June 26, 2020

1 In 5 People Have Health Conditions That Increase Risk Of Severe Illness If Infected With Coronavirus

An estimated 1.7 billion people, 22 percent of the global population, have at least one underlying health condition that could increase their risk of severe illness if infected with the coronavirus, according to a modelling study that uses data from 188 countries.
June 19, 2020

Study Suggests So-Called ‘Good’ Cholesterol Is Associated With Increased Risk Of Heart Attacks

A new study suggests that high blood levels of high-density lipoproteins (HDL), often described as ‘good’ cholesterol, are associated with an increased risk of heart attacks.
June 19, 2020

Having An Underlying Health Condition Raises The Risk Of Dying Of Coronavirus By 12-Fold, New Data Shows

Coronavirus patients with underlying conditions are more likely to suffer major complications, a new report has found.
June 12, 2020

High Blood Pressure Linked To Increased Risk Of Dying From Coronavirus

Compared to patients without high blood pressure, patients with high blood pressure have a two-fold increased risk of dying from the coronavirus, according to new research.
June 12, 2020

Former Head Of UK’s Secret Intelligence Service Says Coronavirus Was Manmade And Released Accidently

Sir Richard Dearlove, a former head of MI6, the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service, says he has seen an "important" new scientific report suggesting the coronavirus was created by Chinese scientists and that it escaped from a laboratory.
June 5, 2020

Prior Use Of Chemotherapy Linked To Higher Death Risk In Coronavirus Patients With Lung & Other Cancers

A new study suggests that prior use of chemotherapy is associated with an increased risk of death among coronavirus patients with lung and other thoracic cancers.
June 5, 2020

President Donald Trump Terminates U.S. Relationship With World Health Organization

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that he is terminating his country's relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO).
May 29, 2020

Survey Finds Stress Levels In Britain Rise By Almost 50 Percent Following Coronavirus Outbreak

A new survey has found the average adult in Britain has seen their stress and anxiety levels rise by almost 50 percent in recent weeks.