COVID-19 patients treated in hospital intensive care units in the US during periods of increased demand are nearly twice as likely to die from the disease compared to those who receive care during low-demand periods, a study published by JAMA Network Open said.
Older adults with both hearing and visual impairment have a nearly 90 percent higher risk for developing dementia, according to a study published Wednesday by the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring.
Higher exposure to commonly used oral antibiotics is linked to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease according to a recently published study by researchers form the Helsinki University Hospital, Finland.
French households ramped up savings in the first quarter as incomes rose following government measures to boost purchasing power, official data showed on Wednesday, confirming the economy maintained a steady growth rate in the period.
Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving behaviors than their peers without ADHD, according to a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) study published in the journal Pediatrics.
Norway will spend more than originally planned from its sovereign wealth fund in 2019, the government said in a revised fiscal budget on Tuesday, raising the likelihood the central bank will raise interest rates faster.
Specks of calcium in the heart's artery walls could signal early risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in men from South Asian countries, including India, and may help develop treatment methods, researchers say.