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Regular Exercise Can Protect Against Deadly Coronavirus Complications, Study Says

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Apr 17, 2020 … Dr. Zhen Yan: “We cannot live in isolation forever. Regular exercise has far more health benefits than we know. The protection against this severe respiratory disease condition is just one of the many examples.” CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is one of the major complications caused by COVID-19. Even though only a…

Insomnia Highly Prevalent Among Doctors, Nurses On Coronavirus Front Lines

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Apr 15, 2020 … GUANGZHOU, China — Medical professionals on the front lines fighting the novel coronavirus are embroiled in high-stress situations seemingly every second of their days. It doesn’t seem too surprising then that a new study performed in China reveals that more than one-third of healthcare workers suffered from insomnia during the peak of the outbreak. Researchers at…

Don’t Have To Be Sick To Suffer: Coronavirus Lockdowns, Restrictions Can Worsen Mental Health

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Apr 09, 2020 … SYDNEY — Even if you don’t catch the coronavirus, your health still can suffer significantly, particularly if you’re living near a hot spot or are faced with heavy restrictions. A new study by researchers at the University of Sydney shows some of the earliest evidence that the outbreak deeply affects people mentally in addition to physically. The…

Popular N95 Masks Only Needed For Workers Treating Extreme Coronavirus Cases, Researchers Say

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Apr 08, 2020 … Doctor: “There is not convincing evidence that loose-fitting medical masks are inferior to N95 respirators.” HAMILTON, Ontario — The outbreak of coronavirus around the globe is stretching medical supplies to their limits. Growing demand for advanced medical masks are leaving healthcare workers in desperate situations, but is hi-tech equipment really needed to keep you safe…

Study Shows How Long Coronavirus Stays Infectious On Metal, Plastic, Cardboard

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Mar 24, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can contaminate surfaces for several hours or several days depending on the material. But for how long? In addition to testing how the virus can also infect people via aerosols, researchers at UCLA discovered the length of time it can live on common household materials. Scientists…

Coronavirus Spreads Quickly, Can Be Shared By People Not Even Showing Symptoms Yet

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Mar 16, 2020 … AUSTIN, Texas — Americans, and people all over the world, are waking up today faced with a concerning reality. The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) isn’t “just the flu,” isn’t going away anytime soon, and is very much going to impact every single person’s life. As we all brace for weeks of time spent at home, it’s more…

Coronavirus relief plans in most nations, including the U.S., fail to consider the environment

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Oct 14, 2020 … NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — For all of the negativity, tragedy, and awfulness COVID-19 has brought, the pandemic has also provided an opportunity for the global economy to “reset” and institute policies and practices that can potentially reverse decades of damage done to the environment and species losses. Unfortunately, a study from Rutgers University finds the vast…

BCG vaccine prevents coronavirus? Study casts doubt on common tuberculosis shot

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Oct 08, 2020 … SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — From hydroxychloroquine to azithromycin, there is a growing list of medications that may or may not help patients with coronavirus. A new study is debating whether the Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine is keeping severe symptoms of COVID-19 away or if it’s just a coincidence. Researchers say adults who received the common tuberculosis…

Coronavirus weakening? Viral loads carried by patients on the decline, along with death rate

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Sep 27, 2020 … DETROIT, Mich. — While some health experts warn of a possible second wave in the coronavirus pandemic, a new study is pointing to signs that COVID-19’s severity may be fading. Researchers at Wayne State University say viral loads from patients are continuing to decrease as the pandemic progresses. This is also showing a connection to a…

Vitamin D deficiency may double risk of coronavirus infection, study finds

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Sep 07, 2020 … CHICAGO — Millions all over the globe are looking for new ways to protect themselves from the coronavirus. On that note, a new study suggests that everyone should be sure to maintain a healthy level of vitamin D within their body. More specifically, researchers from the University of Chicago Medical Center note an association between vitamin…

Va. Tech Professor Creates Surface Coating That Inactivates Coronavirus In An Hour

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Jul 23, 2020 … BLACKSBURG, Va. – Viruses can survive on surfaces like doorknobs, shopping carts, and light switches for hours or even days. In the case of COVID-19, scientists believe the virus lives longest on plastic and stainless steel. To solve this problem, a Virginia Tech professor says he has created a new anti-coronavirus coating that can be…

Placentas From Pregnant Women With Coronavirus Show Injury, Abnormal Blood Flow

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May 28, 2020 … EVANSTON, Ill. — There’s been a lot of confusion in recent months surrounding whether or not COVID-19 can harm babies still residing in their mother’s womb. Now, a new study from Northwestern University has found some compelling evidence that COVID-19 can, at the very least, interfere in pregnancies. Placentas taken from 16 women who tested positive…

Study: 6 Feet Social Distancing Guidelines Insufficient — Coronavirus Can Travel 18 Feet In 5 Seconds!

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May 20, 2020 … WASHINGTON — All over the country Americans are being told to stay safe by maintaining a six foot distance from one another in public settings. Unsettlingly, a new study finds that those suggestions may be very insufficient. There is still a lot we don’t understand about the airborne transmission of the coronavirus, but researchers have found…

Study Suggests An ‘Odds & Evens’ Approach To Relaxing Coronavirus Lockdown Measures

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May 07, 2020 … BRISBANE, Australia — Your house number may become a whole lot more important in the coming weeks. That’s because, according to a new study, it could be your key to the outside world as society begins reopening from the coronavirus quarantine. What’s the best way to ease lockdown and social distancing restrictions while still ensuring everyone’s…

Comcast Study Reveals Americans Watching Far More News, Dramas During Coronavirus Outbreak

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May 07, 2020 … PHILADELPHIA — Millions of Americans have adopted new routines and changed their habits in response to the coronavirus shutdown. Since people are spending all day at home, it’s no surprise that they’ve been using more of their time to watch TV. To that end, Comcast recently analyzed “TV watching” data to identify how viewing habits of…

Coronavirus Progress: Study Identifies Two New Potential Drugs To Combat Disease

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May 05, 2020 … WASHINGTON — Over the relatively short span of COVID-19’s existence, there have already been a multitude of drugs put forth as a potential solution. Unfortunately, none so far have proven to be all that effective. Now, a new study has identified two new drugs that may help in the fight against the coronavirus. Both drugs are…

Supplements High In Vitamins C & D May Be Key In Fighting Off Coronavirus, Study Finds

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Apr 24, 2020 … CORVALLIS, Ore. — In the event of a coronavirus infection, one’s immune system usually needs all the help it can get. To that end, a new study has found that supplements containing vitamin C and D, as well as other micronutrients, are a safe, effective, and affordable way to held fend off COVID-19. Researchers even say…

Coronavirus Survey: 84% Of Americans Want Another Stimulus Check

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Apr 22, 2020 … WASHINGTON — Millions of people started receiving their emergency stimulus checks last week, but apparently it’s just a start. According to a new survey, 84% of Americans would already like to receive a second round of governmental help as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The COVID-19 outbreak wiped out more than 22 million U.S. jobs in just about…

Two-Thirds Of Restaurant Employees Have Lost Their Jobs During Coronavirus Outbreak

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Apr 22, 2020 … New research reveals just how badly the restaurant industry is being devastated amid quarantine orders nationwide. Four in ten restaurants have closed entirely, and 61% of operators say federal relief won’t be enough to keep more layoffs from happening. It’s estimated the industry will see $240 billion in losses by the end of 2020. WASHINGTON…