Medical Health Cluster


COVID-19 May Increase Risk for Rare Eye Clots

Patients with COVID-19 may have an increased risk of rare vision-threatening blood clots in the eye for months afterward, new findings suggest. Because SARS-CoV-2 infections increase the risk of blood vessel obstructions at other sites in the body, researchers studied nearly half a million COVID-19 patients to see whether they […]

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Legionnaires’ Disease Shows Steady Increase in US Over 15+ Years

Legionnaires’ disease (LD) in the United States appears to be on an upswing that started in 2003, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The reasons for this increased incidence are unclear, the researchers write in Emerging Infectious Diseases. “The findings revealed a rising national trend in cases, […]

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