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Staying cautious this flu season
Staying cautious this flu season
A cheap antidepressant reduced the need for hospitalization among high-risk adults with COVID-19 in a study hunting for existing drugs that could be repurposed to treat coronavirus. Researchers tested the pill used for depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder because it was known to reduce inflammation and looked promising in smaller studies. “If WHO recommends this, you will see it widely taken up,” said study co-author Dr. Edward Mills of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, adding that many poor nations have the drug readily available.
"This past June I began having trouble walking & went to my surgeon. He determined I had MRSA in both legs & they needed to be amputated immediately," Jimmy Rave wrote on Twitter
The garlic snot trend is pretty gnarly...and pretty unsafe.View Entire Post ›
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Especially as they voyage back home, we wish the Arby family the best.
A jump in the number of people in China infected with bird flu this year is raising concern among experts, who say a previously circulating strain appears to have changed and may be more infectious to people. China has reported 21 human infections with the H5N6 subtype of avian influenza in 2021 to the World Health Organization (WHO), compared with only five last year, it said. Though the numbers are much lower than the hundreds infected with H7N9 in 2017, the infections are serious, leaving many critically ill, and at least six dead.
The rare, 'flesh-eating' sexually transmitted infection donovanosis is getting attention in the UK, but how worried about it should you be? Here's what the experts say about the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Whether you're topping your salad with Sriracha or dunking your fries in ketchup, the right condiment can make or break a meal. However, you may want to think twice before picking up one particular condiment on your next shopping trip.The U.S. Food&Drug Administration (FDA) has just announced the recall of one popular condiment due to potential contamination. Read on to find out if you have this product at home and what to do if so.RELATED: If You Bought This Food at Costco, Throw It Away Now, F
The persistent syndrome of COVID-19 after-effects known as long COVID can develop after "breakthrough" infections in vaccinated people, a new study shows. Researchers at Oxford University in the UK reviewed data on nearly 20,000 U.S. COVID-19 patients, half of whom had been vaccinated. "On the other hand," the research team reported on medRxiv on Tuesday https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.10.26.21265508v1 ahead of peer review, "previous vaccination does not appear to protect against several previously documented outcomes of COVID-19 such as long COVID features, arrhythmia, joint pain, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease, sleep disorders, and mood and anxiety disorders."
Not everyone needs a booster shot right now, and the truth is that most Americans who've gotten Pfizer or Moderna probably don't.
What's in that fast-food burger? Sometimes, harmful plastics. A new study out Tuesday reports that far too often, small amounts of industrial chemicals called phthalates (pronounced THA-lates), which are used to make plastics soft, have been found in samples of food from popular outlets including McDonald's, Pizza Hut and Chipotle.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. George Washington University researcher Lariah Edwards,
Avoid overnight injuries like a stiff neck or back pain with a few tips from a sleep specialist.
It never occurred to Lylah Baker’s family that a spray could deliver the deadly bacteria directly into their homes. Walmart has recalled the product.
“We thought things couldn’t get much worse in DeSantis’ handling of the pandemic, but we were wrong," the newspaper's editorial board wrote.
Immunocompromised adults who had Pfizer or Moderna's two-dose COVID-19 vaccines, plus an additional shot, can now get a fourth, the CDC said.
Experts say you can't overdose from touching fentanyl. So why do police officers across the country keep fainting during drug busts?
Your morning coffee is a lifesaver in more ways than one.
Florida surgeon general shares why he refused lawmaker with cancer's request he wear a mask
A longtime Minnesota general surgeon was dismissed from his hospital after arguing parents should make healthcare decisions for their children.