CORONAVIRUS LIVE UPDATES: AS U.S. CASES RISE, STATES WEIGH NEW RESTRICTIONS

U.S. plan to reopen schools puts teachers under pressure. India is reimposing restrictions as outbreaks spread. Kansas sees record...

HOW TO REOPEN SCHOOLS: WHAT SCIENCE AND OTHER COUNTRIES TEACH US

The pressure to bring American students back to classrooms is intense, but the calculus is tricky with infections still out of control...

 
 
 

STUDY OF CORONAVIRUS IN PREGNANT WOMEN FINDS STRIKING RACIAL DIFFERENCES

About 10 percent of Black, Hispanic and Latino participants in a Philadelphia study of pregnant women had been exposed to the coronavirus,...

WHY WE STILL DON'T KNOW ENOUGH ABOUT COVID-19 AND PREGNANCY

More than six months into the pandemic there's still a lot we don't know about how the coronavirus affects pregnant women and babies.

 
 
 

SUTTER HEALTH'S REQUEST TO DELAY $575 MILLION SETTLEMENT IS DENIED

The large California hospital system wanted to postpone an agreement reached in a state antitrust case, as coronavirus cases rise.

CORONAVIRUS LIVE UPDATES: U.S. NEARS 60,000 NEW DAILY CASES

The country recorded its sixth single-day record in 10 days with almost 60,000 cases on Thursday. U.S. immigration officials have helped...

 
 
 

TELETHERAPY, POPULAR IN THE PANDEMIC, MAY OUTLAST IT

Some therapists find that remote therapy is so convenient to their patients that they will continue with it.

MEET THE HEROES FIGHTING ON THE FRONT LINES AGAINST COVID-19

Watch the doctors and nurses trying to save us from the coronavirus as they risk their own lives - and those of their families - in...

 
 
 

AIR POLLUTION TAKES A GLOBAL TOLL ON HEART HEALTH

Researchers calculate that 14 percent of all cardiovascular events and 8 percent of cardiovascular deaths are attributable to air pollution.

DRUG GIANTS CREATE FUND TO BOLSTER STRUGGLING ANTIBIOTIC START-UPS

New medicines are desperately needed to treat a growing number of drug-resistant infections, but many companies developing the drugs...

 
 
 

THE CORONAVIRUS CAN FLOAT IN INDOOR AIR, W.H.O. CONCEDES

The agency also said that people without symptoms may spread the virus. The acknowledgments should have come sooner, some experts said.

REGENERON SCIENTISTS RACED TO FIND ANTIBODIES TO FIGHT COVID-19. THEN THE CORONAVIRUS FOUND THEM

This spring, researchers at Regeneron's Westchester headquarters found themselves in one of the country's first coronavirus hot spots.

 
 
 

WHAT'S THE BEST EXERCISE FOR YOU? TWINS CAN PROVIDE AN ANSWER

Almost everyone responds to the right exercise program, but the right program is not genetics-dependent.

LIVE CORONAVIRUS UPDATES: U.S. DAILY CASES SURPASS 59,000

As President Trump seeks further reopenings, the country set its fifth record in nine days. The W.H.O.'s leader made an emotional call...

 
 
 

A MISSED WARNING ABOUT SILENT CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS

Why an early scientific report of symptom-free cases went unheeded.

U.S. WEIGHS EARLY VACCINE ACCESS FOR MINORITIES AND OTHERS AT RISK

When a coronavirus vaccine hits the market, it will be a key tool in putting an end to the pandemic. A federal committee is debating...

 
 
 

DOGS MAY BE GOOD FOR CHILDREN'S PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

Compared to young children without dogs, those who had them were less likely to have conduct problems or problems relating to peers.

STUDY OF 17 MILLION IDENTIFIES CRUCIAL RISK FACTORS FOR CORONAVIRUS DEATHS

The largest study yet confirms that race, ethnicity, age and gender can raise a person's chances of dying from Covid-19.

 
 
 

TECHNOLOGY BRIDGES THE GAP TO BETTER SIGHT

More than 6 million Americans have vision problems that cannot be corrected by glasses or contact lenses. Companies like IrisVision...

GRAVE SHORTAGES OF PROTECTIVE GEAR FLARE AGAIN AS COVID CASES SURGE

Five months into the pandemic, the U.S. still hasn't solved the problem. The dearth of supplies is affecting a broad array of health...

 
 
 



Saturday Stories: Is It Airborne?, Exhausted Experts, Sweden, Cancer During...

Saturday Stories: Is It Airborne?, Exhausted Experts, Sweden, Cancer During COVID, And Schools

Apoorva Mandavilli, in The New York Times, with a discussion on whether or not SARS-CoV2 is airborne and what that actually means. Ed Yong, in The Atlantic, covers the toll... Read more ...

COVID-19 Cases Soar In Florida, But Disney World Reopened Anyway

COVID-19 Cases Soar In Florida, But Disney World Reopened Anyway

Florida reported 11,433 new COVID-19 cases and an additional 435 hospitalizations the day prior to Disney World reopening For the first time in nearly four months, Walt Disney... Read more ...

PM Narendra Modi Directs For Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Situation

PM Narendra Modi Directs For Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the direction during a COVID-19 review meeting he chaired to take stock of the coronavirus situation across the country and the preparedness... Read more ...

COVID-19 Deaths in UK Rise To 44,650

COVID-19 Deaths in UK Rise To 44,650

In Britain, total coronavirus-related death toll has risen to 44,650, said the British Department of Health and Social Care. Read more ...

Another coronavirus death recorded in Wales and seven new cases

Another coronavirus death recorded in Wales and seven new cases

The latest Public Health Wales figures were revealed as holiday businesses in Wales started to re-open Read more ...

On a keto diet? Satisfy that sweet tooth with these keto-approved sweeteners

On a keto diet? Satisfy that sweet tooth with these keto-approved sweeteners

The keto diet may seem daunting to anyone who loves carbs and sweets. After all, dieting means being careful about what you eat. However, there are many ways to make dishes... Read more ...

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

A higher percentage of hospitalized COVID-19 patients treated with sofosbuvir and daclatasvir , a two-drug hepatitis C virus combination therapy, experienced clinical... Read more ...

Novel Drug Candidate may Develop Effective Treatments for Brain Disorders

Novel Drug Candidate may Develop Effective Treatments for Brain Disorders

Novel chemical compound discovered has the potential to become a new drug for the treatment of core symptoms of brain disorders such as Down syndrome and autism, reports a new... Read more ...

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine do not work on COVID-19 because the concentration of both these drugs in the lungs of patients are not sufficient to fight the infection... Read more ...

Abnormally High Fasting Blood Sugar Could Double Death Risk in COVID-19 Patients

Abnormally High Fasting Blood Sugar Could Double Death Risk in COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 patients with abnormally high blood sugar are linked to double the risk of death and an increased risk of severe complications, according to a new study. Read more ...