Thursday, December 1, 2022

INDEX

Body Mass Index Is a Risk Factor for Covid-19 Severity

This meta-analysis found that severe Covid-19 patients had a higher body mass index (BMI) compared to non-severe patients. Also, obese COVID-19 infected patients are more likely to require ICU care than normal healthy patients.

Covid-19 Severity: Association of Hypertension, an Analysis

Summary Since the first identification of COVID-19 in China, there has been a rapid increase in cases and death. The pathogenesis remains mostly unknown, and...

Tea Consumption Reduces Risk of Retinopathy

‘Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is an important cause of blindness. The long-term tea consumption may be an independent protective factor for DR, a new study reports.

High Plant Protein Diet Lower Mortality

Diets high with plant protein are associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, finds a meta-analysis published in The BMJ.

Covid-19: Immune System Variation Predicts Severity

Scientists identified how misfiring of the immune system in COVID-19 patients could lead to case severity and a tool that may help identify patients at high risk and suggest drugs to treat them.

Covid-19 and Smell Loss: Support Cells are Vulnerable

Loss of smell is a commonly reported symptoms of COVID-19. Olfactory cell types are the most vulnerable to the infection, not the neurons—new study reports.

Cannabis Use May Increase Risk of Preterm Birth

Teenagers who use cannabis frequently may be more likely to have children born preterm, when they become parents up to twenty years later, finds a new study.