School Warnings About Children's Weight Don't Work, Study SaysThe letter or report card is from your child's school, but this grade doesn't have anything to do with school performance or behavior. Instead, it's a measure of your child's body mass index or BMI -- designed to warn you when your child is overweight or obese.
More Women Than Men Struggle To Fall Asleep In Both Europe And The US, Study FindsA new study comparing poor sleep among more than a million adults and children in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States found women experience more insomnia problems than men in all three countries.
Antidepressant Fluvoxamine May Help Keep COVID-19 Cases From Worsening, Study SuggestsThe antidepressant fluvoxamine may help keep COVID-19 cases from getting worse and keep people out of the hospital, a study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine found.
One-Fifth Of COVID-19 Patients To Get A Psychiatric Diagnosis Within 90 Days, Study SuggestsPeople who have had Covid-19 may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder such as anxiety or depression, according to a new study.
Seniors Are Better At Pandemic Safety Than Young Adults, CDC FindsOlder Americans are better than younger adults at following the recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new survey.
Group Sees 14% Increase In Child COVID-19 Cases With Close To 800K US Kids InfectedChildren account for 11% of all Covid-19 cases in the US, a 14% increase over the past two weeks, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday.
Drop In Non-Coronavirus Hospitalizations Suggests People Are Skipping Key Medical CareA decline in non-coronavirus hospitalizations suggests that people are delaying necessary medical care during the pandemic, according to two new studies.
Convalescent Plasma Did Not Reduce COVID-19 Deaths Or Keep Patients From Severe Illness In New StudyIn a new study, convalescent plasma did not reduce deaths among Covid-19 patients or prevent moderate disease from becoming severe.
Flavanols — Found In Tea, Berries And Apples — May Reduce Blood Pressure, Study FindsPeople who consume a diet rich in flavanol-heavy food -- such as berries, tea and apples -- tend to have lower blood pressure, according to a new study.
New Reports Show Coronavirus Immunity Can Last For MonthsThree new reports show coronavirus immunity can last for months -- and maybe even longer.
'Second Wave' Of Mental Health Devastation Due To COVID-19 Is Imminent, Experts SayWhile the world struggles to manage the initial waves of death and disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, there is mounting evidence accumulating that "a second wave" linked to rising rates of mental health and substance use disorders could be building, according to an article published Monday in the medical journal JAMA.
The US Should Expect 20,000 More Coronavirus Deaths By End Of The Month, Former CDC Director SaysAnother 20,000 Covid-19 deaths by the end of the month are "inevitable," according to a former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
10% Of The World May Have Been Infected By COVID-19, WHO Official SaysThe novel coronavirus may have infected about one in 10 people globally, meaning the majority of the world remains vulnerable to Covid-19, a World Health Organization official has said.
Marijuana Use Increases Pain After Surgery, Requires More Anesthesia, Study FindsUsing marijuana before entering the hospital for a surgical procedure can make your pain during recovery significantly worse, according to research presented Monday.
Countries Should Meet These Five Criteria Before Easing Lockdowns, Study Says. Many Aren't Even CloseCountries should not ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions until they meet five criteria -- and many nations are not even close, according to a new analysis published in The Lancet medical journal.