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Widely available indigestion drug may curb COVID-19 symptoms in mild to moderate disease
1 in 3 women in India is likely to have been subjected to intimate partner violence
Inflammatory syndrome thought to be linked to covid-19 seems more common among children of African ancestry
Wearing face masks at home might help ward off COVID-19 spread among family members
Children are being side-lined by COVID-19
Study reveals “extensive” financial links between leaders of US medical societies and industry
Study sheds light on risks of breast cancer after pre-invasive disease
Risk factors associated with severe and fatal cases of COVID-19 identified
Age, male sex, obesity, and underlying illness emerge as risk factors for severe covid-19 or death
Tackling alcohol harms must be an integral part of nation’s recovery from covid-19
Small risk of muscle and bone malformations in newborns for mothers who have taken common thrush treatment
Most young people with increased suicide risk only display ‘mild to moderate’ mental distress – study
Dairy-rich diet linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure
UK’s response to covid-19 “too little, too late, too flawed”
Further evidence does not support hydroxychloroquine for patients with covid-19
Compression stockings might not be needed to prevent blood clots after surgery
More than 300 million cases of hip and knee osteoarthritis worldwide in 2017
Physically demanding jobs linked to shorter working lives and more sick leave
Roll-out of coronavirus behaviour change website will help public transition to ‘new normal’
Home-based cardiac rehabilitation training offered free to cardiac teams affected by COVID-19
Mexico’s sugary drinks tax has helped cut consumption after just three years
Being overweight throughout life increases risk of heart disease and diabetes
Can we do more to protect people at home when a family member has coronavirus?
Clean surfaces and ventilate rooms to limit covid-19 spread at home, say experts
Non-fatal injuries cost US $1590 and 11 days off work per injured employee every year
NHS “turning a blind eye” to labour rights violations in trade of masks and gloves
Plant extract combo may relieve hangover symptoms
First pregnancy complications linked to increased risk of future premature birth
Certain diabetes drugs may protect against serious kidney problems
Measures to deal with covid-19 “may be having a negative effect on other causes of death,” says expert
Simple ‘do it yourself’ circuit to ventilate two patients at once is technically feasible
New study shows covid-19 virus persists longer and peaks later
Are costs of tackling covid-19 worth benefits?
Roger Horton appointed new BMJ chair of board
COVID-19 Social distancing having significant impacts on mental health, study shows
‘Pre-frailty’ from age 40 – what to look out for
Look to vets’ infectious disease know-how to end Covid-19 lockdown, UK government urged
Researchers map rural U.S. counties most vulnerable to COVID-19
Guide for COVID-19 remote consultation by primary carers designed by NTU Singapore scientist
Everyone should wear masks in COVID-19 crisis, say Cambridge researchers
Parents’ mental illness linked to heightened risk of child injury
Time to encourage people to wear face masks as a precaution, say experts
Obesity linked to earlier need for knee replacements
Communications blackouts in Jammu and Kashmir are making coronavirus lockdown doubly frightening
Current approach to fighting covid-19 may be flawed and based on weak evidence
Rapid infectious disease shifts in Chinese children and adolescents prior to covid-19
Limited supply may scupper proposals to use antimalarials to ward off Covid-19
BMJ launches campaign to protect healthcare staff on frontline of covid-19 outbreak