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Potentially predictive humoral immune response markers in COVID-19 patients

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Potentially predictive humoral immune response markers in COVID-19 patients Potentially predictive humoral immune response markers in COVID-19 patients Credit: CC0 Public Domain Galit Alter, Ph.D., Group Leader at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Helen Chu, MD, Associate Professor …

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    Not all patients develop protective antibodies

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    Not all patients develop protective antibodies Not all patients develop protective antibodies Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A laboratory test developed by a study group from MedUni Vienna can determine whether COVID-19 patients develop protective antibodies after having the disease. Scientists from MedUni Vienna’s Institute of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research discovered …

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      COVID-19 case fatality rate 29 percent in multiple myeloma patients

      COVID-19 case fatality rate 29 percent in multiple myeloma patients

      COVID-19 case fatality rate 29 percent in multiple myeloma patients COVID-19 case fatality rate 29 percent in multiple myeloma patients (HealthDay)—For patients with multiple myeloma and COVID-19, the case fatality rate is 29 percent among hospitalized patients, with increased odds of adverse outcomes among racial/ethnic minorities, according to a study …

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        Better outcomes in severe COVID-19 patients administered interleukin-6 inhibitors early

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        Better outcomes in severe COVID-19 patients administered interleukin-6 inhibitors early Better outcomes in severe COVID-19 patients administered interleukin-6 inhibitors early Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research from Boston Medical Center found that patients experiencing severe COVID-19 symptoms had improved outcomes when administered an Interleukin-6 (IL6ri) inhibitor, sarilumab or tocilizumab, given …

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          Photodynamic therapy can combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

          Photodynamic therapy can combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

          Photodynamic therapy can combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients Photodynamic therapy can combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients Researchers at the Optics and Photonics Research Center, supported by FAPESP, advocate the technique as an additional treatment for patients with the disease. Credit: CEPOF Photodynamic therapy can be an efficient ally …

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            Many COVID-19 patients given useless antibiotics, study finds

            Many COVID-19 patients given useless antibiotics: study

            Many COVID-19 patients given useless antibiotics, study finds Many COVID-19 patients given useless antibiotics, study finds (HealthDay)—Early in the U.S. coronavirus pandemic, many people landing in the hospital may have been given unnecessary antibiotics, a new study suggests. The findings come from one of the hard-hit hospitals in New York …

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              A photonic device comes to the aid of COVID-19 patients

              A photonic device comes to the aid of COVID-19 patients

              A photonic device comes to the aid of COVID-19 patients A photonic device comes to the aid of COVID-19 patients Doctor placing the photonic device on the arm of a patient at the Hospital Parc Taulí.Hospital Par Taulí (from Barcelona) has been the first hospital to test these devices in …

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