Vulnerable Groups Weigh Risks as Country Reopens
Broad guidelines are hard to issue for high-risk people because disparities come into play. Some may have a choice to stay home and quarantine,...
Stay-at-Home Orders Could Mean More Obese Kids
The model relied on body mass index and obesity data collected in a 2011 study that tracked weight patterns among more than 15,500 children, from...
Prostate Cancer Drug Could Be 'Game Changing'
For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections -- and carries a much lower risk of heart...
Face Masks at Home Reduce COVID-19 Risk, Study Says
Wearing face masks the same house was 79% effective at curbing transmission, but only before symptoms emerge.
Aerosol Scientist: COVID-19 Is Likely Airborne
A scientist who studies aerosols says everything she reads about COVID-19 points to a pathogen that travels through the air.
Could a Hormone Help Spur High Blood Pressure?
Many people with high blood pressure may have an unrecognized hormonal condition driving their numbers up, a new study suggests.
Blood Vessels in Lungs Split in Response to COVID-19
A new autopsy study that investigated lung changes in response to COVID-19 down to the genetic and molecular levels has revealed startling new...
Blood Test Might Predict Worsening MS
A new blood test might help doctors predict whether someone's multiple sclerosis may soon get worse.
Heart Attack Cases at ERs Fall by Half
U.S. emergency rooms are seeing about half as many heart attack patients as usual -- and researchers suspect the new coronavirus is the reason why.
COMMENTARY: A Quick Summary of the COVID-19 Literature So Far
Who can keep up with the explosion of papers on SARS-CoV-2? Two Boston-based HIV Fellows have done four biweekly deep dives into the COVID-19...
More Vitamin D, Lower Risk of Severe COVID-19?
Countries with higher death rates had larger numbers of people with vitamin D deficiency than countries with lower death rates.
Multiple Myeloma Treatment: What’s New?
Is there anything new to treat multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer? Cutting-edge drugs target and kill cancer cells and use the power of your...