Smartphone-based assessment of prolonged COVID symptoms and risk factors

In a recent study published in medRxiv* Prepress server, researchers quantified features and risk factors for post-acute coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) or long-term COVID syndrome (LCOVID) based on the integration of (active) and passive survey data. [mobile health (mHealth) wearable device] data. Stady: Long-term COVID presentation and associated risk factors in a mobile health study. … Read more

Inpatient and outpatient clinics should monitor evaporation as part of IPC . protocols

Thorough cleaning and disinfection reduces the role of bleach in the spread of disease. Healthcare professionals know that anything you touch can act as a reservoir for pathogens. They also know that you can transmit or become infected with pathogens by coming into contact with a contaminated substance (a non-living object). As part of our … Read more

After Covid-19, should we worry about the Khosta-2 virus? What you need to know

US researchers report a bat virus, called Khosta-2, which can use the human ACE-2 receptor to enter cells just as Sars-CoV-2 did. COVID-19 pandemic. While these results are from lab studies, what worries scientists is that in the event of a spillover event – a virus jumping from one species to another – it may … Read more

Wearable devices show promise in identifying early population changes in COVID-19 activity

today, Viral diseases such as COVID-19 are tracked using multiple different methods, including laboratory data, healthcare visits, and wastewater monitoring. According to new data by scientists at the Scripps Research Translational Institute, this arsenal could be expanded to include wearable technologies such as fitness devices and smartwatches — which show promise in identifying early population … Read more

Study finds one-time test predicts which COVID-19 patients are likely to have an exacerbation in hospital

A one-time test can predict which people hospitalized with COVID-19 are likely to get significantly worse during their stay, even if they are admitted with relatively mild symptoms, according to a study of more than 2,500 people led by researchers at Stanford University. The test measures a patient’s blood levels of a protein on the … Read more

The formation of brain networks prior to COVID-19 modulates the effects of coping and perceived stress

The COVID-19 pandemic has produced a unique scenario for analyzing the psychological impact of global and extreme situations on the population. Now, a study reveals the importance of the formation of individual brain networks – prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 – in people’s ability to manage the impact of stress and coping strategies in … Read more

Surveillance of re-infection of omicron SARS-CoV-2 with different sub-variables

In a recent study published in emerging infectious diseasesIn this study, researchers observed an early recurrence of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Stady: Revaccination with different variants of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Subvariants, France. Image Credit: Naeblys / Shutterstock Ninety-six cases of early-stage SARS-CoV-2 (SARS-CoV-2) were reported in Belgium between December 2021 and March 10, 2022, with … Read more

A global study finds that the COVID-19 vaccine can affect the menstrual cycle

A range of menstrual cycle changes have been reported after a COVID-19 vaccination, including longer and shorter cycles, missed cycles, heavier and lighter menstrual flow, and spotting, according to a study by OHSU scientist Alison Edelman. (Getty Images) A new international study has found that some people may experience a small, temporary change in the … Read more

How do clinical outcomes differ in patients with different omicron subvariants?

In a recent study published in medRxiv* Prepress server, researchers compare clinical outcomes, upper respiratory viral loads, and viral recovery of various severe acute respiratory syndrome 2 (SARS-CoV-2) omicron subvariants in cell cultures. Stady: Omicron subvariants: clinical and laboratory characterization and cell culture. Image Credit: Mayboon / Shutterstock background Since the emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 … Read more

What are the neuropsychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

In a recent study published in medRxiv*Servant, researchers investigated cognitive deficiencies associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. Stady: Effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection on attention, memory, and sensory performance. Image Credit: Kateryna Kon / Shutterstock background Previous studies have documented cognitive deficiencies after severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, the majority of … Read more