Day: May 30, 2020

COVID ‘Immunity Passport’ No More Reliable Than a Coin Flip

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May well 27, 2020 — Welcome to Impression Issue, your weekly dose of commentary on a new health care research. I am Dr F. Perry Wilson at the Yale University of Medicine.

This week, my Twitter feed is filling up with speak about antibody tests.

Would not it be wonderful to have a very simple blood exam and know that you are immune to the coronavirus? How liberating would it be to wander into the grocery retail store with your encounter mask—which you are carrying out of sheer politeness—hiding a self-contented grin. For

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DVT Clots Strike Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

By E.J. Mundell

HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Might 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In a little French examine, 3-quarters of all COVID-19 clients admitted to intensive treatment went on to expertise a harmful blood clot in the leg that can journey to the lungs and perhaps result in loss of life.

Recognised as a DVT, the situation 1st received notoriety as so-termed “financial state class syndrome,” when travellers on lengthy-haul flights formulated them just after sitting down even now for also lengthy. But the clots can be life-threatening, and the frequency at which they are showing up in COVID-19 clients is

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Prostate Cancer Drug Could Be ‘Game Changing’

By Amy Norton

HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, May well 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) — For gentlemen with innovative prostate cancer, a new hormone remedy capsule is effective superior than normal injections — and carries a significantly lower risk of heart attack or stroke, a scientific trial has observed.

The drug, named relugolix, is not yet authorised by the U.S. Foods and Drug Administration. If it will get the green light-weight, nevertheless, it would be “sport-shifting,” said Dr. Neal Shore, guide researcher on the trial.

Hormone remedy has lengthy been a normal treatment method for innovative prostate

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