Why COVID-19 is mild to some people and deadly to others, according to Cornell

Among the confounding aspects of the novel coronavirus is the wide range of disease severity patients experience. While a minority of COVID-19 patients require hospitalization,...

Gut problems are more common in people with mild COVID-19

In a recent study from Union Hospital and Tongji Medical College, researchers found gut symptoms in COVID-19 patients with mild disease rather than those...

Everyone should wear masks in public to reduce COVID-19 spread, anesthesia experts urge

Physician anesthesiologists and other anesthesia professionals strongly urge everyone older than 2 to wear a mask in public, noting that it is the most...

This exercise makes you hungrier and likely to eat more at the next meal

People often believe that exercise can make you hungrier, so they may therefore eat more during subsequent meals. But for the typical person, single sessions...

New test could detect blood vessel injury, predict survival in COVID-19

In a new study, researchers have found that injury to endothelial cells—the cells lining blood vessels—may be a key driver of COVID-19 severity and...

How to have a safe Independence Day amid COVID-19

Independence Day weekend is usually all about celebrating life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But as cases surge across much of the nation, people...

This stuff in the gut may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that misfolded protein build-up in the gut may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's-like symptoms. This could suggest a...

Tuberculosis vaccine combos promising for preventing COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that a vaccine candidate BCG:CoVac stimulated an immune response aimed to control virus infection in humans. In mice vaccinated...

This simple exercise may help prevent heart diseases and diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that 12 weeks of easy-to-administer passive stretching helps improve blood flow by making it easier for arteries to...

This drug for anemia may help treat COVID-19

Erythropoietin (Epo) is actually a medication for anemia. In a new study, researchers found the doping agent Epo could also be effective against COVID-19. The drug...

Scientists find a big cause of prostate cancer spread

In a new study, researchers found a lipid-regulating protein that conveys what the researchers describe as "superpowers" onto prostate cancer cells, causing them to...

This common health problem in older people may increase COVID-19 death risk

In a new study, researchers found frailty is as important as either age or underlying health issues in determining whether someone may die from...

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Scientists find a new cause of COVID-19 death

In a new study, researchers found an important biomarker that predicts a crisis in COVID-19 patients that could lead to death. The research was conducted...

Scientists find most common features in people killed by COVID-19

In a new study, researchers identified the most common characteristics of 85 COVID-19 patients who died in Wuhan, China in the early stages of...

People with this blood type may have lower risk of COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that people who have type O blood are slightly less likely to get COVID-19. The research was conducted by...

This common high blood pressure drug may help prevent COVID-19 complication

In a new study, researchers have identified a drug treatment that may reduce the risk of death from the most serious complication of COVID-19,...

Scientists find how to help people avoid severe COVID-19 symptoms

In a new study, researchers found that temporarily suppressing the body's immune system during the early stages of COVID-19 could help a patient avoid...