COVID-19 patients

Don't use Gilead's Remdesivir in hospitalised COVID-19 patients: WHO

A World Health Organization panel has said that Gilead`s Remdesivir should not be used for patients hospitalised with COVID-19.


Nov 21, 2020, 02:31 AM IST

Haemophilia patients face tough time in accessing treatment due to COVID-19 pandemic

The medical infrastructure has shifted quickly towards managing Covid-19 patients, resulting in less emphasis on non-covid patients such as Hemophilia patients.

Oct 16, 2020, 21:30 PM IST

COVID-19 patients may experience 'brain fog', other neurological symptoms after recovery: Study

People who have recovered from COVID-19 sometimes experience lingering difficulties in concentration, as well as headaches, anxiety, fatigue or sleep disruptions.

Oct 08, 2020, 02:29 AM IST

Patients hospitalised with COVID-19 are younger, healthier than influenza patients: Study

The study was published by the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) community. 

Oct 08, 2020, 01:59 AM IST

Diminished response by 'killer' T cells found in elderly COVID-19 patients

Older patients with the disease have lower frequencies of the immune cells needed to expel the virus from the body, the researchers found. The study was published this week in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

Sep 23, 2020, 02:18 AM IST

COVID-19 patients suffer long-term lung and heart damage: Study

Researchers in the COVID-19 `hot spot` in the Tyrolean region of Austria recruited consecutive coronavirus patients to their study, who were hospitalised at the University Clinic of Internal Medicine in Innsbruck, the St Vinzenz Hospital in Zams or the cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation centre in Munster, Austria. 

Sep 07, 2020, 15:22 PM IST

COVID-19 treatment: Use of antibiotics could lead to increased antimicrobial resistance

Patients hospitalised as a result of the virus are being given a combination of medications to prevent possible secondary bacterial infections.

Aug 26, 2020, 16:02 PM IST

Blood clots, lung injuries found in patients who have died of COVID-19; Check findings

The research team behind the study believe that the findings could help guide clinicians on treating complications as a result of COVID-19, such as using blood thinners to prevent blood clots from developing. 

Aug 22, 2020, 02:15 AM IST

98-yr-old retired war veteran recovers from coronavirus COVID-19

Sakpal (Retd) was accorded a warm farewell at INHS Asvini, the primary naval healthcare centre in the war against COVID-19 and managing the care of serving and retired COVID-19 patients from Navy, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard

Aug 16, 2020, 13:22 PM IST

Coronavirus case count in Maharashtra crosses four lakh; death toll at 14,463

While the COVID-19 case count in Maharashtra reached 4,00,651, as many as 7,478 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the number of recovered cases to 2,39,755.

Jul 30, 2020, 01:16 AM IST

Hospitalised COVID-19 patients have low risk of stroke: New study

These findings provide more clarity about the role COVID-19 plays in causing stroke in a diverse population of the US. The study paper was published in the journal Stroke from Penn Medicine.

Jul 28, 2020, 02:02 AM IST

COVID-19 may attack central nervous system of coronavirus patients

These two psychological symptoms were most closely associated with a loss of smell and taste rather than the more severe indicators of the novel coronavirus such as shortness of breath, cough or fever, according to the study.

Jul 16, 2020, 17:47 PM IST

DCGI gives nod for 'restricted emergency' use of Itolizumab injection on COVID-19 patients

Biocon has presented the Phase II clinical trial results generated in COVID-19 patients to DCGI. 

Jul 11, 2020, 12:56 PM IST

Why some COVID-19 patients with low oxygen level breathe well?

Researchers have found possible explanations for Covid-19 patients who present with extremely low, otherwise life-threatening levels of oxygen, but no signs of difficulty in breathing.

Jul 04, 2020, 12:29 PM IST

6500 beds reserved for COVID patients in Bengaluru's 11 private, 3 medical colleges

The development took place as Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday held a second round of meeting with representatives of private hospitals at Vidhana Soudha over COVID-19. 

Jun 30, 2020, 17:45 PM IST

Can't expect poor patients to give proof for free treatment: Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court observed that COVID-19 patients from poor and indigent sections cannot be expected to produce documentary proof to avail subsidised or free treatment while getting admitted to hospitals.

Jun 27, 2020, 14:28 PM IST

Home isolation system restored in Delhi for COVID-19 patients

Earlier on Saturday, LG Anil Baijal had issued an order requiring all the COVID-19 patients to go to the Quarantine Center for tests. 

Jun 25, 2020, 23:07 PM IST

Blood plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients safe for treatment: Study

Nearly 40 per cent of the patients were women; 20 per cent African Americans; 35 per cent Hispanic and 5 per cent Asian, the researchers said.

Jun 19, 2020, 16:22 PM IST

97-year-old with heart ailments, hypertension beats COVID-19 in Chennai

Krishna Murti, aged 97, was admitted at a private hospital in Chennai on May 30, after he tested Covid-19 positive. 

Jun 12, 2020, 22:28 PM IST

COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery at increased death risk: Lancet study

Patients undergoing surgery after contracting the novel coronavirus are at an increased risk of postoperative death, according to a new study published in The Lancet journal which may lead to better treatment guidelines for COVID-19.

May 30, 2020, 13:26 PM IST