Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 mortality associated with 2 signs easily measured at home

A study of 1,095 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 discovered that two easily measurable signs of health—respiration rate and blood-oxygen saturation—are distinctly predictive of higher mortality. Notably, the authors ...

Health

Study reveals mixed reactions about COVID-19 health disparities

The COVID-19 pandemic, like many other health crises, has had unequal effects on the U.S. population, with communities of color often hit the hardest. A new study co-authored by an MIT professor identifies a related challenge: ...

Immunology

Christmas Eve coke works fire followed by asthma exacerbations

Asthma exacerbations rose following a catastrophic Christmas Eve fire two years ago that destroyed pollution controls at the Clairton Coke Works—the largest such facility in the nation, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate ...

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