WEDNESDAY, June 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Having a case of COVID-19 significantly increases hospitalized trauma patients’ risk of complications and death, a new study finds. “Our findings underscore how important it is for hospitals to consistently test admitted patients, so that providers can be aware of this additional riskContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, June 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Despite being particularly susceptible to severe COVID-19, many U.S. teen and young adult cancer survivors are wary of vaccination, a new study finds. Cancer survivors often have weakened immune systems and are more likely to develop severe respiratory infections. That puts them atContinue Reading

Here’s some of HealthDay’s top stories for Tuesday, June 29: When getting hitched isn’t healthy. A new study finds that men stuck in unhappy marriages tend to die earlier — the effect on health equal to that of smoking or being a ‘couch potato.’ Read more Once-a-week drug boosts diabetesContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Early research suggests that CRISPR gene-editing technology may some day lead to dramatic relief for patients struggling with amyloidosis, a rare but serious disease that can trigger organ failure. “There are many different types of amyloidosis,” explained study author Dr. Julian Gillmore, aContinue Reading