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He Had Chest Pain and Dangerously Low Blood Pressure. What Was Wrong?

Mer, 08/09/2021 - 11:00
Could a wayward breath mint have caused his symptoms?

Three-Minute Work Breaks Counter the Ill Effects of Sitting

Mer, 08/09/2021 - 11:00
Climbing stairs, doing jumping jacks or even taking as few as 15 steps during mini-breaks improved blood sugar control among office workers.

The Pandemic Has Set Back the Fight Against H.I.V., TB and Malaria

Mer, 08/09/2021 - 02:40
Prevention and treatment fell in poor countries last year as access to health care declined, according to a new report.

Texas Abortion Law: Questions and Answers

Mer, 08/09/2021 - 01:18
The law prohibits abortions before many women even know they’re pregnant, and it will be hard to challenge in the courts.

Ohio Judge Reverses Order Requiring Covid Patient to Be Given Ivermectin

Mar, 07/09/2021 - 23:40
An intubated patient was prescribed the deworming drug by his doctor. Federal health officials have said that it has not been shown to be effective against the coronavirus and that it can be toxic in humans.

Why Does Coffee Sometimes Make Me Tired?

Mar, 07/09/2021 - 22:38
Lethargy, blood sugar and dehydration explain in part the paradoxical effects of coffee on our energy levels.

Medical Journals Call Climate Change the ‘Greatest Threat to Global Public Health’

Mar, 07/09/2021 - 22:25
An editorial published by more than 200 journals worldwide warned of ‘catastrophic harm to health that will be impossible to reverse.’

Why Lawsuits Over 'Misleading' Food Labels Are Surging

Mar, 07/09/2021 - 20:28
A flurry of litigation by advocacy groups seeks to combat what they say is a rise in deceptive marketing by food giants.

More Than 80 Percent of Seniors Are Vaccinated. That’s ‘Not Safe Enough.’

Mar, 07/09/2021 - 14:49
The older cohort had a head start on getting immunized against Covid-19, but too many remain unprotected, experts say.

An Experimental H.I.V. Vaccine Fails in Africa

Lun, 06/09/2021 - 18:37
Researchers ended a large trial in South Africa after finding that an experimental vaccine offered little protection.

Study: Ventilation Helps Reduce Covid Levels in Dorms

Lun, 06/09/2021 - 02:00
The study of infected students at an isolation dorm suggests that opening a window could reduce the amount of coronavirus in a room by half.

When Will the Delta Surge End?

Dom, 05/09/2021 - 19:28
The variant retreated unexpectedly in Britain and India, but has begun to rebound. The United States may take an even bumpier path, scientists said.

The Best Birthday Present in 2021? A Covid Vaccine.

Dom, 05/09/2021 - 17:27
Turning 12 has taken on added significance this summer, as tweens line up for shots allowing them to see friends and play sports again.

Ivermectin Won't Treat Covid-19 but Demand for Drug Surges

Sab, 04/09/2021 - 22:17
Prescriptions for ivermectin have jumped to more than 88,000 per week, some pharmacists are reporting shortages and people are overdosing on forms of the drug meant for horses.

New Zealand Is Under Lockdown to Contain Delta's Spread

Sab, 04/09/2021 - 21:09
The country is holding fast to a lockdown to contain an outbreak that began in mid-August. But it’s also acknowledging that lockdowns can’t go on forever.

Companies Stay Quiet on Texas’ New Abortion Law

Sab, 04/09/2021 - 18:14
Businesses that expressed opposition to restrictive voting laws are declining to take a similar stand on the abortion measure.

Hospitalizations for Children Soar

Sab, 04/09/2021 - 15:30
Vaccinations, however, have made a difference.

Health Officials Advise Biden to Scale Back Covid-19 Booster Shots Plan For Now

Sab, 04/09/2021 - 05:20
Federal regulators warned on Thursday they may not have enough data to recommend boosters for anyone except certain recipients of the Pfizer vaccine by late September.

White House Seeks $65 Billion to Prepare for Future Pandemics

Sab, 04/09/2021 - 01:54
The plan calls for an initial investment of at least $15 billion — half of what President Biden initially proposed.

What Vaccinated People Need to Know About Breakthrough Infections

Ven, 03/09/2021 - 22:45
If you’re vaccinated, you should think about a number of variables, including your overall health, where you live and the risks you take.