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Biden Falls Short on U.S. Vaccine 'Arsenal' Pledge, Experts Say

Gio, 26/08/2021 - 02:54
Congress appropriated $16 billion to ramp up Covid-19 countermeasures, but a new report found that the Biden administration had spent very little of it on expanding vaccine manufacturing capacity.

Myocarditis More Common After Covid Vaccination, Study Finds

Gio, 26/08/2021 - 02:50
The research did not assess the risks specifically for young males, who are the most likely to develop the rare side effect.

U.S. intelligence agencies delivered a report to Biden on the virus’s origins.

Mer, 25/08/2021 - 22:46
The nation’s spy agencies have not yet concluded whether the disease was the result of an accidental leak from a lab or if it emerged naturally in a spillover from animals to humans.

Chicago Will Require All City Workers to Be Vaccinated, Mayor Says

Mer, 25/08/2021 - 22:34
The mandate requires municipal workers — including teachers and other public school employees — to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 15 unless they obtain medical or religious exemptions.

Unvaccinated Delta Airlines Employees Could Lose Benefits

Mer, 25/08/2021 - 21:15
Unvaccinated workers have to wear masks and will soon have to take weekly coronavirus tests. Eventually, they will have to pay $200 in additional health care costs.

How Exercise May Help Keep Our Memory Sharp

Mer, 25/08/2021 - 19:17
Irisin, a hormone produced by muscles during exercise, can enter the brain and improve cognition, a mouse study suggests.

Overweight Adults Should Be Screened for Diabetes at 35, Experts Say

Mer, 25/08/2021 - 05:37
Nearly one in seven Americans now has diabetes, a record rate. The condition also raises the risk of severe illness after coronavirus infection.

Israel, Once the Model for Beating Covid, Faces New Surge of Infections

Mar, 24/08/2021 - 21:36
One of the most vaccinated societies, Israel now has one of the highest infection rates in the world, raising questions about the vaccine’s efficacy.

Caught in the Crossfire Over Covid’s Origins

Mar, 24/08/2021 - 14:26
Alina Chan suggested last year that the coronavirus was “pre-adapted” to humans. Critical reaction was swift and harsh.

RSV In My Child: Should I Be Concerned?

Mar, 24/08/2021 - 09:00
Respiratory syncytial virus is showing an unusual summer surge.

5 Diet and Lifestyle Measures to Ward Off Heartburn

Mar, 24/08/2021 - 03:43
Taking steps to combat acid reflux can help minimize the use of potentially dangerous drugs.

How The US is Getting a Crash Course in Scientific Uncertainty Due to the Pandemic

Mar, 24/08/2021 - 03:41
As the pandemic takes an unexpected direction, Americans again must reckon with twists in scientific understanding of the virus.

F.D.A. Fully Approves Pfizer Vaccine

Mar, 24/08/2021 - 02:07
The move was expected to kick off a round of new vaccination mandates from hospitals, schools and private companies.

Why Racial Inequities Still Persist in Health Care

Lun, 23/08/2021 - 23:28
A series of studies in an influential medical journal takes a close look at longstanding gaps in medical care.

‘Nursing Is in Crisis’: Staff Shortages Put Patients at Risk

Lun, 23/08/2021 - 22:03
“When hospitals are understaffed, people die,” one expert warned as the U.S. health systems reach a breaking point in the face of the Delta variant.

Rice University Says Virus Test Glitch Caused False Positives

Lun, 23/08/2021 - 21:57
The worrisome test results had prompted the university to switch to remote classes.

A microscopic video shows the coronavirus on the rampage.

Lun, 23/08/2021 - 20:55
Inside a bat’s brain, the pathogen destroys cells, but not before it forces them to build more invaders.

Seeking Early Signals of Dementia in Driving and Credit Scores

Lun, 23/08/2021 - 17:44
The pathologies underlying brain decline can begin years before symptoms emerge. Can everyday behavior provide warning?

Why Teens Are Advocating for Mental Health Days Off School

Lun, 23/08/2021 - 17:38
The decline in the mental health of children and adolescents has led to new laws allowing kids to attend to their own self-care.

Good, but Not Great: Taking Stock of a Big Ten University’s Covid Plan

Lun, 23/08/2021 - 17:28
The University of Illinois says an aggressive testing program prevented deaths on and off campus during the last academic year. Now the university is contending with the Delta variant.