Monthly Archives: August 2020

Can alcohol cause a miscarriage? – Medical News Bulletin

New evidence suggests alcohol consumption in the early weeks of pregnancy can cause miscarriage. It has been well established that the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy is not recommended. Alcohol consumption has the potential to cause a lot of damage to the developing fetus. In some cases, alcohol consumption can lead to spontaneous abortion (commonly…

Top 3 COVID-19 vaccine candidates and how they work – Medical News Bulletin

Rapid development of a safe and effective vaccine is urgently needed to fight the current pandemic; what are the top COVID-19 vaccine candidates? Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) initiates the coronavirus disease discovered in 2019 (COVID-19). SARS-CoV-2 affects respiratory epithelial cells, producing symptoms ranging from fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath (similar…

Alternative treatment for osteoarthritis – Medical News Bulletin

Boswellia and its extracts may be an alternative treatment for osteoarthritis to help improve pain, stiffness, and joint function. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. Previously thought of as simple “wear-and-tear” type of arthritis, it is now recognized as a complex, progressive disease that affects the joints resulting in the breakdown of the…

What distinguishes a critically ill patient from a patient with mild symptoms of COVID-19? – Medical News Bulletin

This post contains affiliate links. When you shop using these links we earn a commission that helps support the website – at no extra cost to you – allowing us to continue to bring you up to date health and medical news. A multi-institutional research team from France studied the immunological response in patients with…

Comparing deaths from COVID-19 versus deaths from influenza – Medical News Bulletin

This post contains affiliate links. When you shop using these links we earn a commission that helps support the website – at no extra cost to you – allowing us to continue to bring you up to date health and medical news. According to the CDC, when comparing deaths from COVID-19 versus deaths from influenza…