COVID-19: Amyloids could explain blood clots, neurological symptoms – Medical News Today

Share on PinterestPatients with severe and long-term COVID-19 often report blood coagulation problems. Mark Rightmire/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can produce short-term and long-term symptoms. Researchers of a new study found that amyloids, the abnormal proteins that are also known to cause Alzheimer’s, could be formed during SARS-CoV-2 infection, which could explain […]

Study describes the symptom profiles of the main variants of SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers assessed the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant-specific coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) symptoms among residents of England. SARS-CoV-2-positive patients exhibit a wide range of symptoms, that differ among patients based on the causative SARS-CoV-2 variant. The identification of high-risk individuals to acquire SARS-CoV-2 infections or transmit SARS-CoV-2 […]

Robust Health IT Deals Market Needs to Address Efficiency, Outcomes – HealthTech Magazine

Listen Pause Healthcare IT has drawn a great deal of investment for more than a decade as hospitals embraced electronic health records, with the help of incentives. Healthcare IT’s opportunity is compounded by some of the industry’s flaws: About 30 percent of U.S. healthcare spending, or up to approximately $933 billion, is considered wasted. The broader healthcare IT market is […]

Surgeon general says addressing health care worker burnout Must be top priority – Contemporary Obgyn

Burnout is a crisis hurting health care providers, other medical workers, patients and the U.S. health care system, and addressing it must become a top national priority, according to Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA. On May 23, Murthy published “Addressing Health Worker Burnout: The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Building a Thriving Health Workforce.” The 76-page paper outlined challenges […]

WHO member states slam Russian attacks on Ukraine health sites – Al Jazeera English

The WHO resolution states the war has seriously impeded access to healthcare in Ukraine, and has regional implications. Member states of the World Health Organisation have slammed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and attacks by Russian forces on Ukrainian healthcare facilities in a resolution overwhelmingly adopted in Geneva, further isolating Moscow on the international stage. The 88-12 vote at the WHO’s […]

FDA Flexibilities, Collaboration to Yield Millions of Bottles of Specialized Medical Infant Formula in Coming Months to Increase US Supply | FDA –

For Immediate Release: May 26, 2022 Español Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on steps it has taken that will lead to millions of bottles of specialized medical infant formula to help address immediate needs for infants with certain allergies or critical health conditions. This type of specialized medical infant formula is currently in short […]

InnovationRx: Wartime Attacks On Healthcare: Plus, 1 In 5 May Develop Long Covid – Forbes

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin InnovationRx is your weekly digest of healthcare news. To get it in your inbox, subscribe here. Some of the most iconic images from the war in Ukraine include pregnant women evacuating a maternity hospital bombed by Russian forces. The dispatches from Mariupol in March showed blatant violations of international human rights […]

Bone Health and Diabetes: How Are They Related? – Healthline

People with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are at higher risk of experiencing bone fractures and breaks. Long associated with declining bone mass in older age, people with T1D find themselves at greater risk of broken bones and longer recovery times at a younger age than the general population. One study reported as much as a sevenfold increased risk of hip […]

Sleep quality may decline as global temperatures rise – Medical News Today

Researchers investigated the effects of temperature on sleep quality via wearable sleep-tracking devices. They found that higher nighttime temperatures are linked to poorer sleep quality globally. The study concluded that climate change is projected to erode sleep and widen global inequalities. Reduced sleep quality affects human mental health and cognitive functioning. Some retrospective, self-report studies suggest that sleep quality reduces […]