Health news 08 Mar, 2021
Doctor: New pill shows ‘promising signs of effectiveness’ in treating COVID-19 - WJW FOX 8 News Clevelandfox8.com
NEW YORK (WJW) — Medical researchers are testing a new medication that could be used to treat COVID-19. During a Sunday morning interview on FOX & Friends, Dr. Marc Siegel revealed that officials are in the first stage of testing an experimental COVID-19 pill…
Jewish conservatives will burn masks at Collin County party to celebrate end of Texas mask mandate - The Dallas Morning NewsThe Dallas Morning News
More than 200 people are expected to gather at a Collin County home this week for sushi, drinks, political speakers — and a bonfire to destroy masks that...
Fluvoxamine: Finding a possible early treatment for COVID-19 in a 40-year-old antidepressant - 60 Minutes - CBS NewsCBS News
Sharyn Alfonsi reports on the unusual path fluvoxamine, a drug commonly used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, has had to becoming an early treatment candidate for COVID-19.
Face masks safe to use during intense exercise, research suggests - The GuardianThe Guardian
‘Limited’ cardiology research also shows mask wearing likely to reduce spread of coronavirus in indoor gyms
New Mexico reports 12 new deaths, 183 additional COVID-19 cases - KOBKOB
KOB 4 determined there was a 1.56% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Sunday's report from the state.
Oregon Is the First U.S. State to Have an Identified Case of a COVID-19 “Variant of Concern” - Willamette WeekWillamette Week
More contagious variants of the COVID-19 carry the risk of another surge and may make vaccines less effective.
Oregon reports 211 new coronavirus cases and zero new deaths - KATUKATU
The Oregon Health Authority said Sunday that there were zero new deaths to report and that the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic remained unchanged at2,296. Health officials also reported211 new virus cases, both confirmed and presumptive. There have …
One Major Danger of Being a Slow Walker, Says New Study Eat This, Not That! - Eat This, Not ThatEatthis.com
A new study just published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention shows how slow-walking is linked with early death.
The Big Number: Eating 5 servings of fruits and vegetables every day can help give you a longer, healthier life - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
The suggested dietary goal stems from an analysis of data from multiple studies involving over 2 million people worldwide.
Florida’s Sunday COVID update: 1.9 million fully vaccinated, fewest deaths since Nov. 29 - Miami HeraldGoogle News
State's 7-day coronavirus case average drops below 400, 10% of state fully vaccinated - WBAYWBAY
On Sunday, the Department of Health Services (DHS) announced another 329 people were positive in the latest round of test results.
Study Suggests Blood Type May Impact Likelihood Of Getting COVID-19 - HotNewHipHopHotNewHipHop
The study suggests people with Type A blood may be most at risk for contracting the virus.
California: Thousands received wrong COVID-19 vaccine dosage: Report - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
An estimated 4,300 people at the Oakland Coliseum received a suboptimal dosage of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on March 1, KTVU reported.
The CDC wants you to prepare for a zombie apocalypse. (Yes, you read that right.) - msnNOWUSA Today
The Center for Disease Control recently updated its tips to prepare for a zombie apocalypse in an attempt to ensure preparedness for real disasters.
Ohio reports just 735 new coronavirus cases: Sunday update - cleveland.comcleveland.com
The Ohio Department of Health reported Sunday that the number of confirmed or probable infections of the novel coronavirus had risen to 978,471, up 735 since Saturday.
How will COVID-19 change the future? Look to history. - SalonSalon
History offers a number of precedents regarding the long-term social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Illinois health officials report 1,068 new cases of COVID-19, 14 deaths - WGN TV ChicagoWGN TV Chicago
CHICAGO — Illinois health officials reported 1,068 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 14 additional deaths. Illinois has set a record-high 7-day average for vaccine administration, with an average of 93,183 doses administered daily…
COVID toes: A look at the mysterious rash that can affect patients with coronavirus - WJW FOX 8 News Clevelandfox8.com
Some patients diagnosed with COVID-19 may experience an odd symptom: rash-like inflammation of the toes.
Lung cancer symptoms: Five signs that are 'easily confused' with something less serious - ExpressExpress
LUNG CANCER symptoms may be difficult to spot in its early stages, and the signs tend to develop over a longer period of time. But there are a number of key warning signs that might be 'easily confused' with something less serious. These are the five lung can…
COVID-19 in South Dakota: 211 total new cases; Death toll at 1,900; Active cases increase to 2,158 - KELOLAND.comKELOLAND.com
Two new deaths were reported in Saturday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
As Americans get vaccinated, fewer are getting tested for coronavirus, which doctors say could be a big problem - Yahoo! VoicesUSA Today
The slowdown in coronavirus testing might signal that too many Americans are growing complacent in the second year of the pandemic.
Rural Missouri mass vaccination event faces cancelation amid low registration - KMOV.comKMOV.com
A Barry County vaccination clinic is in danger of being cancelled unless more participants register, health officials said.
Osterholm: US is in the 'eye of the hurricane' amid COVID variants - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
Osterholm warned about the highly contagious B.1.1.7 variant of the virus that was first discovered in the UK and has "wreaked havoc" in Europe.
More than 260,000 Iowans now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 - KCCI Des MoinesKCCI Des Moines
The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 418 new positive COVID-19 tests and six additional virus deaths Sunday.
Maine CDC reports 160 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths - Press HeraldPress Herald
With vaccinations ramping up and state officials easing pandemic restrictions, Maine is hoping to return to somewhat of a normal summer.
As virus cases stack up, numbers tell the story - The ColumbianThe Columbian
Clark County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 came on March 6, 2020.
Are Virus Vaccines Safe? 'Hassle Factor' and Distrust Shadow Vaccine Hesitancy - BloombergBloomberg
Scientists underestimated the coronavirus — and are racing to keep up with evolution - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
For most of 2020, scientists weren't very concerned that the coronavirus would evolve. But in a few short months, variants of the virus have become a global preoccupation -- and a potential threat to vaccines.
What really works to help an aging brain. It’s not going to function like it did in your 20s, but there are things you can do. - Washington PostThe Washington Post
Exercising, eating well, learning a language, quilting and staying mentally and socially engaged have been shown to help.
Vaccination updates as Michigan prepares to expand to people age 50 and older - mlive.commlive.com
Counties across Michigan have reported some sings of progress in the effort to vaccinate people to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 this week.
COVID-19: CVS Expands Vaccination Sites To These Hudson Valley Locations - Northwest Dutchess Daily VoiceRutherford Daily Voice
With the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine providing health officials with an additional option for vaccinating those eligible, CVS announced it will be expanding its vaccination program to nearly 150 more locations in …
Covid: UK must prepare for 'hard winter' of flu - expert - BBC NewsBBC News
The population immunity to viruses other than Covid could be lower than usual, a top medic warns.
‘Betrayed’: Hospital suspends NHS worker after Facebook post urging COVID deniers to follow rules - Yahoo NewsYahoo Entertainment
Gary Oldershaw spoke out on Facebook on 4 January after seeing seven patients die during a 12-hour shift in the intensive care unit at Broomfield Hospital in...
Oral Covid treatment yields promising trial data: drugmakers - Medical XpressMedical Xpress
German pharmaceutical giant Merck and a US partner reported promising results Saturday in trials of a drug administered orally to fight COVID-19, saying it helps reduce patients' viral load.
A Holocaust survivor received the COVID-19 vaccine from a very special doctor: her granddaughter - Toronto StarToronto Star
“She gave my dad life and then he gave me life and now I’m helping her to survive,” Dr. Jordana Sacks says of her bubbe, Francis. “That’s not lost on ...
NHS England invites people aged 56 to 59 to book COVID-19 vaccinations in coming week - ReutersReuters
NHS England has invited people aged 56 to 59 to book COVID-19 vaccinations in the coming week, with letters to 850,000 people in that age bracket landing on doorsteps from Saturday and another 850,000 due to land Monday.
How to potentially get a COVID-19 vaccine by volunteering at California clinics - KCRA SacramentoKCRA Sacramento
If the clinic administrator gives the OK, you could be eligible for a shot after a four-hour shift.
COVID death youngest on Peninsula - Peninsula Daily NewsPeninsula Daily News
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Rising inmate COVID cases at MCCC sparks community protest - Hawaii News NowHawaii News Now
Currently, there are 43 active inmate cases at MCCC and more than 200 inmates are in quarantine.
This Rapid 3D-Printing Method Could Be the Secret to Developing 3D-Printed Organs - GizmodoGizmodo.com
We may not have flying cars yet, but 3D-printed organs? That sci-fi fantasy just got one step closer to reality thanks to a rapid 3D-printing method developed by University of Buffalo engineers.
US Scientists Question Single Dose for Pfizer, Moderna Shots - msnNOWThe Wall Street Journal
They say the long-range effectiveness of two-dose Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines isn’t known after only one shot.
Oregon reports 202 new coronavirus cases, 3 more deaths - KATUKATU
The Oregon Health Authority reported 202 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, both confirmed and presumptive. Health officials also reported three new deaths, raising the state's death toll to 2,296. There have been a total of157,079 coronavirus cases found in…
Spring break could be a perfect storm for spreading coronavirus variants. Don't let that happen - CNNCNN
Highly contagious variants will soon have a ridiculously easy chance to spread rapidly across the US. Spring break starts for hundreds of universities this month, and typical revelry could lead to countless Americans getting infected as variants threaten to o…
Oregon Health Authority reports 3 additional deaths linked to COVID-19, 202 new cases statewide - KPTV.comKPTV.com
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV)- The Oregon Health Authority reported three new COVID-19 related deaths on Saturday. That brings the state’s death toll to 2,296.
Diabetes symptoms: Three 'unusual' signs of high blood sugar in your body - and what to do - ExpressExpress
DIABETES symptoms may go unnoticed for years and years in its early stages, as the most common signs of high blood sugar don't specifically make you feel unwell. There are, however, some key and 'unusual' symptoms of diabetes in the body that you shouldn't be…
Tempeh vs. Tofu: Which Plant-Based Protein Is Healthier for You? - Prevention.comPrevention.com
These sisters in soy each have a lot going for them.
Night and day in South America: Buenos Aires welcomes nightlife, new lockdowns in Brazil - ReutersReuters
In Buenos Aires on Friday night the doors of the Colón Theater reopened for the first time in a year since being shut because of the coronavirus pandemic, a sign of how the capital of Argentina is slowly letting its hair down once again.
The Benefits of Drinking Olive Oil - Olive Oil Beauty, Health Benefits - TownandCountrymag.comTownandCountrymag.com
Suddenly, the ancient elixir is being hailed as the ultimate beauty treatment.
We Have Vaccines For COVID-19. Why Don’t We Have Good Treatments? - BuzzFeed NewsBuzzFeed News
“Everyone was looking for a quick fix,” Anthony Fauci told BuzzFeed News.
How to live longer: Adherence to Japanese diet linked to longer lifespan - what to eat - ExpressExpress
LIFE EXPECTANCY in Japan is higher than other G7 countries, according to an international comparison published last year. Research suggests the Japanese diet may hold the key.
Some children's hospitals see a surge in rare Covid-19 complication MIS-C - CNNCNN
Katharine Dunn's son, Nolan had been running a low grade fever for about a week, when it started getting higher, she took him to the doctor who said it was likely a regular virus, but she found out it was much worse.
Cox: Women, girls more vulnerable to HIV/Aids - TT NewsdayTrinidad News
As TT prepares to join the rest of the world in marking International Women’s Day on Monday, Minister of Social Development and Family Services Donna Cox is encouraging the public to know their status and get tested for HIV and Aids, as women and young girls …
Apple cider vinegar - the three reasons you shouldn't take ACV - ExpressExpress
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR has surged in popularity in recent years thanks to the various health benefits associated with the product. But there's also a number of reasons not to take ACV - here they are.
Covid vaccine-induced swelling can lead to false cancer diagnosis, doctors warn - RTRT
Cancer experts and radiologists in the US are warning Covid-19 vaccine recipients that an otherwise normal immune response can be mistaken for cancer if it appears on a mammogram or other cancer screening.
Dr. Fauci Says This Is How Long Your COVID Vaccine Will Protect You - Best LifeBest Life
Wondering how long your COVID vaccine will last? Dr. Fauci says this is how long you can expect to be protected by your vaccine.
So many coronavirus survivors develop these long-term symptoms, which can be crippling - BGRBGR
Most people who are infected with the novel coronavirus will survive COVID-19. Some will be asymptomatic and might not even realize they’ve been infected. Others will need hospitalization for more severe forms of the illness. But surviving COVID-19, or cleari…
COVID: A user’s guide to the coronavirus variants emerging in California and beyond - The Mercury NewsThe Mercury News
The original coronavirus has mutated, with especially concerning variants making their way from the UK, Brazil and South Africa to the United States.
Tennessee panel deemed vaccinating inmates a 'PR nightmare' - Yahoo LifestyleYahoo Entertainment
A Tennessee advisory panel tasked with deciding in what order residents should receive the COVID-19 vaccine acknowledged that prison inmates in the state...
Eating These Two Foods Can Help You Live 13% Longer, New Study Says | Eat This Not That - Eat This, Not ThatEatthis.com
Researchers found that eating about five servings of fruits and vegetables was associated with the lower risk of death.
Flamingos poisoned by illegal lead pellets in Greek lagoon - Raw StoryRaw Story
On a country road that the locals have dubbed 'Flamingo Street' Stavros Kalpakis walks alongside the tall reeds of Agios Mamas, a small northern Greek lagoon, peering through binoculars.The grizzled environmentalist puts on his waterproof waders and boots and…
People who've had COVID-19 might only need one vaccine jab - and saving shots on them could free up millions of doses for others - Yahoo NewsBusiness Insider
Some experts advocate waiving second vaccine shots for those who have had COVID-19 - but others think the approach is too risky.
Hair Loss Is A Hot Topic: Is COVID Responsible? : Goats and Soda - NPRNPR
The term "hair loss" has been googled a lot during this pandemic. What's going on?
'Weight isn't always within your control': Why some states are prioritizing obesity patients for the COVID-19 vaccine - USA TODAYUSA Today
Studies have shown that people with obesity are more likely to have worse outcomes from COVID-19 than others with a lower body mass index (BMI).
COVID-19 vaccines coming to Asbury Park; Monmouth sets up vaccine scheduling website - Asbury Park PressAsbury Park Press
For residents of Asbury Park who can't get a COVID-19 vaccine, Monmouth County is working with Second Baptist Church to make them available.
Ebola warning: WHO increases risk level to 'very high' - world on alert - Daily ExpressExpress
EBOLA cases have erupted in Guinea with the risk level now 'very high' that the disease will spread to neighbouring countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has claimed.
Rapid 3D printing method moves toward 3D-printed organs - Medical XpressMedical Xpress
It looks like science fiction: A machine dips into a shallow vat of translucent yellow goo and pulls out what becomes a life-sized hand.
New 'split-drive' system puts scientists in the (gene) driver seat - Phys.orgPhys.Org
Powerful new genetic engineering methods have given scientists the potential to revolutionize several sectors of global urgency.
Study finds mask mandates, dining out influence virus spread - msnNOWmsnNOW
NEW YORK (AP) — A new national study adds strong evidence that mask mandates can slow the spread of the coronavirus, and that allowing dining at restaurants can increase cases and deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the study Frida…