Odds

Low Vitamin D Might Raise Odds of COVID Infection

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There’s evidence that low blood levels of the “sunshine vitamin” — vitamin D — may increase a person’s risk of infection with the new coronavirus, researchers say. “Vitamin…

Asthma May Not Boost Odds of Severe COVID-19

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — New research may have people with asthma breathing a little easier: Doctors found the airway disease doesn’t raise the risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19. The…

Concussion Ups Odds for Many Brain Conditions

TUESDAY, July 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People with a history of concussion may face increased risks of certain psychological and neurological conditions, a large new study suggests. The study of more than 186,000 Canadians found that those who suffered…