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EU to discuss US vaccine patent plan at New! 2021-05-06 09:09:31European Union leaders say that in the wake of the U.S. backing patent waivers for COVID-19 vaccine technology, the 27-nation bloc immediately will st

On the ground and afar, diaspora boosts India's New! 2021-05-06 09:01:59India’s large diaspora is tapping its wealth, growing political clout and expertise to help India combat a catastrophic coronavirus surge that h

National Teacher of Year focuses on individual student New! 2021-05-06 08:51:14The newly named 2021 National Teacher of the Year says a silver lining to the coronavirus pandemic is that educators are embracing a flexible approach

The Latest: EU ready to discuss vaccine technology New! 2021-05-06 08:30:44European Union President Ursula von der Leyen says the 27-nation bloc is ready to talk about the U.S. proposal to share the technology behind COVID-19

India hits another grim virus record as oxygen New! 2021-05-06 08:05:46Infections in India have hit another grim daily record as demand for medical oxygen jumped sevenfold and the government denied reports that it was slo

EU proposes coordinated approach to develop COVID-19 drugs New! 2021-05-06 07:42:45The EU's executive arm has proposed that EU nations join forces to develop and deploy COVID-19 treatments across the 27-nation bloc

Thailand assures foreign residents they can be vaccinated New! 2021-05-06 06:36:15Thailand is assuring its foreign residents that they can get COVID-19 vaccinations, countering comments by some officials suggesting they would be at

Asia Today: Fiji sequesters hospital staff after COVID New! 2021-05-06 04:53:31The military and police in the Pacific nation of Fiji have surrounded and locked down a major hospital amid concerns of a growing coronavirus outbreak

US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines New! 2021-05-06 04:30:20The Biden administration is joining calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 vaccines to help speed the end of the pandemic

Australian COVID-19 travel restrictions challenged in court New! 2021-05-06 03:41:04Australia’s drastic COVID-19 strategies of preventing its citizens leaving the country and returning from India are being challenged in court

On social media, memories pop up from a New! 2021-05-06 03:12:05Memories from earlier in the COVID-19 crisis are popping back up in people's social media feeds as throwback reminders, reposts and anniversary stori

The Latest: Fiji locks down hospital over coronavirus New! 2021-05-06 02:17:38Soldiers and police in the Pacific nation of Fiji have surrounded and locked down a major hospital

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Bill and Melinda Gates Are Divorcing 2021-05-05 09:08:40The announcement raises questions about the fate of their fortune. The couple helped create the Giving Pledge, but much of his Microsoft money has not

FDA Set to Authorize Pfizer Vaccine for Adolescents 2021-05-05 09:03:30The U.S. vaccination campaign will soon expand to millions more people, but public health experts say the move raises complicated questions about supp

This New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to 2021-05-05 08:55:30The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month.

Operating Rooms Go Under the Knife 2021-05-05 05:00:19Hospitals are bringing together surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses with architects, engineers and administrative staff to rethink the modern opera

Why Exercise Can Be So Draining for People 2021-05-05 05:00:08Even a gentle session of leg lifts set off an exaggerated nervous system reaction in older women with rheumatoid arthritis.

Biden Shifts Vaccination Strategy in Drive to Reopen 2021-05-04 20:12:48President Biden, facing a slowing rate of vaccinations and a hope for near normalcy by Independence Day, said the government would shift from mass vac

$100 as Incentive to Get a Shot? Experiment 2021-05-04 20:04:52A cash reward works best with Democrats, and relaxing safety guidelines seems to motivate Republicans, a survey study shows.

Tamara Press, Olympian Whose Feats Raised Questions, Dies 2021-05-04 18:31:11She won three gold medals in the 1960s but was the focus of speculation about her gender. She retired after pulling out of a track meet that would hav

New Covid Cases in Arizona Are Up 21 2021-05-04 17:33:43The state, which lifted all its pandemic restrictions in March, has seen a 21 percent increase in its daily new-case average in recent weeks.

Pfizer Will Seek Approval to Give Covid Vaccine 2021-05-04 16:53:06The company said it also plans to apply this month for full F.D.A. approval — not just emergency authorization — for the vaccine’s u

Helen Murray Free Dies at 98; Chemist Developed 2021-05-04 13:24:27She and her husband invented a dip-and-read paper strip that greatly simplified the diagnosis of the disease and paved the way for home test kits.

The Other Side of Languishing Is Flourishing. Here’s 2021-05-04 13:07:59Research shows that the pandemic took a toll on our overall well-being and left many of us drained. Here are seven simple steps to get you thriving ag

Scientific American: Health

Coronavirus News Roundup, April 24–April 30 2021-04-30 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers 2021-04-30 11:30:00Clear messaging and transparency are vital, say some experts on risk assessment and decision-making -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Innovations: Vaccines for Variants, Drone Deliveries, Print-Your-Own 2021-04-30 08:00:00Next-generation COVID-19 vaccines will not only tackle different versions of the virus but will provide solutions across the world at a fraction of th

Religion Both Helped and Hurt during the Pandemic 2021-04-29 15:00:00It was good, on balance, for people’s mental health—but not so good for physical health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Decoded: How Do Vaccines Actually Work? 2021-04-29 11:00:00Vaccines are medicines that train the body to defend itself against future disease, and they have been saving human lives for hundreds of years. -- Re

Flu Has Disappeared Worldwide during the COVID Pandemic 2021-04-29 07:30:00The public health measures that slow the spread of the novel coronavirus work really well on influenza -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Blood Test Gives Early Warning of Failing Heart 2021-04-29 06:45:00The new DNA-based test predicts transplant rejection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

People of Color Breathe More Unhealthy Air from 2021-04-28 14:30:00A trend of disproportionate exposure to deadly air pollution among Asian, Hispanic and Black people persists in most cases regardless of the emission

CDC Drops Some Outdoor Mask Advice for Vaccinated 2021-04-28 14:15:00The agency’s latest guidelines are in line with a wealth of evidence that COVID is far less likely to be transmitted outside than indoors -- Rea

On Exploring Mars and Saving Endangered Species 2021-04-28 11:00:00The act of going to the Red Planet gives us a new lens through which we can better understand and protect life’s fragility -- Read more on Scie

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise--Now Come Tougher Trials 2021-04-28 08:00:00Preliminary results suggest the vaccine is up to 77 percent effective in young children, but researchers await larger studies -- Read more on Scientif

Penicillin Wasn't Alexander Fleming's First Major Discovery 2021-04-27 14:00:00It was lysozyme, an enzyme that attacks the cell walls of bacteria—and just as with the celebrated antibiotic, he found it through pure serendip

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A Vitamin Could Be Key to Women's Pain New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: A Vitamin Could Be Key to Women's Pain After Knee ReplacementCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021

How the Pandemic Changed Breast Cancer Care New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: How the Pandemic Changed Breast Cancer CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

New Goal of Vaccinating 70% of Americans by New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: New Goal of Vaccinating 70% of Americans by July 4Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

Eating Issues Common in People With Autism, and New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Eating Issues Common in People With Autism, and Girls Are More SusceptibleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revi

Breathing Other People's Smoke Can Raise Your Odds New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Breathing Other People's Smoke Can Raise Your Odds for Heart FailureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5

Volunteer Firefighters Have High Levels of Potentially Toxic New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Volunteer Firefighters Have High Levels of Potentially Toxic ChemicalsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Freezing Tumors Could Be New Treatment for Low-Risk New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Freezing Tumors Could Be New Treatment for Low-Risk Breast CancersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/

Wildfires Are Changing the Seasonal Air Quality of New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Wildfires Are Changing the Seasonal Air Quality of the U.S. WestCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/20

Americans Missed Almost 10 Million Cancer Screenings During New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Americans Missed Almost 10 Million Cancer Screenings During PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/

U.S. Birth Rates Continue to Fall New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: U.S. Birth Rates Continue to FallCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

'Prediabetes' Raises Odds for Heart Attack, Stroke New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: 'Prediabetes' Raises Odds for Heart Attack, StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00

EU OKs Mealworms as Food New! 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: EU OKs Mealworms as FoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM