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Acute kidney injury common in COVID-19 patients at NYC hospital

Acute kidney injury common in COVID-19 patients at NYC hospital

Acute kidney injury common in COVID-19 patients at NYC hospital Acute kidney injury common in COVID-19 patients at NYC hospital (HealthDay)—Patients admitted to a New York City hospital with COVID-19 faced major morbidity and mortality, with 78.0 percent of those admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) developing acute kidney …

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    Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury

    Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury

    Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury The fetal side of a placenta from a patient with coronavirus, connected to the umbilical cord. Evidence of the disease process in the placenta is not visible in this photo. Credit: Northwestern University The placentas from …

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      Lung injury in COVID-19 is not high altitude pulmonary edema

      Lung injury in COVID-19 is not high altitude pulmonary edema 1

      Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers A group of researchers with experience in treating high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) have written to correct the misconception in medical social media forums and elsewhere that the lung injury seen in COVID-19 is not like typical acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and is …

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        Co-delivery of IL-10 and NT-3 to enhance spinal cord injury repair

        Co-delivery of IL-10 and NT-3 to enhance spinal cord injury repair 2

        Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers Spinal cord injury (SCI) creates a complex microenvironment that is not conducive to repair; growth factors are in short supply, whereas factors that inhibit regeneration are plentiful. In a new report, researchers have developed a structural bridge material that simultaneously stimulates IL-10 and NT-3 …

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          Kidney injury up during pregnancy-related hospitalizations

          Kidney injury up during pregnancy-related hospitalizations 3

          (HealthDay)—The rates of pregnancy-related acute kidney injury (AKI) hospitalizations increased during the last decade, according to a study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Nephrology. Silvi Shah, M.D., from the University of Cincinnati, and colleagues used data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (2006 to 2015) to …

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