Haemophilia patients face tough time in accessing treatment due to COVID-19 pandemic | Health News

Mumbai: The medical infrastructure has shifted quickly towards managing Covid-19 patients, resulting in less emphasis on non-covid patients such as Hemophilia patients. The low disease awareness amongst patients and lack of accessibility to specialists are critical factors that make the Haemophilia patients furthermore vulnerable. Patients with Hemophilia are having a…

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Patients hospitalised with COVID-19 are younger, healthier than influenza patients: Study | Health News

Washington: Patients hospitalised with COVID-19 were more likely male, younger, and, in both the US and Spain, had fewer comorbidities (condition of having multiple diseases at the same time) and lower medication use than hospitalised influenza patients according to a recent study. The study was published by the Observational Health…

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COVID-19 patients may experience ‘brain fog’, other neurological symptoms after recovery: Study | Health News

Washington: A new report suggests that people who recover from COVID-19 infection may experience “brain fog” and other neurological symptoms due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an effect observed in past human coronavirus outbreaks such as SARS and MERS. People who have recovered from COVID-19 sometimes experience lingering difficulties in…

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Diminished response by ‘killer’ T cells found in elderly COVID-19 patients | Health News

Washington: Although people of any age can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, elderly patients face a higher risk of severity and death than younger patients. New research, comparing the immune response among age groups, may help explain why. Older patients with the disease have lower frequencies…

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COVID-19 patients suffer long-term lung and heart damage: Study | Health News

Washington: COVID-19 patients can suffer long-term lung and heart damage but, for many, this tends to improve over time, according to the first, prospective follow-up of patients infected with the coronavirus, presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. Researchers in the COVID-19 `hot spot` in the Tyrolean region of…

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COVID-19 treatment: Use of antibiotics could lead to increased antimicrobial resistance | Health News

Washington: The use of antibiotics in people with COVID-19 could result in increased resistance to the drugs` benefits among the wider population, a new study suggests. Patients hospitalised as a result of the virus are being given a combination of medications to prevent possible secondary bacterial infections. However, research by…

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Blood clots, lung injuries found in patients who have died of COVID-19; Check findings | Health News

Washington DC: Ten post-mortem examinations performed on patients with confirmed COVID-19 found that all patients had lung injuries and early scarring of the lungs as a result of the virus, as well as injury to their kidneys. Nine patients also had thrombosis – a blood clot, in at least one…

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Hospitalised COVID-19 patients have low risk of stroke: New study | Health News

Washington: While initial reports suggested a significant risk of stroke in patients hospitalised with COVID-19, a new study shows a low risk of stroke in patients hospitalised with the disease. Notably, the majority of afflicted patients had existing risk factors, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. These findings provide…

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Covid-19: Facebook removes ‘misleading’ post by a doctor on Karnataka govt request

NEW DELHI: Facebook removed a Hyderabad-based doctor’s post which offered potentially misleading medical advice including a blanket drugs prescription to Covid-19 patients on its social networking platform, heeding a first of its kind request from the Karnataka government amid the pandemic. The American social media company told ET it had…

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