Tag: mortality

India

Every government should realise and internalise that the only way to flatten and bend the Covid-19 curve is to ensure that truth is never a casualty. Transparancy! The benefits of proning, and how it can save lives at… Read More

Pregnancy

What is the guidance for vaccination of women with breastfeeding infants, women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant and women who are menstruating?  Babies born to women who contracted Covid-19 in the first and second trimesters… Read More

Vaccine

An eight-week gap seems to be the sweet spot for tackling the Delta variant. There is limited data available on how long protection from current Covid-19 vaccine doses lasts and whether an additional booster dose would be beneficial… Read More

Statins

Statins reduce Covid-19 deaths (-32% less risk of death, -19% to -41%)…but only for people with CVD (cardiovascular disease) or hypertension (high blood pressure). And perhaps the most exciting thing about the polypill can be effective in many… Read More

Diabetes

A European company is pioneering a bloodless way for people with diabetes to monitor their glucose levels. Improved glycemia within the first two or three days of hospitalization is a better predictor of outcomes in Covid-19 patients than… Read More

Emergency

How to stay cool and safe in a heat wave. As temperatures reach record highs, here’s guidance on coping with extreme heat. Our attention to suicide prevention is even more important now, after many months living with the… Read More

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