Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Keep taking the blood pressure medicine during the pandemic

Each day, at least half a million Danes take a small pill to keep their blood pressure down or to protect against heart disease, and they should continue to take the medicine during the pandemic—even if the pill they take ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu simulations suggest pandemics more likely in spring, early summer

New statistical simulations suggest that Northern Hemisphere flu pandemics are most likely to emerge in late spring or early summer at the tail end of the normal flu season, according to a new study published in PLOS Computational ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Park life and its hidden hazards

(Medical Xpress)—Ticks may be common in parks in and around our cities where they pose a risk for humans and their pets, new research from the University of Bristol has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York City schools to close again as virus rate rises

New York City is shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday in a painful about-face for one of the first big U.S. school systems to bring students back to ...

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