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Broken Heart Syndrome Is on the Rise

Smidt Heart Institute has published a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association1 in which they found cases of broken heart syndrome are increasing in middle-aged and older women, even before the pandemic. Broken heart syndrome is more than a myth or an old wives’ tale. The medical term for the condition is… Read More »

UK’s daily Covid cases rise 49% in a week to above 5,000 for the first time since March 

UK’s daily Covid cases rise 49% in a week to above 5,000 for the first time since March, 18 more deaths are announced and the R-rate soars above 1 – but half of adults are now fully vaccinated Department of Health said there were 5,274 positive tests in past 24 hours, highest daily total since… Read More »

Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »