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New study finds popular painkiller does not lower the risk of dementia.
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Could a blood pressure or diabetes medicine make COVID-19 more severe?
A new theory suggests the coronavirus could be binding to angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors in the lower respiratory tracts. Commonly used drugs like ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) are often used to control heart failure an...
An international team has designed a computer program that predicts with up to 80% accuracy which COVID-19 patients will develop serious respiratory disease.
Developed by U.S. and Chinese researchers, the artificial intelligence (AI) program has been tested at two hospitals in China with 53 patients who were diagnosed in January wi...
A small study out of China bolsters the notion that transfusing the antibody-enriched blood of people who've survived COVID-19 could help patients still fighting for their lives against the disease.
The study of five critically ill patients from near the initial epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic found that all five patients s...
Good blood sugar control can help protect against mental decline after a common type of stroke in people with diabetes, new research suggests.
The study included 942 patients with diabetes who suffered a lacunar stroke -- one caused by a blockage in an artery that provides blood to the brain's deep structures.
Better blood su...
Imagine needing insulin to live but a natural disaster suddenly cuts off access to your medication. New drone technology may one day come to the rescue by making urgent deliveries to remote locations, researchers say.
The world's first documented drone delivery of medications to a diabetes patient in a difficult-to-reach community is...
Amid a shortage of face masks for medical personnel fighting COVID-19, two studies show that disposable N95 masks can be sterilized and re-used.
A nationwide mask shortage has put health care workers and patients at risk, but the new findings may offer ways to ease that shortage.
Researchers at University of Massachuse...
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