Quotidiani e periodici

Racism Is Declared a Public Health Crisis in New York City

New York Times - Mer, 20/10/2021 - 00:17
The Board of Health passed a resolution directing the Health Department to work toward a “racially just recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic.

FDA Proposes New Rule for Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

WebMD Health - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 23:10

The FDA issued a landmark proposal Tuesday that would offer over-the-counter hearing aids to nearly 30 million Americans with mild-to-moderate hearing loss.

Justice Department Asks Supreme Court to Block Texas Abortion Law

WebMD Health - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 22:45

The Department of Justice has filed a brief requesting the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily block a highly restrictive abortion law in Texas.

Coronavirus, le ultime notizie dall’Italia e dal mondo sul Covid, il Green pass e i vaccini

Corriere della Sera - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 20:53
Gli aggiornamenti sul Coronavirus di martedì 19 ottobre

Bolsonaro Should Face Homicide Charges Over Pandemic, Brazil Lawmakers Say

New York Times - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:57
A long-awaited report from Brazil’s Senate concludes that Jair Bolsonaro purposely let the coronavirus kill Brazilians in a failed bid for herd immunity.

Low Iron in Midlife May Boost Risk for Heart Disease

WebMD Health - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:48

Sufficient levels of iron in the blood might prevent about 1 in 10 diagnoses of coronary heart disease and reduce mortality risk. The good news: Lots of healthy foods have plenty of iron.

Experts Urge Flu Shots for Kids This Year

WebMD Health - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:36

A rebound in the number and severity of flu cases is predicted for the 2021-22 season, and experts are recommending that everyone over the age of 6 months get their annual flu shot.

Still Too Few Women in Stroke Treatment Clinical Trials

WebMD Health - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:22

Researchers say men outnumber women in stroke therapy clinical trials, which means women may end up receiving less effective treatment.

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads by Breathing, Scientists Report

New York Times - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:14
The finding upends conventional wisdom regarding coughing, long thought to be the main route of transmission.

Pfizer Vaccine Is Highly Effective Against Hospitalization in Teenagers, Study Shows

New York Times - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 18:11
The C.D.C. looked at children hospitalized with Covid-19 or other illnesses, and found those who were immunized to be far more protected.

A Day in the Life of My Heart Failure

WebMD Health - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 17:45

Heart failure has slowed Aimee Rodriguez Zepeda down, but it hasn’t stopped her. Here’s how she manages the condition every day.

China, U.S. Lead World in Saltiest Processed Meats, Fish

WebMD Health - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 17:16

A new study finds the two world leaders have the highest salt levels in processed meat and fish products among five countries reviewed.

Sirens: Loud, Ineffective and Risky, Experts Say

New York Times - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 17:03
The overuse of lights and sirens, combined with speeding, pose heightened risks to emergency responders and civilians. One expert called it a “public health dilemma.”

Anche con l'arrivo della stagione fredda il melanoma non va dimenticato

Corriere della Sera - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 11:31
Del più temibile tumore della pelle si parla di solito molto in prossimità dell'estate per ricordare l'importanza di proteggersi dai raggi solari, ma i controlli vanno fatti con regolarità sempre: se scoperto nelle prime fasi, le cure sono molto efficaci

Coronavirus, le ultime notizie dall’Italia e dal mondo sul Covid, il Green pass e i vaccini

Corriere della Sera - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 11:14
Gli aggiornamenti sul Coronavirus di lunedì 18 ottobre

Injectable Patch Shows Promise for Heart Attack Recovery

WebMD Health - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 00:08

An experimental patch works to restore function to damaged areas of the heart, which could ward off irregular heartbeats and heart failure.

Data From Federal Scientists Raise Questions About J.&J. Booster Shots

New York Times - Lun, 18/10/2021 - 23:03
People who have received the company’s one-shot vaccine may benefit from a booster with another brand. F.D.A. advisers will discuss the data on Friday.

What Scientists Know About the Risk of Breakthrough Covid Deaths

New York Times - Lun, 18/10/2021 - 22:27
Deaths among people who have been fully vaccinated remain rare, but older adults and those with compromised immune systems are at much higher risk.

Study: Automatic ‘Opt-Ins’ May Boost Women’s Leadership

WebMD Health - Lun, 18/10/2021 - 22:05

When everyone is automatically opted in for a competition, women are as likely as men to vie for the prize. But when competitors must choose to opt in, it becomes a man’s game.

How to Improve Walking in People with Parkinson’s Disease

WebMD Health - Lun, 18/10/2021 - 21:59

Problems with walking are common and bothersome to people with Parkinson’s disease, but a new study of over 4,000 people with Parkinson’s and mobility problems found seven “workarounds” that can help.