Prostate Cancer Drug Could Be ‘Game Changing’

Why Prostate Cancer Spreads By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections -- and carries a much lower risk of...

What We Know About Possible COVID-19 Treatments And Vaccines So Far

As the coronavirus pandemic has become a mainstay of our lives, everyone is awaiting an effective treatment or a vaccine for COVID-19 that will allow our country to begin normalizing.There’s been near-constant speculation about which potential drugs could be effective...

DVT Clots Strike Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In a small French study, three-quarters of all COVID-19 patients admitted to intensive care went on to experience a dangerous blood clot in the leg that can travel...

COMMENTARY: COVID ‘Immunity Passport’ No More Reliable Than a Coin Flip

[embedded content] This transcript has been edited for clarity. May 27, 2020 -- Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I'm Dr F. Perry Wilson at the Yale School of Medicine. This week,...

Facing COVID Without a Home, Without Health Care

May 29, 2020 --It’s morning at the National Western Complex in Denver, and a line has begun to form at the front door. Weary-looking men wander up slowly, some from nearby tent encampments, others via a white school bus shuttling...

Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 29, 2020

The CDC presents expansive guidelines for reopening American offices. Infections and deaths are still rising in a dozen states. And for the first time ever, the Boston Marathon is canceled. Here’s the latest news on coronavirus: Let’s talk reopening: The...

1 in 10 Hospitalized Diabetic COVID Patients Dies

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Ten percent of COVID-19 patients with diabetes die within a week of entering the hospital and 20% need a ventilator to breathe by that point, a new French...

This Is How Common Asymptomatic Coronavirus Really Is

Many of us have no way of knowing if we’ve had symptomless coronavirus, but an increasing number of studies suggest it could be more common than you think. Around 8 in 10 coronavirus infections are mild or asymptomatic ― meaning...

Can forest therapy enhance health and well-being?

The beauty of the outdoors naturally encourages people to go outside, inhale fresh air, listen to the birds, take a walk, or watch the wind animate the branches of the steadfast neighboring trees. The pull toward the natural world is...

Face Masks at Home Reduce COVID-19 Risk, Study Says

May 28, 2020 -- Are face masks moving from the street into the living room? A study conducted in China says wearing face masks at home greatly reduces a person’s risk of catching the coronavirus -- a major escalation from...
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