Diagnosis of venous thromboembolic diseases in people with covid-19: summary of updated NICE guidance

BMJ 2023; 383 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.p2204 (Published 12 October 2023)Cite this as: BMJ 2023;383:p2204, Sarah Boyce, senior technical analyst1,  Emma McFarlane, Susan Harrison, Terry McCormack What you need to know In venous thromboembolism, a blood clot usually forms in the deep veins of the legs or pelvis. This is known as deep vein thrombosis, and the blood clot can dislodge from these sites, […]

Risk of blood clots in lung doubled for Covid survivors

Authors: FMT May 25, 2022 Coronavirus survivors have twice the risk of developing dangerous blood clots that travel to their lungs compared to people who weren’t infected, as well double the chance of respiratory symptoms, a large new study said Tuesday. The research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that as many […]

The Thorny Problem Of COVID-19 Vaccines And Spike Proteins

Authors: W. Glen Pyle Almost since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a piece of the SARS-CoV2 virus called the “spike protein” has drawn interest from researchers and healthcare professionals. New research by Yuyang Lei and colleagues published in the journal Circulation Research sheds new light on how the spike protein might play a critical role in […]