Latest science news in Health & Medicine

Khris Middleton leads short-handed Bucks over Heat to avoid sweep

2 weeks ago from UPI

The short-handed Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination by beating the Miami Heat 118-115 in overtime of Game 4 in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Jacob Blake: 'Every 24 hours there's pain' after Kinosha, Wis., police shooting

2 weeks ago from UPI

Jacob Blake said that "every 24 hours there's pain" as he released a video from his hospital bed after being shot seven times by police and left paralyzed from the...

Jacob Blake: 'Every 24 hours there's pain' after police shooting

2 weeks ago from UPI

Jacob Blake on Sunday said that "every 24 hours there's pain" as he released a video from his hospital bed after being shot seven times by police and left paralyzed...

‘Keep it local’ and help spare the air

2 weeks ago from Science Blog

Stop for a moment just to think about all that goes on every day in your area, your county, your state. “Impossible,” you say? What’s at the heart of all...

COVID-19 deaths reach 6,000 in L.A. County

2 weeks ago from LA Times - Health

Deaths caused by COVID-19 reached 6,000 in L.A. County, public health officials reported Saturday.

4 killed in Arkansas plane crash

2 weeks ago from UPI

Four people died in an Arkansas plane crash Friday night, emergency responders said Friday.

COVID-19: Maine outbreak linked to wedding; Wisconsin Greek houses in quarantine

2 weeks ago from UPI

The United States added more than 50,000 new coronavirus cases and 965 deaths, public health officials confirmed Saturday.

Bindi, Terri Irwin remember Steve Irwin on 14th anniversary of his death

2 weeks ago from UPI

Steve Irwin's wife and daughter remembered the late animal conservationist and TV personality on the 14th anniversary of his death.

Trump directs federal agencies to cease anti-racism training on 'White privilege'

2 weeks ago from UPI

President Donald Trump has directed federal agencies to stop anti-racism training that includes sessions on "White privilege."

Watch: Kellan Lutz, wife Brittany Gonzales announce pregnancy on Instagram

2 weeks ago from UPI

"FBI: Most Wanted" actor Kellan Lutz and his wife, Brittany Gonzales, announced in an Instagram video that they are expecting a child.

Common cold combats influenza

2 weeks ago from Science Blog

As the flu season approaches, a strained public health system may have a surprising ally — the common cold virus. Rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of common colds, can prevent...

Ciera Payton to play Wendy Williams in Lifetime biopic

2 weeks ago from UPI

"The Oval" and "She's Gotta Have It" star Ciera Payton has signed on to play talk-show host Wendy Williams in a Lifetime biopic.

Op-Ed: Reading "The Plague" while living through a pandemic

2 weeks ago from LA Times - Health

Albert Camus' novel has an uncanny resonance with America's health and political crises in 2020.

Hurricane Laura: Louisiana reports new heat-related deaths; toll hits 28

2 weeks ago from UPI

Louisiana health officials have announced three new deaths related to last week's Hurricane Laura, bringing the overall death toll from the storm to at least 28.

India's coronavirus caseload tops 4 million

2 weeks ago from CBC: Health

India's total number of coronavirus cases crossed 4 million on Saturday. The country is leading the world in new infections and closing in on Brazil's total, which is the second-highest in...

What the level of COVID-19 immunity in Canada could mean for the vaccine hunt

2 weeks ago from CBC: Health

We've all heard life won't get back to normal without a vaccine. To create one, researchers need a better understanding of how people recovered from COVID-19, what defences they now...

Some COVID-19 survivors may have permanent nerve damage

2 weeks ago from UPI

Placing a hospitalized COVID-19 patient in a face down position to ease breathing has steadily gained traction as a pandemic lifesaver. But a small new study warns that it may...

L.A. County reports 3 more children sickened with coronavirus-linked syndrome

2 weeks ago from LA Times - Health

Los Angeles County officials also reported an additional 47 deaths related to COVID-19 and 1,439 new cases.

Trump administration restarts disease research after backlash

2 weeks ago from LA Times - Science

The move comes after the Times revealed administration's ending of key research

Study: Common cold may help prevent flu, perhaps COVID-19

2 weeks ago from UPI

The virus most often behind the common cold is capable of preventing the flu virus from infecting airways by jump-starting the body's immune defenses, an analysis published Friday by The...

Kosovo, Serbia normalize economic relations in White House ceremony

2 weeks ago from UPI

Kosovo and Serbia agreed to normalize economic relations Friday during a signing ceremony at the White House.

Common class of drugs linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease

2 weeks ago from Science Daily

Researchers report that a class of drugs used for a broad array of conditions, from allergies and colds to hypertension and urinary incontinence, may be associated with an increased risk...

Neutrons probe biological materials for insights into COVID-19 virus infection

2 weeks ago from Physorg

SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus responsible for the disease COVID-19, is infecting the world at a rapid rate. Understanding how this infection works at the molecular level could help experts discover ways...

Unconventional T cells in severe COVID-19 patients could predict disease outcome

2 weeks ago from Science Daily

Researchers in France have discovered that patients suffering from severe COVID-19 show changes in a class of immune cells known as unconventional T cells. The study suggests that monitoring the...

Kids' 'green' time reduces adverse effects of 'screen' time on behavior, learning

2 weeks ago from UPI

More time spent outdoors -- and less in front of a screen -- leads to improved mental health in children and adolescents, according to an analysis of existing research published...

Does the COVID-19 cytokine storm exist?

2 weeks ago from Science Daily

Cytokines play a crucial role in the immune response. If this immune response is too strong, also known as 'cytokine storm', it can cause harm to the patient. Following the...

Post-COVID syndrome severely damages children's hearts

2 weeks ago from Science Daily

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) appears even after asymptomatic cases of COVID-19, a case review confirms, and in some children damages the heart to the extent that the children...

Your kid wants a dirt bike. Here’s what to buy them.

2 weeks ago from PopSci

There are a lot of factors that go into determining which playbike is best for your kid. Take into consideration your child’s age, size, and skill level. (Kawasaki/)This story originally featured on Dirt...