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Coronavirus treatments: keep your eye on anti-complement drugs – they look promising

Although the vaccine cavalry is finally coming over the hill, the need for better drugs to treat those with COVID-19 remains. Many drugs are being...

Depression linked to dangerous bowel diseases, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that depression is more common among people with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis in the years before they...

These healthy diets linked to a higher risk of bone fractures

In a new study, researchers found that vegans, vegetarians, and pescetarians may be at higher risk of bone fractures. Compared with people who ate meat,...

High blood sugar could increase COVID-19 death risk for non-diabetics

In a new study, researchers found that abnormally high blood sugar may worsen outcomes and mortality rates for COVID-19 patients, including those without diabetes. They...

People with bad childhoods more likely to have heart disease

In a new study, researchers found that children who experience trauma, abuse, neglect, and family dysfunction are at increased risk of having heart disease...

U.S. COVID-19 cases could nearly double at the end of January 2021

In a new study, researchers found that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is likely to increase to 20 million by the end of...

This simple eye exam could lead to early Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

In a new study, researchers found that a simple eye exam combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology could provide early detection...

COVID-19 infection combined with this health problem strongly increase death risk

While respiratory issues continue to be the most common symptom of a COVID-19 infection, the disease could also be linked to an increased tendency...

This number is a more powerful predictor for diabetes than genetics

In 2019, approximately 463 million people worldwide had diabetes, of which the vast majority (around 90%) was type 2 diabetes. Diabetes doubles the risk of...

This new antiviral drug may help treat COVID-19, study shows

Coronaviruses are studded with so-called Spike proteins. These latch onto human cells to enable the virus to break in and infect them. The development of...