Standing three feet apart and wearing a mask cut coronavirus transmission risks by up to 80 percent

STANDING THREE FEET APART AND WEARING A MASK CUT CORONAVIRUS TRANSMISSION RISKS BY UP TO 80 PERCENT

A new study from McMaster University in Canada found that standing at least three feet lowered the risk of coronavirus transmission,...

Postponed Surgeries Resume, Stretching Hospitals

POSTPONED SURGERIES RESUME, STRETCHING HOSPITALS

For months, the coronavirus pandemic forced hospitals to delay elective surgeries as doctors turned their attention to treating COVID-19...

 
 
 
Study: CBD may relieve arthritis in dogs, researchers say follow-up in humans warranted

STUDY: CBD MAY RELIEVE ARTHRITIS IN DOGS, RESEARCHERS SAY FOLLOW-UP IN HUMANS WARRANTED

CBD may improve joint pain in canines, an animal model of arthritis deemed appropriate for assessing human arthritis pain, according...

Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 38,604 with 115 new fatalities

CORONAVIRUS UK: DEATH TOLL HITS 38,604 WITH 115 NEW FATALITIES

The Department of Health has yet to release the official final daily Covid-19 toll. The preliminary toll is calculated by adding up...

 
 
 
WADA eyes AI, big data analytics to fight illegal doping

WADA EYES AI, BIG DATA ANALYTICS TO FIGHT ILLEGAL DOPING

The pandemic has shut down in-person anti-doping testing in many countries, placing a renewed focus on artificial intelligence.

Fears coronavirus will spread at George Floyd protests

FEARS CORONAVIRUS WILL SPREAD AT GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS

Protests following the death of black American man George Floyd have broken out in cities across the world, sparking fears coronavirus...

 
 
 
US has shipped TWO MILLION doses of hydroxychloroquine to Brazil to combat coronavirus

US HAS SHIPPED TWO MILLION DOSES OF HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE TO BRAZIL TO COMBAT CORONAVIRUS

In a joint statement, the countries said the drug will be used as a prophylactic for healthcare workers in Brazil as well as a treatment...

Pandemic Plants Are A Thing

PANDEMIC PLANTS ARE A THING

Here's my confession: I'm a terrible plant mom. The phrase “ green thumb ” will never be used in a sentence with my name. I forget...

 
 
 
Coronavirus UK: Death toll passes 38,000 with 324 new fatalities

CORONAVIRUS UK: DEATH TOLL PASSES 38,000 WITH 324 NEW FATALITIES

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the figure tonight at Downing Street's daily press conference, where he also revealed 2,095 more Britons...

DR ELLIE CANNON: Don't be one of the 80 per cent of men who'd rather be ill than admit to a problem

DR ELLIE CANNON: DON'T BE ONE OF THE 80 PER CENT OF MEN WHO'D RATHER BE ILL THAN ADMIT TO A PROBLEM

DR ELLIE CANNON offers her guide to dealing with the male ailments you might be shy to talk about - but really needn't be, pictured.

 
 
 
What We Know About Possible COVID-19 Treatments And Vaccines So Far

WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT POSSIBLE COVID-19 TREATMENTS AND VACCINES SO FAR

Scientists are developing drugs to stop the coronavirus. Here's what's promising and what isn't.

‘We Know What Is Best for Us.' Indigenous Groups Around the World Are Taking COVID-19 Responses Into Their Own Hands

‘WE KNOW WHAT IS BEST FOR US.' INDIGENOUS GROUPS AROUND THE WORLD ARE TAKING COVID-19 RESPONSES INTO THEIR OWN HANDS

When Eric Freeland, 34, started coughing at the end of March, he didn't think much of it. But when his symptoms grew worse, Freeland's...

 
 
 
DVT Clots Strike Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

DVT CLOTS STRIKE CRITICALLY ILL COVID-19 PATIENTS

The clots can be life-threatening, and the frequency at which they are showing up in COVID-19 patients is cause for alarm, experts...

Vitamin D for Kids: What Parents Need to Know

VITAMIN D FOR KIDS: WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW

This post was originally posted February 2015 and was updated in May 2020 Lisa's family lived on the beach, so she made sure her kids...

 
 
 
Black Folks Will Have the Hardest Time Recovering From This Pandemic - Even If They Don't Get COVID-19

BLACK FOLKS WILL HAVE THE HARDEST TIME RECOVERING FROM THIS PANDEMIC - EVEN IF THEY DON'T GET COVID-19

I don't know about you, but I am so fucking mad. I'm tired of finding out that another innocent Black human being has been viciously...

COMMENTARY: COVID 'Immunity Passport' No More Reliable Than a Coin Flip

COMMENTARY: COVID 'IMMUNITY PASSPORT' NO MORE RELIABLE THAN A COIN FLIP

For most of us, a positive COVID-19 antibody test would correspond to a 50/50 chance that we actually have antibodies against the virus....

 
 
 
A Pilates Ball Is the Only Prop You Need For This Full-Body Workout

A PILATES BALL IS THE ONLY PROP YOU NEED FOR THIS FULL-BODY WORKOUT

Dumbbells may be hard to come by right now , but there are plenty of Pilates balls you can buy on Amazon Prime for a full-body, low-impact...

Fury over study that halted global Covid-19 trials as letter questions its methods

FURY OVER STUDY THAT HALTED GLOBAL COVID-19 TRIALS AS LETTER QUESTIONS ITS METHODS

More than 120 leading scientists and doctors from around the world, including four from the UK, have penned an open letter to the editor...

 
 
 
More than 40% of all coronavirus patients may be asymptomatic, study finds

MORE THAN 40% OF ALL CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS MAY BE ASYMPTOMATIC, STUDY FINDS

A new study from Zhongnan Hospital in Wuhan, China found that about 42% of 78 coronavirus patients were asymptomatic, and tended to...

RCT: Nutrigenomics effective for long-term diet success

RCT: NUTRIGENOMICS EFFECTIVE FOR LONG-TERM DIET SUCCESS

Genetically-tailored nutrition advice can be used in research and clinical practice to motivate greater long-term dietary change and...