COVID-19

Study: 87% of workers have increased concerns about working in an office amid rise of new COVID-19 variants

As the omicron variant continues to surge across the country, putting staff at many practices on edge, waning immunity may be driving an increase in virus infections.

Neurologic features of COVID-19 may be present without positive nasal swabs

Informed guidelines are needed to diagnose and treat COVID-19 patients with neurologic manifestations, according to investigators.

COVID-19: Mobility, physical functioning impaired in older patients with mild, moderate cases

Study finds differences in pupillary sizes between active, resolved COVID-19 cases

January 07, 2022

The investigators believe that, based on their findings, the impact of COVID-19 on the autonomous nervous system warrants further prospective studies and assessment of pupillary function might be a useful test for determining autonomic dysfunction.

Study finds low prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in eye bank samples

January 06, 2022

Investigators say study validates the importance of history-based donor screening while also demonstrating that postmortem PCR testing as a criterion for procurement and subsequent use of tissue isn’t necessary.

Myocarditis/myopericarditis associated with COVID-19 vaccinations

December 20, 2021

A team of Danish investigators have found an increased link between the Moderna vaccination and development of myocarditis or myopericarditis. Meanwhile, the Pfizer vaccination was found to have a significantly increased risk of cardiac adverse effects only among women.

Roche receives CE mark for saliva-based COVID-19 test

December 17, 2021

The company continues to develop testing options that deliver accurate detection and correctly identify SARS-CoV-2 mutations to help patients and healthcare providers manage the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.