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- COVID carries triple risks for college students of colorby Harvard Gazette on October 28, 2020 at 8:27 pm
College students of color not only face a disproportionate risk of contracting COVID-19, they are particularly vulnerable to its psychological damage — especially when the longtime struggle against inequality and the current financial crisis are factored in, said speakers at a virtual Harvard forum.
- Calculating possible fallout of Trump’s face mask remarksby Harvard Gazette on October 27, 2020 at 6:26 pm
Looking at the public health effects, and perhaps mortality rate, from President Trump’s running dismissal of wearing face masks to minimize the spread of coronavirus.
- Couples share heart disease risk factors and behaviorsby Harvard Gazette on October 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Risk factors for heart health, such as smoking, unhealthy diets and minimal physical activity, may seem personal, but for people who are married or in a domestic partnership, the behavior patterns of one person may be strongly linked to the patterns of the other.
- Anti-inflammatory drug improves survival in COVID-19 patientsby Harvard Gazette on October 20, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Researchers have found that a targeted therapy with tocilizumab reduced mortality by 30 percent for critically ill COVID-19 patients when administered within the first two days of ICU admission.
- New drug prolongs ALS patient survival in trialby Harvard Gazette on October 16, 2020 at 9:10 pm
An experimental medication that was recently shown to slow the progression of ALS has now demonstrated the potential to also prolong patient survival.