Researchers have been wary, because many COVID-19 complications result from an overactive immune response that leads to increased production of proteins called cytokines that can cause issues such as respiratory failure.
Pancreatitis is inflammation in the pancreas, a gland that is located in the upper abdomen. The pancreas produces enzymes that help digestion and hormones that help regulate the way your body processes sugar (glucose), according to the Mayo Clinic.
Radiologists face a familiar dilemma with COVID-19, choosing between overcalling or undercalling, and both errors are costly.
The White House Coronavirus Task Force appeared at a press briefing March 2 to provide updates about testing strategies and public health coordination to address the current outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19.
Symptom-based health screening of passengers entering the US on direct or connecting flights from Wuhan, China, will be conducted in San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles.
A woman presented to the emergency department with high liver enzyme levels and dark urine but did not develop fever until day 2 of care. She then tested positive for the virus.
This timely episode focuses on what we can all do to help support immune health and fortify the body against viruses at this crucial time in history. It may surprise you that I’ve asked not an infectious disease specialist but a gastroenterologist to talk to us about this subject. Dr. Ken Brown is on the […]
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