COVID-19 and what cancer patients should know

An interesting guide that covers the recent COVID-19 outbreak and what cancer patients, along with their family members, should know. Read more about it on, a free health site.

By Admin|2021-04-29T20:47:07+00:00July 20th, 2020|News|0 Comments

An interesting video/article on the WSJ about recovery and our immune system

Understanding how the body clears the new coronavirus is becoming more important as the U.S. begins to reopen. WSJ’s Daniela Hernandez explains how the body fights infection and why feeling better doesn’t equal being virus-free. If you have a subscription to the WSJ you can also read the accompagning article about "What It Will Take

By Admin|2020-06-28T10:41:38+00:00June 28th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Coronavirus: What does blood type have to do with COVID-19?

COVID-19 can take mild to severe courses: Sometimes there are no symptoms, and sometimes people die. New research suggests that blood types could play a rather important role by affecting the immune response. German and Norwegian researchers have analyzed the different blood types with regards to COVID-19. They have come up with some amazing results,

By Admin|2020-06-19T14:33:23+00:00June 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Coronavirus: Outcry after Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as treatment

Read full article on the BBC US President Donald Trump has been lambasted by the medical community after suggesting research into whether coronavirus might be treated by injecting disinfectant into the body. He also appeared to propose irradiating patients' bodies with UV light, an idea dismissed by a doctor at the briefing. Another of his

By Admin|2020-04-24T07:38:28+00:00April 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Dutch: Zo kijken de vijf populairste Europese vakantielanden naar komende zomer

Lees het volledige artikel hier Landen als Spanje en Italië zuchtten afgelopen jaren onder hordes toeristen. Maar nu bezoekersrecords plaatsmaken voor de stilte dreigt een ramp. Want overlast door toerisme of niet, een groot deel van de Europese economie vaart op die sector. De miljoenen mensen die er hun brood mee verdienen, gaan een loodzware

By Admin|2020-04-21T22:04:37+00:00April 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

NIH Panel Recommends Against Drug Combination Trump Has Promoted For COVID-19

Read full article on NPR A panel of experts convened by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recommends against doctors using a combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for the treatment of COVID-19 patients because of potential toxicities. "The combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin was associated with QTc prolongation in patients with COVID-19," the

By Admin|2020-04-21T21:18:26+00:00April 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

U.S. FDA approves first at-home COVID-19 test

Read full article on CTV News As the coronavirus pandemic continues, a new COVID-19 test has been authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The new test allows for patients to collect their own samples using Pixel by LabCorp COVID-19 Test home collection kits that they would then mail to a lab for testing,

By Admin|2020-04-21T21:09:04+00:00April 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Singapore sees huge surge in new virus cases

Read full articles on CTV or CNN Singapore reported 942 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, a single-day high for the tiny city-state that pushed its total number of infections to 5,992, including 11 deaths. The number of cases in Singapore has more than doubled over the past week amid an explosion of infections among foreign

By Admin|2020-04-21T21:08:05+00:00April 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Dutch: Kunnen hoge bloeddruk medicijnen ernstige complicaties door corona voorkomen?

Lees het volledige artikel hier Cardiologen van het Radboudumc zijn een groot onderzoek gestart naar de behandeling van coronapatiënten, met een medicijn tegen hoge bloeddruk. De resultaten moeten uitwijzen of het veel voorgeschreven medicijn Valsartan ernstige vochtophopingen in de longen bij de corona virusziekte COVID-19 kan voorkomen. Dat zou ervoor zorgen dat veel patiënten niet

By Admin|2020-04-21T21:08:06+00:00April 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments
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