Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy virus toll tops 4,000, New York joins California in lockdown

The grim toll of coronavirus deaths in Italy, the world's worst-hit nation, surged past 4,000 on Friday as New York and other US states joined California in ordering a lockdown to try to bring the pandemic under control.

Genetics

Diet success may depend on your DNA

We can add one more thing to the list of traits affected by genetics: how our bodies respond to a particular diet.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert says coronavirus likely now 'gathering steam'

The number of confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus have continued to surge inside China, sickening tens of thousands, with a death toll of more than 1,000. But outside the Asian giant the numbers remain a fraction of ...

Overweight & Obesity

Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. adults now obese (Update)

(HealthDay)—Almost forty percent adults in the United States are now obese, continuing an ever-expanding epidemic of obesity that's expected to lead to sicker Americans and higher health care costs.

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