No evidence that heart, kidney medications raise risk

No evidence that heart, kidney medications raise risk

An idea that has been doing the rounds on social media suggests that certain heart and kidney medications make people more susceptible to COVID-19. A new commentary strongly disputes this. Share on PinterestPeople who doctors have prescribed hypertension medication...
Daily hot baths tied to lower cardiovascular disease risk

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

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,...
COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers at risk of poor mental health

COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers at risk of poor mental health

A new study has examined the mental health of nearly 1,300 healthcare workers in China who dealt with COVID-19 patients. The research looked at symptoms of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress. Share on PinterestNew research offers insights into the mental...
Is blood type linked to coronavirus infection risk?

Is blood type linked to coronavirus infection risk?

A new, preliminary study has found correlations between blood type and the likelihood of being hospitalized with COVID-19. According to the authors, people with type A blood might be more at risk than those with other blood types. Share on PinterestA new, preliminary...