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The efficacy and safety of Chinese traditional medicine injections on patients with cor...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021024
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...

Anosmia in the course of COVID-19: A case report.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021280
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...

Traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis: A protocol for sy...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021310
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...

The safety and effectiveness of rehabilitation exercises on COVID-19 patients: A protoc...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021373
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...

The Control and Prevention of COVID-19 Transmission in Children: A Protocol for Systema...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021393
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...

How Is Morocco Reacting to COVID-19 Crisis in Anticancer Centers?
https://doi.org/10.1177/1073274820941973
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...

Peripheral Blood Examination Findings in SARS-CoV-2 Infection.
https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/aqaa108
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 ...

Exacerbating Inequalities: Social Networks, Racial/Ethnic Disparities, and the COVID-19...
https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbaa117
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...

Audio Interview: The Impact of Covid-19 on Patients with Other Diseases, with Arnold Ep...
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMe2027046
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,|

Prognosis of COVID-19 in patients with breast cancer: A protocol for systematic review ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021487
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...

SARS-CoV-2 infection associated with micturition syncope: Our experience with 4 case re...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021512
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 ...

D-dimer surge and coagulation disorders in COVID-19 related pneumonia patients with car...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021513
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-...

Therapeutic response to corticosteroids in a critically ill patient with COVID-19: A ca...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021597
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...

Clinical remission of a critically ill COVID-19 patient treated by human umbilical cord...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021429
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...

Spectrum of podocytopathies in new-onset nephrotic syndrome following COVID-19 disease:...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12882-020-01970-y
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...

Innovation Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.05.024
Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Farrugia G, Plutowski RW

Aug 5th, 2020 - Innovation Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic.|2020|Farrugia G,Plutowski RW,|

Clinical Trial End Points in Severe COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.05.025
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,|

Cardiovascular Health in the COVID-19 Era: A Call for Action and Education.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.05.031
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,|

Sex Differences in Case Fatality Rate of COVID-19: Insights From a Multinational Registry.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.05.014
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...

Smell and Taste Dysfunction in Patients With COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-ana...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.05.030
Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Agyeman AA, Chin KL et. al.

Aug 5th, 2020 - To estimate the prevalence of olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions (OGDs) among patients infected with novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). A systematic review was conducted by searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the preprint server MedRxiv from their inception until May 11, 2020, using the terms anosmia or hyposmia or dysosmia or olfactory dysfunction or olfaction disorder or smell dysfunctio...