Aug 6th, 2020 - For Immediate Release: August 06, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: On August 4, the FDA issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for ventilator-related devices to: Lombardi Undersea, for its Subsalve Oxygen Treatment Hood, which is a patient interface intended for helmet-based Non-In...
Medicine Li Y, Xu H et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - The pandemic caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection has exposed vulnerable populations to an unprecedented global health crisis. Research reported that Chinese traditional medicine injections were used in patients with COVID-19 infection and showed significant effects, and there have been no systematic review and meta-analyses to investigate the effects and safety of Chines...
Medicine Pissurno NSCA, Lichs GGC et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - A sudden onset of anosmia has been recently recognized as a symptom of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Here, we describe a case of complete anosmia in a young male with COVID-19. Although he had fever and odynophagia, no abnormalities were observed in his nasopharyngeal mucosa, suggesting that his anosmia resulted from olfactory neuropathy. COVID-19 was confirmed by RNA detection in nasopharyng...
Medicine Li LJ, Chen X et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Since December 2019, there have been many cases of viral pneumonia of unknown causes in Wuhan City, Hubei Province. During the period of novel coronavirus, according to the observation of limited autopsy and biopsy pathological results, pulmonary interstitial fibrosis appeared in some pathological changes of lung. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic progressive interstitial pneumon...
Medicine Gu R, Xu S et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading fast starting late 2019. It mainly affects the human respiratory system. Many reports revealed that rehabilitation exercise can improve respiratory function and relieve the pressure from diseases, but there is no evidence to prove its effects on COVID-19. This protocol of systematic review and meta-analysis will clarify the safety and effectiven...
Medicine Medeiros GCBS, Nunes ACF et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - The pandemic following the rapid spread of the new SARS-CoV-2 virus has hit all continents and caused thousands of deaths worldwide. Evidence has been published on epidemiological and clinical characteristics of population groups considered at risk; however, information for the other population groups, especially for the child population, is needed. In this context, this protocol describes a sy...
Cancer Control : Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center; Oualla K, Nouiakh L et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - The world is facing the pandemic linked to COVID-19 virus infection that has rapidly spread worldwide, and severe complications have been reported to occur in around a third of patients. To date, there is no approved vaccine or specific therapy against COVID-19, but many trials are ongoing with some of them showing promising results. It has been shown recently that patients with cancer are at h...
American Journal of Clinical Pathology; Nazarullah A, Liang C et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Peripheral blood abnormalities in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) have not been fully elucidated. We report qualitative and quantitative peripheral blood findings in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients and compare them with a control group. We reviewed electronic medical records, complete blood counts, peripheral blood smears, and flow cytometry data in 12 ...
The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences; Gauthier GR, Smith JA et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - The disruption and contraction of older adults' social networks are among the less-discussed consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our objective is to provide an evidence-based commentary on racial/ethnic disparities in social network resources and draw attention to the ways in which disasters differentially impact social networks, with meaningful insight for the ongoing pandemic. We draw upon...
The New England Journal of Medicine; Rubin EJ, Baden LR et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Audio Interview: The Impact of Covid-19 on Patients with Other Diseases, with Arnold Epstein.|2020|Rubin EJ,Baden LR,Epstein A,Morrissey S,|
Medicine Sheng Z, Zhang L et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a pandemic in the world and posed a great threat to people's health. Several meta-analyses have indicated that many comorbidities were associated with increased risk of COVID-19 severity or mortality. The original report also showed that the mortality rate of COVID-19 in breast cancer patients is more dependent on comorbidities than previous radiat...
Medicine Birlutiu V, Birlutiu RM et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Syncope is described as the loss of consciousness and postural muscle tone with a short duration and fast onset. Micturition syncope can be caused by abnormal vasovagal response or by the dysfunction of the blood pressure regulating mechanism, which occurs before, during, or immediately after urination. We present 4 cases of COVID-19 hospitalized in the Department of Infectious Diseases of the ...
Medicine Wang X, Du B et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Cardiac injury and coagulation disorders have been two increasing concerns in the management of patients with severe coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Coagulation disorders in COVID-19 patients with cardiac injury have not been characterized. We analyzed the data of five COVID-19 patients with cardiac injury who had D-dimer surge (defined as a rapid increase in the D-dimer level in 72 h, from <5-...
Medicine Wang K, Tan F et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Since the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in Wuhan in late 2019, controversy on the use of corticosteroids for COVID-19 has obtained increasing attention. We present 1 critically ill patient who had a rapid therapeutic response to moderate-dose corticosteroids. A 53-year-old critically ill woman from Wuhan suffered with COVID-19. The chest computed tomography scan was suggestive of...
Medicine Liang B, Chen J et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - The COVID-19 cases increased very fast in January and February 2020. The mortality among critically ill patients, especially the elder ones, is relatively high. Considering many patients died of severe inflammation response, it is urgent to develop effective therapeutic strategies for these patients. The human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells (hUCMSCs) have shown good capabilities to modul...
BMC Nephrology; Gupta RK, Bhargava R et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is an ongoing pandemic which has affected over 12 million people across the globe. Manifestations in different organs systems are being reported regularly. Renal biopsy findings in hospitalized COVID-19 patients presenting solely with acute kidney injury (AKI) have recently been described in published literature in few case reports. The findings include diffu...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Farrugia G, Plutowski RW
Aug 5th, 2020 - Innovation Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic.|2020|Farrugia G,Plutowski RW,|
Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Desai A, Kulkarni A et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Clinical Trial End Points in Severe COVID-19.|2020|Desai A,Kulkarni A,Rajkumar SV,Gyawali B,|
Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Vallabhajosyula S, Friedman PA et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - Cardiovascular Health in the COVID-19 Era: A Call for Action and Education.|2020|Vallabhajosyula S,Friedman PA,Bell MR,|
Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Alkhouli M, Nanjundappa A et. al.
Aug 5th, 2020 - To confirm whether a relationship exists between male sex and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) mortality and whether this relationship is age dependent. We queried the COVID-19 Research Network, a multinational database using the TriNetX network, to identify patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection. The main end point of the study was all-cause mortality. A total of 14,712 patients were in...