Obesity Ups Odds for Lung Clots in COVID Patients

Researchers said that obese patients with COVID-19 may have nearly three times the risk of developing what is known as a pulmonary embolism.
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Publication date: Available online 1 June 2020Source: Brain, Behavior, and ImmunityAuthor(s): Tong Sun, Junwen Guan, Chao You
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Odds of developing PE lower for COVID - 19 patients taking statin therapy prior to admission
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WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2020 -- Patients with COVID-19 with a body mass index (BMI)>30 kg/m² have increased odds of developing pulmonary embolism (PE), according to a research letter published online May 14 in Radiology. Neo Poyiadi, M.D., from...
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