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High blood pressure linked to increased risk of dying from COVID-19

Patients with raised blood pressure have a two-fold increased risk of dying from the coronavirus COVID-19 compared to patients without high blood...

Fatal Lyme carditis in a 37-year-old man shows need for awareness...

Lyme disease can have unusual presentations. Physicians and the public should be aware of its different manifestations, as people spend more time outside in...

Men’s blood contains greater concentrations of enzyme that helps COVID-19 infect...

Evidence from a large study of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) in their...

COVID-19 study shows that men have over double the death rate...

The COVID-19 pandemic has exploded across the globe, leaving healthcare staff, policy makers and ordinary people struggling. We still don't completely understand why some...

Death rates from prostate cancer predicted to decline overall in EU...

Death rates from prostate cancer are predicted to fall in 2020 in the EU, largely due to better diagnosis and treatment, according...

COVID-19: Exercise may protect against deadly complication

Regular exercise may reduce the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome, a major cause of death in patients with the COVID-19 virus,...

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Vitamin D supplementation not associated with reduced cardiovascular events

Bottom Line: This study, called a meta-analysis, combined the results of 21 randomized clinical trials with about 83,000 patients to look at whether vitamin...

Health policies key factor in hospitalization of seniors

Government policy and infrastructure have a substantial impact on hospitalization of older adults, according to a University of Waterloo study.The study examined the experiences...

Terminally ill who request doctors make decisions undergo more aggressive final...

Terminally ill patients who request that physicians make decisions on their behalf are more likely to receive aggressive treatments in the weeks before they...