Researchers report COVID-19 found in penile tissue could contribute to ED

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers are the first to demonstrate that COVID-19 can be present in the penis tissue long after men recover from the virus. The widespread blood vessel dysfunction, or endothelial dysfunction, that results from the COVID-19 infection could then contribute to erectile dysfunction, or ED, according to the study recently published in the World […]

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WHO report: COVID likely 1st jumped into humans from animals – The Denver Post

GENEVA — A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely,” according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press. The findings offer little new insight into how the virus first […]

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Researchers report on head injuries in MMA

Mixed martial arts (MMA) has gained global popularity over recent years. Yet it remains a sport with a high risk of injury in general, and head injuries in specific. A new study, published in The Physician and Sportsmedicine, explored the patterns and trends of head injuries in the leading MMA promotion “Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)” between 2016 and 2019. Researchers […]

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Patients With IBD Report Concern About Impact of COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 2020 — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) report concern about the impact of COVID-19 on their health, and many perceive themselves as being at increased risk for contracting the virus, according to research published online Oct. 16 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Thomas M. Goodsall, M.B.B.S., from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, Australia, […]

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Most U.S. Women Under 50 Use Contraception: Report

TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 — Most American women between 15 and 49 years of age use birth control, according to a new U.S. government report. Between 2017 and 2019, 65% of those women used some form of contraception, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “This report provides this unique snapshot of all women of reproductive age […]

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Almost 90,000 young American adults will get cancer this year: report

(HealthDay)—Nearly 90,000 Americans between 15 and 39 years of age will be diagnosed with cancer this year and more than 9,200 will die, a new report projects. One hematologist who deals with younger cancer patients said the shock of a diagnosis at this point in their lives can be overwhelming. “This population is unique, they’re in the prime of their […]

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Preliminary report on dietary guidelines emphasizes need for healthy eating habits

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization focused on heart and brain health, praised new recommendations issued this week for the next update of federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The report, released by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), will inform the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) as they craft the new guidelines, […]

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Immunity check at sporting events could ensure safety of those attending: report

Coronavirus pandemic forces doctors on the front lines to become inventors Doctors share new COVID-19 treatment methods, practices over social media, podcasts. When sports finally emerge from their slumber, one physician believes proof of coronavirus immunity can eventually be a way to ensure the safety of those who attend certain arenas. Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a physician at a hospital in […]

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Colorado changes how it reports coronavirus deaths as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Colorado health officials on Friday revamped the way they report deaths related to the new coronavirus, listing the total number of fatalities in which the person had contracted the virus and then breaking out those whose deaths can be attributed directly to COVID-19. Health officials reported 1,150 individuals have died with COVID-19 in their systems, and found 878 of those […]

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