Flu vaccinations not linked to increased COVID-19 risk

According to a recent study, the flu vaccine does not increase a person’s risk of getting COVID-19 and is not associated with severe illness and death from the disease. The research, which features in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, reveals that the flu vaccine is the single most important way to protect people’s […]

High blood pressure during and after exercise linked to health issues

New research suggests that high blood pressure during and after exercise is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular issues later in life. Share on PinterestA new study looks at blood pressure recovery and heart disease in later life. The study, appearing in the...

Childhood adversity linked to heart disease in middle age

Growing up in a challenging family environment is associated with higher rates of cardiovascular disease and mortality in middle age, according to a large prospective study. Lasting physiological, psychological, and behavioral changes are likely to play a role. Share...

Researchers establish factors linked with staying healthy for longer

A large, multicohort study has aimed to find out which lifestyle factors and factor combinations are associated with the most years free of chronic disease. Its findings establish that body weight and a few other key factors are closely tied to staying healthier for...