Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Those with Down syndrome are at increased risk of COVID-19 severity

As researchers learn more about COVID-19, it has become increasingly clear that certain groups, including those who have diabetes or obesity, are at higher risk of severe illness if they become infected with the virus.


High blood pressure causes atrial fibrillation

The first evidence from genetic data that high blood pressure is causally associated with the most common heart rhythm disorder is published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO team in Wuhan visits disease control centers

A World Health Organization team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic visited two disease control centers on Monday that had an early hand in managing the outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that had early virus patients

A World Health Organization team visited a hospital on Friday where China says the first COVID-19 patients were treated more than a year ago as part of the experts' long-awaited fact-finding mission on the origins of the ...

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