COVID-19

Research reveals how a potentially fatal COVID-19 complication damages lung tissue

Mechanisms involved in the rapid, severe progression of fibrosis in the lung tissues of COVID-19 patients, a potentially fatal complication…

Black and Hispanic men saw worse COVID-19 outcomes, study shows

More than two years into the pandemic, multiple analyses of federal, state and local data show that people of color…

Study: Most people with long COVID face stigma and discrimination

The majority of people living with long COVID experience some form of stigma directly related to their condition, according to…

Medical Marketing

Wireless smart bandage provides new insights on healing chronic wounds

Some wounds just won't heal. Infections, diseases like diabetes, and suppressed immune systems often stack up to slow healing. Chronic…

Artificial sweeteners found to kill off antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Sugar substitutes found in many supermarket foods have been shown to kill off antibiotic-resistant bacteria that cause pneumonia and sepsis.…

Abnormal heartbeat identified in 1 in 20 older adults using wrist-worn wearable and smartphone

Consumer electronics provide a novel route to screen for atrial arrhythmias. A study offered smartphone and wearable-based continuous abnormal heartbeat…

Health and Wellness

Study finds that experiences of daily stress decrease as people age

Stories about how daily stress can negatively impact people's lives, from physical health to mental and emotional well-being, are frequently…

Researchers study relationship between epilepsy drug and Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers from an Indiana University School of Medicine-led consortium of Alzheimer's disease experts are studying how an anti-seizure drug used…

A new test quickly and easily detects scopolamine (devil’s breath) and MDPV (monkey dust) in saliva and drinks

According to recent studies, sexual assault with chemical submission of victims already amounts to 20.9% of cases. The main drug…