Risk

Warming Planet Ups Risk of Deadly Tick-Borne Fever

Nov. 16, 2020 — Climate change, already linked to more frequent wildfires, longer droughts, and more tropical storms, may also increase the risk of getting the potentially deadly tick-borne disease known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, new research suggests. When…

Could Propecia Up Young Men’s Suicide Risk?

“Sexual dysfunction in younger men can result in depression and, in a subset of these men, suicidal ideation,” Irwig said. Trinh said that these findings should not be over-interpreted to say that finasteride causes suicides, only that there seems to…

Construction Workers at High Risk for COVID

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Construction workers have a higher risk of being hospitalized with COVID-19 than other workers, a new study finds. Using data collected between March and August on hospitalizations in Austin,…

Grocery Workers at Risk for COVID Without Symptoms

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Grocery workers are likely at greater risk of infection with the new coronavirus, a new study shows. Not only that, but because a…

Manage Risk to Stay Safe for COVID Thanksgiving

Oct. 29, 2020 — Most years, Paula Emde’s Thanksgiving plans involve sharing a meal with at least a dozen family members, either at her home in Dunwoody, GA, or at a relative’s lakeside picnic pavilion about 80 miles south of…

Psoriasis Meds Don’t Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19

By Cara Roberts Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Researchers in the United Kingdom have reassuring news for people with psoriasis based on the first analysis of a global registry of COVID-19 patients who also…