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COVID-19 vaccine booster provides good protection against Omicron

In a new study from the Francis Crick Institute, researchers found a third 'booster' dose of COVID-19 vaccine successfully raises antibody levels that neutralize...

Some arthritis drugs may reduce COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

In a new study from the Arthritis Foundation, researchers found some arthritis drugs may reduce the effectiveness of COVID vaccines. The finding suggests that disease-modifying drugs...

Suffering from surge stress? 9 things to do right now

You’ve got your masks. You’ve got your vaccines and your boosters. You’re being careful, doing everything right, trying to keep yourself and your family...

Lockdowns during early pandemic saved lives, but not a go-to strategy moving forward

The U.S. pandemic lockdown in 2020 caused a $2.3 trillion economic downturn and split the nation politically, and now some European nations are locking...

Scientists find a better way to predict heart disease

In a new study from the University of Utah, researchers found that artificial intelligence could lead to better ways to predict the onset and...

Worst vegetables for people with diabetes

Many patients ask what to eat and what not to eat for diabetes. Is potato ok or sweet potato ok for type 2 diabetes? Patients...

In these places, you are most likely to get COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found a better way to predict where people are most likely to catch COVID-19. They analyzed outbreaks and superspreader events...

Aspirin: Should people with diabetes take it?

Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, is a medication used to reduce pain, fever, or inflammation. Specific inflammatory conditions that aspirin is used to treat...

Is Omicron really mild?

With more than 800,000 cases a day in the United States, it is now likely that you or someone you know has had COVID-19. Michigan...

This low-cost drug can treat COVID-19 effectively and safely

In a new study from The Australian National University, researchers found heparin, a widely available and affordable drug, could limit lung damage when inhaled...