Medicine


Baba Ramdev's Patanjali claims it has cure for Covid-19 Baba Ramdev's Patanjali claims it has cure for Covid-19
- June 16, 2020

He added that the company is now conducting controlled clinical trials and will release evidence in less than a week. "In next 4-5 days, evidence and data will be released by us", he added. The searches also included terms such as "Ashwagandha", "Giloy", "basil" - among other keywords. Speaking about the Shvasari juice, the Patanjali CEO said that it prevents the formation of thick mucus and reduces inflammation of the lungs by eliminating saliva. (more...)
CrossFit's New CEO Has Promised to Make Changes to the Organization's Culture CrossFit's New CEO Has Promised to Make Changes to the Organization's Culture
- June 16, 2020

Glassman's incendiary comments came out of the blue for Seewald, but CrossFit Sunnyside has never taken many directives from the CrossFit headquarters. In it, she notified an executive who works for Glassman, that she would be disaffiliating her business from CrossFit because of "CrossFit's failure to take a stand in a time of moral crisis in the U.S.". (more...)
186 new cases; no new deaths 186 new cases; no new deaths
- June 16, 2020

BHS reported the death to the state Department of Health yesterday. In total, IDPH reports 133,016 people in IL have tested positive for COVID-19, while 6,326 people have died statewide. An 85-year-old man who tested positive June 5 died Sunday at his home. The expansion of the Team-based Rapid Assessment of Community-Level Coronavirus Epidemics, or TRACE , comes after more than 120 cases were found at a Pacific Seafoods plant in Newport. (more...)
Army says COVID-19 vaccine ready for human trials Army says COVID-19 vaccine ready for human trials
- June 16, 2020

This latest milestone follows £41 million in government funding towards the development of Imperial College London's vaccine. The British Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved the start of Phase III trials of the vaccine after studies showed sufficient efficacy and safety, Soriot said. (more...)
CDC warns of second coronavirus wave as state lift lockdown CDC warns of second coronavirus wave as state lift lockdown
- June 16, 2020

The CDC's director, Dr. Robert Redfield, called his agency's new guidelines "common sense suggestions", not mandates. "However, it's important that we remember the situation is unprecedented and the pandemic has not ended". They also should weigh whether they or another person in their household is at risk for a severe case of COVID-19 that could land them in the hospital, the documents said. (more...)
World Health Organization calls for more research on asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19 World Health Organization calls for more research on asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19
- June 15, 2020

While the majority of coronavirus cases come from those who are symptomatic, Dr. Fauci said on ABC's " Good Morning America " that the spread from those who are asymptomatic is not uncommon. "I'm absolutely convinced that that is occurring. There's much that is unknown". He added: "The best scientific studies to date suggest that up to half of cases became infected from asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people". (more...)
USA revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus USA revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus
- June 15, 2020

Current US government treatment guidelines do not recommend use of the malaria drugs for COVID-19 patients outside of a clinical trial. The FDA grants EUAs in circumstances where it deems the benefits outweigh the risks of expediting a provisional authorization for the use of therapies and devices that haven't undergone its full, rigorous approval process for drugs and equipment. (more...)
United Kingdom reports lowest daily COVID-19 deaths since lockdown started United Kingdom reports lowest daily COVID-19 deaths since lockdown started
- June 15, 2020

To provide perspective on the increase of cases, the data a month ago on May 15 reported 33 cases in Clearfield, seven in Jefferson County, and six in Elk County. He added: "As the number of cases becomes smaller in many regions, these predictions will become more uncertain and more biased by small localised outbreaks". (more...)
Face masks critical in preventing the spread of Covid-19 Face masks critical in preventing the spread of Covid-19
- June 15, 2020

They found that pollution rates in Italy and NY began to slow as soon as face masks became mandatory, not after the application of the lock in Italy or after the entry into force of orders at home in NY. The researchers wrote that equally the Planet Wellness Group and the US Facilities for Disease Regulate and Avoidance emphasised the avoidance of get hold of transmission, but both companies have largely dismissed the relevance of the airborne transmission route. (more...)
Coronavirus survivor gets whopping $1.1 million hospital bill in US Coronavirus survivor gets whopping $1.1 million hospital bill in US
- June 14, 2020

A 70-year-old American man who almost died of Covid-19 has been billed a heart-stopping $1.1 million for his hospital expenses, the Seattle Times reported Saturday. So far, 1,16,831 people have died due to COVID-19 in the country. He told the Seattle Times that "It was a million bucks to save my life, and of course I'd say that's money well-spent". (more...)
Alabama virus cases surge, prompting new health warnings
- June 14, 2020

Alabama's rolling 7-day average for new cases now stands at 724. More than 2 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus have now been confirmed in the United States, according to a database kept by Johns Hopkins University . The Alabama Department of Public Health urged people to take precautions such as wearing masks in public. "More than ever since the pandemic began, we need people to social distance, wear face coverings in public, and practice good respiratory hygiene", said Dr. (more...)
COVID-19 threatens the entire nervous system COVID-19 threatens the entire nervous system
- June 14, 2020

All participants tested negative for SARS-CoV-2-specific nucleic acids and immunoglobulin (Ig) M or IgG antibodies when they returned home. The RT-LAMP test for SARS-CoV-2 successfully detected the virus in all human sample types that were spiked with SARS-CoV-2 genetic material , within 30 to 45 minutes, with an estimated limit of detection of as few as 304 viral copies in a sample. (more...)
CDC: More coronavirus cases expected as states reopen CDC: More coronavirus cases expected as states reopen
- June 14, 2020

Jay Butler, the CDC's COVID-19 incident manager, said . The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, as of 4 pm ET on June 12 versus its previous report on Friday . (more...)
Ontario to allow limited LTC, retirement home visits in 'cautious restart' Ontario to allow limited LTC, retirement home visits in 'cautious restart'
- June 14, 2020

But she also raised some significant concerns about the logistics of Ontario's visitation plan, such as the apparent expectation that repeat visitors will have to get tested for COVID-19 every two weeks and the outdoor-only visiting rule for LTC homes. (more...)
Coronavirus: AstraZeneca signs deal to make vaccine for Europe Coronavirus: AstraZeneca signs deal to make vaccine for Europe
- June 14, 2020

The pharmaceutical company said the contract was for up to 400 million doses of the potential vaccine being manufactured by the University of Oxford, which is now going through trials. AstraZeneca has also secured a deal with two U.S. government agencies and Vanderbilt University to create antibodies to be used to treat and prevent Covid-19, according to Bloomberg. (more...)
Trump administration reverses health protections for transgender people Trump administration reverses health protections for transgender people
- June 14, 2020

The department had proposed a similar change to the Obama-era rule previous year, saying that in light of several legal challenges to the rule, it wanted to "address the overbroad interpretations" of it and "reduce the significant confusion and unjustified burdens" it said the rule caused. (more...)
Fauci: Coronavirus is a Fauci: Coronavirus is a "nightmare" and "isn’t over yet"
- June 14, 2020

Dr. Fauci said he was surprised by how quickly the virus was able to move from Wuhan to the rest of China and across the globe through innate infectiousness and because of humans' "extraordinary travel capability". Fauci described as "a work in progress". The World Health Organization clarified its stance Tuesday when Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead for coronavirus response, said that asymptomatic spread is "a major unknown". (more...)
Coronavirus: Five More Deaths And 46 New Cases Confirmed Coronavirus: Five More Deaths And 46 New Cases Confirmed
- June 14, 2020

All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. Douglas County has reported 79 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, local officials said Friday - an increase of one case since Thursday . Inmates and detainees at four facilities around New Mexico accounted for 21 of the state's new COVID-19 cases. However, data indicates that continued precautions are necessary to prevent ongoing spread of the virus. (more...)
Woman With Severe COVID-19 Gets Life Saving Double-Lung Transplant Woman With Severe COVID-19 Gets Life Saving Double-Lung Transplant
- June 14, 2020

The coronavirus affects the lungs most often, but it can also damage the heart , kidneys, blood vessels and nervous system. "We are one of the first health systems to successfully perform a lung transplant on a patient recovering from COVID-19", he said. (more...)
Trump's economic adviser claims Trump's economic adviser claims "there is no second wave"
- June 14, 2020

Mnuchin said yesterday in his testimony and "I fully agree, we will not close the economy ", Kudlow said when appearing on Fox News Friday. Soon after fears about a increase in coronavirus cases, U.S. It's really flat and it's the same in terms of homicides, it's actually less than that, it's like zero to one and a half percent. Arizona, Texas and Florida are some of the states experiencing a spike in cases. (more...)

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