COVID-19

Recent Studies Suggest Erectile Dysfunction a Possible COVID Side Effect

The Delta variant of the COVID-19 disease now accounts for around 83 percent of confirmed infection rates in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned last Monday that the seven-day rolling average for new hospital admissions has steadily increased in the past month. The reason this is happening is because there are people, mostly in the South …

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Meta-Analyses Reveal Who Should Be More Cautious of COVID-19

In April 2020, Chinese researchers at Weifang Medical University published the first peer-reviewed meta-analysis about medical comorbidities and COVID-19 disease severity. They screened several literature databases and retrieved 6 studies for analysis. All studies are of high quality with a Newcastle-Ottawa Scale (NOS) score of at least 6 points (see table below). 6 studies researched hypertension, diabetes, …

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Tokyo Olympics 2021: coronavirus largely contained among athletes, as cases surge in Japan

Tokyo is experiencing a record surge in Covid-19 cases during the Olympic Games as the more infectious Delta variant rips through Japan, though contagion among those linked to the event appears to be relatively contained so far. To date, organisers have announced 276 positive cases among people connected to the Olympics, including 24 athletes out of the more …

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