When a 24-year-old barista in South Wales noticed a bump on her upper chest in December 2020, she thought it was a pimple and tried to pop it. But the area became bruised and then grew, and she later found out it was stage II triple-negative breast cancer.
- The Telegraph
Pancreatic cancer may be reversed by a so-called “gremlin” therapy, scientists have found in a landmark discovery.
The infectious-disease expert was feeling "really poorly" and began a second round of Paxlovid.
- Men's Health
Early studies suggested that certain blood types may leave you more at risk of Covid. Newer science confirms that Type O might help you resist infection.
- The Hill
Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases doctor, said he is experiencing a rebound of COVID-19 symptoms after taking Pfizer’s antiviral drug Paxlovid. Fauci, 81, contracted COVID-19 earlier this month, and while his symptoms were initially “minimal,” he was prescribed a five-day course of Paxlovid when they worsened because of his age. Paxlovid is the…
- CBS News
The updated shot is aimed at specifically targeting the highly contagious Omicron virus variant and could be available this fall.
Mississippi lawmaker asked about a hypothetical 12-year-old child molested by a family member says they should have to carry that pregnancy to term
Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban that led to Roe v. Wade's reversal does not include an exception for incest.
CDC raises alarm over mysterious listeria outbreak that's caused a death, a pregnancy loss, and sent dozens to hospital
The agency issued an investigation notice Thursday amid an uptick in people getting sickened, including five pregnant women, one of whom miscarried.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Researchers found the relationship through a genome-wide association study for Alzheimer’s using two independent datasets and different methods. Each approach indicated a relationship between a new gene called MGMT and developing the disease. A recent survey from the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at the Cleveland Clinic found 82 percent of women were unaware of…
- USA TODAY Opinion
Indifference makes this whole ordeal harder for everyone. Without community norms, doing the right thing can make you feel rather foolish.
US health officials brace for mosquito-borne virus that can cause paralysis and death as temperatures rise
As temperatures warm, health officials expect rising rates of West Nile, a virus spread by mosquitos that can cause meningitis, paralysis, and death.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / GettyStock up on the Metamucil, folks. Scientists say you need to start saving your poop.A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital published an opinion article in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine today sounding the alarm on a trend in how human gut microbiomes (microorganisms in your digestive tract like bacteria) have changed in the past decades. These changes have been connected to an increase in digestive
Night sweats are uncomfortable—but sometimes they're also a symptom of a larger health problem. Experts explain all the possible causes and what you can do.
One doctor describes it as “the worst pain you've ever felt.” Here’s what to know about the condition, which is an inflammation of the pancreas.
- NBC News
A group of researchers has some counterintuitive advice: Saving your poop now could save your life someday.
- Associated Press
Emerging research suggests that could put them at higher risk for health problems. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said they got COVID-19 for the second time, and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi said he tested positive a third time.
Los Angeles Covid Warning: Brace For “Significant Transmission In The Upcoming Weeks,” According To Public Health Director
“All of the information to date points to the need for us to prepare for the likelihood of significant transmission in the upcoming weeks,” warned Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer today. That’s saying something given that L.A. yesterday reported 6,529 daily Covid infections — which is very nearly the highest total […]
- The Providence Journal
Brown's Long COVID Initiative seeks to help the roughly 23 million Americans enduring myriad health problems months after their initial infection.
- Yahoo News
Viruses evolve, and vaccines should too. That was the big-picture takeaway from a pivotal meeting this week of the FDA’s expert advisory panel. The question before them was simple: Ahead of an expected winter surge, should vaccine manufacturers tweak their forthcoming booster shots to target Omicron, or should they stick with the tried-and-true 2020 recipe?
- NBC News
In a sharply worded dissent Thursday, Justice Clarence Thomas expressed support for the plaintiffs’ debunked claims that all Covid vaccines are made with cells from “aborted children.”
- Southern Living
“There was nothing that was going to stand in my way.”