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Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Tried in Organ Transplant Recipients

A third dose of COVID-19 vaccine may boost the antibody response in some solid organ transplant recipients, according to a research letter published online...

Almost All U.S. Physicians Have Gotten a COVID Vaccine

While COVID-19 vaccination rates may lag among some groups, that's not the case for practicing physicians in the United States. More than 96% are fully...

Dirty Air in Pregnancy Might Raise Baby's Obesity Risk

Children may have an increased risk of obesity if their mothers were exposed to high levels of air pollution during pregnancy, researchers say. In a new...

FDA Approves Rezipres (ephedrine hydrochloride injection) for Hypotension During Anesthesia

Eton Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Nasdaq: ETON) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rezipres (ephedrine hydrochloride...

CDC Changes Mask Rules for Fully Vaccinated People Using Public Transportation

Masks are no longer necessary in outdoor waiting areas or open-air seating for fully vaccinated people who use public transportation, the U.S. Centers...

Many U.S. Mass Shooters Had Untreated Mental Illness: Study

A new study finds that many mass shooters in America suffered from a mental illness that wasn't being treated when they committed their crime. "Without...

Race Doesn't Affect Risk for Genes That Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Rates of breast cancer-related genetic mutations in Black and white women are the same, according to a new study that contradicts previous research. It...

Health Highlights: June 15, 2021

Christiane Amanpour Reveals Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis After revealing that she's been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, CNN's chief international anchor Christiane...

Many U.S. Seniors May Need Better Knee Arthritis Care

Just a fraction of older Americans with arthritic knees try physical therapy, pain-relieving injections or other more conservative measures before undergoing...

Big Rise in U.S. Teens Identifying As Gay, Bisexual

More teens in the United States are reporting their sexual identity as gay, lesbian or bisexual, nationwide surveys show. Between 2015 and 2019, the percentage...

Third Dose of COVID Vaccine Boosts Protection in Transplant Recipients

Researchers say an extra dose of two-dose COVID-19 vaccines may improve immune system protection for organ transplant patients, a group that's so far responded...

AHA News: Misguided Masculinity Keeps Many Men From Visiting the Doctor

It's a cliché that men don't like to visit the doctor. But unlike tropes about refusing to ask for directions or put away their laundry, this one...

After COVID, Many Americans Are Struck by New Maladies: Study

Suffering through a case of COVID-19 unleashed a host of other health problems in hundreds of thousands of Americans participating in the largest study...

Could a Type of Statin Raise Dementia Risks?

Certain cholesterol-lowering drugs might speed dementia in some older adults whose memories are starting to fail, a small, preliminary study suggests. The...

Are Women Absorbing Toxins From Their Makeup?

A polished, perfectly put-together face can be a huge boost to your confidence, but a new study shows that many of the cosmetics that help achieve that...

Rates of Reamputation High in Patients With Diabetes

Nearly four in 10 patients with diabetes who have undergone initial amputations secondary to diabetes will have a reamputation within five years, according...

SARS-CoV-2 Infection Cuts Risk for Reinfection for Up to 10 Months

The presence of immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) nucleocapsid protein is associated with...

Plant-Centered Diet May Lower LDL Cholesterol, CVD Risk

Dietary strategies aimed solely at lowering saturated fat intake may be less effective in reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) than recommendations for...

AMA: 96 Percent of Physicians Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Ninety-six percent of physicians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the results of a survey conducted by the American Medical Association...

Many Older Women Not Eligible to Quit Cervical Cancer Screening

About two-thirds of older women fail to qualify for discontinuation of cervical cancer screening, according to a study published online June 3 in Gynecologic...

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