Cardiology

Accurately measuring blood pressure at home

High blood pressure is one of the top risk factors for heart attack and stroke. It's also common among people who develop severe COVID-19 symptoms.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Changes in the eye may offer early warning for Alzheimer's disease

Some say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but new findings from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute suggest they may offer insight into the mind as well. Their new proof-of-principle study shows how ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physician advises 'follow your nose' to early COVID-19 diagnosis

Col. (Dr.) Michael Xydakis, an ear, nose and throat surgeon in the Air Force Research Laboratory, assembled a multi-national team of nine other medical professionals, who consolidated their front-line observations and recommendations ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study identifies greatest risk factors of mortality from COVID-19

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients have a greater risk of dying if they are men or if they are obese or have complications from diabetes or hypertension, according to a new study conducted by University of Maryland School of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tailbone pain often goes away without medical treatment

Dear Mayo Clinic: My tailbone has been hurting for the past few weeks. I have read that it takes a while to heal, but is there anything I can do in the meantime to lessen the pain? At what point would it be necessary to see ...

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