ARCHIVE: July 2020

Trump Administration Bypasses CDC on Collection of Coronavirus...

WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As 64,000 new U.S. coronavirus cases were reported Tuesday and states struggled to control the spread of the virus, the Trump Administration stripped the...

Global Population Will Peak by Mid-Century, Shifting Economic...

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The world's population is shifting, with a new analysis predicting it will peak in 2064 at around 9.7 billion people and fall to 8.8 billion by the end of...

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine 'Promising' After Early Trial

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A leading COVID-19 vaccine contender has passed its early safety trial with flying colors. The vaccine, created by Moderna, produced an immune response in...

Obesity in Childhood Quickly Harms Heart Health

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that suggests the seeds for heart disease are sown early in life, researchers report they found evidence of stiff, thickened arteries in...

Tough Decisions as COVID-19 Causes Cancer Surgery Delays

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Many cancer patients have faced delays to their health care during the coronavirus pandemic, but with what consequences? Researchers at Beth Israel...

What Jobs Are Toughest on the Knees?

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Joint replacements for knee osteoarthritis are becoming more common, and now researchers have identified jobs that may lead to one. Based on a review of...

139 Clients, No COVID Infections: Hair Salon Study Shows Face...

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- While Americans continue to debate whether face masks can stop the spread of coronavirus, a new report offers compelling evidence that the coverings do...

Sleep Problems in Early Childhood Linked to Teens' Mental...

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who had sleep problems as babies or tots may be at risk for mental health disorders, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than...

AHA News: As Pandemic Disrupts Research, Scientists Look for New...

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Amid the coronavirus crisis, closed classrooms are the most visible blow universities have taken to their core mission to acquire and share...

AHA News: After 3 Heart Attacks, Meteorologist Hopes for Clear...

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Meteorologist Mark Larson was preparing for his noon television show in Wichita, Kansas, when he started to feel foggy and fatigued. Out of...

Scientists Move Closer to Mapping Entire Human Genome

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Although much of the genetic makeup of humans has been mapped, hundreds of missing DNA sequences remain. Until now. Scientists from the U.S. National...

Common Heartburn Drugs May Be Tied to Higher COVID Risk

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Popular heartburn medications such as Prilosec (omeprazole) and Nexium (esomeprazole) may inadvertently up your chances of catching COVID-19, new research...

Stressful Days, Worse Blood Sugar Control for People With...

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- When something as routine as grocery shopping might lead to a deadly COVID-19 infection, stress is inevitable -- and that extra tension can make it harder...

Lockdown Led to Less Sex, Lower Use of HIV-Preventing Drugs:...

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- About one-third of people prescribed drugs to prevent HIV stopped taking the medications when they were forced to stay home due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Prisoners Nearly 6 Times More Likely to Get COVID

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of COVID-19 in U.S. prisons is nearly six times higher than in the general population. And the COVID death rate among prisoners is likely tripled,...

What If a COVID-19 Vaccine Arrived and Many Americans Said No?

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- With several potential COVID-19 vaccines now in clinical trials, U.S. policymakers need to plan for the next hurdle: Ensuring Americans actually get...

More States Roll Back Reopenings as Coronavirus Cases Climb

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- California and Oregon rolled back their reopenings on Monday, two of several states across the country that are struggling to get surging coronavirus case...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Doesn't Harm Lungs: Study

MONDAY, July 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with the immunosuppressant methotrexate does not raise the risk of lung disease among rheumatoid arthritis patients, two new studies claim. At...

Beta Blocker Heart Meds Might Pose Special Risks for Women

MONDAY, July 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans are prescribed blood pressure medicines called beta blockers, especially after a heart attack. But a new Italian study finds that these...

Getting Your Protein From Plants a Recipe for Longevity

MONDAY, July 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Swapping out tofu for your morning eggs or using beans instead of ground beef in your chili could help you live longer, a new study reports. Getting your...

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