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Should children get the COVID-19 vaccine

As COVID-19 vaccination for adults rolls out, it’s time to consider the wisdom (or otherwise) of vaccinating our children. Indications to vaccinate a child population...

Your smart watch can detect COVID-19 symptoms before you know

In a new study, researchers found evidence that suggests smartwatches can detect COVID-19 symptoms before a person has become aware that they are infected. They...

Scientists find COVID-19 attack on brain, not lungs, triggers severe disease

In a new study, researchers found that infecting the nasal passages with the COVID-19 virus could lead to a rapid, escalating attack on the...

This symptom is the best sign of COVID-19

In two new studies, researchers confirm that for the majority of patients with respiratory infections who lose the sense of smell, this is due...

Pregnant women should consider taking the COVID-19 vaccine

The question of whether pregnant women should receive the COVID-19 vaccine is a rather basic one for Dr. Linda Eckert, an UW Medicine obstetrician and...

New COVID-19 strain found in more than one-third of Los Angeles patients

In a new study, researchers found that a new strain of the coronavirus was found in more than one-third of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles. This may...

Common blood pressure drugs do not increase COVID-19 risk, largest study confirms

In a new study, researchers found that two widely used types of blood pressure drugs are not tied to an increased risk of COVID-19...

COVID-19 pandemic may drive high blood pressure, study shows

In a recent study at Favaloro Foundation University Hospital, researchers found that lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic is linked to an increase in...

The Pfizer vaccine may not be the best choice for frail people, but it’s...

Reports of about 30 deaths among elderly nursing home residents who received the Pfizer vaccine have made international headlines. With Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)...

The world should stop global roll out of 5G networks until safety is confirmed

In a new paper, researchers suggest people should err on the side of caution and stop the global rollout of 5G (fifth generation) telecoms...