FIRST RUSSIAN CITIZEN IS DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-19

A Russian woman aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has been diagnosed with COVID-19

NEW FRENCH HEALTH MINISTER TAKES UP POST WITH RAISED PROFILE

Incoming French health minister, Olivier Veran, a lawmaker and doctor, has been handed the keys to his new ministry while it is in...

 
 
 

TRADING QUARANTINES, AMERICANS FROM CRUISE LAND IN US

One of two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at a California air force base early Monday

211M GALLONS OF SEWAGE SPILLED INTO FLORIDA CITY WATERWAYS

Fort Lauderdale officials say 211.6 million gallons of sewage has spilled into Fort Lauderdale waterways in the past few months

 
 
 

NEW VIRUS HAS INFECTED MORE THAN 71,000 PEOPLE GLOBALLY

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 71,000 people globally

CHINA SEES RISE IN NEW VIRUS CASES, DEATH TOLL RISES BY 105

Mainland China has reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and an increase by 105 in deaths caused by the illness for a total of...

 
 
 

MAINLAND CHINA SEES SLIGHT UPTURN IN NEW VIRUS CASES, DEATH TOLL RISES BY 105 TO 1,770

AMERICANS IN JAPAN TO TRADE ONE QUARANTINE FOR ANOTHER

A group of Americans are cutting short a 14-day quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo,...

 
 
 

VIRUS RENEWS SAFETY CONCERNS ABOUT SLAUGHTERING WILD ANIMALS

Many people in China are calling for a temporary ban on the wildlife trade to be made permanent as the coronavirus spreads

QUARANTINE ENDS FOR GERMANS; ITALY TO FLY CITIZENS FROM SHIP

More than 100 Germans evacuated from the hard-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, were set to end...

 
 
 

NEW VIRUS HAS INFECTED MORE THAN 69,000 PEOPLE GLOBALLY

The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19,

CHINA REPORTS FALL IN NEW VIRUS CASES FOR 3RD STRAIGHT DAY

China has reported a drop in new virus cases for the third straight day

 
 
 

QUESTIONS COMPLICATE EFFORTS TO CONTAIN NEW VIRUS FROM CHINA

Changes in how China counts how many people are sick with a new respiratory virus is confusing experts who can't tell if the epidemic...

FRENCH HEALTH MINISTER ANNOUNCES FIRST DEATH OF A CORONAVIRUS PATIENT IN EUROPE

 
 
 

FRANCE ANNOUNCES 1ST DEATH IN EUROPE OF VIRUS PATIENT

The French health minister has announced the first coronavirus death in Europe

NEW VIRUS HAS INFECTED MORE THAN 67,000 PEOPLE GLOBALLY

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 67,000 people globally

 
 
 

CHINA REPORTS MAJOR DROP IN NEW VIRUS CASES; 143 NEW DEATHS

China has reported 2,641 new virus cases, a major drop from the higher numbers in recent days since a broader diagnostic method was...

IN RETORT TO ABORTION BAN, LAWMAKER CALLS FOR VASECTOMIES

An Alabama lawmaker fed up with her colleagues' attempts to outlaw abortion has filed legislation to require all men over 50 to get...

 
 
 

APPEALS COURT DEALS BLOW TO TRUMP'S MEDICAID WORK RULES

The Trump administration's effort to remake Medicaid by requiring low-income people to work for health care has suffered a serious...

AMID CORONAVIRUS FEARS, A SECOND WAVE OF FLU HITS US KIDS

A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade

 
 
 



Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Is too much sitting bad for your heart? Yes, sitting for long periods can put aging women at a higher risk of developing heart disease. So, sit less and move more to boost your... Read more ...

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

New study discovers cancer stem cells responsible for the most common form of kidney cancer: clear cell renal cell carcinoma, or ccRCC. Read more ...

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

New study finds that state-level incidence rates for UV-attributable melanoma ranged from 15 cases per 100,000 in Alaska to 65 cases per 100,000 in Hawaii. Read more ...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially cross-infected passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship will be released and allowed to take commercial flights anywhere in the world

World health authorities are about to commit a gross error that could literally end up costing millions of lives. So far, 355 passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship... Read more ...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus pandemic

The Joint Chiefs of Staff has issued an executive order calling on the United States Northern Command to start preparing for a full-blown pandemic of the Wuhan coronavirus here... Read more ...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative stress? Study explains

Lindera glauca is a medicinal shrub with a variety of uses. Besides being an excellent condiment and food flavoring, L. glauca is also used in the manufacturing industry and in... Read more ...

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

A new set of evidence-based recommendations for the management of liver failure is presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress. It assembles recommendations for critical... Read more ...

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

According to a recent study by Penn State researchers, Green tea extract combined with exercise, reduces fatty liver disease in mice. Read more ...

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

A recent Yale study confirms something that has long been suspected -air pollution's small particles can play a role in severe heart disease. Read more ...

An Ode to Cold Showers

An Ode to Cold Showers

Luci Gutiérrez Here's what used to happen. I'd wake up, smoldering and sighing, reel out of bed and into the kitchen, and put the kettle on. Then I'd think: Well, now what?... Read more ...