Paralympic Games

The Latest: Tokyo sees virus record at Olympics midpoint

3 days ago   |   ABC News

Tokyo's city hall says the number of COVID-19 cases reported totaled 4,058 people in the most recent period, a daily record, fanning worries as Japan's capital plays host to...
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Tokyo Olympics LIVE updates: McKeown takes gold, Australia third in chaotic medley relay; Biles out of two more finals

3 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

It's day eight of the Tokyo Games proper and as the swimming action begins to wind down, attention turns to track and field with the women's 100m final headlining proceedings...
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Peaty's sizzling split and a US blunder: How Australia won bronze in mixed medley relay

3 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

Swimming purists might have turned their nose up at the race but it turned out to be one of the most enthralling of the Games.
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Saturday NRL matches postponed as Queensland backflip throws game into chaos

3 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The NRL season has been thrown into chaos again after the Queensland government reneged on an agreement to continue playing games if the state went into lockdown.
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Upcoming Education for Dementia Caregivers from Alzheimer's Association of MA/NH

4 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

The Alzheimer's Association of MA/NH announced a schedule of upcoming virtual education opportunities for caregivers and professionals. A listing of upcoming programs, along...
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Inside Olympic Precautions: Three Team Doctors Dish

Inside Olympic Precautions: Three Team Doctors Dish

5 days ago   |   MedPageToday

While the Olympic games were cancelled due to the pandemic last year, Japan and host city Tokyo ironically are experiencing higher COVID-19 case numbers than last summer, with...
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Team USA Takes Home Gold Medal in First Olympic 3x3 Basketball Event

Team USA Takes Home Gold Medal in First Olympic 3x3 Basketball Event

5 days ago   |   PopSugar

3x3 basketball made its Olympic debut at the 2021 Games in Tokyo, and Team USA came out victorious. According to NPR, 3x3 basketball is meant to "evoke the fun, upbeat vibe of...
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Michael Phelps Speaks Out on Simone Biles and Reminds Us, "It Is OK to Not Be OK"

Michael Phelps Speaks Out on Simone Biles and Reminds Us, "It Is OK to Not Be OK"

5 days ago   |   PopSugar

It seems like everyone has an opinion on Simone Biles withdrawing from the gymnastics team and all-around finals at the 2021 Olympics, some more welcome than others. Few of us...
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Triumph and defeat as Australia begins its medal haul in Tokyo

7 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

Today on Please Explain, sports reporter Sarah Keoghan joins Nathanael Cooper to take us through the highlights of the first few days of the Olympic Games.
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Viral Skateboarder Rayssa Leal Wins Olympic Medal At Just 13

Viral Skateboarder Rayssa Leal Wins Olympic Medal At Just 13

7 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Brazilian skateboarder Rayssa Leal is a silver medalist at the Olympics at just 13, but viral fame is a “been there, done that” for the powerhouse athlete Among the many...
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...