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‘Broken heart syndrome’ has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic, small study suggests

‘Broken heart syndrome’ has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic, small study suggests

A study published Thursday found a significant increase in “broken heart syndrome” at two Ohio hospitals among some patients who don’t have coronavirus, suggesting that the physical, social and economic stressors from the pandemic are taking a physical toll. Stress-induced cardiomyopathy or Takotsubo syndrome — which is often called “broken heart syndrome” — occurs when…MORE

Dr. Anthony Fauci says states like Florida have reopened too quickly

Dr. Anthony Fauci says states like Florida have reopened too quickly

Some states have reopened too quickly, allowing the coronavirus pandemic to come roaring back, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday. “There are some times when despite the guidelines and the recommendations to open up carefully and prudently, some states skipped over those and just opened up too quickly,” Fauci said. Fauci said on Podcast-19, FiveThirtyEight’s weekly…MORE

Localized lockdowns show that we’re in the most complex phase of coronavirus yet

Localized lockdowns show that we’re in the most complex phase of coronavirus yet

From English cities to the Spanish seaside and Australian housing estates, local lockdowns are cropping up all over the world as countries ease restrictions only to encounter new coronavirus outbreaks. After months of closures, governments are eager to reopen schools and businesses to allow people to get on with their lives. But fresh clusters of…MORE

Here’s how to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial

Here’s how to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial

If you want to be one of the first to receive an experimental vaccine for Covid-19, now’s your chance. Wednesday, a new website — coronaviruspreventionnetwork.org — went live allowing people in the United States to register to take part in clinical trials for vaccines. The website will handle registration for the four large vaccine studies…MORE

Essure birth control device tied to higher rates of pain and bleeding, FDA says

Essure birth control device tied to higher rates of pain and bleeding, FDA says

Even though it’s no longer on the market, new data has emerged around potential side effects of the permanent birth control device Essure. The device, pulled from the US market two years ago amid complaints about side-effects, is associated with higher rates of chronic lower abdominal or pelvic pain and abnormal uterine bleeding compared to…MORE

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