Search Results

New coronavirus test can diagnose a patient in just 30 minutes, researchers say

https://www.studyfinds.org/coronavirus-test-diagnoses-patient-30-minutes/

Oct 05, 2020 … POHANG, South Korea — As coronavirus testing has shown, anyone could have COVID-19, even the President of the United States. While testing for the virus is effective, the process is neither speedy nor pleasant for the patient. Researchers in South Korea are aiming to change this with a new test they say can produce results in…

Covid & cholesterol: Statins may reduce coronavirus severity, help patients recover faster

https://www.studyfinds.org/covid-cholesterol-statins-may-reduce-coronavirus-severity-help-patients-recover-faster/

Sep 29, 2020 … SAN DIEGO — Statins, a common cholesterol-lowering medication, appear to be linked to a lower risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms and faster recovery time in general. That’s the takeaway from a new study by doctors at UC San Diego Health medical center. The authors say that the molecule ACE2 resides on the outer surface of various human…

Study may be first to show coronavirus can spread from animals to humans

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-first-coronavirus-spreads-animals-humans/

Sep 19, 2020 … BASEL, Switzerland — A new study provides compelling evidence that coronavirus spreads between humans and animals. Researchers studying 16 mink farms in the Netherlands say that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, was not only transmitted from human to mink, but vice versa. Just about nine months into this pandemic, the scientific community is still unsure…

Coronavirus blocked from entering cells after scientists design new receptor protein

https://www.studyfinds.org/coronavirus-blocked-new-receptor-protein/

Aug 19, 2020 … Researchers create ‘decoy’ receptor that neutralizes SARS-CoV-2, and may block other coronavirus strains too. FREDERICK, Md. –– In the race to find coronavirus treatments, scientists around the world are working tirelessly to slow or stop SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing this illness. One group from the University of Illinois and the United States Army says their…

Kids & COVID-19: Children want to understand coronavirus better, learn how to stay safe

https://www.studyfinds.org/kids-covid-19-children-want-to-understand-coronavirus-better-learn-how-to-stay-safe/

Jul 25, 2020 … New research shows young children are very much aware that COVID-19 is a serious health threat, and they want to learn more about what they can do. Kids are finding various ways to cope with their anxiety, including playing games like ‘corona tag’ or creating virus-related songs. TURKU, Finland — COVID-19 continues to interrupt the…

Coronavirus Slumber: Nearly 9 In 10 Adults Experiencing Strange Dreams During Lockdown

https://www.studyfinds.org/coronavirus-slumber-nearly-9-in-10-adults-experiencing-strange-dreams-during-lockdown/

May 29, 2020 … UNDATED — If you’ve been waking up each morning lately and remembering some abnormal dreams from the night before, you’re far from alone. A survey of 1,000 American adults reveals that 87% of people have been experiencing unusual dreams since the pandemic began. The survey of 1,000 adults, commissioned by SleepStandards, found that in addition to…

Coping With Coronavirus: Bedroom Romps Helping 1 In 4 Adults Get Through Quarantine

https://www.studyfinds.org/coping-with-coronavirus-bedroom-romps-helping-1-in-4-adults-get-through-quarantine/

May 21, 2020 … New survey finds that working out, watching TV, practicing meditation, and drinking are among the top ways Americans are surviving the coronavirus lockdown. Nearly three in four adults believe they’re living a healthier and more holistic life than they were five years ago. NEW YORK — The coronavirus pandemic is causing a tremendous amount of…

Study: Patients May Experience Delirium, PTSD From Battling Coronavirus

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-patients-may-experience-delirium-ptsd-from-battling-coronavirus/

May 20, 2020 … Doctors warn that constant worry over COVID-19 is associated with poor long-term mental health. LONDON — Roughly one in four hospitalized COVID-19 patients may develop delirium during their illness, and PTSD is a legitimate potential long-term health risk for recovered patients. Those are the disturbing findings from a new piece of research conducted by University College…

Coronavirus Infections In Children May Start As Stomach Troubles, Not Coughs

https://www.studyfinds.org/coronavirus-infections-in-children-may-start-as-stomach-issues/

May 13, 2020 … WUHAN, China — Just how susceptible children are to the coronavirus pandemic has been widely debated by health officials and politicians. A new study says children who do have COVID-19 may not show the same symptoms an adult does. Researchers say the illness, which has caused respiratory distress in countless patients, tends to show up…

Study: Mobile Phones May Act As ‘Trojan Horses’ For Coronavirus, Other Diseases

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-mobile-phones-may-act-as-trojan-horses-for-coronavirus-other-diseases/

Apr 30, 2020 … Author: Phones are “five-star hotels with premium heated spas, free buffet for microbes to thrive on.” GOLD COAST, Australia — By now, we all know to diligently wash our hands, but how often are you washing your phone? If the answer isn’t all that often, you may be unknowingly inviting the coronavirus inside your home and…

Study Of Chinese City Shows Contact Tracing, Isolation Key To Mitigating Spread Of Coronavirus

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-of-chinese-city-shows-contact-tracing-isolation-key-to-mitigating-spread-of-coronavirus/

Apr 29, 2020 … SHENZHEN, China — A new in-depth analysis of containment measures taken in the city of Shenzhen, China during the early outbreak of SARS-CoV2 has concluded that contact tracing and subsequent isolation measures were incredibly effective at slowing the spread of coronavirus. Contact tracing refers to quickly identifying individuals who likely came into contact with SARS-CoV2 and…

Lockdown Lethargy: 1 In 4 Says Quality Of Sleep During Coronavirus Outbreak Has Never Been Worse

https://www.studyfinds.org/lockdown-lethargy-sleep-quality-during-coronavirus-outbreak-never-worse/

Apr 29, 2020 … New survey finds 48% of adults are kept awake at night from worrying about the coronavirus. Only 18% of respondents feel “refreshed” when they wake up each morning. Four in ten parents say their children are waking up later than they used to. LONDON — Adults may be sleeping a bit longer due to the lockdown…

Coronavirus Outbreak Causes Shift In Behaviors Among Marijuana Users: 3 In 10 Are Smoking More

https://www.studyfinds.org/coronavirus-outbreak-causes-shift-in-behaviors-among-marijuana-users-3-in-10-are-smoking-more/

Apr 28, 2020 … NEW YORK — The number of official coronavirus cases worldwide continues to grow, with more than 3 million infected as of April 28th, including more than 988,000 cases in the United States. With many Americans regularly using marijuana to help reduce anxiety, treat a medical condition, or to simply wind down, have their habits changed as…

Study: Rate Of Coronavirus Infections In LA Up To 55 Times Higher Than Confirmed Cases

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-rate-of-coronavirus-infections-in-la-up-to-55-times-higher-than-confirmed-cases/

Apr 21, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — Confirmed coronavirus cases only tell a portion of the story in any area, but a new study out of Los Angeles County has come to a startling conclusion. Based on the first round of antibody testing, 4.1% of the county’s entire adult population has already come into contact with the virus and developed…

Many Americans Lonelier Than Ever Before As Coronavirus Social Distancing Wears On

https://www.studyfinds.org/many-americans-feeling-lonelier-than-ever-before-as-coronavirus-social-distancing-wears-on/

Apr 20, 2020 … PHOENIX — Any high-stress situation can take a toll on one’s mental health, and the coronavirus pandemic presents us with some unique hardships that many of us have never faced before. While Americans remain under quarantine, it’s natural to wonder how social distancing is affecting mental health collectively across the country. A new survey of…

CDC Study: Coronavirus Could Be Spread Over 13-Feet In The Air, Can Live On Your Shoes

https://www.studyfinds.org/cdc-study-coronavirus-could-be-spread-over-13-feet-in-the-air-can-live-on-your-shoes/

Apr 14, 2020 … “The soles of medical staff shoes might function as carriers,” the report warns. “We highly recommend that persons disinfect shoe soles before walking out of wards containing COVID-19 patients.” ATLANTA — Social distancing has become the law of the land during the coronavirus outbreak. From staying at home to keeping away from other people, the…

Scientists Reveal 2 Easy Steps To Lower Spread Of Coronavirus In Your Workplace

https://www.studyfinds.org/scientists-reveal-2-easy-steps-to-lower-spread-of-coronavirus-in-your-workplace/

Apr 13, 2020 … DAVIS, Calif. — Social distancing has kept millions of people in their homes for weeks. The new rules against large gatherings has also closed most offices across the United States. So what happens when Americans start going back to work? Scientists say rethinking the way our buildings are designed could help stop the spread of…

False-Negative Coronavirus Tests May Cause A Second Infection Wave, Study Warns

https://www.studyfinds.org/false-negative-coronavirus-tests-may-cause-a-second-infection-wave-study-warns/

Apr 10, 2020 … ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new study is issuing a stern warning regarding coronavirus tests: they’re not infallible and false-negatives are bound to happen. Up until now the main problem with these tests was just making sure they’re available. While there are still millions who can’t find a test, availability is slowly increasing. That’s a great development,…