(HealthDay)—In the last decade, there has been a shift toward care in certified stroke centers for rural residents with acute ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack, according to a study published online May 4 in
Radiologists are investigating people’s medical conditions and pregnancies remotely thanks to an ESA-backed robotic technology. The set-up enables medics to care for some patients at a distance during the coronavirus pandemic. The system is already
An initial trial in patients indicates that a new genetic treatment for complete color blindness, developed by research groups based in Tübingen and Munich is safe. Preliminary evidence for its efficacy has also been obtained.
Severely ill coronavirus patients were less likely to die and less likely to need life support after just two doses of arthritis drug, new study finds Half of 129 severely ill coronavirus patients received two
A team from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has created a simple, scalable solution to remotely monitor the vital signs of COVID-19 patients, while preserving vital personal protective equipment (PPE)
Trump lists companies helping produce PPE, treatments President Trump gives an update on the latest potential coronavirus treatments and the companies producing personal protection equipment to combat coronavirus. Shares of Gilead Sciences were up more
Engineers in Colombia have developed a mechanical ventilator for COVID-19 patients that could cost as little as $2,000—one of numerous crash projects around the world aimed at helping ease a global shortage of the devices.
The ERA-EDTA has created a European database that collects granular individual data of dialysis patients and transplanted patients with COVID-19. “End stage renal disease patients are generally assumed to be at very high risk of
As adults age, they accumulate a number of medications for chronic conditions. Older patients take anywhere between 5-15 medications per year, which increases the risk that some of the drugs will counteract each other. Older
Older adults and those with serious chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes and lung disease, are at higher risk of developing serious complications if infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. But