New York Mayor Eric Adams is set to lift the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for performers and professional athletes as early as this week, Politico reported on March 23, a rule that has come under growing criticism by local sports teams.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization to Yale School of Public Health’s saliva test to detect Covid-19, after a trial on National Basketball Association players and staff.
Although space travel exposes astronauts to forms of radiation that are uncommon on Earth, and that are linked to cancers and heart problems, a U.S. study suggests this does not significantly shorten their lives.
(Reuters Health) – Basketball players could be at heightened risk for dangerous blood clots that travel to the lungs, according to a small Spanish study. But the results – calculated from only six cases of so-called pulmonary embolism in U.S. and European players – need to be replicated in larger studies, the authors caution. “We […]