Lung damage found in COVID dead may shed light on ‘long COVID’: study

LONDON – A study of the lungs of people who have died from COVID-19 has found persistent and extensive lung damage in most cases and may help doctors understand what… Read more

Horses don’t love us as much as we love them: study

Buttercup giving you the colt shoulder? Folklore would have humans believe that we have a special bond with horses, dating back some 6,000 years to the grasslands of Eurasia. Yet,… Read more

Study estimates 1.7 million New Yorkers have had COVID-19

An estimated 1.7 million New Yorkers have had COVID-19 — six times the official count, a study released Tuesday suggests. Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai also… Read more

COVID-19 may raise risk of developing Parkinson’s disease

The coronavirus may play a role in triggering the onset of Parkinson’s disease — even in those with no family history of the degenerative disease, according to a troubling new… Read more

Research finds mask mandates lead to lower rates of coronavirus hospitalizations

Areas of Tennessee where residents regularly wear masks in public have seen notably smaller increases in COVID-19 hospitalizations since June, researchers at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine found. Just… Read more

Age, better treatments may be cause of COVID-19 death rate drop

Cases of COVID-19 may be on the upswing across much of the world, but fatality rates are dropping — and it could be due to the age of those infected and… Read more

Scientists 3D print the first ‘living’ brain aneurysm

Blood and human brain cells have been used to create a “living brain aneurysm” for a scientific experiment. The concept may sound creepy but it could provide doctors with an… Read more