Russia registers new Covid-19 drug to keep complication caused by virus 'under control'
on June 7, 2020 at 5:31 am
Russian developers have registered a new drug against the coronavirus that is supposed to deal with the harshest complications caused by Covid-19, including lung failure, and buy time before the vaccine is made. Levilimab is the second drug to receive ...
Are you safe from coronavirus in a pool? –
by Isaac Novak on June 7, 2020 at 4:15 am
As the US USA They are trying to reopen, people are trying to find safe activities that they can do outside without getting the coronavirus, like going to a swimming pool. Medical experts say that the coronavirus cannot survive in chlorinated water, but there are ...
Hundreds of homeless people in southeast San Francisco tested for COVID-19
by Michael Cabanatuan on June 7, 2020 at 4:00 am
Hundreds of homeless people from the Bayview-Hunters Point district and southeastern San Francisco showed up at Mother Brown's Kitchen on Saturday, drawn not only by the free barbecue, veterinary care for their pets and the thumping music but also by ...
More studies point to nicotine as a potential therapeutic for COVID-19
by DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS on June 7, 2020 at 3:47 am
Smoking may offer some protection against the coronavirus, an Israeli study has found. The results support recent similar findings by researchers in France, China and Italy, although a British study has found the opposite. Noting that conflicting reports exist ...
COVID-19 severity may be reduced by drug used for blood cancer
by Vikash Aiyappa on June 7, 2020 at 3:36 am
Washington, June 07: Scientists have observed that a drug which is already approved to treat several blood cancers, is associated with reduced respiratory distress and a reduction in the overactive immune response in COVID-19 patients, an advance that ...
What If Your Face Mask Could Kill Coronavirus With Electricity?
by Courtney Linder on June 7, 2020 at 3:32 am
From Popular Mechanics. Two Japanese companies, Murata Manufacturing and Teijin Frontier, have reportedly developed an antimicrobial textile, according to AFP. The material, called PIECLEX, uses kinetic energy from your movement to generate a low ...
Sleep fragmentation associated with inflammation and atherosclerosis
by Emily Henderson on June 7, 2020 at 3:21 am
Disrupted nightly sleep and clogged arteries tend to sneak up on us as we age. And while both disorders may seem unrelated, a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, helps explain why they are, in fact, pathologically intertwined. UC Berkeley ...
This animal's blue blood is going to be in high demand to test coronavirus vaccines
by Gabi Zietsman on June 7, 2020 at 2:46 am
As the world races towards a vaccine for the potentially deadly Covid-19 virus, one key substance is set to become highly sought after. The unique blue blood of the horseshoe crab is used in a vital process that checks whether or not intravenous drugs – like ...
Researchers eye tech wearables as coronavirus early-warning system
on June 7, 2020 at 2:46 am
Washington – Can your Fitbit or Apple Watch detect a coronavirus infection before the onset of symptoms? Researchers are increasingly looking at these devices and other such wearables as a possible early-warning system for the deadly virus. Last month ...
US CDC reports 1891690 coronavirus cases
by Ismail Shakil on June 7, 2020 at 1:50 am
(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 1,891,690 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 29,034 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,128 to 109,192.
City's 5th Covid-19 patient is the first plasma donor
by Sarfaraz Ahmed on June 7, 2020 at 12:29 am
Nagpur: The 42-year-old Khamla businessman, who is the 5th Covid patient to have recovered after testing positive on March 25, became the first from Nagpur to donate his blood plasma under the nationwide clinical trials to check if the fluid can be useful in ...
Tests for coronavirus vaccine need this ingredient: Horseshoe crabs
by Regine Chan on June 7, 2020 at 12:10 am
NEW YORK — For decades, drug companies have depended on a component in the blood of the horseshoe crab to test injectable medicines, including vaccines, for dangerous bacterial contaminants called endotoxins. Conservationists and some businesses ...
Chronic liver disease affects both men and women in similar ways
on June 6, 2020 at 11:00 pm
A new comprehensive study shows women are not more likely to die of liver cirrhosis than men, demonstrating that this chronic liver disease affects both men and women similarly. Previous studies have suggested women might have higher mortality of ...
Vision and balance issues are common in elementary school-age children with a concussion
on June 6, 2020 at 10:59 pm
Date: June 4, 2020; Source: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Summary: Researchers have performed the most comprehensive characterization of elementary school-age concussions to date, revealing an opportunity to improve outcomes for this age group ...
Can you catch coronavirus from a swimming pool?
on June 6, 2020 at 10:46 pm
Some parts of America are already baking, although summer has not officially come for another two weeks. With the heat, everyone wants to know: can you catch the coronavirus from the swimming pool? Okay, the answer is a bit weak Centers for Disease ...
Can you catch the coronavirus from a swimming pool?
by Paula Froelich on June 6, 2020 at 10:45 pm
Parts of America are already baking, even though summer doesn't officially arrive for another two weeks. So with the heat on, everybody wants to know: Can you catch the coronavirus from the swimming pool? Well, the answer is a bit murky, according to the ...
COVID-19 hospitalizations increase in St. Louis area while weekly average still in decline
by Joel Currier on June 6, 2020 at 10:33 pm
ST. LOUIS — The number of new patients admitted to St. Louis-area hospitals for treatment of the coronavirus increased to 24 on Saturday from 16 the day before, the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force said. Also, the seven-day average of new ...
Cholesterol levels dropping in Western nations -- but rising in Asia
by Kate Wighton on June 6, 2020 at 10:09 pm
Date: June 3, 2020; Source: Imperial College London; Summary: Cholesterol levels are declining sharply in Western nations, but rising in low- and middle-income nations - particularly in Asia, suggests the largest ever study of global cholesterol levels. Share:.
Alabama Reports More Than 600 New Virus Cases; Deaths At 685
by Megan VerHelst on June 6, 2020 at 9:38 pm
MONTGOMERY, AL — The number of new coronavirus cases reported in Alabama Saturday spiked by more than 600 since Friday, according to the most recent data by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Just before 5 p.m. Saturday, the state reported ...
June 6 evening update: The latest on the coronavirus and Maine
by Lynne Fort on June 6, 2020 at 9:31 pm
The BDN is making the most crucial coverage of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact in Maine free for all readers. Click here for all coronavirus stories. You can join others committed to safeguarding this vital public service by purchasing a ...