Pfizer vaccine works against mutation in Covid variants, new study

Pfizer vaccine works against mutation in Covid variants, new study

The vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE may offer some protection against a mutation in the new fast-spreading variants of the coronavirus that have emerged from the U.K. and South Africa, according...
Researchers behind pioneering migraine treatments win world’s top Brain Prize

Researchers behind pioneering migraine treatments win world’s top Brain Prize

Dr. Peter Goadsby, professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been chosen as one of four recipients of the Brain Prize 2021. The prize honors scientists who have...
White House responds to Dr Fauci's criticisms of coronavirus response

White House responds to Dr Fauci’s criticisms of coronavirus response

Ahead of the US Presidential Election 2020, America's top infectious diseases expert seemingly praised Joe Biden's campaign for taking the pandemic seriously and criticised the Trump administration The White House has responded to Dr Anthony...
China Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to Nine, Source confirmed

China Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to Nine, Source confirmed

The death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus has risen to nine, as dozens more cases were reported across China. All deaths happened in Hubei Province, of which Wuhan is the provincial capital, according to an...
Long working hours are a killer, says study

Long working hours are a killer, says study

Long working hours led to 745 000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 per cent increase since 2000, according to the latest estimates by the World Health Organization and...

Study: Do Posture Corrector Devices Actually Help You Stand Straighter?

Okay, admit it: You sit at a desk most of the day or hunched over your phone DMing memes to your friends. By the time you're home for the evening, you have some serious...
Vaccine for coronavirus appointment online near me

Vaccine for coronavirus appointment online near me

The COVID-19 vaccines are here, but if it's your turn to get vaccinated, how are you supposed to sign up? The answers vary by place, so NPR created a tool to help you understand how...
COVID-19: Smart Lifestyle Choices to Support Your Immune System

COVID-19: Smart Lifestyle Choices to Support Your Immune System

So much of the COVID-19 pandemic is beyond your control — all of our control — and yet it’s undoubtedly affecting you, your family and your community. However, you can feel more empowered by...

Can Breast Cancer be Prevented?

Sometimes it seems that every magazine, newspaper, radio show, and piece of mail has a headline declaring that every woman’s risk of developing breast cancer is increasing. There is a numbing feeling of inevitability...
People are falsely claiming that vitamin C cures the COVID-19

People are falsely claiming that vitamin C cures the COVID-19

There are no pills, vaccines, or supplements that can cure COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, which has spread around the world, killing more than 50,000 people, infecting over 1 million, and...
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Terez Paylor Death: Sports journalist dies suddenly aged 37

Prominent pro football journalist Terez Paylor died suddenly at age 37, his fiancée said Tuesday. Ebony Reed, Paylor's longtime girlfriend and fiancée, said he will...

Report: A soft touch for robotic hardware

Robots can be made from soft materials, but the flexibility of such robots is limited by the inclusion of rigid sensors necessary for their...

Dead Rainier, Hiker whose heart stopped after Mt. Rainier rescue recovers

A hiker who was rescued after being lost overnight in a whiteout in Mount Rainier National Park has been brought back to life after...

1,500 pound steer that escaped slaughter roaming Rhode Island; police say

A Rhode Island police chief on Friday warned residents that an escaped steer may pose a public safety risk. The steer, which weighs about 1,500...