New study finds Biden, Trump both likely to be ‘Super-Agers’

In a paper published in the Journal on Active Aging researchers conclude that both 2020 presidential candidates — former Vice President Joe Biden, 77, and President Donald Trump, 74 — are likely to maintain their health beyond the end of the next presidential term. As a result, they say that chronological age and fitness should not be factors in the 2020 election.

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Historical Racial & Ethnic Health Inequities Account for Disproportionate COVID-19 Impact

A new Viewpoint piece published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society examines the ways in which COVID-19 disproportionately impacts historically disadvantaged communities of color in the United States, and how baseline inequalities in our health system are amplified by the pandemic. The authors also discuss potential solutions.

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Un estudio demuestra que los pacientes que se sometieron a un trasplante pulmonar y no recibieron medicamento antimicótico preventivo corren mayor riesgo de muerte

Según una investigación de Mayo Clinic en la que participaron 667 pacientes que recibieron trasplante pulmonar entre el 2005 y el 2018, los medicamentos antimicóticos preventivos reducen a la mitad el riesgo de mortalidad en el primer año luego del trasplante de pulmón.

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