Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Wildfire smoke poses special threat to people with asthma

(HealthDay)—People with asthma and other respiratory illnesses need to be aware of the threat that wildfire smoke poses to their breathing and take steps to protect themselves, an allergy expert warns.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus cases top 30 million worldwide

The number of coronavirus cases registered worldwide topped 30 million on Thursday, according to an AFP tally based on official sources.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Neurologic function and COVID-19

My family has a history of neurologic disease. My grandfather died from a stroke. An uncle was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease at 40, and my brother recently was diagnosed with an aneurysm. I'm wondering if ...

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Medical consortium unveils COVID19questions.org

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, there is an urgent need to determine who is at greatest risk for severe disease, better understand how the disease and treatments evolve, and predict the need for resources. But to get ...

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Research produces different results from key China COVID-19 study

Early in the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a small study in China produced results that influenced subsequent research on the virus. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati used the same study parameters on a much larger ...

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You don't need to wipe down everything to protect yourself

If you were wiping down every single Amazon package, can of chickpeas, and takeout container at the start of the pandemic, you certainly weren't alone. Clorox, the world's biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, ...

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WHO warns of 'alarming' virus spread in Europe

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned of "alarming rates of transmission" of Covid-19 across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods as countries in the region scrambled to find ways to reduce ...

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