Can RNA from a SARS-Cov2 infection find its way into our DNA. A recent preprint suggests reasons why genetic viral material is showing up in PCR tests

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Covid-19 Global Statistics

The figures below are automatically updated each day
GLOBAL
243,729,100
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 23, 2021 2:50 am
GLOBAL
4,953,325
Total deaths
Updated on October 23, 2021 2:50 am
GLOBAL
19,641,976
Total active cases
Updated on October 23, 2021 2:50 am

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Health & Pregnancy

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MENTAL

Being an Asian Healthcare Worker Complicated My Access to Mental Health Care

Mental Health protocols for providers have to start with caring for healthcare workers so that we can care properly for our patients.

ISABEL

Isabel Symptom Checker

Medika has partnered with Isabel Health and you can now check your aches and pains in seconds by simply typing in your symptoms. Enjoy free access to a tool used by medical professionals.

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UNDERSTANDING

Preparing for: Abdominal Hysterectomy

Prepare yourself for a Robotic Hysterectomy by learning more about what the procedure entails.
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DISEASES

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a group of lung diseases that make it hard to breathe and get worse over time.

Could a Rash be a Sign of Covid-19?

A new study adds to a growing body of evidence pointing to skin rash as a possible symptom of Covid-19 infection. A skin rash can occur

Bacterial Vaginosis; What to Do When Your Vagina Smells Bad

Bacterial vaginosis is a common, non sexually transmitted vaginal infection causing discharge and foul-smelling odor.

Pro Tips to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

The lifetime risk of stroke for adult men and women (25 years of age and older) is approximately 25 percent. Worldwide, stroke is the second most common cause of mortality and the second most common cause of disability.

HEALTHY MINDS

SAFETY

The Mechanics of Vaping and Its Medical Impact on Your Health

How safe is vaping? What medical literature exists to support claims of safety or the contrary? Medika examines the lucrative industry.

CARDIO

Eight Early Signs of Heart Trouble You Shouldn’t Ignore

Recognizing Heart Attack symptoms early on can save your life or the life of someone close to you. Some are obvious and others can mimic different conditions.

SCAMS

QUACK ALERTS

Kerri Rivera on Medika’s Quack Scale

Kerri Rivera scores 5 out of 5 on Medika's Quack Scale. She poses a high risk to the general public and we recommend against purchasing any of her products..