Covid-19 and the heart: Two new studies suggest 'the plot thickening'

Since the coronavirus pandemic first began, evidence has emerged showing that Covid-19 can damage more than the lungs.
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Authors: Aiyer AA, Granger CJ, McCormick KL, Cipriano CA, Kaplan JR, Varacallo MA, Dodds SD, Levine WN Abstract Over recent months, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has swept the world as a global pandemic, largely changing the practice of medicine as it was previously known. Physician trainees have not been immune to these changes-uncertainty during this time is undeniable for medical students at all levels of training. Of particular importance is the potential impact of COVID-19 on the upcoming residency application process for rising fourth-year students; a further source of added complexity in light of the n...
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Authors: Daeschler SC, Manson N, Joachim K, Chin AWH, Chan K, Chen PZ, Jones A, Tajdaran K, Mirmoeini K, Zhang JJ, Maynes JT, Zhang L, Science M, Darbandi A, Stephens D, Gu F, Poon LLM, Borschel GH Abstract BACKGROUND: Unprecedented demand for N95 respirators during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a global shortage of these masks. We validated a rapidly applicable, lowcost decontamination protocol in compliance with regulatory standards to enable the safe reuse of N95 respirators. METHODS: We inoculated 4 common models of N95 respirators with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronav...
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Hospitals and healthcare systems have for months been at the forefront of efforts to combat and contain the coronavirus pandemic. Miami Valley's response to the virus has been largely shaped by local care providers, many of whom have forged partnerships to ramp up Covid-19 testing, expand education and develop more creative ways to deliver care. Adjustments to the local healthcare landscape have rapidly evolved, even as hosp itals grappled with mounting financial shortfalls. Community care provider…
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Hospitals and healthcare systems have for months been at the forefront of efforts to combat and contain the coronavirus pandemic. Miami Valley's response to the virus has been largely shaped by local care providers, many of whom have forged partnerships to ramp up Covid-19 testing, expand education and develop more creative ways to deliver care. Adjustments to the local healthcare landscape have rapidly evolved, even as hosp itals grappled with mounting financial shortfalls. Community care provider…
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A new school year began this week in some communities across the United States, bringing with it the first glimpse at how the Covid-19 pandemic will shape education.
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The evolutionary biologist on data manipulation, fake news, and the importance of using science as a lie detectorCarl Bergstrom is a professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Washington in Seattle. More than a decade ago he conducted research on the role of government in pandemic planning, and has been a trenchant critic of the current response. He is the co-author with his colleague Jevin D West of a new book,Calling Bullshit: The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World.Your book is very timely in that it suggests the exponential spread of bullshit would eventually crash against fact in spectacular fashion. ...
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Thousands have converged in Berlin to protest Germany's coronavirus restrictions at a demonstration proclaiming “the end of the pandemic” has arrived
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Anyone who has ever played sports knows the feeling of being“benched.” I’ll recall my own experience participating in middle school football. I worked exceptionally hard during practice to prove myself to the coaches. A burning, incessant desire stirred within me to be chosen as a linebacker. When game day arrived, our coaches called out […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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Publication date: Available online 1 August 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &ReviewsAuthor(s): Smita Rath, Alakananda Tripathy, Alok Ranjan Tripathy
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