Medical research

A decade later, some veterans find it hard to breathe

For military personnel who were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in the early 2000s, burn pits—areas where various waste was burned in open pits—were a visceral reminder of that hellish experience.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

About 30% of COVID patients develop 'Long COVID,' study finds

New UCLA research finds that 30% of people treated for COVID-19 developed Post Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), most commonly known as "Long COVID." People with a history of hospitalization, diabetes, and higher body mass ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New symptoms, conditions may develop after positive test for SARS-CoV-2

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of certain symptoms and conditions is increased at 31 to 150 days following testing among individuals who test positive versus negative for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), ...

Cardiology

Women's heart attack symptoms vary

You may think there's nothing subtle about a heart attack. But, the truth is, a series of subtle symptoms can signal heart trouble, especially in women.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Getting back to sports after recovering from COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Folks who've had a tough case of COVID-19 shouldn't hit the gym for basketball or an aerobics class without getting checked out by their doctor first, according to the American College for Sports Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pulmonologist offers tips to manage asthma

Asthma is a condition where airways narrow and swell, possibly producing extra mucus and other symptoms. While asthma affect adults, it's the most common long-term disease in children. More than 262 million people globally ...

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