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COVID-19 Patients Can Be Infectious After Symptomatic Recovery

Researchers have revealed that half the 16 patients (average age of 35.5 years) receiving treatment for mild COVID-19 infection had coronavirus for as long as 8 days after their symptoms had disappeared. Throat swab samples were collected and analyzed which had been taken from the patients on alternate days. They were discharged after recovering from… Read More »

In hard-hit areas, testing restricted to health care workers, hospital patients – The Washington Post

As cases spike sharply in those places, they are bracing for an onslaught and directing scarce resources where they are needed most to save people’s lives. Instead of encouraging broad testing of the public, they’re focused on conserving masks, ventilators and intensive care beds — and on getting still-limited tests to health-care workers and the… Read More »

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Remove ‘Jammy’ Blackheads from a Patient’s Ear

Oxana DenezhkinaGetty Images In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper drags out some jammy blackheads from a patient’s ear. A blackhead is a single pore filled with dead skin and oil, which forms a black “head” when exposed to air. In the video, Dr. Lee also tells the patient about removing her own growth… Read More »

FDA Approves Durysta (bimatoprost implant) to Lower Intraocular Pressure In Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension Patients

FDA Approves Durysta (bimatoprost implant) to Lower Intraocular Pressure In Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension Patients Print this page DUBLIN, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company with more than 70 years of heritage in eye care, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has… Read More »