The National Institutes of Health awarded nearly $470 million to build a national study population of diverse research volunteers and support large-scale studies on the long-term effects of COVID-19. The NIH Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative made the parent award to New York University (NYU) Langone Health, New York City,...
The final results of the Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma in Outpatients (C3PO) demonstrate that COVID-19 convalescent plasma did not prevent disease progression in a high-risk group of outpatients with COVID-19.
As many as one-fifth of patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19 nationwide who may have benefited from treatment with the anti-inflammatory dexamethasone were not given this treatment during the height of the pandemic, according to a study.
Supportive social interactions in adulthood are important for your ability to stave off cognitive decline despite brain aging or neuropathological changes such as those present in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
A new study found adults with obesity who started a weekly exercise program of walking for 30 minutes, four days a week, and who cut 250 daily calories from their diet saw improvements in arterial flexibility – a measure of cardiovascular health and healthy aging.
After reviewing the medical records of 959,438 patients with heart failure, researchers found 38% of patients received a diagnosis at the hospital or emergency room. Black adults, women, and patients with fewer financial assets were more likely to learn about their condition after an emergency.
Researchers found survival rates for heart transplant surgeries have improved since 2003-2007. They note increased acceptance and use of hearts donated by people who had hepatitis C or who died from a drug overdose may help more patients waiting for heart transplants.
As the pandemic changed how people bought food in 2020, a growing number of young adults in Minnesota – about one in three – faced challenges with having enough food to eat. A survey identifies barriers and potential solutions to food access.