Friday, November 27, 2020

Health Topics

Celebrating New Life During the Pandemic

Will my partner be with me when I go into labor? Nervous patients ask this question daily. Expectant parents are worried and terrified to...

A Laypersons Guide to Building Better Babies

While it is true that many women in their thirties and even into their forties have healthy pregnancies and babies, the fact remains that many struggle to conceive after the age of thirty

What Pregnant Women Need to Know About Coronavirus

Millions of pregnant women are worried and trying to understand what to do. They want to protect their babies and find out if they are at risk.

Covid-19 Moms at Higher Risk for Preterm Labor, Study Suggests

Pregnant women worldwide continue to worry about catching Covid-19 and passing the virus to their unborn baby. Each day we learn more, but much remains unknown about the coronavirus’s effects on pregnant women and babies.

Covid-19 Moms Are at Higher Risk for ICU Admission and Complications

Women are at a higher risk of severe complications if they acquire Covid-19 during pregnancy compared with non-pregnant women.

Most Babies Born to Covid-19 Moms Do Well

The new data shows that babies born to women with Covid-19 demonstrate no increase in low birth weight, difficulty breathing, apnea, or respiratory infections through the first eight weeks of life.

ROTTEN RETAILERS: Quackery Websites Selling Harmful Health Products

Find out how our Rotten Retailers list works and how we allocate our Rotten Apple's to "Health and Wellness" retailers. A Consumer Safety initiative from Medika and MOBILIZE™ HEALTH

Daily Aspirin; This Simple Solution Saves Pregnant Women’s Lives

We can reduce the risk of preeclampsia by encouraging the daily low-dose aspirin in women who have an increased risk for high blood pressure in pregnancy

No Tsunami of Mental Illness Accompanies Covid-19

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were likely to be experiencing some anxiety (worried) or depressive symptoms (sad, pessimistic) that were not serious enough to justify a diagnosis of major depression or a serious anxiety disorder.

St. Jude scientists identify possible COVID-19 treatment in the lab

If validated, the discovery by St Jude scientists could offer real tools to deal with hyperinflammatory immune responses, one of the leading causes of death in Covid-19 infections

First Drug Synthesized by AI Goes into Clinical Trials

If all goes well, thanks to artificial intelligence, we may soon have a new AI-synthesized drug capable of assisting OCD patients in managing their symptoms and thus leading normal lives.

Retraction! A Chirping Sound Treatment for Fibromyalgia Finally Gets Flagged

Why is the process of getting contentious, marketing based materials removed from Scientific publications so difficult?

Another Step Forward to Addressing Women’s Cardio Health Inequalities

MINOCA, or myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries, a condition that accounts for 6 to 15 percent of heart attacks and is 3 times more common among women than men with heart attack

Must Read

Medika Welcomes Fiona O’Leary to Our Editorial Team

Medika is thrilled to announce that Fiona O'Leary has joined our team. Fiona is best known for years of medical activism in the fields of autism and quackery.

Covid-19 Moms at Higher Risk for Preterm Labor, Study Suggests

Pregnant women worldwide continue to worry about catching Covid-19 and passing the virus to their unborn baby. Each day we learn more, but much remains unknown about the coronavirus’s effects on pregnant women and babies.

Covid-19 Moms Are at Higher Risk for ICU Admission and Complications

Women are at a higher risk of severe complications if they acquire Covid-19 during pregnancy compared with non-pregnant women.

Most Babies Born to Covid-19 Moms Do Well

The new data shows that babies born to women with Covid-19 demonstrate no increase in low birth weight, difficulty breathing, apnea, or respiratory infections through the first eight weeks of life.

No Tsunami of Mental Illness Accompanies Covid-19

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were likely to be experiencing some anxiety (worried) or depressive symptoms (sad, pessimistic) that were not serious enough to justify a diagnosis of major depression or a serious anxiety disorder.

St. Jude scientists identify possible COVID-19 treatment in the lab

If validated, the discovery by St Jude scientists could offer real tools to deal with hyperinflammatory immune responses, one of the leading causes of death in Covid-19 infections

No, Mr. President, We Doctors Are Not Faking Covid Deaths

I have signed dozens of death certificates after patients died of Covid-19, and I have also signed death certificates of patients who did not have Covid. Never — not even once — did I think about putting down Covid-19 as a cause of death

The “Second Wave” Is MUCH MUCH Worse

This is an unmitigated disaster, and our current national leadership has gone AWOL. Cases are rising. People are suffering. People are dying.

How Your Genes, Race, and Immunity Make You a Target for Covid-19

If your old (over 70) and either black, Hispanic, or an indigenous American, your on average 3.3 times more likely to die from Covid than a white person.