Archives for: May 2020

Children Diagnosed with Kawasaki-like Illness

May 27th, 2020
  Children and adolescents are coming down with a rare inflammatory syndrome, potentially connected to COVID-19.   Rare Syndrome   Children are becoming ill with symptoms similar to toxic shock and Kawasaki disease. This includes inflammation of th… more »

Allowing Children to Make Food Choices can Improve Health

May 20th, 2020
  Enabling children to make decisions about food and educating them about healthy choices through example—can lead to improved nutrition and healthier lifelong eating habits, experts said on May 11.   Children and Food   According to the new scient… more »

New Blood Test Detects Multiple Cancers

May 13th, 2020
  For the first time, a blood test has been shown to help detect many types of cancer in a study of thousands of people with no history of symptoms or disease.   New Blood Test   The new study was the first “real world” test in routine medical care… more »

CDC Adds New COVID-19 Symptoms to Official List

May 6th, 2020
  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added six new symptoms to its official list of COVID-19 symptoms on April 26.   New COVID-19 Symptoms   The symptoms that have been added to the official list are:   Chills Headache Mus… more »