Tag Archives: Patients

Dr. Pimple Popper Popped ‘Popcorn Butter’ Cysts on a Patient’s Back

Fan favorite Dr. Pimple Popper client Momma Squishy is back in the dermatologist’s latest Instagram video. Momma Squishy has a condition called steatocystoma multiplex where benign, fluid filled cysts form on the skin. When Dr. Pimple Popper pops these tiny cysts, they come out looking like “popcorn butter.” In a recent Instagram video, Dr. Pimple… Read More »

New heart valve could transform open heart surgery for millions of patients globally

A new polymeric heart valve with a life span potentially longer than current artificial valves that would also prevent the need for the millions of patients with diseased heart valves to require life-long blood thinning tablets has been developed by scientists at the universities of Bristol and Cambridge. The team’s latest in-vitro results, published in… Read More »

Study identifies potential approach to treat patients with severe COVID-19

Early data from a clinical study suggest that blocking the Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) protein provided clinical benefit to a small group of patients with severe COVID-19. Researchers observed that the off-label use of the cancer drug acalabrutinib, a BTK inhibitor that is approved to treat several blood cancers, was associated with reduced respiratory distress… Read More »

Can UV Light Treat the Blood of COVID-19 Patients?

Is it possible that ultraviolet light (UV) might be an internal treatment for SARS-CoV-2? We know that it kills pathogens, especially on surfaces. And, it’s already used in food processing, wastewater treatment facilities and medical settings to kill germs — in fact, according to DukeHealth, it can cut the transmissibility of four major superbugs. William… Read More »