Health

COVID-19 Travel Health Notice Levels and Testing for International Travelers

On November 21, CDC revised the Travel Health Notice system for COVID-19 and released new recommendations for testing before and after international air travel to help the public make informed decisions for safer, healthier, and more responsible...

50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products

Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released on Nov.19 show that approximately 1 in 5 U.S. adults reported currently using a tobacco product in 2019, with about 80% of those adults...

Commonly used antibiotic shows promise for combating Zika infections

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NIH scientists found that the commonly used antibiotic methacycline may be effective at combating the...

Fourth iteration of COVID-19 treatment trial underway

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Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image...

Leaders at G-20 Summit Vow to Make COVID Vaccine Widely Available

The Group of 20 virtual summit vowed Sunday to spare no effort in making a COVID-19 vaccine widely available to all populations.

Ahead of global health assembly, WHO stresses need for solidarity, preparation

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Samples are tested by scientists at Oxford University’s Jenner Institute as the development...

UNICEF and WHO call for emergency action to avert major measles and polio epidemics

UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued an urgent call to action to avert major measles and polio epidemics as COVID-19 continues to disrupt immunization services worldwide on Nov. 06, 2020, leaving millions of vulnerable children at...

Launch of the NCD Investment Case for the Russian Federation: Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases as a catalyst of economic growth and social well-being in Russia

Scaling up efforts on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) can avert over 4.3 million deaths and yield RUB 8.1 trillion (USD 105 billion) in economic benefits in Russia over the next 15 years – suggest the results of a recent...

NIH scientists discover key pathway in lysosomes that coronaviruses use to exit cells

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Illustration shows components of the lysosome exocytosis pathway, which coronaviruses use to exit cells....

Postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth

A National Institutes of Health study of 5,000 women has found that approximately 1 in 4 experienced high levels of depressive symptoms at some point in the three years after giving birth. The rest of the women experienced low levels of depression...