Today's Health News

Today's Health News

One-Fifth of Those With SARS-CoV-2 Infection Asymptomatic

No significant differences seen in mean cycle threshold values for asymptomatic, symptomatic patients

Median Age of COVID-19 Cases Declined in May to August in U.S.

In Southern U.S., increases in positive PCR tests in adults age 20 to 39 preceded those in adults ≥60

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

RA linked to increased risk for developing diabetes; association remained in sensitivity analysis

Diagnoses of Common Conditions Declined in March to May 2020

Common mental health diagnoses reduced 50 percent; similar drops seen in circulatory system diseases, T2DM

Fertility Treatment Cancellations Due to COVID-19 Impact Mental Health

Several protective psychosocial factors can help women cope during the pandemic

Guidelines Updated for Managing Dyslipidemia to Cut CVD Risk

Moderate-dose statin therapy recommended for patients with 10-year CVD risk ≥12 percent

Measures of Central Adiposity Linked to All-Cause Mortality

Waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, waist-to-height ratio linked to increased all-cause mortality

Chinese Company Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Should Be Available in U.S. in Early 2021

If it passes final round of human tests, SinoVac will apply to the FDA to sell CoronaVac vaccine

Public Awareness Low for Invasive Fungal Diseases

Awareness varies from 4.1 percent for blastomycosis to 24.6 percent for candidiasis

Risk for Autism Increased With Preterm, Postterm Birth

Risk increased for children born in weeks 22 to 31, 32 to 36, 43 to 44 versus 37 to 42 of gestation