COVID-19

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Offers Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy

Antibody Infusion

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is offering monoclonal antibody therapies for the treatment of some cases of COVID-19 “For certain individuals recently diagnosed with COVID-19, monoclonal antibody therapy may help prevent hospitalization or worsening symptoms,” said Simon Grinshteyn, M.D., FAPWHc, BC-ADM, family medicine provider with Bayfront Health Medical Group. “The infusion consists of man-made antibodies that mirror the antibodies of patients …

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COVID-19: NEW CHALLENGES IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION

By Neetu Malhotra, MD Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a slow progressive deterioration of kidney function leading to kidney failure. CKD progresses from stage 1 to stage 5, which is the final stage, when a patient is deemed as End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). These patients require kidney replacement therapies such as Dialysis or Transplantation to survive. In the Unites …

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ARHI: Clinical Study on COVID-19

ARHI: Clinical Study on COVID-19

ARHI (Advanced Research for Health Improvement) is participating in a comprehensive trial for COVID-19 in the areas of diagnostics, treatments and vaccinations. The Covid-19 clinical trials are underway here in southwest Florida through ARHI, which will be the leading research site for those studies that will commence at the end of October. These trials will be done in collaboration with …

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Cannabis & Coronavirus

Cannabis & Coronavirus

Covid-19 has slowly spread its way into the lives of almost every person starting with financial distress and ending in the constant fear of carrying on with everyone’s daily routine. These strange times have called for unorthodox measures to be taken in order to flatten the curve of the spread such as work from home, telemedicine, and other contact free …

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Dieting Doesn’t Work: How Nourishing Your Body With The Right Nutrients Will Help You Thrive

Naples Vitality

By Dr. Linell King Paleo, keto, Atkins, AIP, low fat, no fat — it’s enough to make your head spin. If you browse the shelves of your local bookstore, there are hundreds of diet books to choose from, and almost as many differing opinions about what to eat in order to be healthy. Information that was once touted as truth …

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New Year- Health Goals: Why You Should Make Your Medical Appointments Now

New Year- Health Goals

It’s the new year, and most of us want to make changes and learn to stick to our resolutions for our health and fitness goals, but what about your annual appointments? Are you putting them off or ignoring them due to fears of the pandemic? This is a common concern for many patients, but one that purports more risk to …

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Healthy Skin During COVID-19

Healthy Skin During COVID-19

By Lisa Giamarino, Licensed Clinical Aesthetician COVID-19 has had an interesting impact in skincare. Suddenly people who have never taken much interest in their skincare regimes are realizing that when they don’t wear makeup daily, because they’re staying home from work or not going out very much; their skin looks better. But, pair that with too much time watching YouTube, …

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KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

Dear Chef For Seniors Community, With the ever-changing COVID-19 situation we want to assure you that Chefs For Seniors is committed to the health and safety of our clients, franchise owners, employees, and local communities. At Chefs For Seniors, we continue to reinforce the highest standards of safe food handling practices as well as guidelines set forth by the CDC. …

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COVID RAISES EXTRA CHALLENGES FOR THE HARD OF HEARING

COVID

“Blindness separates us from things, but deafness separates us from people” – Helen Keller Communication is always vital and even more so in this pandemic time. It represents many challenges, particularly for those with hearing impairment. Lip reading is an unconscious help in communicating for everyone, but very important to those with hearing issues. Hence, another roadblock arises with the …

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Healthcare Integration: Enhanced Communication Between Patients and Providers

Healthcare Integration

By Hilary A Sojdak, PMHNP CEO Over the past several years the delivery of healthcare has experienced a dis-integration of patient information. The recent pandemic of COVID-19 has further driven this need to be one of utmost important. Restrictions in travel for logistical and health reasons have caused more and more people to seek out Health Care via Tele health …

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