Tag Archives: coronavirus

PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 24, 2021

Tuesday on the NewsHour, evacuations in Afghanistan accelerate and pressure builds to extend the deadline for U.S. withdrawal as looming Taliban rule continues to spread fear. Then, moderate Democrats face off with the party’s progressives, potentially dooming a critical infrastructure bill. And, Haiti languishes in the aftermath of a major earthquake and faces increasingly dire… Read More »

Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)

Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) GBS is a rapidly progressive, acute demyelinating disorder affecting motor axons leading to ascending weakness. This weakness may lead to a patient’s inability to use respiratory muscles. Loss of respiratory muscle control can in turn lead to death. Let’s look at the pathophysiology of this disease. Buy me a coffee 🙂… Read More »

UH COVID Recovery Clinic – Behavioral Health

Behavioral health conditions seen in post-COVID patients may include heightened stress levels; new or worsening anxiety, depression or paranoia; and, in extreme cases, suicidal thoughts. In addition, patients hospitalized with COVID, particularly those requiring treatment in the intensive care unit, can have symptoms similar to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). To learn more about the… Read More »

Covid and mental health: The silent pandemic – BBC News

During the Covid pandemic, 41% of Americans struggled with mental health and poor mental health has a big impact on business. For many, working from home has become the new normal, which has led to more lonely, isolated and over-worked employees. Now more than ever companies are taking the issue seriously. The BBC’s Aaron Heslehurst… Read More »