Tag Archives: COVID19

Blood Vessels in Lungs Split in Response to COVID-19

William Li, MD, president and medical director, The Angiogenesis Foundation, Cambridge, MA.  Steven Mentzer, MD, professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston. Todd Bull, MD, professor, Medicine-pulmonary sciences & critical care, The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO The New England Journal of Medicine: “Pulmonary Vascular Endothelialitis, Thrombosis, and Angiogenesis in… Read More »

Coronavirus drugs: how well is the hunt for covid-19 treatments going?

By Michael Le Page We may need to build a covid-19 treatment from scratch, instead of relying on known antiviral drugsMICHAEL DANTAS/AFP via Getty Images Several hundred trials of potential treatments for the coronavirus are now underway around the world. Early results suggest a few might slightly reduce the risk of dying from covid-19, but… Read More »

The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on primary healthcare worldwide – Medical News Today

The new coronavirus has affected people’s health in more ways than one. In this Special Feature, we look at what the pandemic has meant for primary healthcare access in countries around the world. Share on PinterestHow has the pandemic affected different aspects of primary healthcare? In this Special Feature, we investigate. Over the past few… Read More »

‘Just Mercy’ campaign launches COVID-19 fund to help the incarcerated

April Grayson (Credit: April Grayson) The coronavirus has impacted many but the prison population has been one of the most marginalized populations in the wake of the pandemic. Prison advocate April Grayson knows firsthand how they are feeling as she was incarcerated for 17 years. In an interview with theGrio, Grayson explains how her advocacy… Read More »