• Poor COVID-19 Response Leads to Many Preventable Deaths in US

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    The US' faltering response to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in 130,000 to 210,000 deaths that could have been avoided, according to a report by the Columbia University.
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  • Aspirin use reduces risk of death in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

    Aspirin use reduces risk of death in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk of complications and death compared to those who were not taking aspirin, according to a new study.
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  • University students at significant risk for mental health effects of COVID-19 lockdown

    1 month ago - By Healio

    University students who experienced lockdowns due to COVID-19 exhibited a high prevalence of mental health issues, according to results of a survey study published in JAMA Network Open.
    “In a 2016 national survey of 18,875 French university students, 37% of the participants declared having experienced an episode of depression, and 8% reported having suicidal thoughts in the past 12 months,” Marielle Wathelet, MD, of the department of public health at Lille University Centre Hospital in France, and colleagues wrote. “Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to disrupt the
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