Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in three Americans had COVID-19 by the end of 2020

A new study published in the journal Nature estimates that 103 million Americans, or 31 percent of the U.S. population, had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 by the end of 2020. Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: One in three Americans contracted COVID-19 in 2020

A new study published in the journal Nature estimates that 103 million Americans, or 31 percent of the U.S. population, had been infected with COVID-19 by the end of 2020. Columbia University researchers modeled the spread ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Deaths from Alzheimer's far more common in rural America

(HealthDay)—Death rates from Alzheimer's disease are particularly high in the rural United States, a preliminary study finds, highlighting a need for health care resources in traditionally under-served areas.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malaria and dengue predicted to affect billions more people

An estimated 8.4 billion people could be at risk from malaria and dengue by the end of the century if emissions keep rising at current levels, according to a new study published in The Lancet Planetary Health.

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