Alarmed as COVID patients' blood thickened, New York doctors try new treatments. As the novel coronavirus spread through New York City in late March, doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital noticed something strange happening to patients’ blood. Reuters Health, 04/22/2020.
What can coronavirus antibody tests actually tell us? Assuming that positive antibody test results confer immunity is a "very dangerous conclusion," say experts. NBC Health News, 04/21/2020. (Also see Autoantibodies)
Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world. Reported cases of the coronavirus have crossed 2.5 million globally and 177,004 people have died, according to a Reuters tally. Reuters Health, 04/22/2020.
'Thousands missing out on cancer diagnosis'. Delays in diagnosing and treating people with cancer could lead to more years of lost life than with Covid-19, according to a leading cancer expert. BBC Health News, 04/22/2020. (Also see Cancer)
Coronavirus: How to combat back pain while working from home. Working from home, there are likely to be inconsistent desk set-ups where injuries are more likely. BBC Health News, 04/21/2020.
Almost Every Hospitalized Coronavirus Patient Has Another Underlying Health Issue. A new study of people in the New York City area who have been hospitalized with COVID-19 reveals that most of them have more than one underlying illness. Time Healthland, 04/22/2020.
What Is Contact Tracing? Here's How It Could Be Used to Help Fight Coronavirus. What exactly is contact tracing, and how can it help society battle the COVID-19 epidemic? Time Healthland, 04/22/2020.
As Disinfectant Use Soars to Fight Coronavirus, So Do Accidental Poisonings. With the use of cleaning and disinfecting supplies soaring as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, so too are calls to poison control centers. Time Healthland, 04/20/2020.
Older and Stuck at Home? Expert Advice on Fitness. Past science suggests that any health impacts from prolonged home confinement are likely to be greatest among older people. TechnoCodex, 04/22/2020. (Also see Coping Strategies)
"Itís Not Over Until Itís Over": 5 Things To Know About Hitting The COVID-19 Peak. Health experts say not to expect a single peak day ó when new cases reach their highest level ó to determine when the tide has turned. Kaiser Health News, 04/17/2020.
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