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Mediterranean Diet Cuts Women’s Odds for Diabetes

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Overweight women who eat a Mediterranean-like diet may reduce their...

‘Hidden’ Prostate Cancer Usually Means Good Outcome

         By Robert Preidt                   HealthDay Reporter              ...

Junk Food, Alcohol Often Star in Hit Movies

The upshot: 40% of movie beverages were alcoholic, and snacks or sweets accounted for almost one-quarter of the food. Nearly 94% of...

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Supplements Won’t Prevent A-Fib

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Millions of people take a fish oil or vitamin D supplement...

Coughs Can Send COVID Virus Farther Than 6 Feet

Nov. 5, 2020 — Droplets from a cough may travel farther than 6 feet and could potentially carry enough COVID-19 virus to infect another person,...

Why all smokers don’t get cancer | India News

Why do some people get cancer and some don’t? We are breathing the same polluted air, eating the same chemicals-laced food but cancer strikes only...

Blood Pressure Meds Can Affect COVID-19 Care

Overall, having a history of high blood pressure increased a person’s risk of kidney injury about fivefold, the Italian study found. A third study...

Early RA Treatment May Thwart Heart Disease

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Starting drug treatment early in rheumatoid arthritis patients may reduce their risk of...

Child Hospitalization Rates Similar With COVID, Flu

“The bad news is that it wasn’t better than the flu either,” Grosso said. “We need to keep in mind that influenza remains a serious...

Drinking Raises Blood Pressure Risk With Diabetes

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — It’s probably a good idea to skip that second glass of wine if...

Are Masks a Kind of Vaccine Against COVID-19?

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The world is still waiting for a safe, effective coronavirus vaccine. But new...

Surgery May Help Treat Sleep Apnea

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) may be the go-to treatment for sleep apnea,...

Permanent Nerve Damage for Some COVID-19 Survivors

But he and his colleagues suspect something about COVID-19 infection itself makes nerves more vulnerable to damage. Among the possible triggers: the increased inflammatory state...

Low Vitamin D Might Raise Odds of COVID Infection

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There’s evidence that low blood levels of the “sunshine vitamin” — vitamin D...

Study Backs Use of Saliva COVID-19 Test

Sept. 4, 2020 — A COVID-19 saliva test developed by researchers at Yale University appeared to perform at least as well as nasal swabs in...

Early in Pandemic, Were Antibiotics Prescribed Too Often?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When the coronavirus pandemic first spread across the United States this spring, most...

Hip Replacement May Also Ease Back Pain

By Serena McNiff HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you have a bad hip and lower back pain,...

Can Probiotics Help Ease Depression?

WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Probiotic supplements might help ease depression symptoms in some people, a new research review suggests. Researchers...

Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

“A 22% reduction is not trivial, so I think there’s a story here,” added Townsend, who had no role in the study. The...

Hispanic Americans Being Hit Hard By COVID-19

She agreed that the inequities laid bare by the pandemic are likely related to both jobs and housing. “People of color are often...

Studies Detail Syndrome in Kids Linked to COVID

June 29, 2020 — Nearly 300 children in 26 states fell ill with a mysterious COVID-related inflammatory condition between March and May, a pair...

Blood Type Could Impact Odds for Severe COVID-19

        In the meantime, states such as Arizona, Florida and Texas are all seeing record-high one-day increases in new coronavirus...

Pandemic Hits Primary Care Practices Hard

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Huge declines in patient visits during the coronavirus pandemic have...

COVID Spreads Quickly in Crowded Homes

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Poverty and crowded living conditions increase the spread of the...

How the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted smartphone sales

The smartphone market is in crisis. In the first quarter of 2020, there was a drastic drop in smartphone sales, where the COVID-19 pandemic certainly...