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As of the first week of October, 16 participants in the placebo group had gotten a symptomatic, lab-confirmed COVID-19 infection compared with just three who caught COVID in the vaccinated group.
This is the first study to look at whether cigarette smokers can switch to electronic cigarettes without relapsing to smoking within one year.
New observational data suggests that exposure to air pollution and road traffic noise is associated with an increased risk for new heart failure.
The COVID and flu vaccines are important, and both are quite effective at preventing serious illness or death. But that’s where much of their similarities end. Here’s the science behind both.
Besides a history of handling tough times, optimism and confidence are other traits associated with resilience.
CDC Director Rochelle Walneksy, MD, said more guidance on mixing of vaccines would be coming soon.
People using the medicine -- typically for horses and cattle -- prompted a spike in calls to poison control centers across the country.
A device designed to detect disease from exhaled breath takes devices beyond alcohol measurement.
Teens and adults who were overweight or obese had more symptoms, including cough and shortness of breath, than those of normal weight.
If the technique proves generally successful it could revolutionize organ transplant, greatly expanding the pool of available organs.
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