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Health and Wellness Headlines for January 6

COVID-19 generally ‘mild’ in young children: Evidence review

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 6, 2021, 8:53 am.

Babies and asymptomatic cases account for up to half of COVID-19 infections in the under-five age group, which has implications for vaccinat… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Smoking associated with increased risk of COVID-19 symptoms

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 6, 2021, 8:53 am.

Smoking is associated with an increased risk of COVID-19 symptoms and smokers are more likely to attend hospital than non-smokers, a study h… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


‘Virtual biopsies’ could replace tissue biopsies in future thanks to new technique

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 6, 2021, 8:53 am.

A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumor biopsies, has been devel… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Statins may protect the heart from chemotherapy treatment of early breast cancer

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 6, 2021, 7:28 am.

Women who take statins, the common cholesterol-lowering medication, during chemotherapy with anthracyclines for early-stage breast cancer ar… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Patient-reported loss of smell in 86 percent of mild COVID-19 cases, study finds

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 6, 2021, 7:27 am.

A reduced sense of smell, or olfactory dysfunction, is one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19. A recent study has examined the symptom’… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Nut consumption might exert beneficial effects on the prevalence of NAFLD in males.

Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on January 5, 2021, 9:41 pm.

PMID:  PLoS One. 2020 ;15(12):e0244514. Epub 2020 Dec 31. PMID: 33382757 Abstract Title:  Nut consumption and the prevalence and severity … Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.

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