All posts by ariannawmd

  • Pandemic Having More Impact on U.S. Hospitals Than Thought: Study

    Hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the United States spend more time in the hospital and are more likely to require intensive care than patients in China, a new study says. The findings suggest that the coronavirus pandemic may...

    • Posted May 29, 2020
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  • As Hard-Hit Areas of America Show Slowing in Coronavirus Cases, Other Regions See Spikes

    (HealthDay News) — While the spread of coronavirus has slowed in some of the hardest-hit areas of America, other parts of the country were seeing worrying spikes in cases by Friday. New York City, once the epicenter...

    • Posted May 29, 2020
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  • Health Highlights: May 29, 2020

    U.S. Abortion Pill Rule Should be Suspended During Pandemic: Lawsuit

    • Posted May 29, 2020
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  • 1 in 10 Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients With Diabetes Dies: Study

    Ten percent of COVID-19 patients with diabetes die within a week of entering the hospital and 20% need a ventilator to breathe by that point, a new French study found. Researchers analyzed data on more than 1,300...

    • Posted May 29, 2020
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  • Prescriptions for Discredited COVID Drugs Surged 2,000% After Trump’s Support

    A new study finds that prescriptions rose sharply for two anti-malarial drugs that President Donald Trump claimed could help prevent or treat COVID-19. This happened despite the fact that multiple studies found the medicines might only bring...

    • Posted May 29, 2020
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  • Pandemic Can Overwhelm Those With Autism

    The coronavirus pandemic can be especially difficult for children and adults with autism and their families, experts say. Self-isolation and disruption of routine are tough for anyone, but may emotionally upend someone with an autism spectrum disorder,...

    • Posted May 28, 2020
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  • Could an Injected Electrode Control Your Pain Without Drugs?

    An injectable electrode could prove a better way to ease chronic nerve pain than opioid painkillers or bulky and expensive implants, animal research suggests. It’s called an “injectrode.” It appears easier and cheaper than spinal implants for...

    • Posted May 28, 2020
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  • 100,000 Dead, 40 Million Unemployed: America Hits Grim Pandemic Milestones

    (HealthDay News) — As the U.S. coronavirus death toll passed 100,000 on Wednesday, there was more evidence of the collateral damage the virus has caused: New numbers released Thursday show the number of unemployed has now passed...

    • Posted May 28, 2020
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  • Health Highlights: May 28, 2020

    Coronavirus Antibody Tests Still Not Accurate Enough: CDC Large U.S. Pharmacy Chains Played Role in Opioid Crisis, Lawsuit Claims AIDS Activist and Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84 Preventative Meds Help Reduce Rebound Headaches: Study

    • Posted May 28, 2020
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  • ‘Silent’ COVID-19 More Widespread Than Thought

    A new cruise ship study suggests that the number of people who are infected with the new coronavirus but have no symptoms may be much higher than believed. More than 80% of those who tested positive for...

    • Posted May 28, 2020
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