UCLA launches clinical trial to help reduce severity of COVID-19 illness in men

LOS ANGELES — UCLA researchers have launched a new clinical trial that uses a hormone suppresser commonly used to treat men with prostate cancer to help improve clinical outcomes for men infected with COVID-19. The phase 2 trial will assess if temporarily suppressing male hormones will reduce the severity of COVID-19 illness by helping patients…

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Coronavirus May Pose a New Risk to Younger Patients: Strokes

Ravi Sharma was doubled over on his bed when his father found him. He’d had a bad cough for a week and had self-quarantined in his bedroom. As an emergency medical technician, he knew he was probably infected with the coronavirus. Now, Mr. Sharma, 27, could not move the right side of his body, and…

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Live Coronavirus World News Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageParis in April. The World Health Organization warned on Thursday of a looming mental illness crisis, the result of “the isolation, the fear, the uncertainty, the economic turmoil,” brought on by the pandemic.Credit…Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times Fighting the virus brings unintended consequences, including a mental illness…

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McDonald’s Details What Dining In Will Look Like

Clean the digital kiosks each time a customer orders. Place “closed” signs on certain tables to promote social-distancing. Scrub the bathrooms every half-hour. Those were among the instructions in a 59-page guide that McDonald’s recently distributed to franchisees outlining procedures for safely reopening the fast-food chain’s dining rooms across the country. The guide — titled…

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Yes, Kids Can Get Migraines. Here Are the Signs.

A couple of years ago, long before the novel coronavirus was a threat, my son started calling out to us soon after we tucked him in at night. Sometimes he would ask for an extra kiss, back rub or drink of water. All normal for a 5-year-old. But occasionally, he would report that his room…

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How to Preserve and Store Your Hearty Greens

Whether you’re returning from an overambitious trip to the supermarket or organizing an unruly haul from your C.S.A. or farmers’ market, storing your seasonal bounty can be a challenge. Sturdy greens like kale, collard greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens and others can take up a lot of valuable real estate. You can store them in…

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13 Cozy Gifts, As Recommended by ELLE’s Cozy Editors

Being confined inside has us all thinking of how to make the most of this inconvenient situation. Whether you are finding ways to redecorate your space, learning new recipes, or just trying to keep peace of mind (especially during Mental Health Awareness Month), the one thing that we all want is to be comfortable and…

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