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Sunday marked an important day in the battle against coronavirus as the FDA issued a EUA for the use of convalescent plasma, meaning that it could be used in medical healthcare throughout the country. This decision was taken after the FDA analyzed that the benefits and potential of convalescent...
It is a sad tale of hair today, gone tomorrow for some and that is when the need for a hair transplant surgery crops up. Like every other aspect of good health, like our eyes and teeth, we take our locks for granted and then find them gradually replaced...
Can Bingo Help To Improve Cognitive Memory? Not too long ago, researchers found out that mentally stimulating games such as Bingo and Chess can have a lot more value besides fun and leisure — those who played these games in their 70s were reported to have improved thinking.  This study...
Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), sat down with Yahoo Finance’s Anjalee Khemlani to discuss the latest news on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine's protection against the Delta variant and the likelihood of another outbreak.
Kristen Choi, PhD, MS, RN, Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Nursing, joined Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Seana Smith to discuss the concerns over coronavirus and the Delta variant.
Health education is all about knowledge and skills you can obtain to keep your emotional, physical, and mental health at top condition. We can see plenty of similarities with medical education, but there are some differences. Today we will learn why it is worth investing time in health education.  You...
Buddy, a 6-year-old German Shepherd living with a family in Staten Island, US, dies after testing positive for the coronavirus. The family, in an exclusive interview with National Geographic, describes their last few days with their canine buddy before he becomes the first dog in the US to test positive...
After the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp production and distribution became legal, and hemp products flooded the market. Hemp buds are also one of these products, and they are extremely popular with consumers.   Hemp buds are different from marijuana and extracted CBD; hence its effects are also distinct. The buds are...
Chris Marsicano, Assistant Professor of Educational Studies at Davidson College, joins Yahoo Finance's Aarthi Swaminathan and Julie Hyman to discuss how colleges are handling the rise of COVID cases, investing more money on COVID testing, and incentivizing students to get their vaccines before returning to campus.
Data suggests America to be one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The worldwide death toll is 197,000. Fatalities in the U.S stand at 52,000, covering over a quarter of the global figure. Public health experts warn that the nation is yet to know the entire magnitude of...
Medical marijuana has become an essential part of the US healthcare industry, with some believing it is safer than pharmaceutical drugs for treating various ailments. Though you really should talk to your doctor about using marijuana for any reason, most people interested in using marijuana for medical purposes will...
According to a new study published in The Lancet on Friday, not only the lungs but the blood vessel linings all over the body are also attacked by the novel coronavirus. Frank Ruschitzka from University Hospital Zurich said that it attacks the endothelium, a layer of cells that acts as...
The US's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the emergency use of the Ebola medication Remdesivir for treating COVID-19. The approval implies the anti-viral medication would now be able to be applied to people who are hospitalized with extreme Covid-19. An ongoing clinical preliminary demonstrated the medication abbreviated the recuperation...
Summer is the season that comes with endless perks. The ocean breeze feels better, and the morning sun and the afternoon rain have their charm. The chirping of birds and the chirrup of crickets feel like music. In the middle of enjoying all these things, the curse of mosquitoes...
Dr. Michael DeVere Williams, Population Health Medical Director; Associate Professor of Surgery & Public Policy at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy, joins Yahoo Finance's Anjalee Khemlani and Alexis Christoforous to discuss the latest on the coronavirus pandemic.
Sunny, a nurse in Arkansas, shares the hate and struggle she has experienced throughout the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Elle Reeve has more on the mindset of some around Covid-19 in Western Arkansas.
Russia claims that “it’s a Sputnik moment”; however, concerns continue to hover. Russia is racing to be the first nation in the world to approve a COVID vaccine by mid-August. In just less than two weeks the nation plans on approving its coronavirus vaccine despite lingering concerns regarding its effectiveness...
Yahoo Finance's Anjalee Khemlani reports the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic including the CDC announcing less restrictive mask wearing guidelines and India COVID-19 cases surging at an alarming rate.
Workplaces may expose employees to hazardous risks, which vary depending on the nature of the work. Even though businesses typically aim at maximizing productivity, it shouldn't put employees at risk. Every business must have robust systems to prevent work-related injuries. One of the best ways to go about it is...
A growing number of recuperated coronavirus patients in China are keeping to be diagnosed with the virus without having any obvious symptoms, as indicated by Reuters. In Wuhan, when the outbreak started, doctors stated that some recovered patients have tested positive again for the virus, but without showing any symptoms....