South Korea to Survey Post-COVID Conditions as Traditional Eastern Medicines Attract Interest

It’s been more than two years since the novel coronavirus—the pathogen that causes COVID-19—broke out in China and went on to leave a sick and deadly trail around the world. Even as people continue to be infected by emerging variants, scientists from multiple countries have begun investigating post-COVID conditions and possible remedies. While South Korea … Read more

Worldwide Acupuncture Industry to 2028 – Key Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities – | Business

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 23, 2022– The “Global Acupuncture Market Outlook 2020: Global Opportunity and Demand Analysis, Market Forecast, 2021-2028” report has been added to’s offering. This market research report offers comprehensive analysis in terms of global industry trends, revenue, market share, segmentation, and geographical analysis for the global Acupuncture market. The report includes historic market … Read more

Dr. Fauci gives UMBC 2022 commencement address

It’s an understatement to say Dr. Anthony Fauci has had a hectic two years as chief medical advisor to the president during the pandemic. But he took time Thursday to congratulate a group of future doctors, nurses and researchers for their “resilience, resolve and strength of character” in a commencement speech at The University of … Read more

Obesity and Its Impact on Adverse In-Hospital Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19

This article was originally published here Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2022 May 2;13:876028. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2022.876028. eCollection 2022. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: An increasing level of evidence suggests that obesity not only is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) but also has adverse outcomes during COVID-19 infection. METHODS: We used the German nationwide inpatient sample to analyze … Read more

Gestational diabetes mellitus in overweight and obese pregnant women may increase COVID-19 incision

In a recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecologyresearchers reported that gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and obesity were associated with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Gestational diabetes mellitus and COVID-19: results from the CRONOS study. Image Credit: Svetolk/Shutterstock Background Pregnancy has been considered a risk factor for a severe course … Read more

Xlear Teams Up With Dr. Ferrer BioPharma to Bring a Better User Experience to Nasal Hygiene | Business

AMERICAN FORK, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 16, 2022– Today Xlear announced a new partnership with Dr. Ferrer BioPharma (DFBP), which will make Xlear nasal spray the first nasal hygiene tool to deploy the GentleMist nozzle—the next generation nasal spray technology that research shows achieves better compound dispersion and coverage and a better user experience. Nasal cleansing studies … Read more

Obesity exacerbates SARS-CoV-2 infection in K18-hACE2 mice

This article was originally published here FASEB J. 2022 May;36 Suppl 1. doi: 10.1096/fasebj.2022.36.S1.R4068. ABSTRACT Hypertension and obesity are considered risk factors for severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The aim of the current study was to examine whether hypertension and obesity alternate SARS-CoV-2 infection, the … Read more

COVID or allergies? Health experts weigh in

Spring allergy season has arrived in the Northwest, and all that sniffling and sneezing has many people wondering how to tell the difference between symptoms of allergies, COVID-19 or even a common cold, as many of the symptoms overlap. Dr. Mark Chan, allergy and immunology specialist with Kaiser Permanente in Portland said key symptoms of … Read more

Local Long Haulers Find Relief in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Even after more than two years and hundreds of millions of cases, our understanding of COVID is still in its infancy. We’ve learned that there are patterns to who is more susceptible to severity of illness, but there is plenty of unpredictability too. And the same is turning out to be true for those who … Read more