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COVID-19 patients with this health problem are twice as likely to die, says study

Patients with COVID-19 and vertebral fractures are twice as likely to die from the disease, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society's...

COVID-19 vaccine trials cannot tell us if they will save lives

In a new paper, researchers suggest that although vaccines are being hailed as the solution to the COVID-19 pandemic, the vaccine trials currently underway...

Scientists find the second ‘key’ used by the coronavirus to infect human

To efficiently infect human cells, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is able to use a receptor called Neuropilin-1, which is very abundant in...

COVID-19 masks FAQs: How can cloth stop a tiny virus? What’s the best fabric?...

Face masks reduce the spread of viruses passed on from respiratory secretions. While cloth masks are imperfect, widespread use of an imperfect mask has the...

These 3 things could strongly predict COVID-19 death

In a new study, researchers found how the risk of death from COVID-19 increases with age, frailty, and comorbidity. The research was conducted by a...

Cannabis CBD can help reduce lung damage in COVID-19, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that one way CBD appears to reduce the "cytokine storm" that damages the lungs and kills many patients...

This study shows a clear link between heart disease and COVID-19

One of the most harrowing effects of COVID-19 is severe damage to the lungs, which makes breathing hard or impossible for those who are...

2 or more chronic health problems linked to a positive COVID-10 test result

In a recent study at the University of Glasgow and elsewhere, researchers found the presence of two or more long-term health conditions—known as multimorbidity—is...

5 tips on intimacy during COVID-19 pandemic

The need for physical distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19 may make it feel impossible to maintain an intimate relationship during the pandemic,...

Is your drinking water toxic? This app may help you find out

Exposure to hydraulic fracturing fluid in drinking water has been shown to increase the risk of respiratory problems, premature births, congenital heart defects, and...