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Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing New! 2021-01-21 09:16:45Drugmaker Eli Lilly says its COVID-19 antibody drug can prevent illness among residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations

Asia Today: Sri Lanka reopens to tourists after New! 2021-01-21 09:01:34Sri Lanka has reopened to foreign tourists after a nearly 10-month pandemic closure that cut deeply into the Indian Ocean island nation’s lucrat

Fauci lays out Biden's support for WHO after New! 2021-01-21 08:38:52President Joe Biden’s top adviser on the pandemic says the United States will again fund the World Health Organization and join its consortium a

Fire hits building at world's largest vaccine maker New! 2021-01-21 08:37:22At least five people have died in a fire that broke out at a building under construction at Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccin

The Latest: Biden to ramp up virus vaccinations, New! 2021-01-21 08:36:31President Joe Biden is putting forth a national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase mask

EU to hold video summit to assess new New! 2021-01-21 08:24:16European Union leaders will hold a video summit amid worry that the new coronavirus variants could result in another surge of deaths across the 27-nat

Germany's Merkel points to variant risk as infections New! 2021-01-21 07:58:25Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany is seeing a promising decline in new coronavirus infections, but must take “very seriously” the risk

EXPLAINER: What's next for WHO after US takes New! 2021-01-21 07:33:32The Biden administration is taking quick steps to keep the United States in the World Health Organization, part of his ambition to launch a full-throt

Ousted Thai politician defends vaccine procurement criticism New! 2021-01-21 07:12:58A popular ousted politician charged with defaming Thailand’s monarchy for questioning the government’s COVID-19 vaccine procurement is sta

Mobile labs take vaccine studies to diverse neighborhoods New! 2021-01-21 07:11:58More potential COVID-19 vaccines to fight the pandemic still are being tested, and some researchers are driving mobile labs into neighborhoods to recr

California: OK to use Moderna vaccine after illness New! 2021-01-21 07:10:29California says it’s safe to resume using a batch of coronavirus vaccine after some people fell ill and a halt to injections was recommended

Biden's COVID-19 plan: Masks, testing, more vaccine supplies New! 2021-01-21 05:52:51President Joe Biden is rolling out a national strategy to fight COVID-19, reopen the nation’s schools and restart the U.S. economy

NYT > Health

The Benefits of Moderate Exercise New! 2021-01-21 09:05:47High-intensity workouts get a lot of attention and can be great for health. But moderate physical activity may have metabolic advantages.

Hypertension During Pregnancy Tied to Later Cognitive Decline New! 2021-01-21 06:49:15Pregnant women with blood pressure readings above 140/90 had deficits on tests of mental agility 15 years later.

Amid One Pandemic, Students Train for the Next New! 2021-01-21 05:00:35Researchers have banded together to find safe, virtual ways to teach the principles of microbiology and epidemiology.

Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer New! 2021-01-21 05:00:08Each additional daily cup of coffee was associated with a 1 percent decrease in the risk of prostate cancer.

A Living Legacy in Pediatric Cancer Research New! 2021-01-21 05:00:05Even as he was dying, he worked to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. Now scientists are using his cells to help others.

My ‘Long Covid’ Nightmare: Still Sick After 6 New! 2021-01-21 05:00:04A Times reporter caught the coronavirus during the New York City outbreak last April. But the acute phase of the illness was just the beginning.

What If You Never Get Better From Covid-19? New! 2021-01-21 05:00:04Some patients could be living with the aftereffects for years to come. Recent research into another persistent, mysterious disease might help us under

Emerging Coronavirus Variants May Pose Challenges to Vaccines 2021-01-20 19:59:30Laboratory studies of mutations circulating in South Africa suggest they may dodge some of the body’s immune responses.

Is Mask-Slipping the New Manspreading? 2021-01-20 19:44:33Something about some men just makes it difficult to keep that mask where it should be.

Hahn Resigns as F.D.A. Commissioner; Woodcock Named Interim 2021-01-20 15:40:38The Biden administration has yet to name a permanent chief of the Food and Drug Administration, amid a deep review of potential treatments and vaccine

Need a New Knee or Hip? A Robot 2021-01-20 15:40:07As more people strive to stay active on aging frames, robots and other technologies are likely to play a wider role in helping surgeons replace joints

Just One Drink a Day May Increase Risk 2021-01-20 15:26:59As alcohol consumption increased, so did the risk of the potentially fatal heart rhythm disorder.

Scientific American: Health

How Elvis Got Americans to Accept the Polio 2021-01-18 07:00:00Campaigns to change behavior thrive on three factors: social influence, social norms and vivid examples -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vaccines Need Not Completely Stop COVID Transmission to 2021-01-18 06:45:00Lessons from other viruses show that even if vaccines don’t completely stop disease spread, they can still successfully contain it -- Read more

Coronavirus News Roundup: January 9-January 15 2021-01-15 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Remaining COVID-19 Journey 2021-01-14 09:00:00With a vaccine in limited availability, many still need medicines to keep the virus at bay -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Should We Change COVID Vaccine Doses to Reach 2021-01-14 06:45:00Scientists are debating whether to delay, skip or halve doses. But untested tweaks could shake public confidence -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

COVID Is on Track to Become the U.S.'s 2021-01-13 07:30:00This winter the novel coronavirus may kill more people than heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s or diabetes -- Read more on ScientificAme

What Is Chronic Kidney Disease, and How Might 2021-01-12 17:30:00In the U.S., a third of Americans are at risk of chronic kidney disease, and age is a major factor. More than half of Americans older than 75 are thou

To Control COVID, Biden Needs to Marshal Federal 2021-01-12 09:30:00The incoming U.S. president must help skeptics see benefits in masks and persuade Congress to spend more money on testing and protective gear --

The Four Most Pressing Science Priorities for the 2021-01-12 09:15:00 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Could New COVID Variants Undermine Vaccines? Labs Scramble 2021-01-08 16:15:00Researchers race to determine why variants identified in Britain and South Africa spread so quickly and whether they’ll compromise vaccines -- R

We Must Find Ways to Detect Cancer Much 2021-01-08 10:00:00The job of the oncologist of the future will be to prevent and treat the emergence of disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup: January 2-January 8 2021-01-08 07:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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A Promising New Therapy Against OCD? New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: A Promising New Therapy Against OCD?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: This Energetic 8-Year-Old Boy Was Born New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: AHA News: This Energetic 8-Year-Old Boy Was Born With a Serious Heart DefectCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial R

Toddler Tantrums? Pediatricians Offer Tips to Curb Bad New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Toddler Tantrums? Pediatricians Offer Tips to Curb Bad BehaviorCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2

Strict Low-Carb Diets Could Push Type 2 Diabetes New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Strict Low-Carb Diets Could Push Type 2 Diabetes Into Remission, But Effect FadesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editor

Getting the COVID Vaccine? A Good Night's Sleep New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Getting the COVID Vaccine? A Good Night's Sleep Will HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 1

Fried Food a Big Risk Factor in Heart New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Fried Food a Big Risk Factor in Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AM

Fewer U.S. Cancer Patients Are Dying From Suicide, New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Fewer U.S. Cancer Patients Are Dying From Suicide, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/20

Promising Steps Toward Retinal Cell Transplants to Fight New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Promising Steps Toward Retinal Cell Transplants to Fight BlindnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/2

Many Parents Support 'Teens Helping Teens' Mental Health New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Many Parents Support 'Teens Helping Teens' Mental Health Programs at Schools: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Edi

NYC May Run Out of COVID-19 Vaccines New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: NYC May Run Out of COVID-19 VaccinesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AM

Pot Use Ups Odds for Suicide in Young New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Pot Use Ups Odds for Suicide in Young People With Bipolar DisorderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/2

Are Pricey Air Ambulance Rides Really Saving More New! 2021-01-21 02:00:00Title: Are Pricey Air Ambulance Rides Really Saving More Lives?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 12: