Your blood type may predict your risk for severe COVID-19

(HealthDay)—There’s more evidence that blood type may affect a person’s risk for COVID-19 and severe illness from the disease. The findings are reported in a pair of studies published Oct. 14 in the journal Blood Advances. In one, researchers compared more than 473,000 people in Denmark with COVID-19 to more…

Wearable Sensor Data Predict Heart Failure Rehospitalization

TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 — For patients discharged from heart failure admission, analysis of physiological telemetry data from a wearable sensor can detect worsening heart failure and predict impending rehospitalization, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Circulation: Heart Failure. Josef Stehlik, M.D., M.P.H., from the VA Salt…