Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK confirms first two cases of new COVID strain

Britain on Saturday confirmed its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of COVID-19, both linked to travel from southern Africa, and expanded travel restrictions on the region.

Overweight & Obesity

Pandemic doubled need for inpatient care of eating disorders

The number of people who were hospitalized for eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia doubled in May 2020, about two months after the COVID-19 pandemic was officially declared a national emergency.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals masks and distancing worked to keep germs at bay

A Houston Methodist study showed a rapid return of seasonal respiratory viruses after COVID-19 restrictions were relaxed in Texas, demonstrating the effectiveness of masking, distancing and other precautionary measures at ...

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