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Scientists find a link between birthdays and COVID-19 spread

In a new study from Harvard Medical School and the RAND Corporation, researchers found in counties with already high COVID-19 infection rates, birthday bashes...

Scientists find 16 drugs that could treat COVID-19

In a new study from the CEU Cardenal Herrera University, researchers found a new way to identify existing medicines that could be applied to...

Opioid overdoses spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic

Since the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in the United States on Jan. 20, 2020, news about infection rates, deaths and pandemic-driven economic hardships...

This arthritis drug shows promise against severe COVID-19

In a new study from Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, researchers found a repurposed arthritis drug can benefit patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Tofacitinib belongs to a...

This antibody drug may reduce death risk in severe COVID-19

In a new study from the US biotech firm Regeneron and Oxford University, researchers found a cocktail of synthetic antibodies can reduce deaths among...

Common cold can combat COVID-19

In a new study from Yale, researchers found that exposure to the rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of the common cold, can protect against...

Does a plant-based diet really help beat COVID-19?

Since the beginning of the pandemic, it’s been suggested that certain foods or diets may offer protection against COVID-19. But are these sorts of...

Vaccination can reduce your risk of severe COVID-19, study confirms

In a new study from King's College London, researchers found that vaccination reduces the risk of severe COVID-19 infection. However, adults who are frail, living...

COVID-19 can cause severe inflammation in the brain

Both during and after infection with the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, patients may suffer from severe neurological symptoms, including anosmia, the loss of taste and smell...

COVID-19 may cause Alzheimer’s disease-like dementia

In a new study from Cleveland Clinic, researchers found how COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer's disease-like dementia. The findings showed overlap between COVID-19 and brain...