Trump promised to stop taking the drug hydroxychloroquine :: Politics :: RBC

US President Donald Trump intends to stop taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine (plaquenil) in the near future. This is stated in the press release of the White House. In particular, the US leader plans to stop taking the medicine “in a day or two.” On May 19, Trump announced that he is taking hydroxychloroquine one […]

Coronavirus: What can the antibody tests do at home?

Updated May 20, 2020, 9:36 a.m. Many people who have recently had symptoms that also suggest COVID-19 disease ask themselves if it could have been the coronavirus. Antibody laboratory tests can provide information about this. There are now numerous providers that sell tests for home use. What do experts think about this? More current information […]

Coronavirus can be transmitted before the first symptoms

VA few months after the first corona cases in Germany, scientists analyzed the contagion chains of this patient group in detail. The study, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, confirmed that infected people can be contagious before the first symptoms appear. In at least one of the 16 cases examined, an infected person passed on […]

it affects not only the lungs, but the whole body

The first 10 days after the onset of symptoms of the disease, the 38-year-old American was feeling quite well. He was not at risk; he had no chronic diseases. – The man was examined, the disease was mild. The patient had a slight cough. Therefore, he was sent home for treatment, ”says the head of […]

“Understanding the effect of confinement on living conditions”

Articulate health data and social conditions: since the start of the Covid-19 epidemic in France, no study had been launched to jointly assess the two aspects of the epidemic, and even less on the scale of the whole population. Co-led by sociologist Nathalie Bajos, director of research at Inserm, and Josiane Warszawski, epidemiologist at Inserm, […]

Richard Mervyn Hare, ethics at heart

Said law or guillotine de Hume does not cut heads: only undue conclusions or inferences. Those who move from “what is” to “what must be”, from what describes a fact (Paul is a doctor) in what is an imperative or a prescription (Anna must close the window). This “cut” is not so simple. May Paul […]

Actress Tatyana Vasilyeva announced her hospitalization :: Society :: RBC

Tatyana Vasilyeva (Photo: Ekaterina Tsvetkova / Global Look Press) The Soviet and Russian 73-year-old actress, TV presenter Tatyana Vasilyeva announced her hospitalization, Interfax reports. “I still can’t say for sure (what’s my diagnosis),” Vasilyeva clarified, saying that she was going to the hospital. Alexander Vasiliev discharged from the hospital in Kommunarka RIA Novosti reported earlier […]

Concern rises over inflammation affecting children

The alert is worrying and the many pending questions will inevitably fuel anxiety. For several weeks, several medical teams in Europe have been worried about the growing appearance of serious inflammatory syndromes in children, some of which are associated with myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle). These teams wonder about the potential link with the […]

Is it true that nicotine users contract Covid-19 less?

Hello, Many case studies demonstrate this unequivocally: smokers who contract Covid-19 have a greatly increased risk of developing severe forms of the disease. In this work, we find that the proportion of smokers is two to four times higher in severely ill patients than in those with a moderate form of the disease. On the […]