Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Disadvantaged neighborhoods see more COVID-19 infections and deaths

New York City neighborhoods that had higher levels of socioeconomic disadvantage experienced more COVID-19 infections and deaths, according to Mount Sinai scientists who created a neighborhood-level COVID-19 inequity index.

Diabetes

High GI diet associated with 'weight gain creep' in adults

Consuming foods like soft white bread and jasmine rice lead to greater weight gain after weight loss, new research suggests. Such foods can also raise blood glucose levels, increasing the likelihood of type 2 diabetes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your neighborhood may influence your COVID-19 risk

Markers of the pandemic's impact—testing rates, positivity ratio (cases among total tests), case rates by overall population and deaths—are clustered in neighborhoods, with low-income and predominantly minority communities ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 vaccination cover varies with social vulnerability

(HealthDay)—COVID-19 vaccination coverage is higher in low compared with high social vulnerability counties across the United States, according to research published in the March 17 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers ...

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