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October 28, 2020

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Healthcare as a Climate Solution

Although the link may not be obvious, healthcare and climate change -- two issues that pose major challenges around the world -- are in fact more connected than society may realize. So say ...

Hard Physical Work May Significantly Increase the Risk of Dementia

Men in jobs with hard physical work have a higher risk of developing dementia compared to men doing sedentary work, new research reveals. The researchers therefore urge the health authorities to make ...

34% of Older Adults in the US Are Prescribed Potentially Inappropriate Drugs

The prescription of potentially inappropriate medications to older adults is linked to increased hospitalizations, and it costs patients, on average, ...

Aspirin Use Reduces Risk of Death in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk of complications and death compared to those who were ...
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Paracetamol Poisonings Up

In 2003, the painkiller paracetamol became available in Switzerland in tablets with a higher dose of the active ingredient. This correlates with an increase in cases of paracetamol poisoning in the ...

Black Hispanic Individuals Hardest Hit by COVID-19

A new study shows the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Hispanic groups within the United States, with the most severe outcomes, including death and intensive care, among Hispanic Black ...

Death Rates Among People With Severe COVID-19 Drop by a Half in England

Death rates from people with severe COVID-19 in hospital have dropped to around a half of the rate at the peak of the pandemic, new research has ...

Risk Score Predicts Prognosis of Outpatients With COVID-19

A new artificial intelligence-based score considers multiple factors to predict the prognosis of individual patients with COVID-19 seen at urgent care clinics or emergency departments. The tool can ...

Ultrasounds Show Impact of COVID-19 on the Heart

A new study identifies different types of cardiac structural damage experienced by COVID-19 patients after cardiac injury that can be associated with deadly conditions including heart attack, ...

Weight-Reduction Surgery for Severely Obese Adults May Prevent Second Heart Attack, Death

Adults with severe obesity (BMI >35) and a prior heart attack who undergo weight-reduction surgery may lower their risk of a second heart attack, major cardiovascular event, heart failure and ...

Nearly One in Three Young Adults in the US Does Not Know Common Stroke Symptoms

Nearly 30% of U.S. adults younger than 45 don't know all five of the most common stroke symptoms, according to a recent survey. Hispanic adults, people not born in the U.S. and less educated ...

COVID-19 a Double Blow for Chronic Disease Patients

The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a 'syndemic' for people with chronic illnesses, a new study analyzing data from low and middle-income countries ...

Study Helps Explain Declines in Death Rates from COVID-19

Fewer New Yorkers are dying from the coronavirus than health experts had anticipated, a new study shows. Regional death rates have dropped from the highs seen at the start of the outbreak, partially ...

COVID-19: Dexamethasone Discovery Carries Treatment Implications

A new finding about dexamethasone suggests diabetes and other factors may reduce its potentially lifesaving effectiveness for patients with severe ...

Do Asymptomatic Kids With COVID-19 Carry Less Virus?

A new study from nine children's hospitals finds that most asymptomatic children who tested positive for COVID-19 had relatively low levels of the virus compared to symptomatic children. The ...

Toward a New Staging System for Prostate Cancer, and Why It Matters

The development and validation of a staging system for non-metastatic prostate cancer could help doctors and patients assess treatment options, as well as improve clinical ...

Immune Response the Probable Underlying Cause of Neural Damage in COVID-19

A new study shows that it is probably the immune response to, rather than the virus in itself, that causes sudden confusion and other symptoms from the nervous system in some patients with ...

Technology Shines the Light on Ovarian Cancer Treatments

A scientist and entrepreneur is working to use simple LED light to help determine if certain chemotherapy options will work for specific ...

Gut Hormone Blocks Brain Cell Formation and Is Linked to Parkinson's Dementia

A gut hormone, ghrelin, is a key regulator of new nerve cells in the adult brain, a research team has discovered. It could help pave the way for new drugs to treat dementia in patients with ...

Tocilizumab Does Not Improve Symptoms or Prevent Death in Moderately Ill Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19, Study Finds

A new study finds that the drug tocilizumab (Actemra) does not reduce the need for breathing assistance with mechanical ventilation or prevent death in moderately ill hospitalized patients with ...

Tracking the SARS-CoV-2 Virus With Genome Sequencing

A new study shows how next generation genetic sequencing can track mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which can in effect help with transmission tracing, diagnostic testing accuracy and vaccine ...

Highly Effective Tumor Detection Strategy for Common Childhood Brain Tumors

A team of scientists have developed a way to more accurately both detect and monitor a common type of pediatric brain cancer, setting the stage for giving clinicians a real-time view into how the ...

Hydroxychloroquine Does Not Prevent COVID-19 in Health Care Workers, Trial Shows

Researchers found that taking hydroxychloroquine once or twice weekly did not prevent the development of COVID-19 in health care workers better than the ...

COVID-19 Interventions Can Cut Virus Infections, Severe Outcomes, and Healthcare Needs

Non-pharmaceutical interventions such as voluntary shelter-in-place, quarantines, and other steps taken to control the SARS-CoV-2 virus can reduce the peak number of infections, daily infection ...

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