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Clinical Importance and Biochemical Role of iMg in Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and COVID-19

2021 06 May

Speakers K. Kisters, MD Med Clinic I, St. Anna Hospital, ESH Excellence Centre Herne, Germany Taylor Wallace, PhD Think Healthy Group, Washington, DC, USA; Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, George Mason University, Find Nova Biomedical On Social Media   Read more

IMAGING Management

Poland: Yes, We Will Use J&J Vaccine!

2021 14 Apr

The Polish government has announced that 120 000 units of Johnson&Johnson vaccine arrived in Poland on Wednesday. Despite reports of rare blood clotting in some recipients, the vaccine will be used. The European Medicines Agency approved the vaccine for use in the European Union last month. However, the Health Minister Adam Niedzielski confirmed... Read more

Executive Health Management

Advantech Connect Online Partner Conference to Promote Edge-to-Cloud Partnerships & AIoT Solutions

2021 13 Apr

Advantech , a leading provider of advanced IoT intelligence systems, is excited to launch its Advantech Connect Online Partner Conference, an online partner conference for global partners, focusing on the theme “Edge-to-Cloud Partnerships Enable Smart City Services with AIoT (Artificial Intelligence of Things)”. The conference sessions will be livestreamed... Read more

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Anticoagulation Therapy in Patients With COVID-19 

2021 13 Apr

No therapy is currently recommended for COVID-19. Some data from registries and autopsies suggest a potential role for coagulopathy in influencing outcome in patients with COVID-19. In COVID-19 patients with respiratory insufficiency, a combination of disseminated intravascular coagulation and localised pulmonary thrombotic microangiopathy may be present.... Read more

Executive Health Management

FDA Recommends Against Reuse of Respirators

2021 12 Apr

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released new recommendations regarding the use of disposable respirators suggesting “transition away from crisis capacity conservation strategies”.   You might also like: Two initiatives look into the options to safely reuse the masks and one connects hospitals with personal protective... Read more

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World Hemophilia Day 2021: How to deal with Vaccination

2021 11 Apr

World Hemophilia Day 2021, dedicated to creating international awareness of hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders, takes place on 17 April, the birthday of Frank Schnabel who founded the World Federation of Hemophilia. This year’s theme “Adapting to change: sustaining care in a new world” aims to raise awareness of issues related to proper... Read more

IMAGING Management

2021 09 Apr

In February 2020, news started filtering slowly through the media about a fast-spreading virus in China. Within a month it hit South Africa, and the President Cyril Ramaphosa and his team had the unenviable task to warn and educate all citizens about the impending virus. Their initial addresses to the nation was of doom and gloom and instant lockdown... Read more

Executive Health Management

CMA HEALTH SUMMIT SERIES 2021

2021 18 May

Session 2 June 18, 12 am to 02:30 am CET Session 3 August 22, 18:00 to 20:30 CET Find CMA On Social Media Read more

ICU Management

Study Investigates the Effects of Rescue Therapies on the Cerebral Oxygenation of COVID-19 Patients

2021 06 Apr

Study Stresses the Importance of Brain Monitoring During the Treatment of Patients with Severe COVID-19 Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the results of a prospective, observational study published in Critical Care in which researchers in Genoa, Italy, evaluated the impact of a variety of rescue therapies on the systemic and cerebral oxygenation... Read more

Cardiology Management

Risk Factors for COVID-19: Type II Diabetes, High BMI

2021 06 Apr

As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers, researchers have found associations between certain lifestyle factors and a person's risk of getting infected. While it has already been established that those with Type II diabetes and a high body mass index (BMI) are at greater risk of experiencing hospitalisations and other severe complications related to COVID-19,... Read more

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Selection Criteria for Lung Transplantation in COVID-19 Patients

2021 06 Apr

In May 2020, a team led by thoracic surgeon Konrad Hoetzenecker of the Department of Surgery of MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital performed a lung transplant on a 44-year-old patient who had been seriously ill with COVID-19. She thus became the first patient in Europe to receive a lung transplant for this indication. The Vienna lung transplantation... Read more

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Impact of Stress and Shortages on Critical Care Physicians

2021 06 Apr

As hospitals continue to struggle with accelerating rates of coronavirus infections, hospitalisations, and deaths, the impact of the pandemic and the experiences of critical care physicians caring for the sickest COVID-19 patients should be examined. This is especially important because infection rates are increasing, and there are concerns about the... Read more

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Association Between Pre-Existing Respiratory Disease and COVID-19

2021 06 Apr

Pre-existing respiratory disease could worsen the severity of COVID-19. A review of cases has shown that the prevalence of chronic respiratory disease in hospitalised COVID-19 patients was lower compared to prevalence in the general population. Another systematic review found mixed evidence on asthma. Some data suggests hospitalisation was equally... Read more

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World Health Day 2021: Fairer, Healthier World

2021 05 Apr

The World Health Organization (WHO) will focus on the theme of a fairer, healthier world for World Health Day on 7 April 2021. In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has become clear that there are many inequalities in the world which need to be addressed.    During the Covid-19 pandemic, the message was that everyone in the world is in the same... Read more

IT Management

COVID-19 Remote Monitoring: How Safe Is It?

2021 03 Apr

A new study from the University of Toronto presents the results of implementing a multidisciplinary, family medicine-led remote monitoring programme for outpatients with COVID-19.   You might also like: A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and looks into the matters... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca No More

2021 30 Mar

The Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has changed the name of its COVID-19 vaccine. You might also like: Shortages of COVID-19 vaccine supplies are being felt globally, not excluding the EU and the UK. Do companies fulfil their obligations and where will new manufacturing facilities be created? Learn more The vaccine... Read more

ICU Management

A-E Assessment of Post-ICU COVID-19 Recovery

2021 30 Mar

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant strain on healthcare and critical care services worldwide. While most resources have focused on acutely ill patients, the burden of patients who have been chronically affected by COVID-19 will remain.   From what we know of COVID-19 so far,  a significant number of patients show symptoms that last more... Read more

Executive Health Management

What’s Happening with COVID-19 Vaccine Supply?

2021 29 Mar

Shortages of COVID-19 vaccine supplies are being felt globally, not excluding the EU and the UK. Do companies fulfil their obligations and where will new manufacturing facilities be created?   You might also like: Why has AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine been the centre of attention in Europe over the past few days? Learn more... Read more

IT Management

COVID-19 and Telehealth

2021 27 Mar

A massive cohort study of over 36 million U.S. patients looks into how ambulatory care patterns changed considering the rise in virtual care in the first months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.   You might also like: The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growth in the use of telemedicine but there are differences... Read more

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Germany Government Approves Covid-19 Antigen Self-Test for Lay Persons

2021 26 Mar

The German Federal Office for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has given temporary special approval for self-administration of the CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test by lay persons. Moreover, the regular conformity assessment procedure for CE marking for self-administration by lay persons has been initiated. The test had already received a... Read more