s Center For Medical Genomics has announced that 4 different second generation Delta variants bearing unique mutations have been identified in Thailand so far in 14 different individuals.   According to local Thai experts, the Delta AY.4 variant was found  in a total of 9 gene sequencing cases in Thailand with Pathumthani province reporting 4 cases and one each case in th...
Source: Second And Third Generation Variants Of VOCs  Aug 24, 2021  2 months ago
The SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant is undergoing rapid mutation as it evolves to not only enhance its viral fitness and also transmissibility but it is now in a perfect environment as most countries only have about half a half or less of its population fully vaccinated, hence providing a perfect environment for it to fight the conferred immunity by the vaccines and to have vaccine resistant variants eme...
Source: COVID-19-Dermatology  Aug 23, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Dermatology: A new study by Canadian researchers cum dermatologists from Lynde Dermatology in Markham-Ontario, University of Toronto and St Michael’s Hospital-Toronto has revealed that at least 7% of individuals who had been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 will exhibit one or more skin conditions or skin diseases irrespective if they were asymptomatic or symptomatic at the time of the ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Aug 22, 2021  2 months ago
Researchers from the University of New South Wales-Sydney and the Prince of Wales Hospital-Sydney have discovered that the current COVID-19 surge taking place in Australia is due to a new second generation Delta variant that has emerged that possess a frameshift deletion in the ORF7a protein.   The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus encodes proteins that modulate antiviral responses (ORF3b, ORF6, ORF7a)...
Source: Adverse Reactions From COVID-19 Shots.  Aug 22, 2021  2 months ago
Researchers have officially reported two documented cases of functional neurological disorders (FND) found to be associated with the COVID-19 shots. (Note we cannot use the  V word as some disgusting American social media and search engine’s algorithms will pick up the word for censorship or to lower news feeds or SEO rankings!). According to numerous doctors and physicians based on cl...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Aug 21, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A detailed meta-analytical study by researchers from the University of Virginia-USA, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin-Germany,  Freie Universität-Germany and  Berlin Institute of Health, of previous research findings including clinical trials has revealed that the heartburn drug famotidine used alongside Aspirin has the potential to prevent disease severity a...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Aug 20, 2021  2 months ago
A new study led by researchers from Harvard’s Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Institutes of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Ragon Institute of MGH-MIT, and Harvard Medical School along with support from Codex BioSolutions, Inc-Maryland and Georgetown University School of Medicine-Washington has uncovered the mechanisms by which the Delta variant’s spike mutation...
Source: Astrazeneca Versus Pfizer  Aug 19, 2021  2 months ago
While the world is already suffering from the escalating COVID-19 pandemic thanks to the incompetency of the WHO, vaccine wars are breaking around the globe with country being nationalistic and claiming that their own manufactured vaccine is better than the next country’s vaccine.   The Chinese have been claiming that their Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines are good while the Russian are ...
Source: American COVID-19 News  Aug 19, 2021  2 months ago
U.S. COVID-19 News: A new study involving a COVID-19 simulator platform by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Georgia Institute of Technology and Boston University School of Medicine has projected that in the best scenario, at least another 157,000 Americans would die from the COVID-19 disease between the 1st Of Augu...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Aug 19, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by researchers from the University of Sao Paulo-Brazil has alarmingly revealed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to cause ER (Endosplasmic Reticulum)-stress-activated unfolded protein response that results in the cell death.   The study findings provide evidence that SARS-CoV-2 hijacks the glycosylation biosynthetic, ER-stress and UPR (unfolded protein response) machin...
Source: COVID-19-2022  Aug 18, 2021  2 months ago
The COVID-19 pandemic is indeed the best thing that has happened to the world so far. Yes, sympathies to the families of those have died and also those that are suffering economically as a result of the pandemic but then we also have to look at the bright sides of the health crisis. Deaths From COVID-19 Will Be A Common Sight In 2022   The COVID-19 pandemic is waking us up to the realities o...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Aug 17, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by researchers from King’s College London-UK has shown that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus spike S1 glycoprotein is a TLR4 (toll-like receptor 4) agonist that also upregulates ACE2receptors and induces pro-inflammatory M1 (Monocyte) macrophage polarization.   The study findings were published on a preprint server and are currently being peer reviewed. https://www.biorxiv.org/co...
Source: COVID-19 And PPIs  Aug 16, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by American researchers from multi-institutions led by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and also involved University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of Louisville School of Dentistry University of Florida, Brigham and Women's Hospital-Boston, Boston Children's Hospital and University at Buffalo among many others, has found that users of PPIs or pro...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Aug 16, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: Medical researchers from Heart and Vascular Hospital of Hackensack Meridian Health/Hackensack University Medical Center-New Jersey have in a new study identified the different type of shocks prevalent in COVID-19 patients including Cardiogenic Shocks for better clinical care and  treatment of hemodynamic abnormalities. Hospitalized individuals with serious COVID infec...
Source: COVID-19 Pediatrics  Aug 15, 2021  2 months ago
Despite the lack of proper data, pediatric physicians across the world are now witnessing that kids are being affected badly by the now fast spreading and dominant Delta variant as the amount of kids being hospitalized and exhibiting severe conditions are rising. In countries like Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, UK and even USA, there are not only case increases involving kids but increasing death ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs-Fluvoxamine  Aug 14, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Fluvoxamine, an inexpensive anti-depressant drug is now emerging as a potential candidate to be repurposed to treat COVID-19. Speculations are adrift that Canada might be the first country to approve its usage to treat COVID-19 followed by the United States, India, Brazil and South Africa.   Fluvoxamine, sold under the brand name Luvox among others, is an antid...
Source: ADE and Delta Variant  Aug 13, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by French researchers from Aix-Marseille Université has alarmingly found that ADE or antibody dependent enhancement is indeed occurring in infections with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant.   The study findings were peer reviewed and published in the Journal of Infections. https://www.journalofinfection.com/article/S0163-4453(21)00392-3/fulltext   ADE or antibody dependent...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Aug 13, 2021  2 months ago
Despite so many small randomized clinical trials and observational studies that showed Ivermectin could be used to treat COVID-19 during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians, researchers and individuals should stop attempting to treat COVID-19 with Ivermectin as the drug as no efficacy against most of the new variants that are currently dominating various countries. Thailand Medi...
Source: SARS-Co-2 Iota Variant  Aug 13, 2021  2 months ago
Iota Variant: Alarmingly, a new study by researchers from Columbia University and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has found that the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.526 variant increased the risk of mortality for older adults who contracted the virus.   The study also determined the transmission rate, immune escape ability, and infection fatality rate of the B.1.526 variant.   ...
Source: Breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 Infections  Aug 12, 2021  2 months ago
The study findings from a new research by medical scientists from Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts General Hospital-Boston and Brigham and Women’s Hospital-Boston have alarmingly revealed that patients with systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases (SARDs) despite receiving full doses of the various COVID-19 vaccines are still prone to breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infections. Alarmingly ...
Source:Long COVID Updates  Aug 12, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19-Brain Fog: A new study by researchers from the University of Oxford has found that many non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients will exhibit brain fog for weeks or months after SARS-CoV-2 infection.   The study team intended to explore the lived experience of ‘brain fog’ ie the wide variety of neurocognitive symptoms that can follow COVID-19 infection.   Out of a study g...
Source: COVID-19 And Alcohol  Aug 11, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by researchers from Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington that involved over 1,267 students over the aged of 18 in Southern Indiana showed that high alcohol-consumption increases the risk of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection that causes the COVID-19 disease. The primary aim of the study was to estimate the associations between high-risk alcohol consumption and (1) SARS...
Source: COVID-19-Immunology  Aug 11, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19-Immunology: American researchers from Dartmouth College-Hanover, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine-Baltimore and the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases,NIH-Bethesda have in a study found that spike-specific FcγR-binding antibodies and IgM are crucial for effective neutralization and effector function of polyclonal responses to SARS-CoV-2. Although antibo...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Aug 11, 2021  2 months ago
Thailand Medical news is issuing this warning that local Thais should not attempt to self-prescribe any drugs that are being currently being studied for drug repurposing to treat COVID-19. Also all Thais should never take any herbs, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicines), supplements and even over the counter drugs (OTCs) such as NSAIDs without consulting a local Thai doctor first.   Also alway...
Source:   Aug 11, 2021  2 months ago
A new study by researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Hospital-New York has found that the protein hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha (HIF1α), plays a critical cardioprotective role in COVID-19 patients. The study findings establishes a direct link of cardiac cellular responses to hypoxic stress with matching functional and histological data, serving ...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Aug 10, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: Researchers and physicians from the University of California-San Diego Health (A trauma hospital) report the clinical manifestation of a young and previously healthy COVID-19 patient developing CNS Lymphocytic Vasculitis.   Central nervous system (CNS) vasculitis typically means that blood vessel walls in the brain and spine are inflamed (swollen).    T...
Source: COVID Nails  Aug 10, 2021  2 months ago
COVID Nails: Numerous studies are indicating that the manifestations of lines and grooves in the fingernails, which the media has labeled as “COVID Nails”is becoming a common occurrence in many COVID-19 recovered patients and could be a possible indicator for those who never got tested and were either asymptomatic or only had mild conditions that they were indeed infected with SARS-CoV...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Aug 09, 2021  2 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: A new study led by researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai-New York along with scientists from the University of California-San Francisco and Kansas State University warns that the SARS-CoV-2 variants are strategically evolving towards better Furin cleavage efficiency.   Typically for efficient cell entry and membrane fusion, SARS-CoV-2 spike (S) protein...
Source: Long COVID  Aug 09, 2021  2 months ago
Long-COVID: A new study by researchers from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute-Adelaide, University of Adelaide, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders University-South Australia has revealed that long COVID could be the result of persistent immune disturbances. According to the study team, increasing evidence suggests immune dysregulation in individuals recovering from SARS...
Source: COVID-19 Therapeutics  Aug 09, 2021  2 months ago
COVID-19 Therapeutics: A new research led by scientists from Yale University along with other experts from University of Minnesota and Iowa State University has found that a crucial enzyme known as the Coronavirus 3′–5′ exoribonuclease (ExoN) promotes antiviral resistance hence making many identified drugs such as remdesivir, ivermectin and even identified antiviral phytochemical...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 08, 2021  2 months ago
A new ground breaking study led by oncology researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina has found that individuals with elevated levels of the lipid Sphingosine and a protein that it involved in its production called Acid Ceramidase (AC) in their blood were most likely to become asymptomatic when infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. However the study also found that those that h...
Source: Eta Variant  Aug 08, 2021  2 months ago
The ETA variant that debuts from Nigeria and has a typical “scamming” behavior in the sense that it cannot be detected by many present COVID-19 RT-PCR testing platforms is now worrying virologists and experts from around the world as it starts to become more prevalent in circulation and spread.   Thailand Medical News first reported about this variant at that time known as the B....
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Aug 07, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new mouse based vivo study by researchers from the Scripps Research Institute-California along with scientist from the University of Texas and Sorrento Therapeutics Inc.-California have found that salicylanilides which are active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) found in drugs used to treat tapeworm infestations demonstrated efficacy in terms of inhibiting the SARS-CoV-2 coronav...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Aug 07, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Scientists from the University of Birmingham and Keele University in the UK and the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Italy have demonstrated that the licensed cholesterol lowering drug fenofibrate and its active form (fenofibric acid) can significantly reduce SARS-COV-2 infection in human cells in the laboratory. Importantly, reduction of infection was obtained using conce...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 06, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by researchers from various medical and research institutions in China led by scientists from the State Key Laboratory of Virology-Wuhan University has found that it is the N or nucleocapsid proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that is activating the NLRP3 Inflammasomes resulting in hyperinflammation and not the spike proteins. Typically excessive inflammatory responses induced upon...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs And Phytochemicals  Aug 06, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Herbs And Phytochemicals: Yet another review study has emerged that confirms that the phytochemical Thymoquinone found in Nigella Sativa seeds is able to treat COVID-19. Nigella sativa (Black caraway, also known as black cumin, nigella or kalonji) is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, native to Western Asia and also parts of South East Asia including Northern Tha...
Source: Long COVID  Aug 05, 2021  3 months ago
Despite the advent of COVID-19 vaccines, the world is beginning to come to terms that the COVID-19 crisis is not going away any time soon and that it is a losing the battle as more transmissible and potent SARS-CoV-2 variants keep on emerging. Already it is anticipated that from now till next year, more concerning variants are likely to emerge with the anticipated ‘Omega’ variant that ...
Source: COVID-19 And Cytokine Storms  Aug 04, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by researchers from University of Alberta, Edmonton-Canada have discovered that a little known protein called Galectin-9 is responsible for the destructive and often lethal cytokine storms in COVID-19 patients.   Galectin-9 (Gal-9) is an abundant protein in many immune and nonimmune cells. Galectin-9 is a beta-galactoside lectin protein that has important cytoplasmic, intracellul...
Source: Pneumonic Plague   Aug 04, 2021  3 months ago
U.S. Medical News: The U.S. Forest Service has announced urgent warnings that chipmunks in the Lake Tahoe Forest vicinity that near the borders between California and Nevada have been found to be infected with plague that is transmissible to humans. https://www.facebook.com/LakeTahoeUSFS/posts/3965838150211047   https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/efd9ae9cc06a4f6b9d7fb5120def0ca2 The letha...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Aug 04, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new in vitro study conducted by researchers from University of Georgia-US and Shahid Beheshti University-Iran has found that the common high pressure drug called Losartan is able to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication.   Losartan, sold under the trade name Cozaar among others, is a medication mainly used to treat high blood pressure. Losartan belongs to a gr...
Source: Oxygen Concentrators  Aug 04, 2021  3 months ago
Those wanting to purchase oxygen concentrators are advised to contact us via email at : tmnmedicalconcierge@gmail.com especially those seeking to re-export to other countries. However, for re-export, those wanting to buy must have local reps in Thailand to pick up the goods in person and have it re-exported themselves as we do not provide that service due to staff shortage and the COVID-19 si...
Source: Myocarditis and SARS-CoV-2  Aug 02, 2021  3 months ago
A new observational study conducted in the United States by researchers from Case Western Reserve University-Ohio, Akron Children’s Hospital Heart Center-Ohio and the MetroHealth System-Cleveland has alarmingly revealed that the incidence rate of myocarditis due to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection is about 450 per million cases among young males. Young males with the COVID-19 disease, wh...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations-  Aug 02, 2021  3 months ago
Despite constant warnings by Thailand Medical News for researchers and doctors to abandon antibody based treatment protocols to treat COVID-19 as they are driving mutations regarding resistance and immune evasion, little has been done to stop these protocols. Instead Thailand Medical News has always been advocating a combination of antiviral therapeutic agents to be used to not only inhibit the S...
Source: miRNAs and SARS-CoV-2  Aug 02, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Therapeutics: Researchers from Gujarat University inspired by Thailand Medical News call to focus on Phytochemicals and microRNAs as solutions to containing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic have in a new study utilizing computational workflow, identified potential cellular miRNA candidates that are potent in providing antiviral defense against SARS-CoV-2 infection. The study team designed a syste...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Research  Aug 02, 2021  3 months ago
Since the debut of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Wuhan-China in late 2019, scientists are constantly discovering new characteristics and facets of the complex novel coronavirus and also its pathogenesis and ways its affects various aspects of the cellular pathways of the human host. In a new study by researchers from the Institute of Molecular Virology, Ulm University Medical Center-Germany, it w...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations  Aug 01, 2021  3 months ago
A new study led by researchers from Kumamoto University-Japan and , Weizmann Institute of Science-Israel have found that the L452R mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, which is common to two mutant strains, the Epsilon and Delta, can evade cellular immunity through the human leukocyte (HLA) A24 and can increase viral infectivity. According to the study team which also involved scientist...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Aug 01, 2021  3 months ago
Researchers from King’s College London along with experts from University College London have in a new study tried to differentiate the symptoms associated with COVID-19 vaccinations and those that are seen from early COVID-19 infections. Symptom prevalence and distribution during the first week after the first dose of vaccination, in symptomatic individuals testing positive or negative fo...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jul 31, 2021  3 months ago
An alarming warning has been issued by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) ie a British Government body that advises the central British government in emergencies and chaired by the United Kingdom's Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, that future strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could be as deadly as MERS, which kills 35% of those it infects. The warnings wer...
Source: Lambda Variant  Jul 31, 2021  3 months ago
Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Tokai University, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kobe University, University of Miyazaki , Osaka University, National Institute of Infectious Diseases-Tokyo  and the National Institute of Genetics-Japan based on a new study conducted have concluded that the Lambda variant is to date the most lethal variant to ever emer...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jul 30, 2021  3 months ago
Researchers from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine-UK, Liverpool University Hospitals –UK, University of Oxford-UK and Pfizer Vaccines-USA in a new study investigating the immunological consequences of secondary Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) infection in COVID-19 patients have found that S. pneumoniae, which is a Gram-positive bacterium responsible for pneumonia, mod...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs-Budesonide  Jul 29, 2021  3 months ago
Another study finding has emerged proving the antiviral effects of Budesonide when used either as an inhaler or as a nasal spray.   German researchers from the Ruhr-University Bochum and also from the European Virus Bioinformatics Center (EVBC) based in Jena-Germany have in a new study confirmed the viral effects of Budesonide against the wildtype SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and even against the ...
Source: COVID-19 Antivirals  Jul 29, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by scientists from the National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC)-China has found that lectins derived from lentils (Lens culinaris)- a staple in Indian cuisine often known as dhal, exhibits antiviral properties against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Emerging Microbes and Infection. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi...
Source: Breaking COVID-19 News  Jul 28, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by researchers from the University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom has found that inflammation and blood clotting seen in very severe cases of COVID-19 may be caused by the antibodies sent to fight the disease activating unnecessary platelet activity in the lungs. According to the study team a subset of patients with COVID-19 typically become critically ill, suffering from severe ...
Source:COVID-19 Disinfectants  Jul 28, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast-UK has found that rosin soap could serve as a virucide against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The study findings showed that rosin soap was able to rapidly and potently inactivate influenza virus and other enveloped viruses. The study team which also included researchers from Finland showed that rosin soap can inactivate the human enve...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research   Jul 27, 2021  3 months ago
A new French study led by the Institut Pasteur has found that a domain of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus Nsp 3protein interacts with unusual human host deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) structures called G-quadruplexes or G4s and this interaction could possibly be contributing to virulence. The use of inhibitors of these interactions could serve as potential antiviral compounds. ...
Source: COVID-19 Pandemic  Jul 26, 2021  3 months ago
As the more potent Delta variant is fast becoming the dominant strain and is fast spreading around the various populations globally, along with more potential dangers from other emerging variants, it is important for everyone to stay safe and to play their part in trying to control the pandemic. ???   The WHO, U.S. CDC, various governments, numerous researchers , doctors, media and vaccine ...
Source: Help Needed  Jul 26, 2021  3 months ago
Thailand Medical News has been trying to rasie funds to purchase COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits, oxygen concentrators, high flow nasal oxygen machines and various drugs for migrant workers in Bangkok and Maesot province and also for Thais in Bangkok. Despite numerous appeals, we did not even get one buyer or even one donor! We have tons of readers from around the world but no support.(Off course...
Source: Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jul 25, 2021  3 months ago
British health officials are investigating a new variant designated B.1.621 that has made a debut in the country. Researchers are warning that this new variant could be another VOC or variant of concern that is likely to contribute towards steering the course of the COVID-19 pandemic as it gets to be more dominant in circulation. The B.1.621 variant was initially identified in Columbia somet...
Source: Herbs and Phytochemicals for COVID-19.  Jul 24, 2021  3 months ago
As the COVID-19 pandemic fast accelerates into a more catastrophic mode and there are still no effective antivirals to date plus antibody therapies as well as vaccines are beginning to show signs of being defeated by the new emerging variants, there is a dire need for effective therapeutics against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and various study teams around the world are frantically searching for pr...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Jul 23, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: A new study by researchers from the University of Manchester-UK has found that platelet size can be used to predict COVID-19 severity and mortality. According to the researchers, parameters reflecting platelet size can be sensitive indicators that circulating platelets are activated and COVID-19 patients are at increased risk of thrombosis.   The team attempted to asses...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Induces Human Epigenomic Reprogramming  Jul 23, 2021  3 months ago
An alarming study finding of a recent research conducted by scientist from the University of Texas Science Center, Houston-USA, has revealed that upon infection, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus alters the host chromatin architecture to suppress antiviral interferon-responsive genes and augment inflammatory genes. The process that SARS-CoV-2 deploys is similar to what can be termed as epigenomic reprogr...
Source: Epstein-Barr virus and COVID-19  Jul 22, 2021  3 months ago
A number of studies are emerging that indicate Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) reactivation may play a role both in the development of long COVID symptoms, as well as severe COVID-19 cases. It has been found that Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients sometimes experience long-term symptoms following resolution of acute disease, including fatigue, brain fog, and rashes.   One study published ...
Source: COVID-19 Cat Transmission   Jul 22, 2021  3 months ago
An alarming study finding has emerged from a research conducted by scientist from Wageningen Bioveterinary Research-Netherlands  and Wageningen University-Netherlands in which it has been found that domestic cats play a role in the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The research team has also...
Source: COVID-19 Induced Acute Kidney Injury  Jul 21, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by researchers from Mayo Clinic has found that acute kidney injury often found in most hospitalized COVID-19 patients are similar to that of sepsis-caused kidney injury and that the immune response triggered by the infection plays a pivotal role. The study findings also suggest that that mitochondrial dysfunction ie a loss of function in cellular energy production is commonly foun...
Source: Diet and COVID-19 Protection  Jul 21, 2021  3 months ago
Researchers from the Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University-Chicago have in a new study found that healthy diets rich in vegetables and more than one cup of black coffee per day might actually help protect against COVID-19.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Nutrients. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/13/6/2114 &nb...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Jul 20, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by researchers from the University of California-San Francisco and the Gladstone Institutes-California has shown that exhausted T cells are linked to increased risk of COVID-19 mortality. Despite T cells being key players in SARS-CoV-2 immunity, little is known about the phenotypic features of SARS-CoV-2-specific T cells associated with recovery from the COVID-19 disease. &n...
Source: India COVID-19 News  Jul 20, 2021  3 months ago
India already has earned the reputation of being the land of COVID-19 scams, second to China but more despicable as often their own innocent people are the victims. https://thethaiger.com/news/world/covid-19-sees-a-rise-in-dangerous-scams-in-india   https://www.npr.org/2021/07/09/1014512227/thousands-given-fake-vaccines-through-scam-in-india   https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/ma...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 And Human Skin  Jul 20, 2021  3 months ago
Alarming study findings have emerged from a new study conducted by Spanish researchers from the Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC)-Spain in which it was found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus spike glycoproteins were able to interact with oily human skin surfaces and also skin sebum and ceramides. The study team said in their abstract that the possibility of contamination o...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jul 19, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by biotech researchers from Hangzhou-China involved in a development of new drug formulation has found that N-Acetylneuraminic Acid (NANA)  and its analogs such as acetylneuraminic acid methyl ester (NANA-Me) are able prevent and also treat adverse reactions caused by COVID-19 infections and also by COVID-19 vaccines. Edible Bird's Nest- A Good Source Of N-Acetylneuramin...
Source: Israel And Pfizer  Jul 19, 2021  3 months ago
WTF! For all these months we were brainwashed that the inoculations developed and being used to control this current pandemic were at least effective in preventing  progression of disease severity and also prevent mortality even though they fail to prevent infections and the spread of the virus! Israel was showcased by 'bastard journalists' from Western media that the vaccination pro...
Source: Long COVID-19 News  Jul 18, 2021  3 months ago
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Birmingham indicates that individuals who exhibit 5 or more symptoms during the first week of a SARS-CoV-2 infection are most likely to develop Long COVID. Note: Not only adults can get Long COVID, lots of children are now being discovered to suffer from Long COVID as well and special attention are needed for them.   Worldwide, ther...
Source: Indian Researchers  Jul 18, 2021  3 months ago
From day one of the COVID-19 crisis, we have been flooded with stories of studies getting retracted from various journals as a result of inaccuracies and garbage being thrown at our faces by many Indian researchers. Off course nothing beats it all like the Surgispheres scandal that involved a Indian porn star and  non-existent lists of participants involved in a couple of COVID-19 drug studi...
Source: Announcement  Jul 18, 2021  3 months ago
Note that all our stocks of medical oxygen concentrators, medical oxygen tanks and high flow medical oxygen machines are sold out and we do not expect any stocks for the next 3 to 6 months as some of the overseas suppliers are themselves overwhelmed. Please do not send us queries for these products for the time being as we are unable to deliver.   As for AEDs or automated external defibrill...
Source: COVID-19 Disease  Jul 18, 2021  3 months ago
A new comprehensive study by researchers from University of São Paulo-Brazila and the Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual –Brazil has uncovered more concerning details about the COVID-19 disease. The researchers warn that COVID-19 is a chronic disease that can trigger immunoparalysis , autoimmune diseases, neoplastic transformation and latent infectious diseases! The Lon...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Jul 17, 2021  3 months ago
Thailand Coronavirus News: It is hard being the Prime Minister at the moment as whatever decision is taken, there are always going to be people that are not happy and going to kick up a ruckus. However at the same time the Government has to accept responsibility that due to poorly made decisions in the last few months, the COVID-19 situation deteriorated badly. Thais who are homeless and low-inco...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jul 17, 2021  3 months ago
Finally a study that goes along the lines of what Thailand Medical News has been saying for a long time: every SARS-CoV-2 variant exhibits a unique pathogenesis pattern and also affects the human immune system differently! COVID-19 is not a homogenous diseases caused by a common pathogen! Every variant is unique and hence ultimately the only way to better treat COVID-19 is through a personalized m...
Source: COVID-19 And The Human Skin  Jul 16, 2021  3 months ago
Our understanding and data about the SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 disease is evolving day by day but we are still lagging behind the novel coronavirus as the virus itself is evolving and coming up with new variants that behave differently and also exhibit different pathogenesis and affects different human cellular pathways and also reacts differently with those pathways. To make matters worse, th...
Source: COVID-19 Research- Mutations  Jul 16, 2021  3 months ago
A new study by scientists from the Technische Universitat Berlin-Germany and University of Oxford-UK claims that SARS-CoV-2 mutations like N501Y could be indirectly be caused by host commensal microbiota. From the study abstract, the researchers say, “Since the emergence of SARS-CoV-2, little attention has been paid to the interplay between the interaction of virus and commensal microbiota....
Source: Pediatric COVID-19  Jul 16, 2021  3 months ago
Pediatric COVID-19: A new study by researchers from various British institutions and hospitals including the University of Liverpool, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Evelina Children's Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Newcastle, Oxford Children's Hospital, Nottingham Children's Hospital, University of Glasgow, University of Newcastle and many other...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs-Statins  Jul 16, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by researchers from the University of California-San Diego School Of medicine-USA has confirmed that patients taking statin medications had a 41 percent lower risk of in-hospital death from COVID-19. According to the study team, statins have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects that may reduce the severity of the COVID-19 disease, in which organ dysfunction i...
Source: Long COVID News  Jul 15, 2021  3 months ago
With official figures stating that more than 188 million individuals globally have been infected with the COVID-19 disease and majority deemed ‘recovered’ but the US CDC and WHO saying the figures could be far much more ie tenfold, one cannot but feel worried about the impact of long term medical conditions from Long COVID and how it is going to bring about the eventual collapse health...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jul 15, 2021  3 months ago
Thailand Medical News is warning scientists, medical researches, genomic experts and virologist to pay careful attention to the second, third and fourth generation variants emerging from the Delta, Gamma and Lambda lineages. Currently the world is too engrossed simply on the VOCs or variants of concern and also vaccines but very little is focused on the emerging second, third and fourth generatio...
Source: COVID-19 Therapeutics  Jul 15, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Therapeutics: A new study by researchers from University of Fukui-Japan shows that Short Chain Fatty Acids (SCFAs) could be used as potential therapeutics to treat COVID-19 and also to act as a prophylaxis. The researchers showed that SCFAs could downregulate ACE2 in epithelial cells. According to the study team inflammatory endotype affects ACE2 expression in the nasal mucosa and influe...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care-Heparin  Jul 14, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: A new study undertaken by medical researchers from the St. Michael's Hospital, a treatment site of Unity Health Toronto and the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine indicates that administering a full dose of a standard blood thinner early to moderately ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19 could halt the thrombo-inflammation process and reduce the risk of...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs-Aspirin  Jul 14, 2021  3 months ago
Aspirin-COVID-19: A detailed systematic review and meta-analysis study by researchers from the Michigan State University, USA has found that aspirin usage is associated with a significant reduction in overall and in-hospital mortality rates. The current COVID-19 pandemic has so far caused more than 4.05 million deaths and far more are expected to die in coming surges.   The benefits of aspir...
Source: Nanodiamonds And Coronavirus Vaccines  Jul 13, 2021  3 months ago
For the DTC company, diamond sight holders and wholesalers that are undergoing a slump in sales as a result of retail jewelry sales being badly hit globally due to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there might be a silver lining after all as there is now a new usage and demand for diamonds in the medical, pharmaceutical and biotech industries in the form of nanodiamonds.   ...
Source: COVID-19 Pandemic And Emerging Variants  Jul 13, 2021  3 months ago
Study findings of a new research  by scientists from the University of Toronto alarmingly indicates  that the current COVID-19 pandemic is likely to become more deadly and lethal as more emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants are manifesting progressive increase in transmissibility and virulence. The study team said that the period from February to June 2021 was one during which initial wild-type...
Source: Long COVID  Jul 13, 2021  3 months ago
Long COVID: A new research led by scientists from Scripps Research Translational Institute, San Diego, California has confirmed that COVID-19 induces long term effects on the heart rate of those infected and also causes other heart issues as well as behavioral and physiological impacts that can last over 79 days! Individuals who contract COVID-19 are at a greater risk to suffer from an irregular ...
Source: Medical Innovations And Startups  Jul 12, 2021  3 months ago
Medical Innovations: Australian researchers from RMIT University, Melbourne in collaboration with biotech start-up Soterius have developed a new sensor that can detect the presence of tiny amounts of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and its variants from a person’s breath or even the environment despite minute amounts present. It works extremely well even with those that are asymptomatic. The new senso...
Source: Breaking SARS-CoV-2 News  Jul 12, 2021  3 months ago
More confusing data is emerging and maybe Senator Rand Paul and other fact –checkers can help us to ascertain the truth. It seems more day by day that China was never ever involved in any way with the start of the current COVID-19 pandemic and is in fact nothing more than a victim themselves. Yes their vaccines might be substandard in terms of efficacy  as with most China made products...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jul 11, 2021  3 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientist from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor-USA and the Northeastern University, Shenyang- China have in a new study found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can also use the CAT, AGTR2, L-SIGN and DC-SIGN receptors to gain entry into human cells and not just by the ACE2 receptors or other known receptors such as the TMPRSS2 and NRP-1 receptors etc. This new discovery wil...
Source: Breaking COVID-19 News  Jul 11, 2021  3 months ago
The ongoing European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) that is being held online this year is showcasing lots of new worrisome trends that is emerging in the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.eccmid.org/ One presentation from researchers from Belgium warned that as more SARS-CoV-2 variants emerge, the number of cases of co-infections with two or more variants is fa...
Source: HIV-COVID-19  Jul 10, 2021  3 months ago
HIV-COVID-19: Numerous case studies are emerging that special attention needs to be paid to HIV patients should they contract the COVID-19 disease as their immunocompromised conditions make them perfect ‘vivo laboratories’ for the SARS-CoV-2 to constantly mutate and develop more potent and worrisome mutations and resultant variants. In one case study published on a preprint server by ...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jul 10, 2021  3 months ago
Coronavirus News:  A new study by researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen-Denmark indicates that lockdowns imposed by authorities in certain countries and locations exert selection pressure on overdispersion of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants. The type of lockdowns, the varying degrees of movement restrictions and target groups affected and also the degree of va...
Source: Heart-COVID-19  Jul 09, 2021  3 months ago
Heart and COVID-19: Considering that a high percentage of COVID-19 patients including those that were deemed as having “recovered” are manifesting atrial fibrillation ie an irregular heartbeat that can increase a person's risk for heart failure and stroke, among other heart issues, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine have identified a type of echocardiogram which is a common te...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jul 09, 2021  3 months ago
A recent article published on the website of the In Association of American Physicians and Surgeons website is extremely concerning and there is an urgent need for qualified medical fact checkers to verify as to whether what is written is fake or true. https://aapsonline.org/covid-19-what-about-the-delta-variant/ Should the details written be fake, the website should be taken down immediately and...
Source: COVID-19-Myocarditis  Jul 08, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Warning: A new meta study by researchers from India, United States, Peru, Russia and  Pakistan involving more than 41 published case reports and clinical studies alarmingly indicates that myocarditis is a real threat to those who had contracted the COVID-19 disease and had so called been deemed as recovered from the disease. The study findings also collaborate with the fact that the...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Jul 08, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Immunology: Australian scientists from the University of New South Wales, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead-Sydney, Westmead Institute for Medical Research-Sydney and the New South Wales Health Pathology-Sydney researching how our immune system responds to COVID-19 have discovered  that those infected by early SARS-CoV-2 strains in 2020 produced sustained antibodies, however,...
Source: COVID-19 Warning  Jul 07, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Warnings: A new study to be presented at the coming European Association of Urology Congress, EAU21 by Italian researchers from San Raffaele University Hospital in Milan says that men with low testosterone are more likely to die from COVID-19. According to the study team, men with symptomatic COVID-19, who were found to have low testosterone following admittance to hospital, were more li...
Source: COVID-19-Immunology  Jul 07, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study by researchers from the Medical University of Vienna-Austria, Nebion-Switzerland and the National Institutes of Health-United States has shown that together with their multifaceted action mechanisms, activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID) and so-called APOBEC proteins are important factors in the body's immune response and offer fast and effective protecti...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jul 07, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study by researchers from the University of São Paulo's Medical School-Brazil  and the University of Michigan-USA have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infects and replicates in the salivary glands of the human host. The study also shows that the mouth is also a point of direct entry for the novel coronavirus. According to study abstract by the resea...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Updates  Jul 06, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Clinical Updates: Researchers from the University Hospitals Leuven-Belgium are warning that more hospitalized severe COVID-19 patients are manifesting a rare liver complication known as Sclerosing Cholangitis as seen in observational clinical studies done at their hospitals. As of now it is not known if this sudden rise in such liver complications can be linked to specific variant infecti...
Source: Microalgae-COVID-19  Jul 05, 2021  4 months ago
Microalgae-COVID-19: A new study by Italian researchers from the University of Campania, the Marine Biology Department at Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn and Complesso Universitario di Monte have in a new study found that various bioactive constituents from microlalgae such as lectins, polysaccharides, flavonoids, polyphenols, peptides and pigments could inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and be us...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jul 05, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Amsterdam University Medical Centre-Netherlands, VU University-Netherlands and Duke University Medical Center-USA has shown that SARS-CoV-2 infection induces accumulation of lipids and viral N-proteins in lungs, leading to disease severity. The trafficking of coronaviruses in lung of COVID-19 patients is not well understood and virus particles ar...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jul 04, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study conducted by researchers from the Colorado State University-USA, and the University of Queensland-Australia has concluded that peridomestic animals such as deer mice, bushy-tailed woodrats and striped skunks could serve as zoonotic reservoirs for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The study findings were published in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC&rsq...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jul 04, 2021  4 months ago
More good news! The variant of Concern found in Brazil called the P.1 Strain or The gamma Strain has further evolved with its second generation variants now spotting a new mutation and also a deletion on its genome. These new mutations and deletions are making the newly emerging second generation variants even more transmissible and also evasive to the immune system. Alarmingly, these second gene...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Jul 04, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Herbs: A new study by Spanish researchers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia has identified a derivative of the phytochemical called Sinigrin which is extracted from mustard seeds as being a potent inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 3CLPro activity, hence a potential antiviral for treating the COVID-19 disease. Sinigrin is a glucosinolate that belongs to the family of g...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jul 03, 2021  4 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new study by researcher from Université Paul Sabatier-France, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort-France,  Université Grenoble Alpes-France and also involving scientist from Ghent University-Belgium has shown that mannose-specific lectins derived from plants, algae, fungi, and bacteria selectively bind N-glycans present on the surface of ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jul 03, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by American and Swiss researchers from University of Pennsylvania , University of Maryland, National Institutes of Health-USA and Epithelix-Switzerland demonstrates that usage of pyrimidine biosynthesis inhibitors such as Mycophenolate, Azathioprine And Leflunomide in conjunction with nucleoside analogs (Examples of such nucleoside analogs  include Remdesivir and M...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 News-Alpha Variant  Jul 03, 2021  4 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 News: Public health authorities are in for rude shock as their current policies of 10 to 14 days quarantine periods to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 are now completely obsolete. A new study led by researchers from University Of Oxford that also involved scientists and doctors from the University of Glasgow and Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust shows that the mo...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jul 02, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 News: A study by French researchers from Aix-Marseille University claims that there is a strong correlation between human circadian rhythms and COVID-19 severity. The study team analyzed the implications of circadian rhythms (CRs) in the infection by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the pathogen responsible for COVID-19, on isolated human monocytes...
Source:Medical Innovations  Jul 02, 2021  4 months ago
Medical Innovations: Scientist and engineers from MIT and Harvard University have developed an innovative face mask that can diagnose if the wearer has COVID-19 within about 90 minutes. The masks are embedded with tiny, disposable sensors that can be fitted into other face masks and could also be adapted to detect other viruses. Face Masks with sensors that detects SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Credit...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs And Supplements  Jul 01, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Treatments: A new study by researchers from the Royal Institute of Technology-Sweden, University of Health Sciences-Turkey, Istanbul Technical University-Turkey, Atatürk University-Turkey, Chalmers University of Technology-Sweden, University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital-Sweden and Istanbul Medipol University-Turkey has found that metabolic activators such as nico...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jul 01, 2021  4 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 variants: A new research by British researchers from Cardiff University And University of Oxford has alarmingly found that the SARS-CoV-2 spike mutation P272L that is found on several lineages is able to escape vaccine and infection-induced CD8 T-cell responses. The human adaptive immune system protects against infection via selection of specific antigen receptors on B cells and T-cell...
Source: Medical News  Jul 01, 2021  4 months ago
Thailand Medical News is urgently seeking angel investors, sponsors and collaborators for a couple of interesting projects including  a new form of using herbs and phytochemicals for therapeutics that involve a new drug delivery technology to treat a variety of diseases including COVID-19, another for our medical devices project involving new mobile based diagnostic tools, a new portable air ...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements-Vitamin B12  Jul 01, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Supplements: A new study involving researchers from King’s College London-UK, Fujitsu Technology Solutions-Spain and South London Virology Centre-UK using advanced quadratic computational screening platforms have identified Vitamin B12 as a potential antiviral against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. A further detailed study involving cell cultures in the laboratory further showed that d...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jun 30, 2021  4 months ago
Remdesivir the controversial drug that was deemed to be ineffective in WHO’S SolidarityTrial (https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/latest-who-s-solidarity-drug-trial-shows-that-remdesivir-is-not-the-least-effective-in-treating-covid-19) but is still being approved as a drug to treat COVID-19 under EUA status in the United States by the no longer credible US FDA is now facing more backlash a...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jun 29, 2021  4 months ago
The pharma and research industry has been abuzz the last few days after the preliminary release of a WHO registered randomized clinical trial results involving the usage of an Indian approved nutraceutical compound called Vedicinals-9 as an adjuvant to treat COVID-19. Not only were the results found to be extremely encouraging in terms of a therapeutic agent to treat COVID-19 but the product was a...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jun 28, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 News: Already we are seeing more evidence that SARS-CoV-2 infections are far more worse than HIV infections including those by the newer emerging variants, whereby the immune system is damaged and disrupted by these coronaviruses leading to not just immediate health issues but also to more complicated long term medical conditions down the road for so called recovered COVID-19 patients, no...
Source: SARS-Cov-2 Research  Jun 26, 2021  4 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research: A new research by scientist from California, Massachusetts, New York, Orlando and also Costa Rican researchers have discovered that in patients having being deemed as recovered from COVID-19 but are still suffering from Long COVID conditions, it was found that even 15 months later, there was SARS-CoV-2 S1 protein found in the CD16+ monocytes of these patients. The study has nu...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jun 25, 2021  4 months ago
Coronavirus News: More good news as Scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have now discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is evolving even faster and is now developing its own strategies to infect human host cells no longer through the ACE2 receptors but by other receptors and means! It is doing so by causing a variety of mutations involving amino acid bases at ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant News  Jun 24, 2021  4 months ago
Variant News: Japanese scientists have conducted a new research in which the findings show that the B.1.617 lineage of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that emerged in India has evolved a unique strategy to facilitate infection and evade the immunity induced by vaccination or natural infection. Numerous mutations have been accumulated in the viral genome, and at least five variants of concerns (VO...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jun 23, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Nicosia-Cyprus has alarming shown that pollen particles can be a new infectious agent of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and help spread the COVID-19 disease. The study investigates how airborne pollen pellets (or grains) can cause severe respiratory-related problems in humans. Given that pollen pellets can capture ribonucleic ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant News  Jun 21, 2021  4 months ago
Variant News: An international team of researchers from Brazil, UK, South Africa and Mauritius are warning about yet another worrying SARS-CoV-2 variant that is fast becoming dominant in the Mauritius and has also been detected in other countries.   The identified variant called B.1.1.318 carries 14 spike mutations. Including the worrying immune-evading mutations E484K, Y144del, T95I, D796H...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jun 20, 2021  4 months ago
There is viral news circulating around various online news sites and communities about the deaths of 4 British Airways pilots with some making claims that the 4 pilots died as a result of developing blood clots while on flight after having been vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccines. One twitter thread was also making these claims and there was statements from an official British Airways account co...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Research  Jun 19, 2021  4 months ago
Various medical experts and researchers from the European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology are warning that there is a sudden surge in patients manifesting the medical condition known as Giant Cell Arteritis and that these surges are associated with peaks in COVID-19 prevalence. GCA or giant cell arteritis is an inflammatory disease that affects the arteries, often causing headaches, jaw...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs And Phytochemicals  Jun 18, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Herbs: A new study by scientist from Max Planck Institute-Germany, University of Witten/Herdecke-Germany, University Mainz-Germany and the Angiogenesis Foundation at Cambridge University-USA has found that Cinnamaldehyde from Ceylon Cinnamon is a good adjuvant with Dexamethasone for treating COVID-19 patients. According to the study’s abstract, “Overshooting immune reactions ...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine-Associated Myocarditis  Jun 17, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccine-Associated Myocarditis: A new study by researchers from Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Fairfax-Virginia and  the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas-Texas details the treatment of myocarditis-like symptoms in seven individuals after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.   Myopericarditis has been reported as a rare vaccination comp...
Source: Variant News  Jun 16, 2021  4 months ago
Researchers from UCLA School of Public Health-USA, the Institute of Genetics at the University of Cologne- Germany, the Department of Medicine at the University of California, Davis-USA and the Institute for Clinical and Molecular Virology, Friedrich-Alexander University-Germany have in a new study found that the various SARS-Cov-2 strains are evolving rapidly and are giving rise to more escape va...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jun 15, 2021  4 months ago
To those ignorant virologists and researchers that kept on insisting that the present SARS-CoV-2 variants cannot further mutate or evolve to become more potent, more transmissible or even more adapt at evading immune responses, we suggest that they crawl back to shade of their coconut shells as the SARS-CoV-2 virus is proving them all wrong and its little doubt we should even be surprised that the...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Jun 13, 2021  4 months ago
COVID-19 Supplements: A new study led by researchers from Louisiana State University along with scientists from Tulane University School of Medicine and the University Of Southern California has found that Elovanoids made from omega-3 fatty acids may block the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID-19 from entering cells and protect the air cells (alveoli) of the lung. Elovanoids which were dis...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jun 12, 2021  4 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new research led by scientists from Cleveland Clinic along with researchers from Case Western Reserve University, Indiana University School of Medicine and Cornell University has identified the mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer's disease-like dementia. To date, dementia-like cognitive impairment is an increasingly reported complication of SARS-CoV-2 infect...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Jun 09, 2021  4 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research: A new study by scientists from the US NIH has surprisingly revealed SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus utilizes a uridine-specific endoribonuclease, called nonstructural protein 15 (Nsp15), to evade the immune system. It works by cleaving viral RNA and preventing the activation of double-stranded RNA sensors. Although how Nsp15 recognizes its RNA target for cleavage remains unclear. Ima...
Source: Viral Persistence  Jun 06, 2021  5 months ago
COVID-19 News: The COVID-19 pandemic can be best described as one of the worst managed pandemics in history and without proper leadership. The WHO or World Health Organization has been so incompetent in the handling of the SARS-CoV-2 breakout in China and they literally helped the spread of the Chinese virus throughout the world and yet none of their senior morons have been removed from positions ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jun 05, 2021  5 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new ground breaking research by scientists from the University of Texas Health Science center at San Antonio has alarmingly discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to utilize the changes in metal ion concentrations to disguise itself in the human host body thus evading immune responses.   According to the study abstract, “The SARS-CoV-2 nsp16/nsp10 enzy...
Source: Coronavirus Research  Jun 04, 2021  5 months ago
Coronavirus Research: A new study by Singapore researchers from the Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore General Hospital and the National University of Singapore along with support from scientists from the Duke University Medical Center at North Carolina-USA, has found that mast cells are major culprits in the etiology of severe and critical COVID-19. A Mast Cell. Image Credit: Sakurra / Shutters...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jun 02, 2021  5 months ago
A new study by French researchers from Université de Montpellier, Cerba Laboratory-Saint Ouen L’Aumône, Laboratoire de Virologie-CHU de Montpellier and Université de Paris have found that SARS-CoV-2 new variants possess higher transmissibility capabilities and have a longer infectious period. The study covered the B.1.1.7, P1 and B.1.351 variants.   First Author, D...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  May 31, 2021  5 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Canadian researchers from the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) and the Université de Montréal announced the clinical trial findings of the COLCORONA study (NCT04322682), which was  a phase 3, randomized, double-blind, adaptive, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial of the oral anti-inflammatory medication called Colchicine on hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The stu...
Source: SARS CoV-2 Variants  May 30, 2021  5 months ago
Thailand Medical News is once again sending warning alerts to the medical and scientific community to stop clumping all SARS-CoV-2 strains and variants as being homogenous when developing therapeutics or treatment protocols as it is emerging that the pathogenesis of every new variant is slightly different from the rest and more so, it is emerging that the new variants including the second and thir...
Source: Vaccine News  May 29, 2021  5 months ago
German scientists from the Goethe-University of Frankfurt and Ulm University-Helmholtz have in a new study uncovered that the COVID-19 vaccine blood-clot issues are actually caused as a result of side effects by adenovirus vector used in the vaccine delivery mechanism and that these issues can be fixed.   In the last few months, many countries have started the innoculation of millions ...
Source: Variant News  May 27, 2021  5 months ago
Variant Alerts: More good news, as mankind arrogantly assumes that it has conquered the COVID-19 pandemic via its alleged successful vaccination programmes, more second generation SARS-CoV-2 variants are emerging and starting to becoming more predominant in circulation.   Thailand Medical News has already issued already warnings that a more catastrophic global surge ie expected sometime in ...
Source: Latest COVID-19 News  May 27, 2021  5 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study conducted by French researchers from the Institut Pasteur, Vaccine Research Institute-Creteil, Université de Paris, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Hôpital Vaugirard and Hôpital Corentin Celton has found that the SARS-CoV-2 UK variant B.1.1.7 induces a greater degree of inflammation in infected human hosts compared to other existing var...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  May 24, 2021  5 months ago
A new study by researchers from University of Oklahoma has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could be causing a secondary medical condition known as Serum Amyloid A (SAA)  Amyloidosis.   The proteins Serum amyloid A (SAA) are a family of apolipoproteins associated with high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in plasma. Different isoforms of SAA are expressed co...
Source: Thailand Medical News- Editorial  May 22, 2021  5 months ago
For goodness sakes can the media stop being so racialistic! Did the headlines get your attention? Or should we present examples with even more xenophobic  tones with headlines like: “The World Health Organization That Is Headed By An Incompetent “Black" Fails To Control The Initial Spread Of The Chinese Virus That Has Ruined Countries Worldwide.” (Note we are not making...
Source: COVID-19 Breaking News  May 21, 2021  5 months ago
A new revelation has emerged that a new canine coronavirus that infects human originating from dogs has been discovered in Malaysia, making it the eight coronavirus that is able to affect humans.   The data on this new coronavirus was suppressed by WHO, American health officials and attempts were made to suppress this study findings until the discovery was published eventually in a peer rev...
Source: COVID-19 Alert  May 20, 2021  5 months ago
COVID-19 Alert! A new study by researchers from the University of São Paulo-Brazil has found that prior dengue infection considerably increases risk of symptomatic COVID-19 and even disease severity. The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases. https://academic.oup.com/cid/advance-article/doi/10.1093/cid/ciab410/6270997 The study findings...
Source: New Lethal SARS-CoV-2 Variants  May 16, 2021  5 months ago
Forget about the current SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern Like B.1.17, B.1.617, B.1.351, P.1, B.1.427, and B.1.429, as Thailand Medical News had warned that a catastrophic COVID-19  surge would soon start around the July or August of this year…globally that is and not regionally, https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/thailand-medical-news-apologizes-about-a-prediction-that-a-new-catastro...
Source: COVID-19 Research  May 15, 2021  5 months ago
COVID-19 Research: German scientist from the Heidelberg University and the University Medicine Greifswald along with support from experts of the  Institute of Virology and Immunology-Switzerland, University of Bern-Switzerland and the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences-Austria have in news study discovered that phosphatidic acid (PA) plays a crucia...
Source: COVID-19  May 13, 2021  5 months ago
A new study by researchers from Georgia State University-USA and University of Brescia-Italy has shown that COVID-19 patients who receive oxygen therapy or experience fever show reduced gray matter volume in the frontal-temporal network of the brain.   The study results were published in the peer reviewed journal: Neurobiology of Stress. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S23...
Source: COVID-19 Surge  May 13, 2021  5 months ago
Thailand Medical News would like to apologize to readers about a warning and prediction we made claiming about an impending catastrophic COVID-19 surge that will occur globally around August 2021. https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/beware-countries-like-israel,-britain-and-america-should-not-assume-that-the-worst-of-the-covid-19-pandemic-is-over,-the-worst-is-yet-to-come   Newer studies ...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  May 12, 2021  5 months ago
Thailand Coronavirus News: Depressing news is emerging that not only are there many clusters emerging in the various crowded slums in the city but in various provinces, cases are also fast emerging.   It was reported that just in Chantaburi alone, more than 137 infections were causes by an African gems trader and that cases related to this cluster has now spread to even the Silom and Suriwo...
Source: COVID-19 Research  May 08, 2021  6 months ago
New Emerging T205I And D399N Mutations On Various Strains Of New Variants Evade Detection By Most Current COVID-19 PCR Tests   Researchers from University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center-Seattle, have in a new study found that there are emerging mutations such as T205I And D399N  present in the nucleocapsid protein  of new variants are helping the SARS-C...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  May 08, 2021  6 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: About 3 hours ago, the Indian drug regulatory body, DCGI has granted emergency approval for the drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, a lab of DRDO, in collaboration with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Hyderabad, as an adjuvant drug to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients and also to reduce supplemental oxygen dependence. &n...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus  May 07, 2021  6 months ago
BREAKING NEWS:  Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Cambridge, National Cancer Institute-Maryland and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research-Cambridge, have in a new study found further evidence supporting the controversial claims that the SARS-CoV-2 genes is able to integrate into the Human Host DNA.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  May 06, 2021  6 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs:  A new research by researchers from Japan shows that the teratogenic drug: Favipiravir that certain ignorant countries are using to treat COVID-19 can also induced liver injury if the serum concentration of the drug exceeds a certain threshold!   The study findings were published on a preprint server and are currently being peer reviewed by teams from the United States ...
Source: Coronavirus News  May 06, 2021  6 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from Mayo Clinic has shown that individuals infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease can also develop Dysautonomia.   Dysautonomia or autonomic dysfunction is a condition in which the autonomic nervous system (ANS) does not work properly. This may affect the functioning of the heart,&...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations And Variants  May 04, 2021  6 months ago
A new study by researchers from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology-Tulane University Medical Center and Zalgen Labs, LLC, Germantown, Maryland-USA lead by Dr Robert F. Garry warns that more SARS-CoV-2 variants are likely to emerge, some possibly more dangerous, as the novel coronavirus continues to transmit between humans and humans and also between humans and animals and vice versa. ht...
Source: Variant News  May 03, 2021  6 months ago
Variant News: A new study by researchers from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California has highlighted the emergence of a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant with mutations in the membrane protein-encoding gene. Two potential mutations, M:I82T and M:V70L, have been identified within the transmembrane helices, which are expected to ...
Source: Asean COVID-19 News  May 02, 2021  6 months ago
Asean COVID-19 News: More than 9,000 arriving travellers have been swabbed with reused Chinese coronavirus antigen kits at Kualanamu Airport in North Sumatra, Indonesia, over the past three months, Indonesian police said during a press conference.   The COVID-19 antigen tests are used to detect the presence of a specific viral antigen, or protein, which is part of the SA...
Source: COVID-19 Research  May 02, 2021  6 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in Albuquerque not only confirms the infection of SARS-CoV-2 via the gastrointestinal tract but also helps to explain the occurrence of diarrhea in many infected with the COVID-19 disease.   It has been found that diar...
Source: Post COVID-19 News  May 01, 2021  6 months ago
Many around the world are still world are still living in an illusion that should they contract SARS-CoV-2 and only experience mild or moderate conditions and “recover” (As per standards set using the PCR Tests), then they are ok. Worst are those that are asymptomatic, thinking that they have somehow defeated the virus.   To date, we still have no proper test that can detect vir...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 30, 2021  6 months ago
COVID-19 News: Disturbing results have emerged from a new large scale international study conducted involving  89 researchers from 136 tertiary centers in 32 countries showing that younger patients below the age of 55 years of age, once infected with the COVID-19 disease tend to develop strokes, some of which were fatal.   The study results were published in the peer reviewed journal: ...
Source: Vaccine News  Apr 28, 2021  6 months ago
Despite an extensive PR campaign and paying off researchers and even research institutions, media and social medial platforms to boost about the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines, emerging data is now showing that the vaccines do not have the efficacy that was claimed by manipulated studies.   The U.S. CDC said that individuals who have been vaccinated against coronavirus have become infect...
Source: Long-COVID-19 News  Apr 28, 2021  6 months ago
Long-COVID-19 News: A new cell study conducted by researchers from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has alarmingly confirmed that SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can bring about long-term gene expression changes in human beings.   The emerged study findings could help explain why some COVID-19 patients ie referred to as COVID long-haulers experience symptoms such as shortness of breath...
Source: Long COVID-19 News  Apr 27, 2021  6 months ago
Long COVID-19 News:  A new research by scientist from the University of Oxford and University Of Cambridge has alarmingly shown six months after an SARS-CoV-2 infection, one in three people had experienced a psychiatric or neurological diagnosis. The study was published in the peer reviewed journal: Lancet Psychiatry. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(21)0...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Variants  Apr 27, 2021  6 months ago
While countries like India, Pakistan, Nepal, Philippines, Brazil, Thailand, Japan, Oman, Poland etc are seeing a new surge of COVID-19 cases, countries like UK, America, Israel and a few other European nations are under the illusion that the worse is over in terms of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially counting on their massive vaccination programmes.   The real bad news is that come around t...
Source: House Flies Can Carry SARS-CoV-2 Virus   Apr 26, 2021  6 months ago
A new study by American researchers from Kansas State University and Agricultural Research Service have alarmingly found that house flies can carry the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus for up to 24 hours after exposure and are potential transmission vectors of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus! House flies are known to transmit bacterial, parasitic and viral diseases to humans and animals as mechanical vectors....
Source: COVID-19 Research Breaking News  Apr 26, 2021  6 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the Francis Crick Institute, in collaboration with researchers from the Imperial College London, Kings College London and UCL (University College London), found that biliverdin and bilirubin, which are natural molecules present in the body, can suppress the binding of antibodies to the coronavirus spike.   According to the study team, the c...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Airborne Transmission  Apr 25, 2021  6 months ago
A new MIT SARS-CoV-2 airborne transmission study findings challenges the current rules of social distancing. It was found that the risk of being exposed to Covid-19 indoors is as great at 60 feet as it is at 6 feet even when wearing a mask, according to a new study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who challenge social distancing guidelines adopted across the world. ...
Source: Triple Mutant Variant B.1.617  Apr 25, 2021  6 months ago
A new triple mutant variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has emerged in India and is fast spreading all over the country. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.04.22.440932v1   Parts of india including Delhi (56%), Mumbai (up to 75%) and Hyderabad (54%) have reported high seroprevalence. But in spite of the high prevalence of protective antibodies and previous fall in cases, the num...
Source: Long-COVID-19 News  Apr 23, 2021  6 months ago
Long-COVID-19 News: An alarming study published in the peer reviewed journal: Nature, shows that "Long Haul" COVID-19 can kill patients months after infection. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03553-9   Although the acute clinical manifestations of COVID-19 are well characterized its post-acute sequalae have not been comprehensively described. Here, we use the national h...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Apr 22, 2021  6 months ago
COVID-19 Warnings: A new study by researchers from Florida Atlantic University has found that public toilets when flushed after a person who is infected has used it could propel the SARS-CoV-2 virus five feet into the air, creating a high risk for users of public toilets.                      ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant Warning  Apr 21, 2021  6 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variant Warning: The Indian double mutant variant called B.1.617 that contains the L452R and E484Q mutations along with a variety of other mutations is fast spreading not only in India but has now already been found in other countries including United Kingdom, the United States and even in a variety of South-East Asian countries including one that is the financial hub of the region...
Source: Coronavirus Warning  Apr 20, 2021  6 months ago
Coronavirus Warning: A new international study lead by researchers from the School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-India and the Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University-USA has made alarming discoveries about the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in waste water supplies around the world and the persistence of the virus in these waters and the po...
Source: Coronavirus News  Apr 19, 2021  6 months ago
Coronavirus News: Italian researchers from the University of Sassari along with Australian experts from Flinders University have in a new study found that a body biochemical call Serum Amyloid A or SAA is linked to COVID-19 inflammation and disease severity.   Serum amyloid A (SAA) proteins are a family of apolipoproteins associated with high-density lipoprotein (HD...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 18, 2021  6 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study by Chinese researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai Sixth People’s Hospital, ShanghaiTech University, Guangzhou Medical University and also Chinese researchers based at the University of Western Australia has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to infect bone marrow-derived macrophages (BMM) and alter the expression of macrophage chemotaxi...
Source: B.1.x Lineage  Apr 06, 2021  7 months ago
Researchers from the Genomics Institute of the University of California-Santa Cruz have discovered a disturbing new SARS-CoV-2 lineage called B.1.x that has multiple mutations on it that are found in other Variants of Concern (VOCs) but is not a recombinant strain itself. However due to the presence of a large deletion on its ORF8 (B.1.x contains a large deletion in ORF8 ie a 35bp deletion that in...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 03, 2021  7 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study by researchers from Oxford University has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus inhibits the host cellular response to interferon.   The study found that human host cells respond to infection by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus by producing cytokines including type I and III interferons (IFNs) and proinflammatory factors such as IL6 and TNF.   Typically interferons (IF...
Source: Coronavirus News  Apr 01, 2021  7 months ago
Virus News: Italian researchers have identified a new SARS-CoV-2 mutation called T478K that is spreading at alarming speeds globally especially in Mexico and North America and might end up being a dominant mutation.   Numerous SARS-CoV-2 variants have emerged, posing a renewed threat to COVID-19 containment and to vaccine and drug efficacy. In this study, the researchers analyzed more than ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Variant-News  Mar 31, 2021  7 months ago
Europe’s New B.1.214.2 Variant   Researchers from University of Liege in Belgium have identified another new worrying variant that is also fast spreading around Europe.   The new variant is reported to have a variety of key spike mutations and a 9bp spike insertion on it.   The new variant, B.1.214.2, has been sequenced 332 times and was first identified in Switzerland, alth...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 And Cancer  Mar 30, 2021  7 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 And Cancer: A new study by Chinese researchers from Hunan University has found the presence of thousands of viral proteins known as circRNAs encoded by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus with some that have the potential to trigger cellular and genetic reactions that can lead to cancer ultimately.   It is already known that the life-threatening coronaviruses MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV-1 and SARS...
Source: Arizona Variant B.1.243.1   Mar 29, 2021  7 months ago
Variant News: Despite being warned by certain American search engines, social media, wire agencies and government entities, Thailand Medical News will still continue to report on any latest credible and verified information about the emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, coronavirus research data and also about any possible adverse effects or efficacy issues concerning the COVID-19 vaccines. More than eve...
Source: BREAKING NEWS! Deadly SARS-CoV-2 Variant With The Most Ever Mutations And Deletions Found In Tanzania!   Mar 28, 2021  7 months ago
The current COVID-19 pandemic is already changing course despite the advent of the COVID-19 vaccines with dubious efficacies due to the constant emergence of various ‘Variants of Concern’ or VOCs  that are fast spreading across the world and becoming dominant.   However a new alarming discovery in Tanzania could help accelerate the current pandemic such that a sizable perce...
Source: Long-COVID News  Mar 27, 2021  7 months ago
Long-COVID News: A new study by researchers from Northwestern University, USA showed that non-hospitalized ‘recovered’ COVID-19 patients who had mild or even in some cases asymptomatic conditions when infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus initially, reportied manifestations of persistent neurological symptoms for weeks after so called recovery!   Typically most SARS‐CoV‐2...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 And The Mouth  Mar 25, 2021  7 months ago
A new study by researchers from multi-research intuitions led by the National Institutes of Health and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found alarming evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus also infects cells in the mouth.   Although there were obvious signs of oral infection including taste loss, dry mouth and mucosal lesions such as ulcerations, enanthema and macules,...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Double Mutant Variant  Mar 24, 2021  7 months ago
The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Consortium on Genomics (INSACOG), a grouping of 10 national laboratories that was established by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has discovered a rare double mutant variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus circulating around along with a variety of new variants including some that should be deemed immediately as being variants of concern or VOC.   A statement i...
Source: Long COVID  Mar 23, 2021  7 months ago
A new study cum review by researchers from the University of Columbia and Harvard University shows that Long COVID health issues are fast rising and becoming an issue that could soon also start overburdening the healthcare systems across the world. The study was published in the peer reviewed journal: Nature https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01283-z   In the COVID-19 pandemic has s...
Source: COVID-19-Thyroid Gland   Mar 22, 2021  7 months ago
A new study presented in the last 24 hours at the Endocrine Society's 2021 Annual Meeting (ENDO 2021) by researchers from Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Policlinico Hospital of Milan and the University of Milan in Italy has indicated that certain patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 disease seem to experience inflammation of the thyroid gland that is different from thyroid inflammation c...
Source: Aspirin-COVID-19  Mar 21, 2021  7 months ago
A new study led by researchers from George Washington University and also included scientists from the University of Maryland, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Northeast Georgia Health System, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, University of California-San Francisco and the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine have found that low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical venti...
Source: G485R Mutation  Mar 19, 2021  7 months ago
As new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus variants are fast emerging and spreading globally, threatening to change the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientist are now turning to studying each and every one of these new mutations found on the various variants to better understand the effects of these mutations.   Researchers from the University of Melbourne in a new study found that the G485R mu...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccines  Mar 18, 2021  7 months ago
The study results of a research on the efficacy of Astrazeneca’s ChAdOx1 COVID-19 vaccine published in the peer reviewed New England Journal of Medicine shows that the vaccine has only about 10% efficacy against the B.1.351 South Africa Variant. https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa2102214   The study findings showed that two doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine were found to h...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Spread   Mar 17, 2021  7 months ago
Coronavirus News: Chinese researchers from Jilin University-China are warning that based on emerging studies and case reports, cold chain transport and frozen goods can help spread the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus including across borders.   The research team published a letter in the Journal: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://www.pnas.org/content/118/11/e2026093118   ...
Source: Variant News  Mar 17, 2021  7 months ago
Variant News: Researchers from Instituto Nacional de Salud-Bogotá and Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia have alarmingly discovered yet another SARS-CoV-2 variant in Colombia that is antibody resistant and bears the L249S and E484K spike substitutions. Despite the same mutations having convergently appeared in other mutant strains of the virus, most notably in variants of concern, the WHO ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Variants  Mar 17, 2021  7 months ago
A  new more deadly SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus variant that is able to bypass standard PCR tests has been discovered in the northwestern region of Brittany in France.   The WHO has categorized the new SARS-CoV-2 variant as a ‘variant under investigation’ as French authorities are warning that the new strain is fast spreading and has been responsible for a number of deaths.  ...
Source: Second-Generation-SARS-CoV-2-Variants   Mar 15, 2021  7 months ago
Brazilian researchers have discovered a new so called second generation SARS-CoV-2 variant with a variety of mutations and deletions never seen before that appeared on another variant from the B1.1.33 lineage.   This new second generation variant of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, has been detected in several regions of Brazil, the Ministry of Science and Technology's National Labora...
Source: Reverse Zoonosis of SARS-CoV-2 and Emerging Variants  Mar 14, 2021  7 months ago
A new study led by researchers from  Colorado State University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine found that SARS-CoV-2 variants are rapidly emerging in animal hosts with alarming implications of the potential risk for human reinfection! The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus spillback from humans into domestic and wild animals has been well-documented. The study team compa...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus   Mar 12, 2021  7 months ago
A new study led by researchers from Harvard University Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology has alarmingly found that about 10% of blood monocytes in COVID-19 patients are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. These monocytes subsequently die, leading to the release of cytokines, a feature commonly associated with severe and critical COVID-19...
Source: mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines  Mar 11, 2021  7 months ago
The leading prestigious medical publication: The British Medical Journal is raising concerns about the integrity of mRNA molecules used in COVID-19 vaccines after documents leaked from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) following a cyber-attack in December show that some early commercial batches of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine had lower than expected levels of intact mRNA molecules. &...
Source: Latest Cancer News  Mar 10, 2021  8 months ago
Oncology researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center, in collaboration with Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and Columbia University have develop a new tumor-penetrating therapy protocol, that can enhance the effects of chemotherapy, reduce metastasis and increase survival especially for patients with pancreatic cancer. The ...
Source: Recombination In SARS-CoV-2  Mar 10, 2021  8 months ago
American military researchers from the  Viral Diseases Branch-Walter Reed Army Institute of Research-Maryland, the  Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences-Bethesda, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine and the Emerging Infectious Diseases Branch, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research-Maryland have in a new study found evidence of SARS-CoV-2 ...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Mar 08, 2021  8 months ago
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study led by researchers from University of Milano-Bicocca-Italy which included support from scientists from the National Institute of Molecular Genetics-Italy, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University-Italy, San Raffaele Hospital-Italy and the University of California, Los Angeles-USA has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to modulate dendritic cell maturation and...
Source: COVID-19 News  Mar 07, 2021  8 months ago
A new study by researchers from Jefferson Health- Pennsylvania has shown that intellectual disability puts individuals at higher risk of dying from COVID-19 compared to the general population.(Wonder if this would affect the majority in countries like the United States, United Kingdom and Thailand!)   The study involving 64,858,460 patients across 547 health care organizations in the U...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Viral Persistence  Mar 05, 2021  8 months ago
A new study led by researchers from the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles along with scientists from New York Medical College, University of Southern California, Stanford University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found alarmingly found that the new SARS-CoV-2 variants are causing viral persistence in pediatric patients especially those with immunocom...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant B.1.1.317   Mar 04, 2021  8 months ago
Australia medical researchers are raising concerns over a new SARS-CoV-2 variant that was found in Queensland in the last 5 days. The strain is designated the name: B.1.1.317.   According to the open access site for researchers, CoV-Lineages that details Pango lineages real time, the B.1.1.317 lineage is thought to have originated in Russia and has been has been circulating in countries lik...
Source: Heart Failure -SARS-CoV-2  Mar 03, 2021  8 months ago
Despite attempts to downplay the seriousness of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections and the issue of Long COVID by Western health officials and experts, more studies are emerging on these areas especially on the myriad of heart issues arising as a result of having had COVID-19.   It has been speculated that a huge amount of excess deaths due to heart issues around the world are in fact been l...
Source: Interleukin-13-SARS-CoV-2  Mar 02, 2021  8 months ago
A new study by researchers from the University of California-San Francisco has found that human bronchial epithelial cells stimulated with Interleukin 13 were less susceptible to infection by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus compared to cells not stimulated by Interleukin 13.   Interleukin 13 or IL-13 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the IL13 gene. IL-13 is ...
Source: Coronavirus Research  Mar 01, 2021  8 months ago
Researchers from the Karolinska Institute-Sweden, Södersjukhuset/The South General Hospital-Sweden, Stockholm University-Sweden, Indian Institute of Science (IISc)-India and Umeå University-Sweden have in a new study discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus typically hijacks the human host metabolic pathways for its replicative advantage.   It has been known that viruses typica...
Source:  Mar 01, 2021  8 months ago
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Yale University have actually identified a series of COVID-19 blood biomarkers that can actually predict the disease severity and outcomes in COVID-19 patients.   Pathologic immune hyperactivation is emerging as a key feature of critical illness in COVID-19, but the mechanisms involved remain poorly understood.   The study team carried out p...
Source: Spirulina Algae And COVID-19  Feb 28, 2021  8 months ago
A new study led by researchers from MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute-Israel and also involving scientists from MATIS-Food and Biotech Research and Development-Iceland and the University of Cambridge-UK shows that spirulina algae is able to reduce mortality rates in COVID-19 patients besides reducing inflammation.   According to the study abstract, “An array of infections, including th...
Source: Coronavirus News  Feb 27, 2021  8 months ago
While the Western world especially countries like the United States and the United Kingdom  are trying to downplay issues about viral persistence in those that are deemed as ‘recovered’ from the COVID-19 disease , in other countries medical experts are focusing more studies on this issue. In the United States and also the United Kingdom, individuals are stupidly deemed as ‘r...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements-Vitamin 6  Feb 27, 2021  8 months ago
COVID-19 Supplements: A new collaborative study involving researchers from Hiroshima University-Japan, Mahidol University-Thailand, Prajadhipok Memorial Hospital-Thailand, Xiamen University-China and Bangkok Chanthaburi Hospital-Thailand has shown that vitamin B6 may help calm cytokine storms and unclog blood clots linked to COVID-19’s lethality. The research was led by Professor Dr No...
Source: PASC (Post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection)  Feb 26, 2021  8 months ago
A new study from the Netherlands involving medical scientists from the Biomedical Primate Research Centre (BPRC), Amsterdam UMC, Utrecht University, , Leiden University Medical Center and the University of Twente have confirmed that  that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is neuroinvasive as shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain.   The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus may cause acute respira...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus   Feb 25, 2021  8 months ago
A new research carried out by scientists from De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester-UK has discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can linger in its infectious state for as long as three days on clothes and even cloth masks. https://www.dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/news/2021/february/research-shows-coronavirus-can-survive-on-healthcare-uniforms-for-three-days.aspx Dr Laird Working On Her Study Cre...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants   Feb 25, 2021  8 months ago
A new study led by biotech company Adimab LLC that is based in New Hampshire-United States  along with researchers from the University of Texas-Austin and also from the division of Infectious Disease and International Health, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center-USA have revealed that long-lasting B cells are not able to recognize emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants. The startling new discovery has hu...
Source: B.1.427/B.1.429 variant   Feb 24, 2021  8 months ago
Scientists from the University of California-San Francisco are warning the local variants B.1.427/B.1.429 are not only infectious and more transmissible along with the fact that it is immune evasive but rather studies have showed that it causes more severe conditions in those infected with it and is also more deadly.   The B.1.427/B.1.429 variant that emerged in late 2020 and surged to beco...
Source: Cannabinoids and COVID-19  Feb 23, 2021  8 months ago
A new study by scientists from multi-institutions in Brazil has demonstrated that cannabinoid receptor agonists exhibit anti-inflammatory and protective effects on SARS-CoV-2-infected human heart cells.   Among the extrapulmonary manifestations of COVID-19 is myocardial injury, caused both directly and indirectly by SARS-CoV-2, and which is associated with a high risk of mortality. One of t...
Source: Alzheimer’s Disease and COVID-19  Feb 23, 2021  8 months ago
Researchers from Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics at the Clyde and Helen Wu Center for Molecular & Cardiology- Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York have in a news study discovered that systemic organ failure in COVID-19 disease is basically caused by oxidative stress while alarming they also found that evidence linking oxidative stress and ...
Source: Polyphenols and COVID-19   Feb 22, 2021  8 months ago
Researchers from the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC)-Spain, Sao Francisco University-Brazil and the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas (PUCCAMP)- Brazil have in a new study discovered that polyphenols from plants are able to provide protective effects against the COVID-19 disease.   More and more countries besides the United States and the United Kingdom, are turni...
Source: Pulse Oximeters And COVId-19  Feb 22, 2021  8 months ago
The U.S. FDA issued a new guidance last Friday warning that pulse oximeters that have become popular during the COVID-19 pandemic for people to track their oxygen saturation may not always be accurate and that in some cases can actually lead to wrong readings and potentially put the lives of patients into high risk. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/safety-communications/pulse-oximeter-accuracy-...
Source: H5N8 Avian Flu  Feb 21, 2021  8 months ago
Just as the world is beginning to deal with the threat of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants globally, Russia announced on Saturday that its scientists had detected the first cases of transmission of the H5N8 strain of avian flu to humans and had alerted the World Health Organization.   Russian health authorities had discovered the first human cases of the highly infectious H5N8 bird flu vir...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Feb 20, 2021  8 months ago
Japanese Authorities have identified another alarming SARS-CoV-2 variant that bears the immune evasive mutation E484K. Japanese health authorities have confirmed the identification of the  new variant of  SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus also said that an infection cluster involving this new variant has emerged at a Tokyo immigration facility, presenting new challenges as the country tries to over...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Cancer   Feb 20, 2021  8 months ago
Malaysian Researchers Dr Suresh Kumar and Dr Kang Soon Nan from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Management and Science University-Malaysia and Dr Kalimuthu Karuppanan from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford-UK have in a new study discovered that SARS-CoV-2 infections and lung cancer sh...
Source: Genetics and COVID-19  Feb 19, 2021  8 months ago
Genetics and COVID-19: A new study by researchers from the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine confirms that human genetics plays a critical role in determining immunity to COVID-19.   The SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies develop within two weeks of a SARS-CoV-2 infection, but their durability and intensity can vary by individual, prompting concerns about the prospects o...
Source: COVID-19-Heart-Issues  Feb 18, 2021  8 months ago
COVID-19-Heart-Issues: A new study by researchers from the University College London, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Barts Heart Centre and the National Heart and Lung Institute-UK has found that more than 50% of patients who have been hospitalized with severe COVID-19 and who show raised levels of a protein called troponin have damage to t...
Source: COVID-19-Related Disseminated Leukoencephalopathy,   Feb 18, 2021  8 months ago
A new study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania involving brain MRIs of COVID-19 patients showed an alarmingly fact that many exhibited a condition known as Leukoencephalopathy.   Leukoencephalopathy refers to disorders of brain white matter. Neurologists have long appreciated the importance of white matter in the normal function of the central nervous system (CNS), and ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Reassortant Strains  Feb 17, 2021  8 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Reassortant Strains:  Since late 2020, Thailand Medical News has been predicting the emergence of reassortant strains during this COVID-19 pandemic in which the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus might combine with other coronaviruses or even other viruses to produce a totally new strain with unique characteristics.   Such a reassortant strain has finally emerged in Los Angeles although...
Source: COVID-19 Disease  Feb 17, 2021  8 months ago
A new French study by researchers from the Foundation Adolphe de Rothschild Hospital in Paris have found that COVID-19 causes a potentially dangerous eye condition in a segment of patients that are severely infected in which the formation of nodules are observed in the macular regions of the eyes.   The study findings report 9 patients (1/9 [11%] woman and 8/9 [89%] men, mean age 56 ±...
Source: B.1.526 Variant  Feb 16, 2021  8 months ago
Researchers from the California Institute of Technology while using a newly developed software tool by the institute called the Variant Database (VDB) to monitor the rapid changing landscape of spike mutations, chanced upon an emerging lineage of viral isolates in the New York region that shares mutations with previously reported variants. The most common sets of spike mutations in this new vari...
Source: B.1.525 Variant  Feb 16, 2021  8 months ago
While the United Kingdom is celebrating its milestone of hitting more than 15 million vaccinations, a new concerning SARS-CoV-2 variant has made its debut in the country with more than 32 cases so far identified and more worrisome is the fact that there could be thousands more as the new variant also yields a S gene dropout in PCR tests, making it more difficult to be picked up by current testing ...
Source: A.23.1 Variant  Feb 16, 2021  8 months ago
Researchers from Uganda and the United Kingdom have identified a new SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern deemed as being more lethal that is currently circulating in Uganda.   The study team comprising of researchers from the MRC/UVRI & LSHTM Uganda Research Unit-Uganda, the Central Public Health Laboratories of the Republic of Uganda, the  Institute for Evolutionary Biology, University ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Feb 15, 2021  8 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)-Germany, Heidelberg University-Germany,  Fundación Instituto Leloir-Argentina, University College Dublin-Ireland, Merck KGaA-Germany and Universidad Nacional de San Martín-Argentina has identified sequences in human proteins that might be used by SARS-CoV-2 to infect cel...
Source: Ebola/SARS-CoV-2 Reassortant Strain   Feb 15, 2021  8 months ago
The health minister in Guinea has just declared an Ebola outbreak a few hours ago and said that the country is entering an 'epidemic situation' as seven Ebola cases have been confirmed including three deaths while the country is still in the midst of a COVID-19 crisis. Certain experts are predicting the high possibility of a reassortant strain emerging from the region. Such a recombin...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants-Q677H And Q677P  Feb 15, 2021  8 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variants : A team of researchers from University of Bern-Switzerland, University of New Mexico-USA, Microbial Genome Sequencing Center-Pittsburg, Louisiana State University, Icahn Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Louisiana Department of Health, New Mexico Department of Health, Wyoming Public Health Laboratory and the University of Pittsburgh have discovered new variants emerging in the Unit...
Source: COVID Brain Fog  Feb 15, 2021  8 months ago
COVID Brain Fog: According to a new study by researchers from John Hopkins University, the typical ‘COVID brain fog; symptom experienced by many infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could be due to the occlusion of brain capillaries by large megakaryocyte cells.   According to the study abstract, “Evidence suggests brain involvement in the COVID-19 disease. Manifestations in a...
Source: COVID-19 Third And Fourth Waves  Feb 14, 2021  8 months ago
For those still living in “Lalaland’ and thinking that with the advent of the COVID-19 vaccines, things would go back to normal soon, air travel would would resume, the tourism industry will start to return back to normal and that border closures and lock downs will cease to exists, there is a huge rude shock awaiting them: the COVID-19 pandemic is going to last for a few years, at lea...
Source: Long COVID  Feb 13, 2021  8 months ago
Long COVID: German researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin in a new study have found that almost 50% of ‘recovered’ COVID-19 patients exhibit moderate to severe chronic fatigue syndrome six months or more.   The study done at the Charité Fatigue Center with clinical immunologists and rheumatologist, neurologists and cardiologists at the Charit&ea...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant N679S   Feb 12, 2021  8 months ago
A new SARS-CoV-2 Variant N679S has been found in a new born child exhibiting seizures in the United States and according to physicians and medical researchers from the Children’s National Hospital-Center for Genetic Medicine Research, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, alarmi...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Feb 12, 2021  8 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A news research led by scientist from University of California-San Diego along with researchers from Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, Rutgers State University-New Jersey and University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to infect the brain pericytes and could also serve as reservoirs of the virus that contributes to viral persistence...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 11, 2021  8 months ago
COVID-19 News:  Contrary to past claims by so called ‘experts’, and also ‘findings’ from ‘half-baked’studies, a new study by researchers from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that past exposure to seasonal coronaviruses (CoVs), which cause the common cold, does not result in the production of antibodies that ...
Source: COVID Drugs  Feb 11, 2021  8 months ago
COVID Drugs: A new randomized clinical trial conducted by researchers from Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford-UK and also involving medical scientists from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)-UK,  Eynsham Medical Group-UK, White Horse Medical Practice-UK, Imperial College-UK, University of Nottingham-UK and STAT...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 10, 2021  8 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new research by scientists from the Thai Red Cross Emerging Infectious Diseases Health Science Centre,  Chulalongkorn University-Thailand, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital-Thailand, Duke-NUS Medical School-Singapore, Yangzhou University-China,  Kasetsart University-Thailand, CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory and the Biological Threat Reduction Program, Defens...
Source: Neurocovid  Feb 10, 2021  8 months ago
Neurocovid: A new study by researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has found that the common symptoms of “brain fog” and confusion as a result of COVID-19 infection and even in those ‘recovered’ irrespective if they were asymptomatic, mild, moderate or hospitalized severe cases, are caused by inflammatory molecules in the cerebral spinal fluid. The study te...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 09, 2021  8 months ago
COVID-19 News: Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have in a new study confirmed that the new U.K. SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 is more deadly contradicting earlier claims that it was only more infectious but may not cause more severe illness.   The B.1.1 7 variant also known as VOC 202012/01 was first detected in the United Kingdom in September 2020 and has ...
Source: Coronavirus News  Feb 09, 2021  8 months ago
Coronavirus News: Researchers from the School of Medicine at Washington University have in a new study identified SARS-CoV-2 mutations that escape monoclonal antibodies and polyclonal immune sera.   The neutralizing antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 spike (S) protein are a goal of COVID-19 vaccines and have received emergency use authorization as therapeutics.   However, viral escape m...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Feb 08, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Research: More emerging study data is indicating that disruptions in the healthy functioning of the gut microbiome could also be a contributing factor to disease severity in COVID-19 patients.   Typically the human gastrointestinal (GI) tract contains over 1,000 symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms, which are known to play a key role in health via host metabolism, physiology, nu...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Feb 08, 2021  9 months ago
U.S. Medical News: Good news for Americans in that COVID-19 infection rates, death rates and also hospitalization rates have gone down over the last 7 days. However disturbing news is emerging that more than 501 deaths have been officially reported in America as a result of the COVID-19 vaccines and this is only the tip of the iceberg. Many such deaths are deliberately not being registered by hosp...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Feb 08, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by Swedish researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Uppsala University, Sahlgrenska University, Karolinska Institutet, Lund University, and Halland Hospital-Sweden shows that sudden cardiac arrest is more often fatal in people with COVID-19.   The medical scientists initiated the research to study the characteristics and outcome among cardiac arrest case...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Feb 07, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Last Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new revisions to its emergency use authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 convalescent plasma on the basis of the latest clinical trial study findings. https://www.fda.gov/media/141477/download?source=email   The new revision stipulates that only high-titer COVID-19 convalescent plasma can be used and only in hospita...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 07, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Despite claims that the initial Mink Cluster 5 Variants that were found in Denmark and also in the Netherlands had only infected a few people and that authorities including WHO had things in control since November, it has been emerging over the weeks that this is far from the truth. From the initial 11 humans who were infected with the variants in Denmark, it is becoming more appare...
Source: Coronavirus News  Feb 06, 2021  9 months ago
Coronavirus News: Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center-California and the University of California, Los Angeles have in a new study confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to infect and damage the pancreas directly, challenging the initial hypothesis that organ damages including the pancreas were only due to effects of cytokine storms alone and not direct viral invasion.  ...
Source: Coronavirus News  Feb 05, 2021  9 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from University of Bielefeld-Germany, the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf-Germany and also Harvard Medical School-USA has confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can invade and damage the liver. The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl...
Source: India COVID-19  Feb 05, 2021  9 months ago
India COVID-19: Researchers from Duke University-North Carolina and the University of Chicago and the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy-Mumbai in a new study found that COVID-19 cases in the southern state of Karnataka, India, are nearly 95 times greater than reported.   The study findings along with many other previous studies involving seroprevalence indicate the rate of COVID-19 ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 05, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study by the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City warns that young COVID-19 survivors despite having antibodies can still easily get reinfected.   The study findings found that seropositive young adults had about one-fifth the risk of subsequent infection compared with seronegative individuals.   The resear...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Evolution  Feb 04, 2021  9 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Evolution: Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in a new study found that in a recurring pattern of evolution, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus evades immune responses by selectively deleting small bits of its genetic sequence.   According to the study abstract, “Zoonotic pandemics, like that caused by SARS-CoV-2, can follow the spillover of animal vir...
Source: COVID-19 Antivirals  Feb 04, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Antivirals: Japanese researchers from National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo and the Tokyo University of Science have in a new study found that oxidized cholesterol derivatives or oxysterol exhibits potent antiviral activity against the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus.   Developments of effective antiviral drugs targeting SARS-CoV-2 are urgently needed to combat the COVID-19 disea...
Source: COVID-19 Mutations  Feb 03, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Mutations: Authorities from Public Health England have reported alarming discovery this week: The B.1.1.7 variant that has brought that country to its knees appears to be further mutating to gain a mutation that could help it elude vaccines. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/957504/Variant_of_ Concern_VOC_202012_01_Technical_Br...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Feb 03, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Treatments: A new study by researchers from National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine has found that zinc supplementation enhances the efficacy of certain repurposed drugs such as triclabendazole and emetine. The SARS-CoV-2 has caused vast number of infections and fatalities worldwide with almost 104 million infections and more than 2.25 milli...
Source: Cannabis News.  Feb 02, 2021  9 months ago
Cannabis News: A new research led by scientist from the University of Queensland has found that synthetic cannabidiol, better known as CBD is able to kill bacteria that cause gonorrhea, meningitis and legionnaires disease.   The study findings could lead to the first new class of antibiotics for resistant bacteria in 60 years.   At present antimicrobial resistance threatens the viabili...
Source: COVID-19 News  Feb 02, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Globally a new phenomenon is being witnessed in which those that never had a history of diabetes before but upon being infected with the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus are experiencing a sudden elevation of blood sugar levels and in some cases are ending up with full blown diabetes weeks after so called ‘COVID-19 recovery.’ https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-covi...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Feb 02, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: A new study by researchers from the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor-USA has discovered that a sub-group of COVID-19 patients exhibit high bleeding risk contradicting an initial advocated protocol of administering high dose anticoagulants throughout the duration of their disease course.   From the study abstract, “Typically pat...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Feb 01, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Herbs: Scientists from King Fahd Medical Research Center at King Abdulaziz University in a new study have demonstrated the antiviral effects of two medicinal herbs: Hypericum perforatum also called St. John's Wort and Echinacea or Purple Cone Flower against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the pathogen that causes COVID-19.the study showed that each herb as well as the two combined, e...
Source: Cancer News  Feb 01, 2021  9 months ago
Cancer News: A new study by researchers from John Hopkins’ Kimmel Cancer Center shows that frequency of oral sex along with number of sex partners one has are all contributing factors to increasing one’s risk of developing propharyngeal cancer. The study showed that a wide breadth of behaviors surrounding oral sex may affect the risk of oral HPV infection and of a virus-associated hea...
Source: Vaccine News  Feb 01, 2021  9 months ago
Vaccine News: We at Thailand medical News are typically skeptical about all the various COVID-19 vaccines being promoted currently due to the fact that many were developed in such a rush, bypassing standard testing and procedures, lack of transparency  coupled with the fact that the past track record of coronavirus vaccines have not been very successful, often causing more problems for the te...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Feb 01, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by researchers from University of Montreal-Canada,New York University-USA, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid-Spain, Universidade de São Paulo-Brazil, Mayo Clinic-USA, San Francisco General Hospital-USA,  Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute-USA And Université Laval-Canada has found that the existing anti-inflammatory oral drug drug-Colchicine could be rep...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 31, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from Emerging Pathogens Institute at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and University of California-San Francisco’s Quantitative Bioscience Institute (QBI) have in a new study found a exsiting cancer drug called Aplidin effective against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus including the newly emergent B.1.1.7 variant.   The cancer drug Aplidin is mad...
Source: COVID-19 Antivirals  Jan 31, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Antivirals: A new international research involving scientist from Universidad Católica de Valencia-Spain, Kyoto University-Japan, University of Vienna-Austria, Pingla Thana Mahavidyalaya-India, Indian Statistical Institute-India, University of South Florida-USA, University of Otago-New Zealand, University of Padova-Italy, Yarmouk University-Jordan, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 30, 2021  9 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from the University of Belize and National Sun Yat-Sen University-Taiwan have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to resists extreme variations in temperature and compared to initial studies done in the beginning of the pandemic, the new findings show that temperature changes between the winter and summer months have a negligible effect o...
Source: Vitamins, Steroids and Retinoids For COVID-19   Jan 30, 2021  9 months ago
Vitamins, steroids and retinoids can be used as adjuvants to treat COVID-19 according to a new study by scientists from the University of Bristol.   According to the study abstract, “The study team investigated the binding of linoleate and other potential ligands to the recently discovered fatty acid binding site in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein by using docking and molecular dynamics ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jan 29, 2021  9 months ago
A new study led by scientists  from Columbia University shows warning signs that recently emerged SARS-CoV-2 variants such as the B.1.1.7, B.1.351, and B.1.1.28 variants have become worryingly resistant to monoclonal antibody therapies, plasma from convalescent patients and sera from vaccinated individuals. This new study findings contradict earlier studies the last few days published by cer...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 28, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs. While America and the United Kingdom along their so called ‘experts’ and corrupted politicians are constantly denouncing generic drugs that can be repurposed to treat COVID-19, supplements and herbs that can be used as adjuvants to also treat SARS-CoV-2 infections, more countries overseas are now beginning to accept ivermectin for use as both a prophylaxis and also as a...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Contest  Jan 28, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Contest: In a spirit of getting more involvement from our readers, we are organizing a simple contest for all our readers around the world, simply read the recently published preprint study by researchers from Moderna and the US NIH and tell us the flaws and hidden facts from the study claiming that its vaccines work on the new SARS-CoV-2 variants.   The preprint study can be found...
Source: Research News  Jan 28, 2021  9 months ago
Research News: A new international study led by scientists from Francis Crick Institute involving numerous other research institutions has revealed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus  interacts with two heme metabolites, bilirubin and biliverdin, to escape the antibody-mediated host immune responses.   According to the study abstract, “The coronaviral spike is the dominant viral ant...
Source: COVID-19 Innovations  Jan 27, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Innovations: A new U.S.NIH-funded study led by researchers from Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) shows the potential of a remarkably adaptable, nanoparticle-based approach to coronavirus vaccine development. A new coronavirus vaccine approach works by attaching many spike protein receptor-binding domains (RBDs) to an engineered...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 27, 2021  9 months ago
Vaccine News: Media outlets are abuzz in the last 24 hours about a warning letter sent to the US FDA and Pfizer by a leading immunologist cum scientist in Pennslyvania, Dr  Hooman Noorchashm.   The letter warns about the immunological danger of COVID-19 Vaccination in recently convalescent and asymptomatic carriers most especially to those who are elderly, frail or have significant car...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 27, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from Erasmus Medical Center-Netherlands and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign-USA have found that the SARS-CoV-2 rapidly adapts to Vero E6 cell culture propagation that is often used in in vitro studies, hence not proper representing the actual viral life cycle as would be in a typical human host setting and can sometimes also lead to misleading laborator...
Source: Prostate Cancer News  Jan 26, 2021  9 months ago
Prostate Cancer News: Researchers from the the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) and the University of Ulsan College of Medicine,-Seoul have developed a new urine based diagnostic platform that far more faster and accurate to detect prostate cancer.   Currently screening for prostate cancer relies on the serum prostate-specific antigen test, which provides a high rate of fals...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Jan 26, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Treatments: A new meta study by researchers from  University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Policlinico University Hospital of Bari-Italy, A. Xhuvani University of Elbasan-Albania and Riuniti University Hospital of Foggia-Italy have shown that probiotics play a vital role in the immune system and helps COVID-19 patients to recover faster leading to its possible role as adjuvants in C...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 26, 2021  9 months ago
Vaccine News: A new study by researchers from University of East Anglia, Norwich-UK led by Professor Dr Alastair Grant and Professor Dr Paul R Hunter indicates that the current COVID-19 vaccines will not be able to attain herd immunity against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim thousands of lives each day and cause severe disruptions to ordinary lif...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Jan 25, 2021  9 months ago
U.S. Medical News: The United States, the country with the most so called ‘experts’ who spend half of their time on twitter (No one really know if they truly work or really have jobs or are just some unknown individual in real life that do not really matter in the course of things!), ‘fact checkers’ (mostly garbage with no medical trainings) and tech giants that are control...
Source: COVID-19 Questions  Jan 25, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Questions: Am interesting query that is currently on the minds of many with brains and intelligence (Less than 5 per cent of the global population and less than 0.01 of Thailand’s population) is whether or not individuals receiving an mRNA-based vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 will experience changes in their DNA in cells “infected” by the encapsulated mRNA.   Already ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 24, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the University of Bari Aldo Moro-Italy and the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome have in a new study found that the diuretic drug Ethacrynic Acid could be repurposed to treat COVID-19.  The research findings are published in the peer reviewed journal: Viruses https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/13/1/106/htm   The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the causative ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 24, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has found that blood groups are associated with cardiovascular events in COVID-19 patients.  In particular blood groups A and AB were associated with higher risks of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events (MACE).   F...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Jan 24, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Immunology: Another study, this time by scientists from the University of Texas have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, blocks the processes of innate immune activation that normally direct the production and/or signaling of type I interferon (IFN-I) by the infected cell and tissues.   IFN-I is a key component of host innate immunity that is responsible for elim...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 24, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Things are going to change to a certain degree with President Biden now in power. It is no surprise that even the American infection figures, death rates and vaccine efficacy might falsely start to appear as getting better after all Biden was heavily backed by the various pharmaceutical giants’ money during the recent elections. https://www.drugdiscoverytrends.com/guess-who-th...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 24, 2021  9 months ago
Coronavirus News: Researchers from University College London-UK, University of Amsterdam-Netherlands, King's College London-UK, the Francis Crick Institute-UK and University of Cambridge-UK in a new study have demonstrated that the neutralizing activity of monoclonal antibodies can be dramatically reduced by mutations of the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoproteins unlike polyclonal antibodies generated...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 23, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that the nonstructural proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus dysregulates the immune responses and cell signaling of the human host to generate a permissive environment.   According to the study team, the SARS-CoV-2 proteins upregulate or downregulate more than 100 human kinases involved in cellu...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 22, 2021  9 months ago
Vaccine News: A new research by scientists from Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology & Infectious Disease (CITIID)-University of Cambridge, University College London, University of Kent and Addenbrookes Hospital-UK shows that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine exhibits reduced neutralization potential against SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant.   The new study findings contradicts Pfizer&rsqu...
Source: Viral Persistence  Jan 22, 2021  9 months ago
Viral Persistence: A new research by scientists from the Georgia State University involving animal models has demonstrated that mice being infected with the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus through their nasal passages developed severe illness due to brain infection even after the virus had left their lungs. The implications of the study findings suggest viral persistence in individuals despite testing nega...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jan 22, 2021  9 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: Eachtime the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replicates, it has a chance to mutate. And given that it is currently rampaging around the world, it has plenty of opportunities to do just that.   Typically most of these mutations will make little or no difference to the virus's ability to spread or cause more severe disease. Others will make it less likely to spread ie those mu...
Source: Research News  Jan 21, 2021  9 months ago
Research News: A new study by researchers from Washington University School of Medicine- St. Louis has found that individuals with Barrett’s Esophagus have increase susceptibility to COVID-19 disease.   Barrett’s esophagus is a condition in which the lining of the esophagus changes, becoming more like the lining of the small intestine rather than the esophagus. This occurs in th...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 origins  Jan 21, 2021  9 months ago
Taiwan News staff writer Keoni Everington has written a piece with regards to a World Health Organization inspector being recorded on  video discussing the testing of modified coronaviruses on human cells and humanized mice in the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), just weeks before the first cases of COVID-19 were announced in the city of Wuhan itself. Dr Vincent Racaniello (left) Dr Peter...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations  Jan 21, 2021  9 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Mutations: While certain vaccine manufacturers are releasing studies by their own staff claiming that their vaccines will still likely to work on the various emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants and many so called ‘credible’ American media are also publishing articles promoting this misinformation, South African researchers in a news study have confirmed that the 501Y.V2 variant esc...
Source: N501Y Mutation   Jan 20, 2021  9 months ago
N501Y Mutation: Scientist from University of Oxford in a news study have found that the N501Y mutation found on the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.17 variant possibly causes a higher viral load in those infected with the variant.   The B.1.1.7 variant also called VUI-202012/01 has emerged which is increasing in frequency, primarily in the South East of England   One potential hypothesis is that infect...
Source: Ivermectin-COVID-19  Jan 20, 2021  9 months ago
Ivermectin-COVID-19: While there are more than 50 studies currently expounding the efficacy of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 and also as a prophylaxis against the COVID-19 disease, it usage should be carefully monitored and it should always be used under the supervision of a medical doctor or with proper dosing spelt out. https://c19ivermectin.com/   The drug has yet to be officially approve...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 20, 2021  9 months ago
Coronavirus News: As the SARS-CoV-2 continues to evolve and mutate to enhance its own survival despite therapeutic interventions such as convalescent plasma, monoclonal and combination monoclonal protocols, vaccines etc, more variants are fast emerging to counter all mankind’s initiatives and its imperative for researchers to identify all possible mutations that appear on the new variants th...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 20, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Scientist from the University of Southern California have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus typically ‘attacks’ the mitochondria in the cells of the human host. The resulting disruptions in the ‘power house’ of the cells could be one reason many COVID-19 patients and also post COVID patients often suffer from chronic fatigue.   In their study ab...
Source: SARS-CoV-2-Variant-News  Jan 19, 2021  9 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variant News: A new lesser-known variant known as the L452R variant had been circulating in the Los Angeles county in the last few weeks according to Public Health Department.   The newly announced variant was first identified in Denmark in March 2020. It showed up in California as early as May.   Professor Dr Charles Chiu, a virologist and professor of laboratory medic...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 19, 2021  9 months ago
Vaccine News: As Moderna vaccines are being rolled out in California, the incidence of adverse reactions and individuals falling sick are raising alarms with many doctors who are in turn calling for an urgent halt of the vaccines and a proper investigation.   The state’s epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 330,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a Moderna vaccine version becau...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Jan 18, 2021  9 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variants:  A team from Southern Illinois University Carbondale traced the earliest appearance of new variant, called 20C-US, to Texas in May 2020. Scientists say the variant has not spread significantly beyond the country's borders, and that is most highly prevalent in the Upper Midwest.    However this third variant could be responsible for at lea...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 18, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Scientists from California based biotech company, Immunity Bio Inc have in a new study found that the combination Of E484K, K417N and N501Y mutations found in various new emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants can lead to immune evasion and reinfections even in those with previous immunity. The study findings also indicate that all the current COVID-19 vaccines would most probably be ine...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 18, 2021  9 months ago
Coronavirus News: Chinese health authorities reported that active and infectious forms of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were found on ice cream produced in the eastern city of Tianjin, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch.   The ice cream manufacturer, Daqiaodao Food Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, was sealed and its employees were being tested for the SARS-CoV-2 corona...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 17, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Scientist are concerned over the new SARS-CoV-2 variant that emerged in Manaus, Brazil called P.1 that has more mutations on it than even the UK variant called B.1.1.7 or even the South African Variant called B.1.351 as it could change the course of the current pandemic if it starts becoming prevalent.   The new P.1 variant lineage carries 17 unique amino acid changes, 3 dele...
Source: HIV News  Jan 17, 2021  9 months ago
HIV News: A new international study led by the University of Southern California, involving various other research entities including University of Cape Town-South Africa,Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre-Thailand, University of Amsterdam-Netherlands, Washington University School of Medicine-USA, Missouri University of Novi Sad-Serbia ,University of New South Wales-Australia, University of Calif...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 17, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found in a new study that metformin usage among patients with type 2 diabetes had decreased mortality rates when contracting the COVID-19 disease. The COVID-19 disease is a growing pandemic with an increasing death toll that has been linked to various comorbidities as well as racial disparity. However, the specific char...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 16, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientist from the University of Salento-Italy and the  University of Paris-France in a new study have found that the infectivity and pathogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 strongly depend on the genetic background of both the SARS-CoV-2 virus strain and that of the human host.   Variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been identified rapidly after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. O...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 16, 2021  9 months ago
Vaccine News: A new breaking development has emerged with a total of 23 deaths being reported by the Norwegian Medicines Agency in connection with the Pfizer’s /BioNTech vaccines. To date 13 of these cases have been assessed so far and confirmed as linked to the vaccines. https://legemiddelverket.no/nyheter/meldte-bivirkninger-etter-koronavaksine-pr-14-januar-2021   Norway Reports 23 ...
Source: Coronavirus Latest  Jan 15, 2021  9 months ago
Coronavirus Latest: Scientists from Brazil in a new study led by the University of Sao Paulo and involving numerous other research institutions have found that oxidative stress and neurotoxicity biomarkers increased in tadpoles exposed to synthetic SARS-CoV-2 spike protein peptides. Aquatic animlas like prawns, not only tadpoles could be affected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Image Cr...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Jan 14, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by researchers from University of Birmingham-UK, Keele University-UK,  San Raffaele Scientific Institute-Italy, University of Copenhagen-Denmark and  the University of Liverpool-UK demonstrates that the  drug called Fenofibrate exhibits antiviral properties against the SARS-CoV- coronavirus and could be repurposed to treat COVID-19.   Fenofibrate, ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 14, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Researchers from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have discovered a new variant of SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 called the COH.20G/501Y variant.   The scientist are still in the process of deciphering all the various mutations found on the genome of this new variant but do admit that the new variant carries a...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 14, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California-Berkeley have in a new study identified the SARS-CoV-2 ORF8 protein as being responsible for the rapidly evolving immune evasion characteristics of emerging strains and also responsible for the increasing pathogenicity of the coronavirus. Crystal structure of SARS-CoV-2 ORF8. (A) A 2Fo-Fc el...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 13, 2021  9 months ago
Vaccine News: At least three Democratic members of the House of Representatives despite having been vaccinated with the Pzifer/BioNtech vaccine were tested positive after the violent intrusion of Capitol by Trump supporters who were instigated to do so by the President himself! The three house representatives despite being masked themselves had to shelter for hours in tight proximity with Republic...
Source: Post COVID-19  Jan 12, 2021  9 months ago
Post-COVID: A new study by researchers from Saint James's Hospital-Dublin and Trinity College-Dublin shows that even individuals who only experienced mild symptoms of COVID-19 initially upon infection, still continue to suffer a host of health complications even months after ‘recovery’.   Much is known about the acute infective process of SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of t...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Jan 12, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: A new study by the Korea University led by microbiologist Heenam Stanley Kim Ph.D, from Division of Biosystems & Biomedical Sciences has found that individuals with poor gut health likely to develop severity when infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   COVID-19, which has been declared a pandemic, has exhibited a wide range of severity worldwide. Although this globa...
Source: B.1.1.248 Variant  Jan 12, 2021  9 months ago
B.1.1.248 Variant: Japan health authorities have identified a new SARS-CoV-2 variant in travellers originating from Brazil.   Shockingly, the new variant called B.1.1.248 has 12 mutations on the spike protein alone!   Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases on late Sunday said it had detected a new variant of the coronavirus in four travelers arriving from Brazil.  ...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Jan 12, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Herbs: Scientists from Columbia University in New York, the University of Washington, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute have demonstrated in a new vitro study that extracts from the herb Artemisia Annua inhibits the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication, making it a possible therapeutic candidate for COVID-19. Artemisia Annua Being Grown In Dok Kham Thai-Phayao, Thailand.   The curr...
Source: Ivermectin-COVID-19  Jan 12, 2021  9 months ago
Ivermectin-COVID-19: Indian researchers from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences have conducted a a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial that demonstrated the efficacy of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 disease. The clinical trial showed that Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug, can reduce in-hospital mortality rate COVID-19 patients. Ivermectin is currently being used ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research News  Jan 11, 2021  9 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research News: A new study led by scientist from the University of Cambridge and also the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health along with researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is capable of downregulating a critical human host protein called Tetherin which in turns enhances it sp...
Source: COVID-19 Mutations  Jan 11, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Mutations: Researchers the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology, and Pharmacology, John A. Burns School of Medicine- University of Hawaii have in a new study found that the P681H mutation emerging on sequencings of many globally prevalent SARS-CoV-2 strains.   This P681H mutation is immediately adjacent to the furin cleavage site, a known location of biological sig...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 10, 2021  9 months ago
Vaccine News: Pfizer’s PR teams and the corrupted media they must have probably bought along with unethical medical experts are all helping to mislead the public that their vaccines are truly effective against the new variants including the B.1.1.7 strain.   Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Friday that their COVID-19 vaccine is effective against the emerging variants. https:...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Jan 10, 2021  9 months ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: The US FDA has issued official warnings about the potential risk for false negative results with PCR molecular tests for SARS-CoV-2 due to mutations such as a recently detected B.1.1.7 variant of the virus.   The US regulator issued an alert to clinical laboratory staff and clinicians. The agency warned that false negative results can occur with any molecular test for ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Jan 08, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from Brown University-Rhode Island, U.S., Yale University School of Medicine-U.S. and Kurume University School of Medicine-Japan have in a new study identified a human host enzyme called chitinase 3-like-1 (CHI3L1) as playing a critical role in the progression to disease severity of elderly COVID-19 patients.   COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (SC2) coronavi...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Jan 08, 2021  10 months ago
A new international study lead by medical researchers from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that common medications used to treat high blood pressure did not affect outcomes among patients hospitalized with COVID-19. This study findings provides relief to many as during the initial phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were speculations that certain blood pr...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 07, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: Spanish researchers from the University of Valencia and INCLIVA Health Research Institute have discovered in a new study that Severe COVID-19 recovered patients do not display long-lasting adaptive immune responses.   The study has recently investigated the durability of immune responses specifically developed against SARS-CoV-2, the causative pathogen of COVID-19. The study ...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Jan 07, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 Warnings: According to a new study by researchers from the University of Bristol-UK and the University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, patients with acute heart failure nearly double their risk of dying if they get COVID-19.   In this single‐centre observational study, the study team examined referrals to the acute heart failure team over a period of 16 we...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Variant  Jan 07, 2021  10 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Variant: British researchers warn that that existing non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) may not be sufficient to contain the spread of the new SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant that is fast becoming the prevailing dominant strain. The new variant has a higher binding affinity and is more infectious coupled with the fact that it has a higher replication rate.   Claims b...
Source: COVID-19 Quarantines  Jan 07, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 Quarantines: The U.S. CDC has published a new warning that there is some onward transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from household contacts released from quarantine after seven or 10 days and that extra precautions still need to be adhered to.   The U.S. CDC warning was issued after a study was published in the Jan. 1 issue of the U.S. Cente...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 06, 2021  10 months ago
Vaccine News: While the world is foolishly thinking that the COVID-19 vaccines are going to get things back to normal quickly, more concerning findings are emerging about the real efficacy of these vaccines that were basically initiated by the Trump administration (the same group that gave us scams like hydrocholoroquine, remdesivir, then Eli lily’s monoclonal antibodies and also Regeneron c...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jan 06, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: Polish researchers from the University of Warsaw and the Polish Academy of Sciences are warning based on a new study that the new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 detected in England replicates more than two times faster than the earlier strains. This replication advantage enhances its capability to become to a dominant global variant in a matter of a short time.   The novel SARS‐...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Jan 06, 2021  10 months ago
U.S. Medical News: It was reported that ambulances in Los Angeles and elsewhere in California are now stopping to transport some patients due to strain on hospitals as result of an exponential surge in COVID-19 cases.   In Los Angeles, ambulance workers have been told to stop transporting some patients with extremely low survival chances to hospital, and to limit oxygen use, as record COVID...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine News:  Jan 06, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 Vaccine News: About 9 hours ago, the Norwegian Medicines Agency announced that two inmates in a nursing home died few days after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine made by the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech that is owned by a Turkish muslim national, Uğur Şahin.  https://legemiddelverket.no/nyheter/dodsfall-hos-sykehjemsbeboere-etter-koronavaksiner...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Updates  Jan 06, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 Clinical Updates: A new silico study by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) identifies the dynamics of the different COVID-19 phenotypes for optimizing clinical management and using better therapeutic strategies.   A unique feature of COVID-19 is its extreme heterogeneity ie illness ranges from minimally symptomatic to life threatening. This heterogeneity is a res...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 05, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston in a new detailed interactome study between the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and human host cells have identified 437 human proteins as high-confidence interacting proteins.   Host-virus protein-protein interaction is the key component of the SARS-CoV-2 lifecycle.   The study team conducted a comp...
Source: UK COVID-19 News  Jan 05, 2021  10 months ago
UK COVID-19 News : The COVID-19 crisis in Britain is fast escalating and the UK healthcare system might witness a total collapse if things do not improve in the next few days. Already hospitals are overflowing and more than 58,000 new COVID-19 infections were reported in the last 24 hours along with 407 COVID-19 Deaths. To date, the United Kingdom has now climbed up to the fifth position in terms ...
Source: Pharma News  Jan 05, 2021  10 months ago
Pharma News: Florida based AzurRx BioPharma, a company specializing in the development of non-systemic therapies for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases has announced that it has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with First Wave Bio, Inc for the use of their patented and proprietary oral and rectal formulations of niclosamide for the treatment of immune checkpoint inhibitor-as...
Source: 2021 COVID-19  Jan 04, 2021  10 months ago
For those thinking 2020 was a bad year and that 2021 would be much better. Think again. Cast aside all these talks by clueless individuals saying that businesses and even tourism will bounce back this year. Be prepared for meltdowns in the financial and stock markets and in the worst scenario, there could even be a time when even currencies, gold and even bitcoins might not have any worth as compa...
Source: Influenza News  Jan 03, 2021  10 months ago
Influenza News: A new study by researchers from University of Michigan School of Public Health-U.S., University of Washington School of Public Health-U.S., Jorma Gallen-Kallela Memorial Research Library-Finland and the Keck School of Medicine-University of Southern California-U.S. have found that cadmium is linked to more severe outcomes in influenza and pneumonia infections and also possibly even...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 03, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Indian scientists from the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Trivandrum, Kerala-INDIA along with researchers from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School-USA and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center-USA have in a recent computational study implicated a dysregulated vitamin D pathway in the pathobiology of the infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and opened the doo...
Source: Vaccine News  Jan 03, 2021  10 months ago
Vaccine News: Israeli’s Hadashot 13 TV News Channel has reported yesterday that more than 240 Israelis who had been earlier vaccinated with the Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine still tested positive for the COVID-19 disease.   The mass vaccination against COVID-19 began in Israel at the end of December, with Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Rivlin receiving the first doses o...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies  Jan 02, 2021  10 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies: A study by scientists from the University of Oxford involving UK healthcare workers shows how antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection can wane over time, depending on age, previous symptoms and ethnicity.   SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody measurements can be used to estimate the proportion of a population exposed or infected and may be informative about the risk of future ...
Source: Coronavirus News  Jan 02, 2021  10 months ago
Coronavirus News: A detailed autopsy study conducted by the U.S. National Institutes of Health has alarmingly uncovered hallmarks of damage caused by thinning and leaky brain blood vessels in tissue samples from COVID-19 patients who died shortly after contracting the disease. However, the researchers saw no signs of SARS-CoV-2 in the tissue samples, suggesting the damage was not caused by a dir...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jan 02, 2021  10 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study published in the peer reviewed journal: Journal of Translational Autoimmunity indicates that pathogenic priming plays a part in COVID-19 disease severity and mortality via autoimmunity. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589909020300186   Importantly homology between human and viral proteins is an established factor in viral- or vaccine-induce...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Dec 31, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 Symptoms: According to researchers and medical professionals, a majority of recovering COVID-19 patients and also those undergoing Long COVID conditions will also end up suffering from parosmia with frequent experiences of foul and disgusting smells. This condition can last for weeks or even months. Although anosmia  or loss of smell is a coronavirus symptom, but some with long COVI...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Dec 31, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: A new study by researchers from the University Of Cincinnati warns against the use of the overpriced U.S. FDA approved remdesivir drug and in situations when it is being still used, extra caution and monitoring need to be observed as the drug exhibits drug interactions with numerous drugs and increases toxicity.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journa...
Source: COVID-19 Immuno-Genetics  Dec 30, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 Immuno-Genetics: A new study by researchers from University of Edinburgh-UK shows that genes could be key to new COVID-19 treatments.   Potential treatments for COVID-19 have been identified after the discovery of five genes associated with the most severe form of the disease.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: Nature Communications. https://www....
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 30, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from the Seville Institute of Biomedicine-Spain, the University Hospitals Virgen del Rocío y Macarena-Spain and University of Seville-Spain have found that silent hypoxemia or the lack of blood oxygenation detected in numerous COVID-19 patients is possibly due to carotid bodies being infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The carotid bodies (C...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 30, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study by scientists specializing in high-altitude diseases from the High Altitude Pulmonary and Pathology Institute (IPPA)-Bolivia have proposed a new hypothesis that states that pneumolysis and not cytokines storms are what are that are causing lung damage in COVID-19 patients.   This new findings challenges all initial assumptions about the pathogenesis and disease pr...
Source: Virus News  Dec 30, 2020  10 months ago
Virus News: Scientists from University of Alabama have in a new study found that individuals recovering from COVID-19 exhibit sustained cellular immune dysregulation.   To date it has been found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causes a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations and significant mortality.   Research investigating underlying immune characteristics is needed to understand d...
Source: Metformin-COVID-19  Dec 29, 2020  10 months ago
Metformin-COVID-19: The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in a recent published clinical case report warns that diabetes patients taking SGLT2 Inhibitors to manage their diabetes may develop rare and sometimes serious complications upon contracting COVID-19.   SGLT2 inhibitors are a class of prescription medicines that are FDA-approved for use with diet and exercise to ...
Source: Influenza News  Dec 29, 2020  10 months ago
Influenza News: Researchers from the University of Chicago  and Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai in a new study found that an individuals's antibody response to influenza viruses is dramatically shaped by their pre-existing immunity, and that the quality of this response differs in individuals who are vaccinated or naturally infected. Their results highlight the importance of receivin...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Dec 28, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 Research: Scientists from IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute-Spain, Dentaid Research Center-Cerdanyola del Vallès, Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP)-Badalona, and the Central University of Catalonia have discovered through in vitro studies that cetylpyridinium chloride, found in most mouthwashes, lowers infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 likely by inhibiting viral fusion w...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants  Dec 28, 2020  10 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: A new study by researchers from CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB)-India, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR-HRDC Ghaziabad-India and the Kurnool Medical College-India have identified 19 New SARS-CoV-2 variants in India with one possessing the N440K Mutation. All of these strains have human host immune evading mechanisms. ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 27, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: Don’t you just like it when COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers, researchers and American and British journalists under the payroll of Pharmaceutical giants, certain news wire agencies and also clueless health authorities around the world making public statements that the current COVID-19 vaccines will not be affected by the emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants despite some having as much ...
Source: Vaccine News  Dec 26, 2020  10 months ago
Vaccine News: Individuals who have cosmetic facial fillers be it in their lips, nose, eye contours or elsewhere in their face will likely develop swellings and inflammation on those areas after having a dose of the Moderna’s vaccine.   This was observed during initial clinical trials and also in certain individuals as the vaccines rolled out   Also the U.S.FDA advisory committee ...
Source: COVID-19 Study  Dec 25, 2020  10 months ago
A new COVID-19 Study by scientist from McMaster University-Canada, Beijing Institute of Technology-China and Columbia University- USA has revealed that that SARS-CoV-2 spike and antibody binding strength and hydrogen bonds quantity are temperature dependent.   In their abstract, the study team said that the global efforts so far against the COVID-19 pandemic relies strongly on the human def...
Source: COVID-19 In 2021  Dec 25, 2020  10 months ago
As the year comes to an end, we have been having so much “garbage” spewing from the mouths of individuals who either have no clue what brewing with regards to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus or are maybe are just trying to inject in some optimism to prevent social unrest.   In mid of 2020, we had so called authorities who said that tourism and businesses will pick up at end of the ye...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Dec 25, 2020  10 months ago
For the past few weeks we have been constantly been bombarded with half-baked research studies mostly by greedy researchers or institutions that are often funded directly or indirectly by the U.S. Government agencies like NIH, CDC etc or by the pharmaceutical and biotech companies that have a vested interested in the current vaccines and antibody therapeutics making claims that antibodies provide ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variant  Dec 24, 2020  10 months ago
The Africa CDC has reported that another new SARS-CoV-2 variant has emerged in Nigeria and is working on defining the mutations on the genomic structure of the new variant.   On Thursday, Africa's top public health official, the head of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr John Nkengasong told media, "It's a separate lineage from the UK and South Africa.&qu...
Source: B.1.1.7 UK Variant  Dec 24, 2020  10 months ago
Some of the mutations on the B.1.1.7 U.K. variant are actually the result of neutralizing antibodies induced spike protein mutations and warrants concerns according to a new study led by scientist from University of Cambridge that is published on a preprint server and is currently being peer reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.12.05.20241927v2   SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein i...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 23, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 News:  Austrian researchers from the University of Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Kaiser Franz Josef Hospital-Vienna and the Medical University of Innsbruck have in a new study alarmingly discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that that is causing the COVID-19 pandemic are undergoing strategic mutations that affect the host immune capacity to recognize and combat the patho...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Dec 23, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: A new study by medical scientists from Rutgers University shows that hospitalized COVID-19 patients who had secondary blood infections typically developed disease severity and  were significantly sicker upon hospital admission, had longer hospital stays and poorer outcomes.   This is the first study to date to assess the microbiology, risk factors and outcomes i...
Source: UK Variant B.1.1.7  Dec 23, 2020  10 months ago
The U.S. CDC updated its site with details of the emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variant VOC 202012/01 (Also known as B.1.1.7) along with possible implications.   The CDC site indicated that the current COVID-19 Vaccines approved by the U.S. FDA ie Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines might not be able to offer protection against this new variant! https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/sc...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs  Dec 22, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 Herbs: Researchers from the Medical University Duisburg-Essen-Germany, Ruhr University Bochum-Germany and the Institute for Virology at the University Hospital Essen-Germany have in a new vitro study demonstrated that the phytochemical Glycyrrhizin extracted from licorice root is able to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the causative pathogen that c...
Source: U.S. Medical News  Dec 22, 2020  10 months ago
U.S. Medical News: As of today, more than 18 million Americans have contracted the COVID-19 disease, of which more than 85 per cent of them are going to have to endure some kind of long term health complication. More than 320,000 Americans have died from the disease, disrupting and causing grief to many families and loved ones.   When the COVID-19 crisis first started in China and during th...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 21, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: Physicians from the Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago- Illinois report a case the first documented case so far of a 14 month year old boy contracting Laryngotracheitis (Croup) as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection.   Laryngotracheobronchitis, commonly called as Croup, also known as  is a type of respiratory infection&nbs...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Dec 21, 2020  10 months ago
Thailand Coronavirus News: Local transmissions of COVID-19 are increasing in Thailand after the initial reported cases in Samut Sakhon province. Myanmar Workers at Samut Sakhon made to queue up in public to take COVID-19 tests without any social distancing etc!   Samut Sakhon: The first patient of this outbreak was a 68 year old Thai woman who has never gone out of the country, meaning the ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Variants   Dec 21, 2020  10 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Variants: Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Thailand Medical News has been calling for careful monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 mutation strains emerging. However we were constantly ridiculed by certain so called ‘experts ‘including one from the University College London who is under the payroll of numerous pharmaceutical companies and whose very own colleagues are now r...
Source: News-COVID-19  Dec 20, 2020  10 months ago
News-COVID-19: A new study by researchers from University Of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) may help explain as to why the risk of strokes is greatly increased in SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infected individuals. In the last few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the incidence of strokes has greatly risen and in many countries, excess deaths has been attributed to an increase in strokes. Stroke manifestat...
Source: Thailand COVID-19 News  Dec 19, 2020  10 months ago
Thailand COVID-19 News: Thai health officials from the CSSA (Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration) made a shocking announcement on Saturday December 19th at about 9pm Bangkok time that there were a total of 548 new confirmed cases of local transmission of COVID-19 in Thailand at Samut Sakhon province. Myanmar Migrant Workers Sorting Seafood At Samut Sakhon   What was shocking was no...
Source: Preprints-COVID-19  Dec 19, 2020  10 months ago
Preprints-COVID-19: Currently on a daily average there are about almost 140 research studies being published on numerous preprint servers but many do not even get the attention of science or medical journals unless they can afford the high fees charged by some of these journals or they have the backing of huge pharmaceutical companies behind them or have access to the right contacts as there is a ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Dec 19, 2020  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new research by scientists from the University of California Riverside, University of Zurich, McGill University-Montreal, University of California-San Diego  and Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope has discovered that the autoimmune PTPN2 risk variant rs1893217 gene found in most individuals with autoimmune diseases including Inflammatory bowel disease IBD, rheuma...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Mutations  Dec 19, 2020  10 months ago
A new SARS-CoV-2 mutation strain that exhibits spike deletion mutations ΔH69/ΔV70 is fast becoming prevalent and is not only able  only escape human host immune recognition but could well also be resistant to various types of antibodies according to a new research by scientists from the University College London, University of Cambridge and the University of Glasgow Centre for Vir...
Source: Coronavirus News  Dec 18, 2020  10 months ago
Coronavirus News: A new study by researchers from the University of Utah and the University of California-Davis shows that SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus like particles are highly sensitive to temperature increases and thrives in cooler temperatures.   The SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus which has caused the COVID-19 pandemic. Other known coronaviruses show a strong pattern of seasonality, with t...