Having a Cousin or Grandparent With Colon Cancer Raises Your Risk

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Colon cancer risk runs in families, and it’s not just a parent or sibling having had the disease that should concern you. If you have a second- or third-degree relative who had colon cancer at an early age, your odds of having the disease… Continue reading Having a Cousin or Grandparent With Colon Cancer Raises Your Risk

Poorly Managed Diabetes Raises Odds for More Severe COVID

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Hospitalized patients with diabetes who hadn’t been taking their medication had more severe cases of COVID-19, a new study shows. “Our results highlight the importance of assessing, monitoring and controlling blood glucose [sugar] in hospitalized COVID-19 patients from the… Continue reading Poorly Managed Diabetes Raises Odds for More Severe COVID

Living With HIV Raises Odds for Sudden Cardiac Death

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People living with HIV have to take powerful drug cocktails to keep their disease in check, but a new study finds they also need to worry about a doubled risk of sudden cardiac death. Unlike a heart attack caused by a blocked heart… Continue reading Living With HIV Raises Odds for Sudden Cardiac Death

3 Wuhan Lab Workers’ 2019 Illness Raises Concerns

May 24, 2021 — Three researchers from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China became sick with a flu-like illness and sought hospital care in November 2019, according to a U.S. intelligence report obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The report, which was previously undisclosed, will likely add to growing concerns about whether… Continue reading 3 Wuhan Lab Workers’ 2019 Illness Raises Concerns

Sleep Apnea Raises Odds for Severe COVID-19

TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People suffering from severe obstructive sleep apnea are at a greater risk of catching COVID-19, a new study finds. But researchers at Kaiser Permanente Southern California also found that the longer patients used a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask while sleeping, the more their COVID-19… Continue reading Sleep Apnea Raises Odds for Severe COVID-19

Baby death raises questions over maternity care

Parents Beth and Dan Wankiewicz are looking for answers over the death of their son Clay last year. Source link

Obesity Raises Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Most people know obesity can lead to diabetes or heart disease, but excess weight can play a role in cancer, too, researchers say. A new study found that breast cancer survivors who are overweight have a statistically significant increased risk of developing a… Continue reading Obesity Raises Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

Covid-19 raises risk of depression and dementia, study suggests

Prof Dame Til Wykes, at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, said: “The study confirms our suspicions that a Covid-19 diagnosis is not just related to respiratory symptoms, it is also related to psychiatric and neurological problems. Source link

Covid: Banksy artwork raises £14.4m for NHS charities

It is believed to be a record price for a canvas by the elusive street artist. Source link

Skipping Mammograms Raises Odds for Breast Cancer

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Don’t skip your breast cancer screening mammogram. This is the overarching message of an extended study of more than a half-million Swedish women. Those who missed even one recommended screening mammogram were more likely to die from breast cancer, the study found. The… Continue reading Skipping Mammograms Raises Odds for Breast Cancer