One in 10 people in Wales would refuse a Covid-19 vaccine if it was available
Public Health Wales says a vaccine would be 'the most effective way of ensuring that the whole population is protected from the virus'
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Boston Medical Center receives $3.7 million grant to expand fellowship programs in addiction
Boston Medical Center's Grayken Center for Addiction has received a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to expand its fellowship...
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Virus testing site begins operating on U.S.-Mexico border
San Diego County has started operating a coronavirus testing site at the nation's busiest pedestrian border crossing
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Bayer supports WHO through donated medicines for treatment of T. solium infection
A recent agreement between the World Health Organization and the German pharmaceutical company Bayer promises hope of expanding access to essential medicines for the treatment...
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Face mask insert could allow screening for disease biomarkers
Given current events, many people are wearing face masks to protect themselves and others. But that same face mask could someday also collect useful health information.
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Mount Sinai's Arnhold Institute for Global Health and NYC Health + Hospitals launch CURE-19
The Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and NYC Health + Hospitals have launched the COVID-19 Unit for Research at Elmhurst .
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CDC Director Outlines Next Steps in the War on COVID-19
WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with CDC Director Robert Redfield about what we might expect from COVID for the rest of the year as the creation of an effective...
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Florida sheriff bans masks for deputies with some exceptions
A central Florida sheriff says his deputies won't be allowed to wear face masks except under some conditions, and neither will visitors to the sheriff's office
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Citizen responders before EMS increase CPR, defibrillation rates for cardiac arrest
Citizen responders who were dispatched through a smartphone app and arrived before emergency medical services increased the odds of the patient receiving bystander CPR and...
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Short-term PrEP use could be a successful way to prevent HIV spread in at-risk men on vacation
Men at particular risk for HIV are very likely to consistently take prevention medication during vacations when their odds of contracting the virus are higher, according to a...
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New experimental coronavirus vaccine boosted antibody levels in mice 90-fold
After researchers sprayed the novel coronavirus into the noses of the mice, those who were immunized didn't develop pneumonia or have high level of particles in their lungs,
Lung cancer deaths have been falling by nearly 5% a year since 2001 thanks...
A new study from the National Cancer Institute found, in men, deaths from non-small lung cancer fell by 6.3% per year from 2013 to 2016, while they fell by 5.9% annually in...
COVID-19: How Did We Get Here? When Can We Get Out?
Since mid-June, four countries - the U.S., Brazil, Mexico, and India - have experienced the most COVID-19 deaths globally, and it is likely they will continue to have the...
Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation Has New Tx
WASHINGTON - Viltolarsen injection has been approved to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients with a confirmed mutation in the DMD gene amenable to exon 53 skipping...
COVID Risk Up to 7 Times Higher for Young Vapers
Teens and young adults who vaped were five times more likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19. And young folks who vape and also smoke regular cigarettes have a sevenfold higher...
Malaria breakthrough could help speed up discovery of Covid-19 treatments...
Current drugs primarily target the pathogen itself but academics from RMIT University in Australia found infection often relies on enzymes in red blood cells of the human host.
Big Pharma spent nearly $250 million to lobby lawmakers amid coronavirus...
A new study from Brigham Young University found that bout $100 million in lobbying spending came from the top 30 health organizations, 16 of which are pharmaceutical companies.
Coronavirus: UK confirms new cases and deaths
Today marks the 27th day in a row that Scotland has recorded zero new fatalities. Northern Ireland also reported none in the last 24 hours.
Calcineurin Blockers for Eczema: No Cancer Signal in Big Study
Topical calcineurin inhibitors for atopic dermatitis, a.k.a. eczema, did not seem to up the long-term risk for developing skin cancer, according to a manufacturer-sponsored...
Maya Rudolph Hilariously Reacts To Kamala Harris VP News: ‘Oh Sh*t'
The SNL alum is very aware of the public demand for her to reprise her role as Kamala ‘The Fun Aunt' Harris When Joe Biden announced that his running mate in the upcoming...