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Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, anecdotal reports suggested that infusing very sick patients with the blood plasma of people who’d survived the disease might help boost outcomes. …

Anxiety Might Speed Alzheimer’s: Study

The findings are based on a study of North American patients with mild cognitive impairment that involved memory problems. At the outset, all underwent anxiety and depression screening, MRI brain scans and blood tests. Of 339 patients, 72…

Study Finds Blacks, Asians More Vulnerable to COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Black and Asian people in the United States and the United Kingdom have significantly higher odds of COVID-19 infection compared to white people, a large research…

Face Masks Won’t Hamper Your Workout, Study Says

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you want to work out while wearing a cloth face mask, a new study says you can do it safely. Researchers from the University of…

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…

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…

COVID-19 Antibodies Decline Over Time, Study Shows

A study of 365,000 people in England found evidence that coronavirus antibodies decline over a 3-month period. The participants did three rounds of finger-prick tests at home between June 20 and Sept. 28, according to a news release from the…

Spouses Share a Lot, Including Heart Health: Study

By Cara Roberts Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Many married couples or domestic partners share a lot: the same house, bills, pets and maybe children. A new study found they often also share the…