Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infants little affected by COVID-19

COVID-19 is a very different disease in infants; compared to adults, most do surprisingly well when infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the disease.

Cardiology

Results from the COBRA-REDUCE trial reported

For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) that also require oral anticoagulation, treatment with a nanotechnology polymer-coated stent plus 14-day dual anti-platelet therapy (DAPT) did not reduce bleeding ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hong Kong offers universal virus testing, with Beijing's help

Hong Kong's leader on Friday said China would help authorities offer free coronavirus tests to residents as infections continue to rise in a finance hub where a deep distrust of Beijing has become embedded.

Health

Sleeping too much—or too little—boosts heart attack risk

Even if you are a non-smoker who exercises and has no genetic predisposition to cardiovascular disease, skimping on sleep—or getting too much of it—can boost your risk of heart attack, according to a new University of ...

Health

Short duration between dinner, bed has no effect on HbA1c

(HealthDay)—Ensuring a short duration between dinner and bedtime has no effect on hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in middle-aged and older Japanese adults, according to a study published online Jan. 22 in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention ...

Health

Think you're getting less sleep? You're not alone

More Americans are getting fewer hours of sleep, according to a new study published in the journal Sleep. Researchers from USC, Arizona State University and the University of South Carolina found more Americans reporting ...

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