New COVID-19 guidance for gastroenterologists

AGA has published new expert recommendations in Gastroenterology: AGA Institute Rapid Review of the GI and Liver Manifestations of COVID-19, Meta-Analysis of International Data, and Recommendations for the Consultative Management of Patients with COVID-19. Key guidance for gastroenterologists: GI symptoms are not as common in COVID-19 as previously estimated: The overall prevalence was 7.7% (95%…

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AHA statement: Pregnant women with CVD need specialized care before, during and postpartum

DALLAS, May 4, 2020 — Women with cardiovascular conditions should be cared for during pregnancy by a cardio-obstetrics team or health care providers experienced in high-risk pregnancies to provide specialized maternity care for the mother and fetus, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement, Cardiovascular Considerations in Caring for Pregnant Patients, published today…

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Researchers report discovery of antibody that blocks infection by the SARS-CoV-2 in cells

Researchers at Utrecht University, Erasmus Medical Center and Harbour BioMed (HBM) today reported that they have identified a fully human monoclonal antibody that prevents the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus from infecting cultured cells. The discovery, published online today in Nature Communications, is an initial step towards developing a fully human antibody to treat or prevent the…

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Boris Johnson, China, Italy: Coronavirus World Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe Trevi Fountain in Rome, normally packed with people day and night, is nearly empty save for the those passing by with groceries.Credit…Nadia Shira Cohen for The New York Times Nations confront the possibility that reopening may be harder than locking down. Experts across Europe had warned that closing…

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Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest News and Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePresident Donald Trump speaking at a Fox News event at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday.Credit…Evan Vucci/Associated Press Trump acknowledged that the virus has proved more lethal than he had expected. President Trump predicted on Sunday night that the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the country may reach…

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Leaders Are Crying on the Job. Maybe That’s a Good Thing.

Charlie Baker, the Republican governor of Massachusetts, broke down while speaking about the death of his best friend’s mother. Mark Meadows, President Trump’s chief of staff, has been crying frequently in meetings with White House staff, while Andrew M. Cuomo, the Democratic governor of New York, has teared up on more than one occasion during…

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Camper on Closed Disney World Island Is Charged With Trespassing

It had the makings of an adventure straight from Disney’s “Swiss Family Robinson” — being on an uninhabited island and living off the land. But for one Alabama man, the adventure — on a former island attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida — was short-lived and ended in an arrest. The man, Richard J.…

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Top Lies Men Tell on First Dates

Whether it’s an online date (and in the era of COVID-19, many people don’t have an alternative) or a real date, men often lie shamelessly. We have compiled a true rating of the most popular topics of male lies. “I have not yet recovered after breaking up, we have been dating for two years” Bingo!…

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