‘I have never seen anything like it’

Medical News Today spoke to New York City anesthetist Dr. Sai-Kit Wong about his experiences as the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold in the United States. Share on PinterestA New York City doctor shares his experience. Image credit: Dr. Sai-Kit Wong, 2020. Please note: This interview contains some content that our readers may find distressing. As […]

Daily hot baths tied to lower cardiovascular disease risk

A new observational study has found a statistically significant link between having hot baths on a regular basis and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and events such as stroke. Share on PinterestDaily hot baths are associated with a decreased risk of...

Weight gain may reduce risk of breast cancer before menopause

New research has found that women who gain weight in early adulthood are at a decreased risk of breast cancer before menopause. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that weight gain may have a protective effect against breast cancer before menopause. A new study,...

Aspirin does not prevent dementia or slow down cognitive decline

Past studies have suggested that the humble aspirin can benefit cardiovascular health. For this reason, some researchers had hypothesized that this drug might also help prevent dementia or at least slow down cognitive decline. A new study, however, now disproves this...