Are Your Lungs at Risk?
As our national lockdown drags on, the media repeats the same message… Isolation is the only solution. You must stay home, avoid other people, stay away from your office, give up on recreation and socializing… But maybe there’s a different way to handle this. Throughout my career — and especially here at the Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine — I’ve sought to make my patients, employees, and readers healthier, more vital, and more resistant to disease. Few people are talking about why this virus is mostly a threat to elders or people who already have a disease diagnosis. Truth is, almost all the people who died from the coronavirus had what we call “comorbidities,” which means they had underlying conditions that weakened their immune systems. The way I interpret this is that the vast majority of people who were infected were able to defend themselves and recover… whether they were people who had symptoms and recovered within a few weeks, or people who showed no symptoms and didn’t even realize they had it. I want my patients, employees, and readers to be in the group that recover without ever knowing they were battling a virus. Because those are the ones with the most powerful and robust immune systems. That’s what my life’s work has been about. So that leads us to examine the differences in vitality and immune response of those who succumb to the virus, and those that don’t get it a...
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he has been discharged from a New Jersey hospital after a week there following his announcement that he had contracted the coronavirus
CORONAVIRUS could infect you within a moment's notice, but the body takes longer to respond. Top researchers from King's College London have discovered the 'dark horses' of COVID-19.
Publication date: Available online 10 October 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Hisakazu Yano, Ryuichi Nakano, Yuki Suzuki, Akiyo Nakano, Kei Kasahara, Hiroshi Hosoi
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he was released from the hospital Saturday morning following treatment for the coronavirus.
The warning comes amid plans to bring in a three-tier local lockdown system to slow the spread of Covid.
CONCLUSION: Our study showed that transaminitis on admission was associated with severe clinical outcomes such as admission to the intensive care unit, need for mechanical ventilation, and mortality. PMID: 33033568 [PubMed]
CONCLUSION: In the post coronavirus disease 2019 educational landscape, virtual, augmented and mixed reality technology may prove invaluable in the training of the next generation of surgeons. PMID: 33032666 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Emergency-use authorizations, a formerly obscure corner of regulatory law, have become a centerpiece of the government ’s response to the pandemic.
I regularly hear patients malign the medicine and science that undergird our efforts against covid-19. The medical profession needs to help them understand the dangers.
The use of an immune-system stimulant harvested from shark liver oil in the development of some coronavirus vaccines has animal conservationists pressing for alternatives.(Image credit: Reinhard Dirscherl/ullstein bild via Getty Images)