Study shows impact of school closures on preschool children during COVID-19

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Research shows that historically, large-scale events such as World War II, the Great Depression, the 2008 recession and the SARS and N1H1 epidemics have impacted children’s developmental trajectories with long-lasting effects. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic created global school closures and severe disruption to education systems. […]

Outcomes for hospitalized COVID-19 patients taking immunosuppressive medications similar to non-immunosuppressed patients, study finds — ScienceDaily

A large, nationwide study of COVID-19 cases led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found that people taking medications that suppress the immune system — for example, to prevent transplant rejection or to treat cancer — overall do not have a higher risk of […]

Research into the way our immune systems respond to COVID-19 reveals the sex of a patient may affect how well drugs work — ScienceDaily

A new study from the University of Calgary shows how dexamethasone, the main treatment for severe COVID-19 lung infections, alters how immune cells work, which may help male patients, but has little to no benefit for females. These remarkable findings are the result of a multidisciplinary study published in Nature […]