Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Smoking history tied to worse COVID-19 outcomes

(HealthDay)—Cumulative cigarette smoke exposure is an independent risk factor for hospital admission and death from COVID-19, according to a research letter published online Jan. 25 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

HIV & AIDS

Recommendations updated for HIV treatment, prevention

(HealthDay)—In a 2020 guideline from the International Antiviral Society-U.S., published online Oct. 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, updated recommendations are presented for the treatment and prevention ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why is COVID-19 so deadly to elders?

Today, like every day, Eric Verdin will cycle the steep hills of Marin County. He'll wait until noon to eat his first meal. He'll wear a mask and stay socially distanced. He'll be asleep no later than 11 p.m.

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