Coronavirus: Why dementia sufferers are dying at an alarming rate – BBC Newsnight

Newsnight has seen exclusive survey findings which reveal the devastating impact the coronavirus has had on those suffering from Alzheimer’s in England’s care homes. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F A quarter of those who have died from coronavirus have had dementia, making it the most common pre-existing condition for deaths (alongside diabetes). A survey … Read more Coronavirus: Why dementia sufferers are dying at an alarming rate – BBC Newsnight

Why is coronavirus killing BAME Britons? | The Stream

Ethnic minorities make up less than 20 percent of the British population but the outsized impact of coronavirus on their communities is startling. According to the UK’s Office for National Statistics black people are four times more likely to die from COVID-19 than white people. Ethnic Bangladeshi and Pakistani men are 1.8 times more likely … Read more Why is coronavirus killing BAME Britons? | The Stream

Only 49% of Americans Would Get a Covid-19 Vaccine, Poll Finds

49% Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. That’s surprisingly low considering the effort going into the global race for a vaccine, but more people might eventually roll up their sleeves: … Read more Only 49% of Americans Would Get a Covid-19 Vaccine, Poll Finds

Medicare Part D to Offer Insulin for No More Than $35 a Month, Trump Says

President Donald Trump delivers remarks on protecting seniors with diabetes during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on May 26, 2020. Trump announced new choices of Medicare Part D plans that will offer insulin at affordable and predictable prices of no more than $35 for a month’s supply. … Read more Medicare Part D to Offer Insulin for No More Than $35 a Month, Trump Says

Trump: New Guidelines Require Nursing Home Staff to Be Tested Weekly

President Donald Trump says a new guideline calls for nursing home staffers to be tested weekly. “We’re using every tool at our disposal to protect our nursing homes from outbreaks,” he said. He made the remarks during an event on protecting seniors with diabetes, in the Rose Garden at the White House on May 26, … Read more Trump: New Guidelines Require Nursing Home Staff to Be Tested Weekly

Living without limits, NCDs FILM PRIZE of the Health for All Film Festival

Discover the living conditions of America and Alexis, two young persons in Mexico affected by Diabetes Type 1. “Living without limits” is the winner of the NCDs FILM PRIZE of the Health for All Film Festival 2020, organized by the World Health Organization. Conversations around tackling diabetes often focus on encouraging patients to get healthy … Read more Living without limits, NCDs FILM PRIZE of the Health for All Film Festival

Anthony Anderson Surprises Jimmy with a Photo from the First Time They Met

Anthony Anderson chats with Jimmy about the origin of his “black Moses” beard, reminisces about the celebrity golf tournament where they first met and breaks down his vegan journey to fight his diabetes. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The Tonight … Read more Anthony Anderson Surprises Jimmy with a Photo from the First Time They Met

Third of coronavirus deaths in England’s hospitals linked to diabetes

The NHS has found that almost a third of all coronavirus deaths in England’s hospitals are linked to diabetes – with the highest risk for people with type 1 diabetes, who are three and a half times more likely to die from the virus than non-diabetics. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) But the overwhelming majority of Covid patients … Read more Third of coronavirus deaths in England’s hospitals linked to diabetes

Smoking, Obesity Helps Open Gateway to Coronavirus Infection, Experts Say

Smoking may raise the risk of Covid-19 by elevating enzymes that allow the coronavirus to gain access into lung cells, according to a new study. Smokers and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may have elevated levels of an enzyme called ACE-2, which helps the virus enter cells in their lungs, where it replicates, a … Read more Smoking, Obesity Helps Open Gateway to Coronavirus Infection, Experts Say

Can sniffer dogs smell out Covid-19 in humans?

A team of researchers in France hopes to train sniffer dogs to identify people infected with Covid-19. Dogs are already used to sniff out cancer and diabetes, with a 98% success rate. West of Paris, a veterinary school has teamed up with a hospital to carry out a series of tests to see whether these … Read more Can sniffer dogs smell out Covid-19 in humans?

Could Nicotine Help Stop Coronavirus? | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa As the country is gripped by the Coronavirus crisis, being overweight and its associated health risks are being highlighted as never before. There is a staggering ten-fold increased risk of death from COVID-19 for those with obesity and the conditions associated with metabolic syndrome such as type 2 diabetes. Meanwhile, … Read more Could Nicotine Help Stop Coronavirus? | Good Morning Britain

Mexico’s obesity problem complicates campaign against COVID-19

Government leaders in Mexico are warning that COVID-19 will soon hit with full force. The country consumes more ultra-processed food than any other in Latin America. Doctors fear high levels of obesity and diabetes will complicate treatment. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Mexico’s obesity problem complicates campaign against COVID-19

COVID-19 Frontline Ep.33: How TCM treats patients’ underlying diseases

Some COVID-19 patients have underlying chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. Miao Qing, director of the respiratory department at Beijing-based Xiyuan Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, explained how TCM treats patients with these diseases while simultaneously dealing with COVID-19. #coronavirus Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more COVID-19 Frontline Ep.33: How TCM treats patients’ underlying diseases

Covid-19 Is Hurting Black Americans More in Almost Every Way

Covid-19 is more likely to kill black Americans, and for those that survive, the pandemic will take a devastating toll on their jobs and future earning potential, a new McKinsey & Co. report finds. Black Americans are about 30% more likely than white Americans to have health conditions that exacerbate the effects of the virus, … Read more Covid-19 Is Hurting Black Americans More in Almost Every Way