Tag Archives: Risk

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

Heart-healthy lifestyle linked to lower risk of future cancers

In addition to lowering risk of heart disease, maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle may pay off in lower risk for developing cancer, researchers from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and other centers in the United States and the Netherlands have found. Looking at the potential link between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer among  participants in two… Read More »

FDA Approves Nulibry (fosdenopterin) to Reduce the Risk of Mortality in Patients with Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency (MoCD) Type A

FDA Approves Nulibry (fosdenopterin) to Reduce the Risk of Mortality in Patients with Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency (MoCD) Type A PALO ALTO, February 28, 2021 – BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: BBIO) (BridgeBio) and affiliate Origin Biosciences, Inc. (Origin) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nulibry (fosdenopterin) for Injection as the first… Read More »

Calculated risk: Dutch lockdown eased, but curfew extended

The Dutch prime minister has extended his country’s coronavirus curfew until March 15 while also relaxing some lockdown measures By MIKE CORDER Associated Press February 23, 2021, 7:19 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday extended the Netherlands’ coronavirus… Read More »

CD4 count below 350 increases the risk of severe COVID-19

European HIV medical groups recommend priority vaccination for people with CD4 counts below 350 People with HIV with CD4 counts below 350 were almost three times more likely to experience severe COVID-19 symptoms than people with higher CD4 counts, confirming warnings by the British HIV Association and the European AIDS Clinical Society that immunosuppressed people… Read More »