Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research links COVID-19 to loss of taste

Nearly half of individuals who contract COVID-19 experience an abnormal or complete loss of their sense of taste, a new analysis led by a University of Toledo researcher has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Children unlikely to be the main drivers of the COVID-19 pandemic

It is highly likely that children can transmit the new coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, but several factors suggest that children are unlikely to be the main drivers of the pandemic. Opening up schools and kindergartens ...

Vaccination

Don't hold your breath for a COVID-19 vaccine in 2020

Donald Trump may be "very confident" we will have a vaccine for COVID-19 by the end of the year, but the rest of us should be more cautious. Billions of dollars are being spent trying to develop vaccines and treatments as ...

Health

USPSTF: Behavioral interventions likely prevent tobacco use

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that primary care-feasible behavioral interventions have a moderate net benefit for preventing tobacco use in children. These findings form the basis ...

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