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Living Near Oil, Gas Wells Tied to Low Birth Weight Infants

. "Results from health studies such as ours support recent efforts to increase buffers between active ... significant population level implications for infant and children's health." Women in rural areas

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Good Results in Late Trials

findings indicate that our vaccine's efficacy exceeds the thresholds set by health authorities and ... Dec. 8 in The Lancet . "The results presented in this report provide the key findings from our

Health Highlights, Nov. 17, 2020

this summer. The spread of COVID-19, if left unchecked, could quickly overwhelm our health care ... Health Highlights, Nov. 17, 2020 Below are newsworthy items compiled by the HealthDay staff

Antibiotics Won't Help Fight Lung-Scarring Disease IDF: Study

disappointed in the results," said study co-author Dr. Imre Noth, chief of pulmonary and critical care ... medicine at UVA Health in Charlottesville, Va. "But we remain hopeful that in further downstream analyses

COVID Antibodies Found in Less Than 10% of Americans

the entire U.S. population, the researchers standardized the results with respect to age, sex, race ... ." "Wearing masks, washing our hands, all those things are barriers to transmissibility, or contagion

Americans Are Eating Less Healthily Everywhere, Except at School

department of population health science and policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New ... , assistant professor, department of population health science and policy, Icahn School of Medicine at

Other Health Woes Common When Meth Addiction Strikes

than non-users. "Our results certainly do not suggest that meth use causes most of these conditions ... Other Health Woes Common When Meth Addiction Strikes FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 (HealthDay News

Contact Tracing Useless Unless It's Speedy: Study

], demand for testing is increasing even faster," Quest Diagnostics told CNBC . "As a result, our average ... turnaround time for reporting test results is slightly more than one day for our priority 1

Do You Live in a 'Hot Spot' for Diabetes Complications?

most, according to the researchers. "Our analysis has enabled us to create a map of the United ... at Carle Illinois College of Medicine in Champaign. Common diabetes health complications include

Health Highlights: March 12, 2021

result. It is important to prevent severe disease; it would be ideal to prevent all disease," said ... Health Highlights: March 12, 2021 Novavax's COVID-19 Vaccine Highly Effective in Clinical

Health Highlights: March 17, 2021

cooking, health officials say. All five patients were hospitalized but have since recovered. Five ... Health Highlights: March 17, 2021 COVID-19 Antibodies Found in 1 in 5 U.S. Blood

All HHS Health Care Workers Must Now Get COVID Vaccines

All HHS Health Care Workers Must Now Get COVID Vaccines THURSDAY, Aug. 12, 2021 (HealthDay ... News) -- COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) employees

Neanderthal Poop Provides Clues to  Modern Humans' 'Microbiome'

results allow us to understand which components of the human gut microbiota are essential for our ... health, as they are integral elements of our biology also from an evolutionary point of view

Over 140,000 U.S. Children Have Lost a Caregiver to COVID-19

, sexual abuse and exploitation, the researchers noted. "All of us -- especially our children -- will ... priorities, and it must be woven into all aspects of our emergency response, both now and in the

Women Still Underrepresented in Many Clinical Trials

department of psychiatry at BWH. "To ensure that results of clinical research benefit all the individuals ... ) -- To ensure that all kinds of patients get drugs and devices that are safe and effective for them

Had COVID or Gotten Vaccine? Hospitalization Is 'Extremely Uncommon'

the general primary care patient population, those who have been vaccinated have very low risk of ... researcher in the Mayo Clinic's Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care

L.A.'s Oil Wells Could Be Harming Citizens' Health

L.A.'s Oil Wells Could Be Harming Citizens' Health MONDAY, April 19, 2021 (HealthDay News ... ) -- The respiratory health risks among people who live near oil wells in Los Angeles are similar to the

Minorities Bore the Brunt of U.S. COVID Deaths: Study

resulted in growing disparities in overall U.S. death rates, with the gap in age-adjusted all-cause deaths ... inequities influencing health and longevity in the United States. What's more, "focusing on COVID-19

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Diagnosis

if you have ALL and which subtype you have. It takes a few days to get the results of these tests ... with the results. Your healthcare provider will talk with you about other tests you may need if ALL ... acute lymphocytic leukemia;ALL;immunophenotyping and ALL;cytogenetic analysis and ALL;balld1a

College Campuses Are COVID 'Superspreaders,' Study Finds

countries. All 30 institutions in our study exceeded this value, three even by two orders of that ... %, with 17.3 million reported cases at a population of 328.2 million," she noted. For example, all

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