Tag: treatment

What to Know When You’re Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea

If you just found out you have sleep apnea, you may wonder what to do next. The first step is to talk to your doctor...

What You Can Do, What Works, What Doesn’t

Stretch marks are tiny scars that show up when your skin stretches or shrinks quickly. They may be red, purple, pink, or brown, slightly...

Women Less Likely to Get Life-Saving Heart Treatments

MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Women who are resuscitated from cardiac arrest are less likely to receive two common treatments once they arrive...

Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, anecdotal reports suggested that infusing...

New Drug Offers Hope Against MS

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A new immunotherapy that has shown success against multiple sclerosis in...

Blood Pressure Meds Can Affect COVID-19 Care

Overall, having a history of high blood pressure increased a person’s risk of kidney injury about fivefold, the Italian study found. A third study...

What We’ve Learned About Treating COVID

Sept. 10, 2020 — This past spring, health care providers at hospitals around the country scrambled to treat people who were critically ill with a...

Early RA Treatment May Thwart Heart Disease

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Starting drug treatment early in rheumatoid arthritis patients may reduce their risk of...

FDA Expands Use of Remdesivir for COVID-19 Treatment

August 31, 2020 — The Federal Drug Administration has broadened its emergency use authorization for the anti-viral drug remdesivir to include all hospitalized coronavirus patients,...

Antibodies Tested as Possible COVID Treatment

Indeed, when the Regeneron team screened single antibodies against the coronavirus, it found the virus could escape them fairly easily within just a few...

coronavirus treatment cost: Your insurance may not pay for significant part of hospital treatment for coronavirus

A mediclaim-type health insurance policy generally does not cover the cost of most consumables used in the treatment of a disease or condition in a...

More Turn to Medical Marijuana for Arthritis Pain

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Lots of people are using medical marijuana to treat their...

Cancer and COVID-19: What’s the Outlook?

May 28, 2020 — Cancer patients diagnosed with COVID-19 who are otherwise generally healthy can and do survive the coronavirus, according to a new...

Combination Drug Therapy For COVID Treatment

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A combination drug therapy for COVID-19 aims to both prevent...

AIIMS: AIIMS to soon conduct 1st autopsy to study virus

New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is set to study how long coronavirus can remain in the body and whether dead...

Private hospitals seek Uddhav Thackeray’s help to lift cap on treatment charges

MUMBAI: Private hospitals in Maharashtra, the state with the most Covid-19 cases in India, have reached out to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to revoke last...

FDA Warns Against Malaria Drugs to Treat COVID-19

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Malaria drugs touted by President Donald Trump as potential “game changers” against COVID-19...

COVID Care Could Cost U.S. Hundreds of Billions

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If most Americans get COVID-19, the cost of their care could top $650...

Good News on Remdesivir’s Power to Treat COVID-19

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Preliminary data from two clinical trials using the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat...

New COVID-19 Breast Cancer Treatment Guidelines

FRIDAY, April 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Guidelines for the prioritization and treatment of breast cancer patients during the coronavirus pandemic have been released by...

Dangerous Claims That Bleach Can Treat COVID-19

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A warning letter has been sent to a company marketing bogus and dangerous...

coronavirus updates: COVID-19: Testing, treatment free for Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at pvt labs, empanelled hospitals

NEW DELHI: Testing and treatment for COVID-19 will be free of cost for Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at private laboratories and empanelled hospitals, the National Health...