ARCHIVE: June 2020

COVID-19 Typically Mild for Babies: Study

THURSDAY, June 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Most babies with COVID-19 have mild illness, with fever being the main symptom, according to a small study. It included 18 infants under 3 months of age...

Coronavirus Delivering a Big Economic Blow to Women

THURSDAY, June 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Not only have women been more likely than men to lose their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, but they are also shouldering more child care...

U.S. Reports Record Rise in New Coronavirus Cases

THURSDAY, June 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The United States recorded its worst day of new coronavirus infections since the pandemic began, as health officials around the country reported a total of...

Signs of Developing Adult Diabetes Seen as Early as Age 8: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Kids as young as age 8 can show signs of being at increased risk for diabetes in adulthood, a British study finds. Researchers analyzed blood samples...

Spring Break Trip Led to 64 COVID Cases in Texas

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- College students who partied on the beach at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, over spring break paid a price for their frivolity: Their fun in the sand led to 64...

Avoiding Pain and Addiction After Sports-Injury Surgery

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- With opioid addiction soaring in the United States, it should come as good news that an opioid painkiller may not be needed after a sports-injury repair...

Asymptomatic Coronavirus Carriers Can Shed Virus on Surfaces:...

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 patients with no symptoms are as likely as those with symptoms to contaminate many surfaces in their rooms, researchers report. The...

Vaccine Might Guard Against Bacteria That Cause Diarrhea in Kids

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine helps protect monkeys against bacteria that cause diarrhea in millions of children worldwide, researchers report. Bacterial...

AHA News: How to Stay Safe, Healthy and Cool This Summer Despite...

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- With the arrival of warm weather, and as states begin to loosen months of lockdown restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic, it's only...

What Behaviors Will Shorten Your Life?

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking, drinking too much and divorce are among the social and behavioral factors most strongly linked to dying early, a new study says. Researchers...

One-Time Treatment Eases Parkinson's -- in Mice

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In findings that could pave the way to a new treatment for Parkinson's disease, scientists have figured out how to spur the production of new brain cells...

1 in 10 Americans Uses a Prescription Painkiller: CDC

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Americans continue to look to the medicine cabinet for pain relief, with 1 in 10 using some type of prescription painkiller, a new U.S. government report...

In Early Trial, an Ancient Drug Shows Promise Against Severe...

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- There's new evidence that a 2,000-year-old medicine might offer hope against a modern scourge: COVID-19. The medication, called colchicine, is an anti-...

Should You Send Your Kid to Summer Camp? Expert Offers Advice

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Summer camps are an annual ritual for millions of children, but one expert offers advice on how to determine whether it's safe to send your kids to one...

As Pro Sports Ponder Reopening, Flu Study Suggests Danger of...

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Restarting professional sports with fans in attendance may not be a good idea as it may increase COVID-19 deaths, a new flu study suggests. Cities with...

Transfusions of COVID Survivor Blood a Safe Treatment for...

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Blood plasma transfusions from people who have developed antibodies to the new coronavirus appear to be safe for many COVID-19 patients, a large study...

Fauci Warns Congress of 'Disturbing' Spikes in...

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci, America's top infectious disease expert, warned Congress on Tuesday of "disturbing spikes" in coronavirus cases, as seven states...

Cyberbullies and Their Victims Can Both Develop PTSD

TUESDAY, June 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Both cyberbullies and their victims can suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new British study finds. Cyberbullying is...

Could Crohn's, Colitis Raise Dementia Risk?

TUESDAY, June 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- People with inflammatory bowel disease might be vulnerable to developing dementia, a new study suggests. Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is an umbrella...

Suicide Rate 170 Times Higher for People With Schizophrenia

MONDAY, June 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- People with schizophrenia have a suicide rate 170 times higher than the general population, Canadian researchers report. The researchers looked at 20 years...

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