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Past Trauma Tied to Worse Mental Health During Pandemic for Aging Women

Aging women with a history of childhood abuse or intimate partner violence (IPV) have reported worse mental health, sleep, and conflict during the COVID-19...

Saline Spray Could Slow COVID's Spread in the Lungs: Study

A saltwater solution may help stop the SARS-CoV-2 virus in its tracks, Brazilian researchers report. However, although saline may keep the virus from...

DNA Sensor Can Spot When COVID Is Contagious

A new DNA sensor can detect viruses and tell if they are infectious or not in minutes, a new study finds. The sensor was developed by using DNA technology,...

Physical Activity May Up Coronary Artery Calcium Progression

Physical activity may be associated with increased development and progression of coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores, according to a study published...

Could a Japanese Plant Turn Cold Cuts Into Healthy Fare?

There's good news for health-conscious sausage and bacon lovers. A new study suggests the Japanese knotweed plant could be used to make healthier cured...

Health Highlights, Sept. 24, 2021

CDC approves booster shots for millions of Americans: In a rare move, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said those who have jobs that make them vulnerable...

New Tricks to Turn Your Fussy Eater Around

If your children are picky eaters, bribing or pressuring them will probably backfire. But there are other steps you can take to help them get over their...

Obesity a Threat to Adults With Autism, But There May Be Help

Eating well and exercising regularly can be a challenge for anyone. But for those with autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disabilities, that challenge...

Can a Computer Program Help Docs Spot Breast Cancer?

An artificial intelligence tool could help radiologists spot breast cancer on ultrasound images and reduce the need for extra testing, new research suggests. "Our...

CDC Endorses Booster Shots for Millions of Americans

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended booster shots of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for millions of older and high-risk...

Trials Show COVID Vaccines Well Worth It for Cancer Patients

If you have cancer and you think coronavirus vaccines may do you little good, don't let your hesitation stop you from getting the shots: A pair of clinical...

Infant Deaths Spark Baby Loungers Recall

The death of eight babies has prompted the Boppy Company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall more than 3 million baby loungers,...

Weight Loss in Childhood May Protect Boys Against Future Infertility

Obese boys who lose weight may avoid fertility problems in adulthood, a preliminary study suggests. Even short-term weight loss might partially reverse...

AHA News: Women May Be More Willing Than Men to Donate Organs

Men and women have similar reasons for becoming – or not becoming – an organ donor, according to a new study. Yet women appear more willing...

Greater Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery Tied to Diabetes Remission

Remission of type 2 diabetes following bariatric surgery peaks at 20 percent total weight loss (TWL), according to a study published online Sept. 13 in...

Infant Deaths Spark Baby Loungers Recall

The death of eight babies has prompted the Boppy Company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall more than 3 million baby loungers,...

From 1999 to 2019, Death Rates Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas

From 1999 through 2019, the death rates for males and females were higher in rural than urban areas, according to a September data brief published by the...

Overall Cancer Incidence, Mortality Lower for U.S. Hispanics

Hispanic/Latino men and women in the United States have lower overall cancer incidence and mortality than non-Hispanic Whites, but they have an increased...

Antibodies ID'd in Neonates of Women Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Neonates born to women vaccinated against COVID-19 during pregnancy have high levels of antibodies to the spike protein, according to a study published...

Youth Online Risk Factors Tied to Suicide-Related Behaviors

Discrete types of risk factors are identifiable from online data that are associated with subsequent youth suicide-related behavior, according to a study...

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