Articles

January 4, 2023

What Happens To Your Cells With Too Little Oxygen

Oxygen is essential for the survival and proper functioning of most eukaryotic organisms, including humans [3].  It plays a vital ...
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December 9, 2022

Understanding Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome

Most people who contract COVID-19 recover fully within a couple of weeks. However, a minority experience long-term symptoms for weeks ...
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November 2, 2022

New Cases of Polio in the US

The United States experienced its largest outbreak of polio in 1952, with about 20,000 cases. Shortly after, in 1955, the ...
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October 4, 2022

Risks of Prolonged Anesthesia for Surgery

Surgical procedures are notoriously physiologically challenging: from the moment the patient goes under anesthesia, they incur a certain risk. The ...
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September 19, 2022

Implications of the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act on Healthcare

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which was signed into law by President Joe Biden on August 16, seeks to fight ...
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September 5, 2022

Sugammadex: Overview, Protocol, and Dynamics

Sugammadex (ORG 25969) is a unique neuromuscular blockade reversal drug. It was the first selective relaxant binding agent, which is ...
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COVID-19 has been found to interact with and affect the cardiovascular system.
August 15, 2022

Ivabradine for Persistent Cardiac COVID-19 Symptoms

Initially recognized as a respiratory system disease, COVID-19 has been found to interact with and affect the cardiovascular system, resulting ...
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The largest meta-analysis of genetic susceptibility to COVID-19 infection included approximately 125,500 cases and over 2.5 million controls.
August 1, 2022

Genetic Susceptibility to COVID-19

Perhaps one of the most unique characteristics of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the large variability in infection-related morbidity and ...
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Patient monitoring during anesthesia is critical to ensuring their well-being.
July 18, 2022

Blood Oxygen Monitoring During Anesthesia and Surgery

Patient monitoring during anesthesia is critical to ensuring their well-being. This includes monitoring a patient’s ventilation, circulation, body temperature, and ...
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The “No Surprises Act” attempts to remove patients from the center of these conflicts by establishing an independent dispute resolution process between insurers and providers.
July 4, 2022

Controversy Over “No Surprises Act” Implementation

Last December, Congress passed the “No Surprises Act” to shield patients from unexpected bills incurred when they receive medical treatment ...
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June 20, 2022

Post-Extubation Airway Obstruction

Intubation is an acute respiratory intervention to ensure continued airflow through the upper airways and into the lungs. However, removal ...
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June 7, 2022

COVID-19 Rebound

In late May, CDC issued a health advisory regarding Paxlovid, an antiviral pill that is currently recommended for those with ...
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