The Best Recipes, Crafts And More Hacks We Tried This Week (March 30-April 3)

There’s no “right” way to navigate this coronavirus pandemic — everyone lives and copes differently. That being said, fostering a sense of community may make getting through this time a little bit easier. Enter this weekly guide. Every Sunday, we’ll...

Pregnant Women Need to Guard Against Coronavirus

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with COVID-19 may be susceptible to pregnancy complications, an obstetrician-gynecologist says. Pregnant women have physiologic changes in their chests that may make them more susceptible to...

Coronavirus Hangs Around After Symptoms Subside

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Even after people with mild cases of COVID-19 feel better, new research shows that half still have the virus for up to eight days after symptoms are gone....

Financial Toxicity Is Common With Gynecologic Cancers

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 -- More than one-fifth of patients being treated for gynecologic malignancies experience financial toxicity, results of a single-center study suggest. Among 5,188 patients treated for gynecologic cancers, 1,155 (22%) experienced...

Study: If We Use Masks COVID Deaths Could Fall 10%

April 3, 2020 -- The CDC and White House have been mulling for days whether they should recommend that everyone wear cloth masks when going out in public. Now a team of researchers at Yale University has weighed in. They...

FDA OKs 1st Stem Cell Human Trial for COVID-19

April 3, 2020 -- A human clinical trial of an experimental stem cell therapy for coronavirus patients has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The stem cell treatment is derived from human placentas and is being developed...

Hydroxychloroquine: Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas

As we await evidence from multiple ongoing trials of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for the treatment of COVID-19, clinicians have had to make do with conflicting reports regarding its potential efficacy. Although HCQ is one of the safest drugs used for chronic rheumatic and autoimmune disorders,...

82,000 Health Care Workers Volunteer for New York

April 3, 2020 -- At least 82,000 health care workers have volunteered so far to bolster New York's fight against the new coronavirus. Health officials said the respondents to the state's call for a reserve force of medical workers include...

Scammers Taking Advantage of N95 Mask Shoratge

April 3, 2020 -- Scammers are sneaking counterfeit N95 masks into the supply chain and taking money for masks they don't have. N95 masks -- considered to be the best respirator masks-- are in short supply worldwide due to the...

Recovering from addiction during a time of uncertainty and social distancing

The COVID-19 crisis has created a time of uncertainty and anxiety for people around the world. Health professionals and other hospital staff are working around the clock to reduce and prevent the harmful consequences of the virus’s spread. Many people...
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