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.
Belly Fat Linked To Early Death, Study FindsExcess belly fat is associated with a higher risk of early death from any cause, regardless of how much overall body fat you have, a new study finds.
Quitting Smoking Apps That Help You Acknowledge Your Triggers Work Better, Study ShowsIf you're trying to quit smoking, it could pay to acknowledge and accept your cravings rather than avoid them.
More Than Half Of States Reporting More New COVID-19 Cases As US Nears 200,000 DeathsThe United States is closing in on the somber milestone of 200,000 deaths from Covid-19 as more than half of states are reporting a rise in cases.
CDC Abruptly Removes Guidance About Airborne Coronavirus Transmission, Says Update 'Was Posted In Error'The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier.
Study: 51% Of All School Employees Are At Increased Risk Of COVID-19School districts across the country are navigating out how to reopen safely amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, and the results of a new study could make those decisions more difficult.
COVID-19 Study Suggests To Screen Recovering Athletes For Heart Inflammation Before They Return To PlayAs athletes recover from Covid-19, taking images of their hearts to screen for inflammation may help doctors determine when it could be safe to get back in the game, new research suggests.
Poor Sleep Linked To Weight Gain In 2-Year Smartphone Sleep Tracking StudyNot sleeping enough or getting a bad night's sleep over and over makes it hard to control your appetite. And that sets you up for all sorts of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes.
COVID-19 School Closings Linked To Increase In Depression And Suicide, Study FindsPrimary school students in China experienced more depressive symptoms and made more suicide attempts after schools closed for the pandemic, a new study found.
It Is Highly Unlikely That Food Is A Source Of COVID-19 Contamination, Experts SayWhile it is possible that people could eat something contaminated with the virus and become infected that way, it's never been seen to have happened, they said.
Probiotics May Help Manage Childhood Obesity, Study FindsIn combination with a calorie-controlled diet, the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve may help children and adolescents with obesity lose weight, according to a small study set to be presented Monday at e-ECE 2020, the 22nd European Congress of Endocrinology.
Coronavirus Symptoms Can Last Much Longer Than Initially Thought, Experts SayMonths into the pandemic that has infected more than 6 million Americans, the public and experts alike are learning the impacts of Covid-19 can drag on longer than expected.
One Shot Of Coronavirus Vaccine Likely Won't Be EnoughWhen a coronavirus vaccine comes on the market, people will likely need two doses, not just one -- and that could cause real problems.
'Reassuring' Study Finds Children Have Small Risk Of Death And Severe Illness From CoronavirusSevere illness and death remain rare in children with Covid-19, a new study suggests, while disparities do appear in kids who may require critical care or suffer complications.
COVID-19 Child Cases In The US Have Increased By 21 Percent Since Early August, New Data ShowsMore than 70,000 new Covid-19 cases in children have been reported across the US since early August, new data shows.