The New York Times; Rabin RC.
Until March, when everything started tasting like cardboard, Katherine Hansen had such a keen sense of smell that she could recreate almost any restaurant dish at home without the recipe, just by recalling the scents and flavors. Then the coronavirus arrived. One of Ms. Hansen’s first symptoms was a loss of smell, and then of taste. Ms. Hansen still cannot taste food, and says she can’t even t...
Jan 25th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The coronavirus may remain in people's brains after infection and trigger relapses in patients who thought they had recovered, according to a new study published in the journal Viruses. In the study, mice that were infected with the virus through their nasal passages developed seve...
Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland); Di Filippo L, De Lorenzo R et. al.
Nov 9th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may associate with clinical manifestations, ranging from alterations in smell and taste to severe respiratory distress requiring intensive care, that might associate with weight loss and malnutrition. We aimed to assess the incidence of unintentional weight loss and malnutrition in COVID-19 sur...
European Journal of Neurology; Beltrán-Corbellini Á, Chico-García JL et. al.
May 26th, 2020 - We thank our colleagues for their constructive discussion on our recently published study1 . Regarding prevalence, indeed, growing literature yields a variable frequency of loss of smell (LOS) in Covid-19 patients, that may be hypothetically due to differences in the location and amount of viral load, to the different immune response between younger mild-symptomatic outpatients (h...
Rhinology Renaud M, Leon A et. al.
Jun 17th, 2020 - During SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, our region (Alsace, East of France) became a Covid-19 cluster quite early in Europe. Loss of smell and taste was quickly flagged by the Ears-Nose and Throat scientific community as a potential warning signs of SARS-CoV-2 infection (1). Many patients and medical/paramedical workers with mild to moderate form of SARS-CoV-2 infection complained about their...
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal ... Coelho DH, Kons ZA et. al.
May 20th, 2020 - Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many individuals have noted acute loss of smell and/or taste, although not all patients with these symptoms are tested for COVID-19. To better characterize all patients with these rare symptoms, a national survey was created. Over 13 days in April 2020, a total of 220 people completed the survey in its entirety, representing a wide ...
The New England Journal of Medicine; Thomas SJ, Moreira ED et. al.
Sep 15th, 2021 - BNT162b2 is a lipid nanoparticle–formulated, nucleoside-modified RNA vaccine encoding a prefusion-stabilized, membrane-anchored severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) full-length spike protein. BNT162b2 is highly efficacious against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and is currently approved, conditionally approved, or authorized for emergency use wo...
Apr 21st, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. As evidence piles up documenting a sudden loss of smell and/or taste as a presenting symptom of COVID-19, the call to screen for these phenomena is growing. A number of new publications show a high proportion of people infected with COVID-19 report loss ...
Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. As evidence piles up documenting a sudden loss of smell and/or taste as a presenting symptom of COVID-19, the call to screen for these phenomena is growing. A number of new publications show a high proportion of people infected with COVID-19 report loss ...
Sep 19th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges to clinical practice and research in oncology. ESMO is reporting on the current situation by news and KOLs experiences, and has gathered useful resources to keep medical oncologists updated.
Sep 19th, 2020 - Updates, guides, webinar series, recommendations, more.
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Apr 27th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global health threat and CDC is committed to stopping the global spread. CDC has a long history of improving public health capacity throughout the world to contain outbreaks at their source and minimize their impact.
Oct 5th, 2020 - COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly through close contact from person to person, including between people who are physically near each other (within about 6 feet). People who are infected but do not show symptoms can also spread the virus to others. We are still learning about how the virus spreads and the severity of illness it causes.
Aug 26th, 2021 - Almost half of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 early in the pandemic had at least one lingering symptom a year after symptom onset, researchers in Wuhan, China found. A total of 49% of patients had at least one post-COVID symptom 1 year later, which included sleep difficulties, palpitations, joint pain, or chest pain, though that was down significantly from 68% of su...
NEJM Journal Watch;
May 19th, 2020 - Both the National Institutes of Health and the Infectious Diseases Society of America/Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Pediatric Infectious Disease Society have released COVID-19 living guidelines:
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Actis Dato GM
Jun 26th, 2021 - Infections and pandemics will condition us in an increasingly predominant way regarding diagnostic, medical, and surgical activities in all specialist areas. Particularly cardiovascular disease represents an important field also during other health crisis like COV19 pandemia. A common strategy in the future, to cohabit with pandemic events and to be able to continue an elective and not only eme...
Sep 19th, 2020 - The core content of each COVID-19 adapted recommendation is presented in a user-friendly format ready for you to use in your own presentations, both to illustrate your own cases and research, as well as for educational purposes. Please note that while you may use slides individually from the sets for personal use, it is strictly forbidden to alter or hide any of the content, the E...
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine;
Mar 26th, 2020 - Lei Fang and colleagues1 suggest that clinicians should consider withholding angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) because of a potential increased risk of worse clinical outcomes in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and they suggest calcium channel blockers as an alternative. The hypothesis behind this sug...
May 28th, 2020 - share to facebook share to twitter share to linkedin email article COVID-19 and cancers of the chest cavity make a deadly combination, researchers reported at the virtual meeting of the the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
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