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Lockdowns Made Taming Obesity Even Tougher, Research Shows

TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2020 — People struggling with obesity fared poorly during the COVID-19 lockdowns earlier this year, with their weight-control plans flying off the rails as they coped with the stress of the global pandemic, two new studies report. Seven out of 10 people with obesity reported that their weight-loss goals became harder to… Read More »

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »

COVID-19 volume declines mostly uniform, but higher in Black, Latino neighborhoods, study shows

Dive Brief: Erosion in the volume of hospital inpatient admissions during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic was remarkably uniform, a study published Thursday in Health Affairs concluded. The volumes began to bounce back significantly in June. However, there were some differences among demographic groups. Admissions among patients living in majority Black and Latino… Read More »

ESC: Merck’s Steglatro shows limited promise with heart failure hospitalization data

Late to the party against its SGLT2 diabetes rivals, Merck & Co.’s Steglatro has also tracked way behind in the class’ growing presence in heart failure. Now, the drugmaker has posted new data showing Steglatro could, in fact, show benefits in that indication—but it’s a limited window into the future. Steglatro cut heart failure patients’ risk… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »