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Deaths from ketogenic diet

Low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with protein or fat are gaining widespread popularity as a health and weight loss strategy. On the other hand, vegetable-based low carb diets were associated with a lower rate of death from heart disease and all causes The low-carbohydrate diet was more effective for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor… Read More »

Vic cases drop to 51, seven more deaths

Melbourne’s controversial lockdown curfew was brought in with no input from Victoria Police, according to Chief Commissioner Shane Patton. He said the first they were aware of the measure was when the state government sent them a copy of the guidelines only a couple of hours before they were approved. The curfew has become another… Read More »

Is Cuomo Directive to Blame for Nursing Home COVID Deaths, as US Official Claims?

“Does the #DemConvention know @NYGovCuomo forced nursing homes across NY to take in COVID positive patients and planted the seeds of infection that killed thousands of grandmothers and grandfathers?” — Michael Caputo, assistant secretary for public affairs, Department of Health and Human Services, in an Aug. 17 tweet This story was produced in partnership with… Read More »

Dramatic drops in ER visits likely led to uncounted deaths

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Hospital officials, anticipating a surge of COVID-19 cases, urged deferring routine, nonemergency care so doctors, nurses, and other personnel could focus… Read More »