Multivitamins’ ‘Benefits’ All in Your Head: Study

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Multivitamins really are magic pills for your health, a new study contends — but just not the way you might think. The health ‘benefits’ of multivitamins might just…

Chili Peppers May Extend Your Life

Kris-Etherton noted that past studies have shown that capsaicin helps quell growth of cancer cells, which may play a role in reduction of mortality from cancer and all causes. Chili peppers contain potassium, fiber and vitamins A, B6 and E,…

COVID Plan ‘Built on Bedrock of Science’

Nov. 9, 2020 — President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team on Monday announced its coronavirus task force, a group of doctors and scientists that will advise the incoming administration on a way to try to stem the pandemic. “Dealing with the…

U.S. to Cross 10 Million Cases Amid COVID-19 Surge

Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, MD, director for health equity, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Duke University, Durham, NC. Heidi Tworek, PhD, associate professor of history and public policy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Carlos Del Rio, MD, distinguished professor of…

What It Means for COVID, Health Care

Nov. 7, 2020 — Joe Biden’s victory sets the stage for health care to become a high-profile priority of his presidency. The former vice president has sketched out a big health agenda: ramping up the federal response to COVID-19, boosting…

Your Corneas May Be Safe From COVID: Study

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests that COVID-19 doesn’t infect the eye’s cornea. Although viruses such as herpes simplex can infect the cornea and Zika has been found…

1 in 6 COVID Patients Only Have Gastro Symptoms

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) – Though COVID-19 calls to mind common symptoms such as fever and cough, at least 16% of infected patients have only gastrointestinal symptoms, according to a large research…

Some COVID Patients See Faster Recovery, More Immunity

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Certain COVID-19 patients not only recover faster from the coronavirus, but their bodies also show longer-lasting immunity, according to a new study. “We’ve found a subset…

COVID May Cause Tinnitus

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Tinnitus, a common hearing problem, may be worsened by COVID-19 or possibly even triggered by the new coronavirus, new research indicates. Moreover, people with tinnitus are…

Telecommuting Shields Workers From COVID: CDC

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Working from home during the pandemic significantly reduces your risk of catching COVID-19, U.S. health officials say. The option to work remotely, however, appears to be available mostly…