Women, especially minority women, from states with more restrictive reproductive rights have a greater risk of delivering a low-weight baby and face more health disparities than women who reside in states with fewer restrictions on reproductive rights.
The effects on health, language development, emotional well-being, and social behavior associated with poverty can be seen in children as young as five years of age.
People who experience “brain fog” and other neurological problems following COVID-19 infection may be suffering from PTSD, researchers report.
SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 suppresses pain. Findings suggest the pain suppression caused by the infection may be responsible for viral spread, as people do not feel as ill as they actually are.
People with Parkinson’s disease have a 30% higher risk of dying from coronavirus infection than those without the neurodegenerative disorder. A new study suggests Parkinson’s is an independent risk factor for COVID-19 mortality.
A new study suggests COVID-19 may deplete testosterone levels in males. Findings reveal as testosterone decreased, the severity of coronavirus increased. Men who died from coronavirus infection had significantly lower mean testosterone than those who r…
A combination of the Zika virus and Chikungunya, two mosquito-borne infections, increase stroke risk, a new study reports.
People with depression and a history of physical disease are at increased risk of their disease symptoms worsening and requiring hospitalization.
People with a history of substance use disorder are more susceptible to COVID-19 infection and have an increased risk of experiencing worse outcomes, a new study reports.
Researchers demonstrate how a single injection of fibroblast growth factor 1 (FGF1) can restore blood sugar levels to normal for extended periods in rodent models of type 2 diabetes. Studies show how FGF1 affects specific neurons and perineuronal nets …