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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People With Down Syndrome Face Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19

TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 — When adults with Down syndrome contract COVID-19, their risk of dying is much higher than the norm, a large, new study finds. The researchers found that of over 8 million British adults, those with Down syndrome were four times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19, and 10 times more likely to die due to […]

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Up Next? Lily Allen Wants Kids With David Harbour 1 Month After Wedding

Next steps? Lily Allen opened up about her future family plans one month after marrying David Harbour. Celebrity Stepparents: Jada Pinkett Smith, LeAnn Rimes and More “I think so,” the singer, 35, told The Sunday Times on Sunday, October 25, when asked about having more kids. “Especially now [my daughter] Marnie is getting so big. It’s like, ‘No, my babies!’” […]

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Scientists to Infect Volunteers With COVID-19 in Challenge Trial

TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 — British scientists are infecting healthy volunteers with COVID-19, in hopes of speeding up vaccine development, TheWashington Postreported Tuesday. Led by scientists at Imperial College London, people in this challenge trial will be guaranteed treatment if they become ill. The United States says human challenge trials might be too risky or unnecessary. But for the British, […]

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