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Skin Reactions Usually Mild After COVID-19 Vaccination

Skin reactions can occur following COVID-19 vaccination, but reactions are mild, according to a study published online April 7 in the Journal of the American...

Antibody Cocktail May Curb Infection in Unvaccinated Who Are Exposed to COVID-19

People living with someone who has COVID-19 appear to get powerful protection against infection when they are given Regeneron's antibody cocktail, a new...

Could Widely Used Blood Pressure Meds Raise Skin Cancer Risk?

Most people are familiar with common sun-protection advice, from wearing and reapplying sunscreen to putting on a hat. But a new Canadian study finds...

In-Hospital SARS-CoV-2 Mortality Declined Throughout Pandemic

In-hospital mortality for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-positive patients of all ages has declined throughout the pandemic...

Had Facial Fillers? What You Need to Know About COVID Vaccines

Once you've landed that coveted coronavirus vaccine appointment, you'll likely have to fill out a form on your medical history and whether you're allergic...

COVID Vaccines Might Not Protect Certain Cancer Patients

People with cancers of the blood, bone marrow or lymph nodes are at an increased risk of not making protective coronavirus antibodies after COVID-19 vaccination,...

Healthy Living Helps Ward Off Deadly Prostate Cancers in Men at High Risk

A nutritious diet, regular exercise and other components of a healthy lifestyle may reduce the odds of lethal prostate cancer in men with a high genetic...

COVID Vaccines Trigger Protective Immune Response in Nursing Home Residents: Study

Older adults in long-term care develop detectible antibodies after COVID-19 vaccination, which may mean it's safe to reopen these facilities, according...

AHA News: Instructed in CPR By 911 Dispatcher, Nebraska Couple Saves 13-Day-Old Son

During a nightly TV newscast in January, anchor Bill Schammert's voice broke as he described why he'd been off the air for a few days. It started when...

Health Highlights: April 12, 2021

  Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines Not Very Effective: Official Chinese COVID-19 vaccines "don't have very high protection rates," the director of the...

Sluggish Coworker? Maybe They 'Pigged Out' Last Night

Midnight snacks might feel satisfying in the moment -- but they can also knock people off their game at work the next day, a new study suggests. The study,...

Urinary Incontinence Surgery Won't Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk

Women face no increased risk of pelvic cancer -- tumors of the bladder, cervix and ovaries -- if they have surgery to treat stress urinary incontinence...

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Big Toll on Women's Mental Health

Ovarian cancer is a tough diagnosis to cope with, and now a new study finds these patients face a much higher risk of depression and other mental health...

Making E-Cigs Cool: Singers, Models in Music Videos Get Teens Vaping

DJ Khaled, Halsey and other musicians are selling electronic cigarettes to young people through product placement in music videos that receive hundreds...

Thiazides May Up Risk for Skin Cancer in Older Adults

Higher exposure to thiazides is associated with increased rates of incident keratinocyte carcinoma and melanoma among older adults, according to a study...

Blood Clot Risk High Following COVID-19 Hospitalization

Following COVID-19 hospitalization, thromboembolic events occur frequently, according to a study published online April 6 in Blood. Dimitrios Giannis,...

AACR: Personalized Vaccine for Cancer Tolerated, Feasible

A personalized vaccine can be synthesized and is feasible for administration to patients with cancer, according to a study presented during Week 1 of the...

AACR: Healthy Lifestyle May Counter High Genetic Risk for Lethal Prostate Cancer

Genetic factors are associated with an increased risk for overall and lethal prostate cancer, and adherence to a healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk...

Mortality Lower With PDE5i Treatment in Men With Stable CAD

For men with stable coronary artery disease, lower mortality is seen in association with phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor (PDE5i) treatment versus alprostadil...

Is Your Spin Class Music Way Too Loud?

Turning down the music at your fitness classes won't affect the intensity of your workout, researchers say. It's common for fitness instructors to crank...

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