Widely Used BP Meds May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

By Cara Murez               HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Most people are familiar with common sun-protection advice, from wearing and reapplying sunscreen to putting on a hat. But a new Canadian study finds that for people who take certain blood pressure medications, that advice becomes even … Read more

High yields sovereign papers may hit corporate bonds

However, the central bank accepted Rs 26,853 crore in other three sets of long -term papers in excess of the planned auction size. Synopsis An unexplained skew in the yield curve has meant that lower-tenure sovereign bonds are generating nearly as much as the 10-year benchmark. In such a rate environment, project-financing corporate bonds — … Read more

Blood Type Doesn’t Affect Your COVID Risk

MONDAY, April 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A or B, AB or O, it doesn’t matter — your blood type has nothing to do with your risk of contracting severe COVID-19, a new study concludes. Early in the pandemic, some reports suggested people with A-type blood were more susceptible to COVID, while those with … Read more

Higher Stroke Risk Among Younger Black Adults

By American Heart Association NewsHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 29, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — Black young adults are almost four times more likely than their white counterparts to have a stroke, according to new research. Yet regardless of race, the risk of having a stroke at a younger age increased as blood pressure rose. … Read more

COVID Patients Face Higher Risk for Stroke

FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new study adds to mounting evidence that COVID patients have an added risk of stroke. Researchers analyzed data on more than 20,000 U.S. adults hospitalized with COVID-19 between January and November 2020. The analysis found that their risk of stroke was higher than for patients with … Read more

Depression May Follow Stroke, Women at Higher Risk

By Ernie Mundell and Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The trauma and loss of stroke can often leave survivors with long-term depression, and women appear to be at special risk, new research shows. “We did not expect that the cumulative risk of depression would remain so persistently elevated,” said study … Read more