Doctors, nurses and medical professionals all over the world are working long hours diagnosing and treating COVID-19 coronavirus patients. Their choices are being made based on rapidly developing scientific evidence. Could that evidence essentially be “bad intel?”
COVID-19 coronavirus has hit the world hard, with medical and public health authorities working hard to slow the spread, beat the disease and save lives. Northern Italy has been hit particularly hard, with thousands of deaths. Could pollution have played a part in Northern Italy’s suffering?
We know that people with certain comorbidities like diabetes, cancer and heart disease, as well as older people, are at higher risk of dying from COVID-19. It wasn’t believed, however, that those with COVID-19 might also have other respiratory illnesses like influenza, rhinovirus or adenovirus. New research indicates differently.
Scientists have been furiously researching COVID-19 coronavirus since it first showed up in Wuhan, China in late 2019. How it’s transmitted has been a key area of that research. Now, a new study says transmission may be as simple as breathing.
To stop the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, a majority of people around the world have been told to stay at home. Even without your gym or health club, you can still take advantage of a huge immune system booster. Regular exercise helps boost your immunity and keep you healthy.
We’re learning more about the COVID-19 coronavirus every day. What one research team recently discovered is that the virus sticks around even after the symptoms have abated. Worse yet, those patients may still be contagious.
It’s been recognized since early in our experience with COVID-19 coronavirus that people with underlying conditions were at a greater risk for death and more negative outcomes. Now, a new study confirms and defines the risks for people with heart conditions.
In this great article from Desiree Dickerson, a clinical psychologist and former researcher, we get some useful ideas for dealing with the isolation, loneliness, depression and anxiety that can come from dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
With COVID-19 coronavirus spreading throughout the US and beyond, it seems every surface might hold the pesky pathogen. We’re told to sanitize surfaces and ourselves. Washing hands is within our control, but can we really get surfaces coronavirus-free?
COVID-19 coronavirus has sickened people in just about every country and is dominating the news and most conversations. But what happens to you and your body if you get infected? Let’s cast aside the misinformation and take a look at what can really happen if you get COVID-19.