Blood Thinners Protect Patients with COVID-19 from Complications

Recent research by a team of researchers in the United Kingdom and the U.S. finds that patients with COVID-19 receiving heparin-based blood thinners in the first 24 hours after hospitalization have a lower risk of complications and death.Blood Thinners Protect Patients with COVID-19 from Complications

For their study, the researchers analyzed electronic health record data from veterans registered with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs who were admitted to hospitals with COVID-19 between March 1 and July 31, 2020.

The scientists write in their paper: “Receiving prophylactic anticoagulation was associated with a 27% decreased risk of death over the first 30 days, compared with receiving no anticoagulation. The evidence of benefit was strongest among patients not admitted to the [intensive care unit] within the first 24 hours of admission.”

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Study Shows How Vitamin D Could Halt Lung Inflammation in COVID-19

Study Shows How Vitamin D Could Halt Lung Inflammation in COVID-19

Recent research, conducted by a joint team of scientists from Purdue University and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), demonstrates how an active metabolite of vitamin D, which cannot be found in an over-the-counter form, has a “switch-off” mechanism for...

Drinking Coffee May Cut the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Drinking Coffee May Cut the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new Australian study, published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, suggests that a higher intake of coffee is associated with a lower risk of cognitive decline, including the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The study included 227 adults aged 60 years and...

Featured Products

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Kangoo Jumps Training: 5 Beginner Exercises

Kangoo Jumps Training: 5 Beginner Exercises

In childhood, many of us dreamed of learning to jump high. Now, after years, it became easier - Kangoo Jumps has appeared. This is one of the relatively new, but quickly gaining popularity types of fitness training. There are several advantages of jumpers.  Kangoo...

read more
MediGoo - Health Medical Tests and Free Health Medical Information