AFTER ADMITTING MISTAKE, ASTRAZENECA FACES DIFFICULT QUESTIONS ABOUT ITS VACCINE

Some trial participants only got a partial dose of AstraZeneca's vaccine. Experts said the company's spotty disclosures have eroded...

BILL GATES, LA COVID-19, ET LE COMBAT POUR VACCINER LA PLANÈTE

Le milliardaire travaille avec l'OMS, les groupes pharmaceutiques et plusieurs ONG pour dompter le coronavirus à travers le monde,...

 
 
 

IS IT SAFE TO FLY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC?

Studies suggest that flying is a relatively lower-risk activity, and millions are traveling by plane over the holidays. But the picture...

DOCTORS AND NURSES ARE RUNNING ON EMPTY

Doctors and nurses on the front lines are running on empty, under increasing duress as the pandemic surges and hospitals are overrun...

 
 
 

IT'S TIME FOR A DIGITAL DETOX

Excessive screen time can be harmful to our well-being, but we can free ourselves from tech's hooks with goals, rules and boundaries.

THE REIGNING QUEEN OF PANDEMIC YOGA

The YouTube celebrity Adriene Mishler made yoga accessible and search-optimized even before so many Americans were confined at home....

 
 
 

PURDUE PHARMA PLEADS GUILTY TO ROLE IN OPIOID CRISIS AS PART OF DEAL WITH JUSTICE DEPT

The admission in federal court brought a formal end to a major investigation that resulted in a multibillion-dollar settlement between...

MASKS OFFER COVID PROTECTION, PROVIDED YOU WEAR THEM RIGHT

New research shows adding a filter and improving the fit makes a cloth mask work even better.

 
 
 

EARLY CORONAVIRUS MUTATION MADE IT HARDER TO STOP, EVIDENCE SUGGESTS

Scientists were initially skeptical that a mutation made the coronavirus more contagious. But new research has changed many of their...

GIVING THANKS FOR MY IMPERILED NURSE

One of the people I credit with extending my life as a cancer patient is now struggling with her own diagnosis of advanced lung cancer.

 
 
 

HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Give someone the gift of healthy living this year with one of these gift ideas from the writers and editors of Well.

ASTRAZENECA'S COVID-19 VACCINE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

AstraZeneca's new clinical trial results are positive but confusing, leaving many experts wanting to see more data before passing final...

 
 
 

POLITICS, SCIENCE AND THE REMARKABLE RACE FOR A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE

The furious race to develop a coronavirus vaccine played out against a presidential election, between a pharmaceutical giant and a...

SMALL SOCIAL GATHERINGS AREN'T DRIVING THE VIRUS SURGE

Yes, the coronavirus can be spread over cocktails and dinners. But these get-togethers do not account for the huge rise in cases seen...

 
 
 

VEGETARIAN OR VEGAN? WATCH YOUR BONE HEALTH

Those who ate a meat-free diet were at increased risk for bone fractures.

GOOD SLEEP HABITS TIED TO LOWER RISK OF HEART FAILURE

People who slept seven to eight hours a night, didn't snore and weren't excessively tired during the day were less likely to develop...

 
 
 

PREMATURE BIRTH TIED TO INCREASED DEPRESSION RISK

Girls born before 28 weeks of gestation were at three times the risk of those born full term.

ASTRAZENECA AND OXFORD SAY VACCINE IS UP TO 90 PERCENT EFFECTIVE

The drug maker said its vaccine candidate was 70 percent effective on average, and potentially up to 90 percent effective, at preventing...

 
 
 

AD COUNCIL'S CHALLENGE: PERSUADE SKEPTICS TO BELIEVE IN COVID VACCINES

The nonprofit marketing group led a polio vaccine campaign in the 1950s. Now it is working on a $50 million ad blitz to counter concerns...

BEING THANKFUL AND HOPEFUL IN THIS WEIRD AND TERRIBLE YEAR

It's a year for getting through the winter as well as we can, for thinking about how to help those who are bearing the greatest burdens,...

 
 
 



Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, anecdotal reports suggested that infusing very sick patients with the blood plasma of people who'd survived the disease might help boost... Read more ...

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Wales Health Minister Vaughan Gething blamed the higher rate there on young adults Read more ...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The Essentials

Buy Buy Baby's Black Friday sale 2020 is one you don't want to miss. If you're a parent, you're aware that babies need things and things happen to be expensive. Maybe you're in... Read more ...

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Transcript: In the race to return to normal, is a COVID-19 vaccine going to be the answer? A possible answer, but one that comes with so many questions. As vaccine trials move... Read more ...

FDA OKs Highly Specific COVID-19 Antibody Test

FDA OKs Highly Specific COVID-19 Antibody Test

The FDA authorized use of a COVID-19 semi-quantitative antibody testing kit that appears to detect the exact level of IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, test manufacturer Kantaro... Read more ...

Study Reassures on MS Patients' Breast, Colorectal Cancer Risk

Study Reassures on MS Patients' Breast, Colorectal Cancer Risk

Incidence of breast and colorectal cancers was similar between people with and without multiple sclerosis , but MS patients had a higher incidence of other cancers, including... Read more ...

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

Because its trial designs do not meet even the basic minimum criteria set forth by the Food and Drug Administration for new vaccines, AstraZeneca's adenovirus-vector vaccine... Read more ...

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Department of Health statistics show UK infections have dropped 7 per cent week-on-week, with 19,609 positive tests confirmed last Wednesday as the outbreak continues to tail off. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Manchester braces for return to tier three after England's...

Coronavirus UK: Manchester braces for return to tier three after England's lockdown ends

Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, said today it is 'more likely than not' that Ministers will put his area in the 'very high' level when the national lockdown ends... Read more ...

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at Age of 60

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at Age of 60

Football icon Diego Maradona has died from a heart attack at home in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 60. Read more ...