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Gens X and Y Show Worrisome Trend of Declining Health

Gen X and Gen Y are showing poorer physical health and higher levels of unhealthy behaviors compared with older generations, according to a study published...

Did CBD Oil for Seizures Push a 2-Year-Old Boy Into Puberty?

CBD oil used to curb seizures in a 2-year-old with epilepsy may be linked to the boy developing signs of a very early puberty, a British case study reports. The...

Know the Signs of Rare Blood Clot Linked With J & J Vaccine

While U.S. federal government experts probe potential risks of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, what do you need to know if you have had the one-dose...

FDA Approves Nextstellis (drospirenone and estetrol) Oral Contraceptive for Birth Control

15 April 2021, Adelaide, Australia and Liege, Belgium: Mayne Pharma Group Limited (ASX: MYX) and Mithra Pharmaceuticals, SA (Euronext Brussels: MITRA)...

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions (Updated April 14, 2021)

On February 27, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus...

1 in 50 COVID Patients in ICU Will Develop a Stroke

Among COVID-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs), 2% suffer a stroke, a new study finds. Of the two types of stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, which is...

U.S. Marines Study Finds Getting COVID Won't Protect Young People From Reinfection

Young adults, take note: A new study finds that even if you have suffered a bout of COVID-19, it is not a guarantee against a second infection. Researchers...

Cycling During Dialysis? It Might Help Patients

Dialysis is time-consuming, making it hard for kidney failure patients to keep fit. But cycling during treatment sessions could boost patients' heart health...

AHA News: While Mopping, Young Mom's Heart Tore

On a Saturday morning last August, Sindi Mafu had started her typical weekly chores – dusting, laundry, sweeping. Her 4-year-old daughter, Avela,...

Health Highlights, April 16, 2021

  Europe Surpasses 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths The COVID-19 death toll in Europe has surpassed 1 million, and it's seeing about 1.6 million new cases...

It's a Scream: Human Brains Alert to Positive Shrieks

Screams have different meanings, and you're likely to respond quicker to screams of joy than to those of anger or fear, a new study suggests. Previous...

Booster Shots a Likely Reality for COVID-Vaccinated Americans

Vaccinated Americans will probably need booster shots to guard against emerging coronavirus variants in the future, a White House adviser and Pfizer's...

Pregnancy Raises the Risk for Kidney Stones

Kidney stones can happen to anyone, but now a new study confirms that being pregnant may increase your risk of developing them. Previous research has...

AHA News: Could the Pandemic Help Boost Diversity in Clinical Trials?

The pandemic has exposed troubling inequities in the United States that have left Black and Hispanic people at higher risk of dying from COVID-19 –...

4 in 10 Transgender Women Have HIV: CDC

Four in 10 transgender women have HIV, which shows the urgent need to offer them more prevention and treatment services, according to a new U.S. Centers...

Hemorrhagic Stroke + COVID-19 Doubles Risk for In-Hospital Mortality

COVID-19 ups the risk for death with hemorrhagic stroke by more than twofold, according to a study published online April 14 in PLOS ONE. Vijay M. Ravindra,...

Grandmaternal DDT Exposure Tied to Granddaughter Early Menarche, Obesity

Grandmaternal perinatal serum dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is associated with granddaughter adult obesity and early menarche, according to a study...

Booster Shots a Likely Reality for COVID-19-Vaccinated Americans

Vaccinated Americans will probably need booster shots to guard against emerging coronavirus variants in the future, a White House adviser and Pfizer said...

Severe Mental Illness Tied to Higher Risk for Heart Attack Death

People with a severe mental illness (SMI) are more likely to die following a heart attack than those without a psychiatric diagnosis, according to a study...

One-Fourth of HIV Patients Report Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

One in four people with HIV experience intimate partner violence, according to a study published online March 31 in the American Journal of Preventive...

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