Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK study finds minorities at higher risk of COVID-19 death

People from ethnic minorities have died from COVID-19 in larger relative numbers in England than their white compatriots, according to a study published by health authorities Tuesday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Deaths from alcohol, drugs, suicide topped 150,000 in 2018

(HealthDay)—In 2018, opioid overdose deaths declined, but deaths involving alcohol, suicide, synthetic opioids, and other psychostimulants rose, according to a brief released May 21 by the Trust for America's Health and ...

Immunology

Food allergy may be underdiagnosed in children on Medicaid

Prevalence of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children across the U.S. was substantially lower (0.6 percent), compared to previous national estimates using parent surveys (7.6 percent) and reports of physician confirmation ...

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