FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) – About 1 in 20 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 develop the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, according to data from an American Heart Association (AHA) registry. Having a new case of a-fib in the hospital was associated with major heart events, the study found,Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Women tend to experience more severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men, and the smaller size of their airways may be the reason why, a new study suggests. Though men still have a higher rate of COPD diagnosis and death, both changesContinue Reading

MONDAY, July 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People with long-haul COVID experience a wider set of symptoms than once thought, including hair loss and sexual dysfunction, British researchers report. An analysis of electronic health records for 2.4 million U.K. residents revealed that 12 weeks after their initial infection, COVID patientsContinue Reading

MONDAY, July 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Though adults are more likely to suffer long COVID, kids aren’t immune to the fatigue, weakness, coughing and breathing problems that can persist months after their initial infection. Nearly 6% of children who went to emergency departments with COVID still had symptoms 90Continue Reading

TUESDAY, July 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has helped shepherd Americans through the pandemic amid heavy fire from critics, plans to retire as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases by the end of President Joe Biden’s term. “I am not goingContinue Reading