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Bolsonaro Should Face Homicide Charges Over Pandemic, Brazil Lawmakers Say

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 20:57
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.

Mix-and-Match Covid Boosters: Why They Just Might Work

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 20:18
The F.D.A. may authorize booster shots of vaccines different from the ones that Americans originally received. The science behind the move is promising.

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads by Breathing, Scientists Report

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 20:14
The finding upends conventional wisdom regarding coughing, long thought to be the main route of transmission.

Pfizer Vaccine Is Highly Effective Against Hospitalization for 12-18, Study Shows

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:11
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.

Sirens: Loud, Ineffective and Risky, Experts Say

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 18:03
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.”

F.D.A. to Allow ‘Mix and Match’ Approach for Covid Booster Shots

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 16:27
The agency may act this week, when it is expected to authorize booster shots for recipients of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

A Move to Rein In Cancer-Causing ‘Forever Chemicals’

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 00:09
Michael Regan, the E.P.A. administrator, wants to limit a class of chemicals that has been linked to cancer and is found in everything from drinking water to furniture.

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

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 00:03
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

Lun, 18/10/2021 - 23:27
Deaths among people who have been fully vaccinated remain rare, but older adults and those with compromised immune systems are at much higher risk.

What Is Multiple Myeloma Cancer and Is It Curable?

Lun, 18/10/2021 - 22:34
Colin Powell had a form of blood cancer that saps natural immunity and also undermines the effects of vaccines like the ones used against Covid-19.

How Lifelong Cholesterol Levels Can Harm or Help Your Heart

Lun, 18/10/2021 - 20:41
The longer you have high levels of “bad” LDL cholesterol, the greater your risk of a heart attack.

Will New Covid Treatments Be as Elusive for Poor Countries as Vaccines?

Lun, 18/10/2021 - 19:59
Merck has taken a step to make its antiviral pill available in poor nations, but many obstacles remain for broad access to coronavirus drugs.

Anni Bergman, Therapist Who Listened to Children, Dies at 102

Lun, 18/10/2021 - 06:14
She was part of a groundbreaking study that observed how very young children separated from their mothers. Late in life, she became a photographer’s muse.

Fauci Urges Police Officers to Get Vaccinated

Dom, 17/10/2021 - 21:31
Police should see vaccination as the best way to protect themselves on the job, Fauci says.

Bill Clinton Is Released From Hospital

Dom, 17/10/2021 - 18:54
The former president was admitted to a California hospital on Tuesday for treatment of an infection that developed into sepsis, officials said.

Short on Staff, Some Hospices Ask New Patients To Wait

Sab, 16/10/2021 - 11:00
“It causes huge distress to tell a family, ‘We can’t serve you,’” said one state hospice organization director.

Why Getting Tested for Covid-19 Can Include a Headache

Sab, 16/10/2021 - 11:00
Coronavirus testing prices vary widely and can reach into the hundreds of dollars, making it hard for some travelers to budget for the added expense.

F.D.A. Panel Unanimously Recommends Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots

Sab, 16/10/2021 - 03:06
But many panel members said J. & J. recipients might also benefit from the option of a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna booster, an action that an F.D.A. official said was possible.

Selma Blair Wants You to See Her Living With Multiple Sclerosis

Ven, 15/10/2021 - 22:03
The actress puts herself out there in “Introducing, Selma Blair,” an unflinching documentary that she hopes can help others.

Shannen Doherty Reveals Ravages of Breast Cancer in Candid Photos

Ven, 15/10/2021 - 19:01
The actress, 50, who has Stage 4 cancer, said she posted the photos to help raise awareness about breast cancer prevention.