• Extreme heat effects may be more pronounced among young and middle-aged adults than older adults

    5 days ago - By News Medical

    Extreme heat-;a leading cause of weather-related deaths in the United States-;poses an increasing threat to the public, as days of extreme heat are expected to become more frequent, more intense, and longer-lasting due to the continued effects of climate change.
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  • Covid-19 vaccine protection wanes for some individuals with time, study suggests

    5 days ago - By News Medical

    A study published by The BMJ today finds a gradual increase in the risk of covid-19 infection from 90 days after receiving a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
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  • Days of extreme heat associated with increased risk of emergency department visits

    5 days ago - By News Medical

    Extremely hot days with an average temperature of 34.4°C are associated with a higher risk of emergency department visits among adults of all ages, finds a large study from the United States published by The BMJ today.
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