George Washington University researchers have developed a blood test that quickly detects if someone has COVID-19 and predicts how severely the immune system will react to the infection, according to a new study coming out today in PLOS One. The findings could one day lead to a powerful tool to…
Dermatologists warn that the brutal winter weather that the United States will face during the next few weeks could create the ‘perfect storm’ when it comes to keeping our skin protected from the elements. Experts say winter is especially troublesome on the skin because of the low humidity,…
People with skin conditions are open to trying medical cannabis products as potential treatments, according to a study from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the University of Maryland.
Michael G. Knight, MD, MSHP, FACP, Associate Chief Quality and Population Officer, Head of Healthcare Delivery Transformation and Assistant Professor of Medicine, spoke with the Washington Post about proper masking and the reuse of KN95 and N95 masks during COVID.
No matter how your kid reacts to putting on sunscreen, with all of the lotions, sticks, sprays, and creams with “baby” or “kids” on the label, the hardest thing may be choosing which one to use. That’s why we consulted six dermatologists to find out exactly what you need to look for when buying…
With the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading throughout the U.S., even among vaccinated populations, now is the time to be cautious, get tested, and take care of yourself.
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) recently announced a new name for its enterprise, the Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine.
It’s a new medical mystery, one facing everyone out and about during winter months: If you’re feeling under the weather, how can you tell if you have COVID-19, the flu, or a cold?
Zachary Zimmer, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the George Washington University GW Medical Faculty Associates, explains how you can avoid strained backs and sprained wrists during winter and when you should seek help for more serious injuries.
As if COVID-19 and its many infection surges haven’t been challenging enough, rates of telogen effluvium, a kind of temporary hair loss, have also reportedly spiked, either as a result of pandemic stress or of the disease itself.