Umeåprofessorn om pandemins slut: ”I värsta fall kan det dröja tre år”

Umeåprofessorn om pandemins slut: ”I värsta fall kan det dröja tre år”

Det behöver forskas fram fler smittbromsande, antivirala läkemedel för att kunna tackla framtida pandemier snabbare än coronapandemin, säger Niklas Arnberg, professor i mikrobiologi vid Umeå universitet. – Vi kommer nog få leva med det här viruset i...

In Health Care, the Value of the LGBTQ Dollar is Growing

We still live in a world where providers turn away lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people because of their sexual orientation and gender identities. Our youth are more likely to be bullied, isolated and rejected.

The One COVID Vaccine Side Effect You Havent Heard About

Most side effects of the COVID vaccine are minor and similar to those reported with other injections, like soreness at the injection site, fatigue and fever. But one unique reaction has raised some eyebrows, although a new study says its harmless. "COVID arm"...

Health alert for workers with no time for workouts as experts warn a physically strenuous job is not a substitute for ...

Health alert for workers with no time for workouts as experts warn a physically strenuous job is not a substitute for ...

Being on your feet all day might mean you think you can get away without exercising. It seems manual work can raise the risk of dying early from heart attacks and stroke by more than a quarter.

Manitoba government promise of diabetes coverage will save lives but falls short, advocates say

Manitoba government promise of diabetes coverage will save lives but falls short, advocates say

Members of Emergency Diabetes Support for Manitobans say theyre pleased the 2021-22 budget commits to cover costs of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors, but they question why that support is only being extended to people under the age of...

How people decide when they have so many choices

Its one thing to decide among two or three snacks available at a friends house. But what do people do when theyre faced with a vending machine offering 36 different options?

Senator Tim Scotts Senior Staff Visits SCs First COVID-19 Testing Lab at One Year Mark

PRNewswire/ -- Diversified Medical Healthcare (DMH) announced today that Senator Tim Scotts senior staff visited their headquarters, touring the Greenville,...

Experts call for accelerated research to address concurrent HIV and COVID-19 pandemics

Experts call for accelerated research to address concurrent HIV and COVID-19 pandemics

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people with or at risk for HIV both indirectly, by interfering with HIV treatment and prevention services, and directly, by threatening individual health. An effective response to these ...

Outbreaks declared at two Hamilton schools

Outbreaks declared at two Hamilton schools

Two test positive for COVID at Strathcona Elementary School, 10 at Bellstone Christian School.

How to Cope With Pregnancy and Pandemic Stress

Individuals who are pregnant during the pandemic may be more at-risk for mental health concerns. These self-care tips can help to promote coping.

Researchers want to harness bacteria-produced tailocins for science

Researchers led by a team from Berkeley Lab want to harness bacteria-produced nanomachines to help fight bad cells inside the human body. The nanomachines are.

Nassau County woman taking her own battle with Anorexia nervosa to help others with eating disorders

Nassau County woman taking her own battle with Anorexia nervosa to help others with eating disorders

YULEE, Fla. — Its another domino effect of the COVID-19 pandemic: eating disorders. Health experts in Jacksonville said the number of people struggling from eating disorders is double what theyve seen before the pandemic. Action News Jax first showed...

Provinces, doctors struggle with AstraZeneca vaccine concerns

Provinces, doctors struggle with AstraZeneca vaccine concerns

Provinces are scrambling to get Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines into the arms of people over 55, while doctors reassure those who got their first dose before concerns about blood clots were raised.

232 new COVID-19 cases in Montana

Montana state health officials report 105750 total cases of COVID-19 for Thursday, April 8, 2021. 1494 people have died of the virus. Click here for the latest detailed map on Montanas coronavirus response. Total doses administered: 559035.

Publish figures on long Covid to show untold suffering, MPs urge

Cross-party group urge PM to give greater priority to potential harm posed by post-viral condition.

Georgia warns of fentanyl overdoses from counterfeit pills

Georgia warns of fentanyl overdoses from counterfeit pills

Georgia officials are warning that some people may be overdosing on fentanyl pills that were falsely sold to them as Xanax or Percocet.

Scientists discover drug that can stop tumours from growing

Scientists discover drug that can stop tumours from growing

Cancer doctors may soon have a new tool for treating melanoma and other types of cancer, thanks to work being done by researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center who claimed to have found a drug that can reduce inflammation and the...

An incredible discovery: Researchers ID a gene that regenerates damaged muscles after a heart attack

Kazu Kikuchi, MD, who lead the research at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (VCCRI) in Sydney, detailed why this could be such a crucial finding for the future of cardiac care.

US enters strange new phase of Covid-19 pandemic

Yet the spread of variants such as B.1.1.7 — a strain thats more contagious and deadly than earlier versions of the virus — is accelerating too. As a result, cases have started to level off or even inch up nationally, and experts are debating whether a so-called...

The impact of COVID-19 on people with kidney failure

The impact of COVID-19 on people with kidney failure

A new analysis reveals that individuals with kidney failure have faced especially high hospitalization and death rates during the COVID-19 pandemic. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of JASN, support prioritization ...

More vaccine appointments available in Macon County; Crossing offering Johnson & Johnson vaccine

More vaccine appointments available in Macon County; Crossing offering Johnson & Johnson vaccine

About 18.64% of Macon County residents are now fully vaccinated, according to data from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Black women died from COVID-19 at much higher rate than white men in 2 states, study finds

The disparity is notable because men tend to have higher COVID-19 mortality rates than women within individual race groups and overall, the Harvard researchers who crunched the numbers said. Advertisement.

Diabetes Tied to Mortality, CV Events in Chronic Coronary Syndrome

Diabetes linked to increased risks for primary outcome of cardiovascular death, MI, stroke and secondary outcomes.

PARKINSONS, CANCER, TYPE 2 DIABETES SHARE A KEY ELEMENT THAT DRIVES DISEASE

PARKINSONS, CANCER, TYPE 2 DIABETES SHARE A KEY ELEMENT THAT DRIVES DISEASE

Enzyme with a central role in cancer and type 2 diabetes also activates “clean-up” protein in Parkinsons.

Study shows the benefits of exercise for people with peripheral artery disease

Study shows the benefits of exercise for people with peripheral artery disease

In people with peripheral artery disease, walking for exercise at an intensity that induces ischemic leg pain improves walking performance, a new study suggested.