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Live Coronavirus News: World Updates

New York Times - 6 ore 27 min ago
A group of 34 health experts warned about the perils of new U.S. rules on virus data collection. Penn State is requiring students to sign a waiver absolving the university of liability for exposure to the virus on campus.

COVID Has Most Parents Nervous About Kids Vaccines

WebMD Health - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 21:56

But if fewer children get their childhood vaccinations because their parents are too nervous to bring them to the doctor, experts worry that it could lead to a resurgence of dangerous and preventable childhood diseases.

The Nation Wanted to Eat Out Again. Everyone Has Paid the Price.

New York Times - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 21:39
Governments and restaurant owners wanted to get back to business. But bars and restaurants have become a focal point for clusters of Covid infections.

COVID Risk Up to 7 Times Higher for Young Vapers

WebMD Health - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 20:40

Teens and young adults who vaped were five times more likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19. And young folks who vape and also smoke regular cigarettes have a sevenfold higher risk of getting COVID-19, researchers found.

Many COVID Outbreaks Traced to Restaurants, Bars

WebMD Health - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 20:37

In Louisiana, roughly a quarter of the state's 2,360 cases since March that were outside of places like nursing homes and prisons had their origins in bars and restaurants, The New York Times reported.

Redfield: This Fall Could Be ‘Worst’ We’ve Seen

WebMD Health - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 20:04

We are in a war against COVID-19, and this fall could be one of the worst from a public health standpoint that the U.S. has ever faced, says CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD.

With Less Breastfeeding Support, Mothers Are Turning to Online Help

New York Times - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 19:52
The pandemic has resulted in fewer resources for breastfeeding women, but experts say it’s still crucial to seek guidance.

I cinquantenni di oggi? Hanno performance cognitive peggiori di padri e nonni

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 15:08
In uno studio americano tre generazioni a confronto. Obesità, solitudine, sedentarietà forse alla base del trend negativo delle nuove generazioni

I pessimisti muoiono due anni prima rispetto alla media

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 14:56
Le persone che pensano in negativo hanno maggiori probabilità di incontrare malattie cardiovascolari, ma gli ottimisti non vivono di più. Ecco perché

In caso di artrosi, quando si deve ricorrere a una protesi al ginocchio?

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 14:44
Un trattamento chirurgico va preso in considerazione in base alle attività quotidiane alle quali si è dovuto rinunciare

Il coronavirus si può trasmettere attraverso i surgelati?

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 13:29
I virus resistono al freddo molto a lungo ma è esclusa la contaminazione per ingestione. Il problema può sorgere eventualmente da confezioni contaminate

Texas Has Too Many Cases to Reopen, Governor Warns

New York Times - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 11:28
Russia approved a vaccine that has yet to complete clinical trials. The White House announced a deal to manufacture 100 million doses of its vaccine candidate. New Zealand returned to a partial lockdown.

Infertility Was Distressing. The Military Made It Even More Complicated.

New York Times - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 11:00
For service members like me, Tricare health insurance and the limited number of military medical facilities offering fertility treatments add more stress to an already emotional process.

La pressione alta va abbassata presto piuttosto che «troppo»

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 10:33
Prima si inizia più si scongiura il rischio d’ictus. Se invece si interviene tardi meglionon ridurla eccessivamente. Successo quando il danno d’organo non c’è o è reversibile

How Russia’s Rushed Covid-19 Vaccine Could Backfire

New York Times - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 03:03
Vaccines are among the safest medical products in the world — but only because of the intense rigor of the clinical trials that test their safety and effectiveness.

Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases

New York Times - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 02:33
The E.P.A. has approved nootkatone, which is found in cedars and grapefruit. It repels ticks, mosquitoes and other dangerous bugs for hours, but is safe enough to eat.

Russia Approves Coronavirus Vaccine Before Completing Tests

New York Times - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 00:43
The country became the first in the world to approve a possible vaccine against the virus, despite warnings from the global authorities against cutting corners.

Asymptomatic COVID: Silent, but Maybe Not Harmless

WebMD Health - Mer, 12/08/2020 - 00:07

Researchers who have scanned the hearts and lungs of people who tested positive for COVID-19, but never felt ill, have seen telltale signs of distress.

Climate Change Means Senior Health Could Suffer

WebMD Health - Mar, 11/08/2020 - 23:00

Atmospheric changes that precede storms increase the risk that older people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) could develop breathing problems serious enough to send them to the hospital.

Trump’s Order on Coronavirus Relief Alarms Governors as Stimulus Talks Stall

New York Times - Mar, 11/08/2020 - 21:15
The Trump administration is ordering schools on Native American reservations to reopen. California’s chief health officer has resigned. The pandemic has now sickened more than 20 million people, according to a Times database.