Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asthma flares down among Black, Hispanic patients during pandemic

There was a substantial decrease in asthma exacerbations among Black and Hispanic patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.

Health

How quickly do we become unfit?

Getting in shape isn't easy. But after all that hard work, how long do we actually maintain it? Turns out that even the great effort we put into training, taking a bit of time off can mean that we become "unfit" much faster ...

Pediatrics

Child vaccination rates declined during COVID-19 pandemic

The numbers of recommended vaccine doses, including measles vaccine, administered to children decreased dramatically after the declaration of a national state of emergency on March 13, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Medications

Remdesivir linked to faster clinical improvement of COVID-19

(HealthDay)—For patients hospitalized with COVID-19, remdesivir is associated with a significant decrease in time to clinical improvement, but is not associated with a significant reduction in 28-day mortality, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Decades of radiation-based scientific theory disproven by study

Surprisingly, exposure to a high background radiation might actually lead to clear beneficial health effects in humans, according to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Nuclear Research Center Negev (NRCN) scientists. ...

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