To effectively create immunity to Covid-19, we need to educate to vaccinate.
U.S. deaths from the coronavirus will reach 410,000 by the end of 2020 and deaths could soar to 3,000 per day in December, the University of Washington’s health institute forecast.
Treating critically ill Covid-19 patients with corticosteroid drugs reduces the risk of death by 20 percent, an analysis of seven international trials found, prompting the World Health Organization to update its advice on treatment.
AstraZeneca released positive data from the Phase III THALES trial of Brilinta (ticagrelor) used twice a day with an aspirin.
Questions over the efficacy and safety of hydroxychloroquine continue to be raised following the World Health Organization’s decision to temporarily halt a study of the malaria drug as a potential treatment for COVID-19.
With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), fewer uninsured patients have been hospitalized for serious heart conditions, a U.S. study suggests.
Murder, suicide, car crashes, and addiction have all contributed to a spike in deaths among U.S. children and teens in recent years, a government study suggests.
Amid a growing U.S. opioid addiction, health insurer Cigna Corp. will stop covering OxyContin – the opioid painkiller sold by Purdue Pharma LP – as of Jan. 1, 2018, and will instead cover an equivalent with a formulation less vulnerable to abuse.
Fewer babies were born in Italy in 2015 than in any year since the modern state was founded 154 years ago, and the population shrank for the first time in three decades, data showed on Friday. Adding to the gloomy picture, the number of deaths jumped more than 9 percent over the previous year. That […]
(Reuters Health) – The U.S. death rate for all causes is continuing to decline, aided by drops in fatalities from leading causes like heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes and accidents, new research finds. Between 1969 and 2013, the death rate for all causes declined 43 percent from about 1,279 people for each 100,000 individuals in […]