MedDay – March 17, 2020

Health and Medical

NEW YORK (CBS NEWS)– Researchers in China found children with the novel coronavirus are showing less severe symptoms than adults. A study in the journal Pediatrics finds nearly six percent of children’s cases were considered critical, but it was about three times that for adults.

A new study from the American Psychological Association suggests when older adults disengage from difficult tasks and don’t set new goals in retirement, they run a higher risk of cognitive decline. The risk was especially high in women.

Doctors in California say pregnant women who eat seafood up to three times a week are more likely to have children with better metabolic profiles. But researchers say benefits declined when moms ate too much fish.

Those are some of the day’s top health stories.

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