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Doctor's Note: Is obesity a risk factor for coronavirus?

im体育官网It is increasingly evident that obesity is linked to poorer outcomes for those who are infected with the coronavirus.

Doctor's Note: Is obesity a risk factor for coronavirus?

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Doctor's Note: What are serology tests and do they work?

Some countries are using serological, or antibody, tests to check past infections and immune status.

Doctor's Note: What are serology tests and do they work?

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Scientists are working on vaccines and drugs for the coronavirus but when will we get some answers?

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Doctor's Note: The 'forgotten' care home victims of coronavirus

im体育官网Vulnerable elderly residents of care homes have been left behind, as I have witnessed first-hand.

Doctor's Note: The 'forgotten' care home victims of coronavirus

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Doctor's Note: Why do we get fevers?

One of the symptoms of coronavirus is a high fever - but why do we get them and can they be dangerous?

Doctor's Note: Why do we get fevers?

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Doctor's Note: Fasting during Ramadan can boost your immunity

Mosques are closed and lockdowns are in place, but this Ramadan may have some unexpected health benefits.

Doctor's Note: Fasting during Ramadan can boost your immunity

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Doctor's Note: Can plasma therapy fight coronavirus?

Some countries have started using antibodies from the blood of those who have recovered to treat new patients.

Doctor's Note: Can plasma therapy fight coronavirus?

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Doctor's Note: Why are smokers more vulnerable to coronavirus?

im体育官网A doctor explains why smokers are more likely to contract respiratory illnesses.

Doctor's Note: Why are smokers more vulnerable to coronavirus?

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Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and the tuberculosis vaccine

im体育官网A study found countries with widespread BCG vaccination had fewer deaths from coronavirus. But are the results reliable?

Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and the tuberculosis vaccine

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Doctor's Note: Managing addiction during the coronavirus lockdown

Withdrawal symptoms can be dangerous when trying to beat an addiction – a doctor gives guidance for those in lockdown.

Doctor's Note: Managing addiction during the coronavirus lockdown

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Doctor's Note: Do masks protect us from coronavirus?

im体育官网A doctor explains why there are conflicting opinions about the use of face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Doctor's Note: Do masks protect us from coronavirus?

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Doctor's Note: The hidden health costs of coronavirus

Why is the number of people seeking treatment for life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks plummeting?

Doctor's Note: The hidden health costs of coronavirus

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Doctor's Note: Giving birth during the coronavirus pandemic

A doctor who has recently given birth gives guidance to those preparing to do the same during these unsettling times.

Doctor's Note: Giving birth during the coronavirus pandemic

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Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and heart disease

Heart disease puts people at higher risk of complications from COVID-19, but the virus can also trigger heart problems.

Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and heart disease

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Doctor's Note: Is coronavirus risk higher for some ethnic groups?

im体育官网In the US and UK Black people and other ethnic minority groups are being hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus.

Doctor's Note: Is coronavirus risk higher for some ethnic groups?