ARCHIVE: July 2020

For a Longer Life, Any Exercise Is Good Exercise: Study

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Want to live longer? Take the stairs, stretch or toss a volleyball around, a new study suggests. Those activities were among several tied to lower rates of...

A New 'Spin' on How Sperm Swim

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If you ever had a sex-ed class in school, you have probably seen a visual of sperm swimming with a wagging tail. Now, high-tech tools have shattered that...

Kids 'Efficient' Transmitters as COVID-19 Raced...

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- With school reopenings just a few weeks away, a report on how the new coronavirus spread rapidly through a summer camp in Georgia suggests kids transmit the...

College Students Will Need COVID Tests Every 2-3 Days for Campus...

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- College students would need to be tested for COVID-19 infection every two to three days for campuses to safely reopen this fall, a new analysis concludes....

AHA News: Sustained High Blood Pressure May Damage Brain Vessels

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Having high blood pressure for long periods may increase the chance of small vessel damage in the brain, which has been linked to dementia...

Another Side Effect of COVID-19 -- Lasting Hearing Problems?

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The aftereffects of COVID-19 are numerous, and now British researchers report that many patients recovering from infection with the new coronavirus have...

How Streetlights Might Affect Your Colon Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Cities around the world are increasingly turning to streetlights emitting so-called "blue light," and it's also common in smartphones, laptops and tablets....

Pandemic Could Complicate Hurricane Season

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As Hurricane Isaias moved toward the east coast of Florida on Friday, one expert warns that the coronavirus pandemic could make preparing for an active...

Study Reveals How Coronavirus Travels Indoors

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A new study explains how the coronavirus hitches a ride on droplets released when you cough, sneeze, talk or speak, and travels around a room. The...

Coma, Paralysis and Rehab: A Long Road to Recovery for Some...

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For Ron Panzok and many patients like him, the battle with COVID-19 didn't end when he left the hospital. From the ambulance ride to North Shore University...

Top U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress About Pandemic...

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As the number of U.S. coronavirus cases passed 4.5 million on Thursday, some of America's top public health officials will return to Congress for another...

Few U.S. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast...

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- There's a low level of awareness among American women about a form of lymphoma that can occur around breast implants, a new study finds. Breast implant-...

In NYC at Least, Routine Child Vaccinations Rebound After...

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- After the COVID-19 pandemic had millions of New Yorkers in lockdown, the rate of routine child vaccinations plummeted -- as it did in cities across the...

New Study Sheds Doubt on Notion Kids Aren't COVID-19...

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Children with COVID-19 carry as much or more coronavirus in their nose as adults, suggesting that they could pose a serious infection risk if schools and...

American Cancer Society Recommends HPV Test for Cervical Cancer...

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- An updated guideline from the American Cancer Society calls for more simplified cervical cancer screening, administered less often. The new guideline...

AHA News: Are Virtual Doctor Visits Safe for Discharged Heart...

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Follow-up visits for heart failure patients leaving the hospital can be done just as safely via telehealth as they can in person,...

AHA News: What's It Like to Get a New Heart During the...

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- On the Friday before Mother's Day, the Rev. Eddie Woods did his best to hide his discomfort. Short of breath and lightheaded, he didn't...

Could Botox Injections Relieve Depression?

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Botox injections used to fight wrinkles and prevent migraines may also help relieve depression, a new study suggests. Patients who received Botox...

Under 50 and Overweight? Your Odds for Dementia Later May Rise

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Need fresh motivation to lose some weight? New research suggests that young adults who are overweight or obese face a higher risk for dementia in their...

Double Lung Transplants Save Lives of Sickest COVID Patients

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Two coronavirus patients who became so sick that double lung transplants were their only chance for survival are now recovering from their harrowing...

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