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From the moment in January when she first heard about the new coronavirus, Suzanne Kathro worried about catching it. In mid-August, she did. "That's when...

More and more younger people get COVID-19 in the US, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that from May to August 2020, there was a decrease in the age of COVID-19 cases in the...

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Knowing the signs of ovarian cancer and any inherited or lifestyle risks are key to early detection and treatment. Because there is no early detection...

These two things can cause a higher risk of severe COVID-19

In a new study, researchers have found genetic evidence supporting a causal effect of smoking and obesity on increasing susceptibility to severe COVID-19 and...

This antibody cocktail may help lock down COVID-19 infection

In a new study, researchers found a mix of antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients could recognize and lock down the infection of the pandemic...

This common spice may improve blood sugar in people with prediabetes

It is estimated that nearly 90 million people in the United States have prediabetes, which occurs when blood sugar levels are higher than normal and often leads to type 2...

These vaccines may reduce death risk in heart failure

In a new study, researchers found that influenza and pneumonia vaccinations are linked to fewer hospital deaths in patients with heart failure. The finding was...

These two masks could effectively block COVID-19, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that surgical and N95 masks could cut down the number of aerosolized particles emitted during breathing, talking, and...

Older people with these personality traits may have worse cognitive function

Our aging brains collect tangles and sticky plaques that can interfere in our cognition and memory. But in a new study, researchers found some older...

Adequate vitamin D in body could reduce COVID -19 death risk, study confirms

In a new study, researchers found that COVID-19 patients who were vitamin D sufficient had a much lower risk for adverse outcomes including becoming...

Body fat deep below the surface is a toxic risk, especially for your heart

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s easy to forget one of the largest health challenges we face remains the global obesity epidemic. World Health Organisation data...

Scientists find a key to fighting COVID-19

Nitric oxide is an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory molecule with key roles in pulmonary vascular function in the context of viral infections and other pulmonary...

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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...

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