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Stroke and altered mental state increase risk of death for COVID-19 patients

Date: December 18, 2020 Source 1: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Source 2: Summary: People hospitalized with COVID-19 and neurological problems including stroke and confusion, have a higher risk of dying than other COVID-19 patients, according to a new study. These findings have the potential to identify and focus treatment efforts on individuals most […]


COVID-19 recovery at home possible for most patients

Researchers confirm the safety of home discharge for low-risk patients with COVID-19 Date: October 13, 2020 Source 1: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Source 2: Summary: A new study shows that the vast majority of patients who visited the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai with suspected COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) symptoms, and who were


Metabolic syndrome linked to worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients

Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 were over three times more likely to die if they had metabolic syndrome Date: August 25, 2020 Source 1: Tulane University Source 2: Summary: Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die from the disease,

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