21 universities across the United States are teaming up to answer this question through a project called Prevent COVID U.
The ripple effect of the COVID-19 scourge has led to more complications among pregnant women worldwide, including an increase in stillbirths, a new study says.
Now, a new study says some hospitalized COVID-19 patients have non-convulsive seizures that may increase their risk of death.
Long-term organ damage appears to be common in hospitalized COVID-19 patients after they've recovered and been discharged, British researchers report.
Only the two long-term biggest killers, heart disease and cancer, killed more Americans in 2020.
Learn about what makes for “high-functioning” ADHD in adults and why some people with ADHD call it their superpower.
Creaking knees, hips, and ankles aren't necessarily normal aches and pains that come with age. Your pain might be arthritis. Luckily, medicine has a lot to offer --- from exercise and alternative supplements to medications and joint replacement.
How do states explain and expect to respond to a recent increase in the number of reported COVID-19 cases?
Hospitalizations are down 62% for childhood respiratory illnesses, a study shows. Masking and social distancing are keeping a variety of viruses in check this flu season.
Black, Hispanic, and Native American people are significantly underrepresented in U.S. health professions, with little indication that diversity will improve, a new study says.
Are collagen supplements worth the money, or are they nothing more than hype?
Black young adults are almost four times more likely than their white counterparts to have a stroke, according to new research.
New research found an association between eating even small amounts of processed meats, 150 grams (a little over 5 ounces) per week, and a higher risk of major heart disease and death.
A new study suggests young adults are largely saying no to casual sex, and less drinking and more video games are two reasons why.
The nasopharyngeal swab -- aka the Brain Tickler -- is considered the gold standard for COVID tests. The problem is no two noses are exactly a like and different people will have different reactions.
Lung cancer and genes are related, but probably not in the way you might think.
Before you try going off your ADHD meds, talk to your doctor and learn what you should expect.
The recall is for certain lots of the following brands: CanineX, Earthborn Holistic, Venture, Unrefined, Sportmix Wholesomes, Pro Pac, Pro Pac Ultimates, Sportstrail, Sportmix and Meridian.
Physical inactivity is a known risk factor for premature death and several non-communicable diseases, including heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and several cancers.
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