Antiviral Pill to Treat COVID-19 Could be Weeks Away

Scientists are working on an anti-viral pill to treat COVID-19 in its earliest stages. Antivirals are already essential treatments in other diseases, such as hepatitis C and HIV, according to NBC News. Tamiflu, a widely prescribed treatment for influenza, reduces the risk of hospitalization and the duration of illness if given in a timely manner. More...

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By dailyreport On Friday, September 24th, 2021
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CDC Director Breaks With Panel, Backs COVID Boosters for High-Risk Workers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday backed a booster shot of the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older, some adults with underlying medical conditions, More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
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Three Commutes That Lower Risk for Serious Disease and Early Death

A recent study found that cycling, walking and even taking public transportation reduced the risk for serious disease and death. People who drove their cars to work increased their risk for cancer, heart disease More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
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Seven Natural Remedies for Asthma Symptoms

Asthma is a condition marked by swelling of the airways that constricts the flow of air from the nose to the lungs. Allergens and other irritants that enter the lungs can trigger asthma symptoms, such as wheezing, More...

By dailyreport On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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New Drug Combo Boosts Survival Against Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

New research offers good news for women with an aggressive HER2-positive breast cancer. A targeted therapy, trastuzumab deruxtecan (T-DXd), sold as Enhertu, triples the length of time that the cancer remains More...

By dailyreport On Sunday, September 19th, 2021
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Study Links Burnout, Insomnia to Higher Risk of COVID-19

Lack of sleep, insomnia, and daily burnout are being linked to a higher risk of becoming infected with COVID-19, suffering from more severe illness, and taking longer to recover, according to an international More...

By dailyreport On Saturday, September 18th, 2021
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CDC: US Administers About 384.9M Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines

The United States has administered 384,911,290 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday morning and distributed 466,569,635 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Those figures are More...

By dailyreport On Friday, September 17th, 2021
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FDA Panel Backs COVID-19 Boosters Only for Elderly, High Risk

Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra dose only More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, September 16th, 2021
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US Moves to Block Purdue Pharma Opioid Settlement

The Justice Department has challenged a plan that would dissolve Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the OxyContin drug that has been blamed for the country's opioid crisis, while shielding its founders from lawsuits. The More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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COVID Vaccines for Kids Under 12 Could Come This Fall: Fauci

Many parents hoping for COVID-19 vaccines for their children younger than 12 may get their wish this fall, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci. The vaccines could be authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration More...

 

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