Tag Archives: Recovering

In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly

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In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the absence of approved, effective treatments for COVID-19, some hospitals have been treating patients with severe COVID symptoms with blood plasma from recovering patients. The blood of recovered patients contains antibodies …

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When can kids return to sports after recovering from COVID-19?

When can kids return to sports after recovering from COVID-19?

When can kids return to sports after recovering from COVID-19? When can kids return to sports after recovering from COVID-19? UVA cardiologist Dr. Peter Dean warns against a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to children returning to sports after recovering from COVID, especially for youths who get very sick. Credit: …

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Pandemic can worsen odds for people recovering from addiction

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Pandemic can worsen odds for people recovering from addiction Pandemic can worsen odds for people recovering from addiction Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Drug use can increase the risks associated with COVID-19 infection, and at the same time, the social and psychological risks of the pandemic can intensify drug use. Recovering …

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Recovering from metabolic syndrome significantly reduces risk for cardiovascular disease

It is known that metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess abdominal fat, high triglyceride level, and/or unhealthy cholesterol levels) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. When patients with metabolic syndrome reverse the syndrome, this risk decreases. Findings from a nationwide population-based cohort study are …

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