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Flawed oxygen readings may be behind Covid-19’s toll on people of color

Doctors have sometimes failed to diagnose serious cases of Covid-19 among people of color — and the Food and Drug Administration acknowledges one reason may…

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1 dead, 22 hospitalized in new listeria outbreak with no known origin, CDC says

Nearly two dozen people have been sickened with listeria, and one has died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which said that…

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U.S. Orders Omicron-Specific Covid-19 Vaccine Shipment for Big Fall Push

The U.S. federal government has reached a deal to pay pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German-based partner BioNTech a t0tal of $3.2 billion for 105…

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US Supreme Court rejects Bayer’s bid to end Roundup lawsuits

The justices left in place a $25m judgement in favour of a man who says he developed cancer from using Roundup. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/6/21/us-supreme-court-rejects-bayers-bid-to-end-roundup-lawsuits Droolin’ Dog…

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US must re-examine risks of glyphosate, key Roundup weed-killer ingredient

Appeals says EPA did not adequately consider whether glyphosate causes cancer and threatens endangered species The US Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to take…

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Experimental Gene Treatment May Have Helped Shrink a Woman’s Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

In new research this week, an experimental treatment seems to have helped beat back a woman’s advanced pancreatic cancer. The woman’s tumors have since substantially…

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US, Canada investigating strawberries linked to hepatitis A outbreak

Several health agencies in the United States and Canada are investigating a hepatitis A outbreak potentially connected to organic strawberries purchased in March and April. …

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Sliding to mild? Nope—omicron BA.2 caused worse COVID symptoms than BA.1

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Xinhua News Agency) Despite early suggestions that the omicron coronavirus subvariant BA.1 would be mild, a massive wave of infections in…

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We Should Be Eating More Savory Cookies

Snacking is crucial. I need a wide variety of snacks to keep me happy and functioning every day. Nothing wild—popcorn, gummy bears, hummus and crackers,…

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European raves suspected as source of the Monkeypox outbreak

People having sex at raves in Spain and Belgium is currently the primary vector of interest to researchers tracking down the Monkeypox outbreak. Monkeypox has…

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Sixth child in US dies of unexplained hepatitis as global cases top 600

Enlarge / Liver lesions in patient with chronic active hepatitis C. (credit: Getty | BSIP) A sixth child has died in the United States from…

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As Covid cases rise, officials plead for more funding

Covid rising in the U.S.: Biden administration officials are warning they need more money from Congress to buy vaccines, treatments and tests for anticipated fall…

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New clue about why Covid is deadlier for men: Estrogen may play a protective role

Women who received hormone replacement therapy after getting Covid had a lower overall mortality rate than women who didn’t, a study found. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/estrogen-may-play-role-covid-less-deadly-women-rcna29287 Droolin’…

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Getting abortion pills by mail is already more complicated than it might seem

Most states have at least one restriction on medication abortion beyond the FDA rules. Overturning Roe v. Wade would further limit access. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/getting-abortion-pills-mail-already-complicated-might-seem-rcna28420 Droolin’…

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What if Delaware disappeared? 1 million Covid-19 deaths explained in 4 charts.

Patricia Dowd, 57, died of Covid-19 on Feb. 6, 2020. She is believed to be the first pandemic death. In the 27 months since, nearly…

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Man who received landmark pig heart transplant died of pig virus, surgeon says

David Bennett died two months after groundbreaking surgery in which a genetically modified pig’s heart was transplanted into him The 57-year old patient who survived…

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Frequent marijuana smoking linked to higher risk of heart attack, study suggests

People who smoked marijuana more than once per month were more likely to have their first heart attack before age 50, new research found. Source:…

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States that legalized marijuana now researching mental health risks of high-potency cannabis

States that legalized marijuana 10 years ago are now studying the public health implications of high-potency cannabis products that may be linked to psychosis. Source:…

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South Africa may be entering fifth Covid wave earlier than expected

Rise in infections appears to be driven by Omicron sub-variants, say health officials South Africa may be entering a fifth Covid wave earlier than expected…

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US reports first human case of H5N1 bird flu

The case comes amid concerns that a continuing outbreak among US birds could lead to more human infections. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/29/us-reports-first-human-case-of-h5n1-bird-flu Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed two rules that would ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Driving the news: FDA commissioner Robert Califf…

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Moderna seeks emergency authorization for COVID-19 vaccine in young children

Moderna on Thursday submitted a request to the FDA for emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in children 6 months to under 6 years…

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