Novavax, a Maryland biotechnology company that has struggled mightily with delays in developing its COVID-19 vaccine, announced that its two-shot regimen was more than 90 percent effective overall in a trial that unfolded even as more contagious variants emerged.
There is a strong inverse correlation between convalescent plasma (CCP) use per admission and mortality for hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
The highly transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus has been classified as a “variant of concern” by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Researchers evaluated response to the COVID-19 vaccine in patients undergoing hemodialysis in light of the frequency of vaccine hyporesponsiveness in immunocompromised patients.
Less than 10 percent of adults typically meet the adequate daily fiber intake of 14 g per 1,000 kcal of energy intake
Catch-up vaccinations for routine childhood and adolescent vaccinations are lagging behind after a decline during March to May 2020.
Masks are no longer necessary in outdoor waiting areas or open-air seating for fully vaccinated people who use public transportation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
U.S. regulators have extended the expiration date on millions of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine doses by six weeks.
When compared with those who were metabolically healthy without obesity, participants with MHO had higher rates of incident diabetes, ASCVD, heart failure, respiratory diseases, and all-cause mortality.
Investigators aimed to describe non-food prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic use by US adults and children and reported reasons for using these products.
This ad hoc survey focused on changes in sexual behaviors and utilization of and access to sexual health services by MSM during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mandatory preprocedurual COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic patients does not necessarily decrease rates of infection among health care workers.
An emergency meeting will be held June 18 to discuss rare reports of heart inflammation in people who have received the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare complication associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), with an incidence of 316 persons per 1 million SARS-CoV-2 infections.
About 60 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine must be discarded due to possible contamination.
Teens using diet pills and laxatives are at increased risk for a future eating disorder diagnosis.
The COVID-19 epidemic has highlighted disparities in hypertension control in the United States.
Wegovy contains semaglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist.
Researchers searched publication databases for studies of the gut-brain connection, migraine, and gastric disorders.
COVID-19-related travel advisories for dozens of countries were eased Tuesday by the U.S. State Department.