Kidney damage from COVID-19 linked to higher risk of in-hospital death

Kidney damage from COVID-19 linked to higher risk of in-hospital death

Many individuals who develop COVID-19 experience kidney damage, or acute kidney injury (AKI). Invest...
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Potential COVID-19 drug azithromycin may increase risk for cardiac events

Potential COVID-19 drug azithromycin may increase risk for cardiac events

Debates over whether hydroxychloroquine should be ...
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Optimal detection and treatment of cardiac risk could save millions of lives and billions of pounds

Optimal detection and treatment of cardiac risk could save millions of lives and billions of pounds

Nearly 3.5 million cases of heart disease and stro...
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Study finds babies born in fall at higher risk for allergic diseases

Study finds babies born in fall at higher risk for allergic diseases

Food allergies are on the rise, with more than fiv...
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WHO says delay routine dental work due to virus risk

WHO says delay routine dental work due to virus risk

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that ro...
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Reducing the risk of animal viruses jumping to humans

Reducing the risk of animal viruses jumping to humans

SARS-CoV-2 is not the first deadly virus to have j...
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Bacteria in infants’ first stool may indicate their risk of obesity

Bacteria in infants’ first stool may indicate their risk of obesity

Meconium—the earliest stool of an infant—is co...
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Risk of stroke may more than double for African Americans who smoke

Risk of stroke may more than double for African Americans who smoke

Current cigarette smoking and the number of cigare...
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When a handgun is in the home, suicide risk quickly rises

When a handgun is in the home, suicide risk quickly rises

Handgun owners are at substantially heightened ris...
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Handwashing 6-10 times a day linked to lower infection risk

Handwashing 6-10 times a day linked to lower infection risk

Moderate frequency handwashing six to ten times a ...
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