Monthly Archives: July 2020

21 existing drugs identified as possible treatment for coronavirus – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] The replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can be prevented by several existing drugs, according to a global team of scientists.  Due to the lengthy vaccination development process, repositioning clinically evaluated drugs has been recognised as a practical strategy for identifying treatments of new infectious diseases like COVID-19. A range of clinical…

More than half of children lacking in healthy cardiorespiratory fitness

[ad_1] In a statement released by the American Heart Association, only 40% of youth in the United States have healthy cardiorespiratory fitness.  Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is considered an important measure of physical and mental health in children. Also known as aerobic fitness, CRF refers to the ability of the body to supply oxygen to the…

Is turmeric antiviral? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Researchers in China investigated the antiviral properties of curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric. There is much research interest in the potential antiviral properties of naturally occurring compounds used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and other alternative therapies. Curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric, inhibits the growth of some types of…

Is the risk of increased stroke severity higher with COVID-19? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] This post contains affiliate links. When you shop using these links we earn a commission that helps support the website – at no extra cost to you – allowing us to continue to bring you up to date health and medical news. Doctors across the world are finding that incidences of strokes in patients…

How much difference does exercise make to your risk of dying? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] This post contains affiliate links. When you shop using these links we earn a commission that helps support the website – at no extra cost to you – allowing us to continue to bring you up to date health and medical news. New study looks to quantify the risk reduction associated with exercise. Exercise…

Can eating black raspberries stop that itch? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] This post contains affiliate links. When you shop using these links we earn a commission that helps support the website – at no extra cost to you – allowing us to continue to bring you up to date health and medical news. Study suggests that a single serving of black raspberries can help control…

Does the coronavirus actually cause “COVID toes”? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] This post contains affiliate links. When you shop using these links we earn a commission that helps support the website – at no extra cost to you – allowing us to continue to bring you up to date health and medical news. Reports of a chilblain-like illness in young people and children linked to…