COVID-19 may cause deadly blood clots

(The Endocrine Society) COVID-19 may increase the risk of blot cots in women who are pregnant or taking estrogen with birth control or hormone replacement therapy, according to a new manuscript published in the Endocrine Society's journal, Endocrinology.
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Authors: Sola A, Rodríguez S, Cardetti M, Dávila C Abstract Objective: To evaluate and report the clinical characteristics and outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women and newborns in Latin America. Methods: Descriptive study based on the prospective report of the units of the Ibero-American Society of Neonatology Network. Results: Of 86 pregnant women with COVID-19 confirmed by RT-PCR in seven countries (6 from Latin America, and Equatorial Guinea) 68% (59) were asymptomatic. Of 32% of symptomatic women, 89% (24) had mild symptoms and 3.5% (3) had severe respiratory symptoms. No wom...
Source: Pan American Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rev Panam Salud Publica Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 August 2020Source: Advances in Chronic Kidney DiseaseAuthor(s): Divya Bajpai, Silvi Shah
Source: Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: Higher rates of mental disorders, specifically depression, were found among affected people in previous epidemiological studies taken after disasters. The aim of the current study was to assess risk for depression among pregnant women hospitaliz...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Conclusion: This report has important implications for infection control and clinical management of pregnant women with COVID-19 and their newborns.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Instructive Cases Source Type: research
Coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak has a growing impact on global health; vertical transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection is still controversial. In this article, we describe a case of vertical transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in a newborn with respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Instructive Cases Source Type: research
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Antibody tests in first- and third-trimester Spanish women found those who had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 were often asymptomatic and few became sick enough to be admitted to the hospital, researchers report.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - Category: Intensive Care Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- The reproductive health of adolescents in West Africa, like so many regions, is being negatively impacted by Covid-19 with maternal mortality being the second cause of death among adolescents in Senegal. allAfrica's Sethi Ncube interviewed Christine Sarr, one of 25 young change-makers from around the world gathered by SheDecides 25x25.Emphasising that reproductive health is a necessity for development, Sarr is calling on governments in both Senegal and the wider region to prioritise and commit funding to t
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I do not have to stress how important a role food and eating play in our lives. Food is at the base in Maslow’s hierarchy of our needs; it is essential for our survival. It shows perfectly the creativity of humankind: food exists in the richest variety of ingredients, forms, shapes, tastes and colors all over the world from the Greenlandic kiviak (dozens of small birds stuffed into a seal fermented under a rock) through the Liquid Pea Sphere of molecular gastronomy to the tagliatelle with hand-cut meat ragout from the world’s best restaurant, Osteria Francescana. The advent of novel digital health tools will ra...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Future of Food 3d printing genomics Innovation technology GC1 sensors nutrigenomics food sensors Source Type: blogs
During these trying COVID days, patients have been limited in the care they receive because clinics have been limiting access and because patients themselves have been wary of visiting medical facilities. Pregnant women are a particularly vulnerable ...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Ob/Gyn Public Health Radiology Telemedicine Source Type: blogs
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