Pace of growth in COVID-19 outbreaks may be slowing in Colorado

Colorado identified 23 new coronavirus outbreaks in the past week, but also determined 20 were over, suggesting that the large spreading events that drove the state’s COVID-19 epidemic may be coming under control. As of data released Wednesday, 8,300 cases of the new coronavirus in Colorado and 835 deaths were linked to outbreaks in 292 facilities, including nursing homes, jails […]

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How to carry out rapid clinical research in combating COVID-19

Amid ongoing efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, some European countries have begun to take cautious steps to ease lockdown restrictions while others brace for worse. Like several ongoing EU-funded research projects that have reoriented their work to help combat the outbreak, the PREPARE project is responding to COVID-19 by rapidly assessing Europe’s preparedness and deploying vital clinical research. Through […]

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Out with the old: Coronavirus highlights why we need new names for aging

Although largely unnoticed by mainstream media, something significant has happened with the rise of COVID-19: the marginalization of older Americans. Scorn for elders is now on full display. Some blame them for the shelter-in-place guidelines. Some even say they should be offered up as a sacrifice for the good of the country. But the coronavirus affects everyone. It’s true that […]

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Old drugs might treat COVID-19—so we’re using pieces of coronavirus to find out

Why don’t we have drugs to treat COVID-19 and how long will it take to develop them? SARS-CoV-2—the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19—is completely new and attacks cells in a novel way. Every virus is different and so are the drugs used to treat them. That’s why there wasn’t a drug ready to tackle the new coronavirus that only […]

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Working out with your partner could make your relationship happier

Working out as a couple could be the secret to a long and happy relationship, according to a new study. A survey of more than 7,600 UK adults published by Decathlon in the Decathlon Activity Index, revealed 43% of those surveyed have exercised with their partner – with more than half (66%) saying that working out together has improved their relationship. 51% of those surveyed […]

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