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Prostate Cancer Drug Could Be 'Game Changing'
5/29/2020
For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections -- and carries a much lower risk of heart attack or stroke.
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DVT Clots Strike Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients
5/29/2020
The clots  can be life-threatening, and the frequency at which they are showing up in COVID-19 patients is cause for alarm, experts say.
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Facing COVID Without a Home, Without Health Care
5/29/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has been catastrophic for homeless people, ripping through overcrowded shelters where many of the residents test positive.
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Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 29, 2020
5/29/2020
A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19
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1 in 10 Hospitalized Diabetic COVID Patients Dies
5/29/2020
The study found that 1 in 5 patients had been placed on a ventilator in intensive care within seven days of entering the hospital; 1 in 10 had died; and 18% had been discharged.
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Face Masks at Home Reduce COVID-19 Risk, Study Says
5/28/2020
Wearing face masks the same house was 79% effective at curbing transmission, but only before symptoms emerge.
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Cancer and COVID-19: What’s the Outlook?
5/28/2020
Cancer patients diagnosed with COVID-19 who are otherwise generally healthy can and do survive the coronavirus, but the news isn't as good for those who also had other medical issues.
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More Turn to Medical Marijuana for Arthritis Pain
5/28/2020
Lots of people are using medical marijuana to treat their arthritis and other muscle aches and pains, often without consulting their doctor, a new study reports.
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Many With Autism Missing Out on Key Gene Tests
5/28/2020
Very few people with autism receive two recommended genetic tests, a new study finds.
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Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 28, 2020
5/28/2020
A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19
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AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84
5/28/2020
Kramer struggled with illness for much of his adult life, including infection with the AIDS-causing HIV virus. He also had a liver disease and required a liver transplant.
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Injected Electrode May Control Pain Without Drugs
5/28/2020
An injectable electrode could prove a better way to ease chronic nerve pain than opioid painkillers or bulky and expensive implants.
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Pandemic Can Overwhelm Those With Autism
5/28/2020
The coronavirus pandemic can be especially difficult for children and adults with autism and their families, experts say.
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'Silent' COVID-19 More Widespread Than Thought
5/28/2020
A new cruise ship study suggests that the number of people who are infected with the new coronavirus but have no symptoms may be much higher than believed.
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Aerosol Scientist: COVID-19 Is Likely Airborne
5/27/2020
A scientist who studies aerosols says everything she reads about COVID-19 points to a pathogen that travels through the air.
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Uncles, Aunts May Increase Child's Odds for Autism
5/27/2020
A child with an uncle or aunt with autism appears to have a more than doubled risk of being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder themselves, a new U.S. government-funded study reports.
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COVID-19 Virus Found in Stool May Be Infectious
5/27/2020
A new study has shown that COVID-19 virus isolated from the stool of a sick patient can infect cells in a petri dish -- a step toward proving that this might be a new route of transmission for the infection with the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 27, 2020
5/27/2020
A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19
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Medicare Recipients May Get Insulin at $35 Per Month
5/27/2020
Beginning next year, people on some Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage Plans who need insulin will be able to access the lifesaving medication for just $35 a month, according to a new plan announced by the White House.
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Alzheimer's Gene Linked to Severe COVID-19 Risk
5/27/2020
Part of the increased risk among people with dementia may owe to high rates of new coronavirus infections in nursing homes. But this study suggests genetics may also be a factor.
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Clotting Tied to COVID-19 May Harm the Placenta
5/27/2020
Women who had COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of placental injury, suggesting a new complication of the illness, researchers say.
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Could a Hormone Help Spur High Blood Pressure?
5/26/2020
Many people with high blood pressure may have an unrecognized hormonal condition driving their numbers up, a new study suggests.
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Can You Catch COVID-19 Through Your Eyes?
5/26/2020
You can catch COVID-19 if an infected person coughs or sneezes and contagious droplets enter your nose or mouth. But can you become ill if the virus lands in your eyes?
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Outdoor Swimming Pools Not a COVID-19 Risk: Expert
5/26/2020
Taking a dip should pose little risk of coronavirus infection, but there could be risks at indoor pools from crowds, poor air circulation, and contaminated surfaces such as handrails.
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Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 26, 2020
5/26/2020
A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19
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