Tag: <span>hypertension</span>

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Hypertension in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China

A single-center, retrospective, observational study was conducted at Hankou Hospital, which is one of the hospitals designated to treat COVID-19 pneumonia patients in Wuhan, China. The criteria for suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 were based on the criteria previously established by the WHO. A total of 274 patients, 75 with hypertension and 199 without...

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Overweight man: the perfect victim of the COVID-19

In Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in Paris, London or New York, the question arises time and time again: why does the coronavirus seem to target the obese male population so much? According to Dr. Matthieu Schmidt, from the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris, they find in France a very large proportion of patients who are overweight...

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Estimation of risk factors for COVID-19 mortality

China CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has reported results of a descriptive exploratory analysis of all cases diagnosed until the 11th February 2020, presenting the epidemiologic curves and geo-temporal spread of COVID-19 along with case fatality rate according to some baseline characteristics, such as age, gender and several well-established high prevalence comorbidities. Despite...