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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN

Roxanne Nelson is a registered nurse and health/medical writer whose works has appeared in a wide range of publications for both healthcare professionals and consumers. These include Medscape, The Lancet, Prevention, Scientific American, WebMD, American Journal of Nursing, Frontline, National Geographic, Hematology Adviser, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Reuter's Health, Vegetarian Times, the Washington Post, Popular Science, among others.

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Dexamethasone, a synthetic corticosteroid, has been on the market for nearly 60 years and is used to treat an exhaustive number of medical conditions....
In the race to find effective treatments for patients with severe cases of COVID-19 infection, researchers are not only evaluating new experimental...
Healthcare workers have been on frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, caring for patients sickened by the virus and putting their own lives and those...
If there is one positive that can be gleaned from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the push that it has given telehealth....
More often than not, the first reaction to a pounding headache or migraine is to reach for relief. But if a medication...
The race is on to develop an effective vaccine for the coronavirus. A very early research trial has sent ripples across the...

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When Does Migraine Raise Risk of Ischemic Stroke?

Patients with migraine with aura (MWA) have a higher risk of stroke, according to a new review of the current research, which also suggests...

Results from a Pilot Program for Monitoring COVID-19 Patients at Home

Most patients with Covid-19 don't require hospitalization. So how do you monitor patients who have COVID-19 symptoms but are not ill enough to come...

Low-Cost Steroid Reduces Mortality for COVID Patients on Respiratory Support

Dexamethasone, a synthetic corticosteroid, has been on the market for nearly 60 years and is used to treat an exhaustive number of medical conditions....

New Treatment Offers Hope to Mesothelioma Patients

New treatment for advanced mesothelioma may improve the quality of life for patients who have few options. Transarterial chemoperfusion treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma...

Cancer Drug Improves Outcomes in Severe COVID-19 Infection

In the race to find effective treatments for patients with severe cases of COVID-19 infection, researchers are not only evaluating new experimental...

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