Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Non-white race tied to higher likelihood of COVID-19 infection

(HealthDay)—Race is the most important predictor of testing positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection but not for outcomes, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in the Annals ...

Medical research

Hair aging differs by race, ethnicity

While aging is an unavoidable biological process with many influencing factors that results in visible changes to the hair, there is limited literature examining the characteristics of hair aging across the races. Now a new ...

Health

Nutrition tips for running virtual races

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a runner who has previously participated in 5K and 10K races, as well as half-marathons and full marathons. I would rely on water and nutrition stations at the events to help fuel my performance. Now ...

Oncology & Cancer

Patient race linked to poorer survival in acute myeloid leukemia

Self-reported patient race is the most important factor associated with poorer survival in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology, ...

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