MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) – Americans were greeted with possible advances against coronavirus as Thanksgiving week began: A third vaccine candidate shows good results in shielding recipients against the virus, and an antibody therapy used by President Donald Trump against COVID-19 got emergency use approval by the U.S. Food and D... Full Page
Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter
November 23, 2020
The Black Lives Matter movement put racism in the United States under the glare of the public spotlight in 2020. And at its recently concluded annual meeting, the American Heart Association pledged to fight racial disparities in heart health and boost the life expectancy of all Americans.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that systemic racis... Full Page
Chew on this: Vegans face a 43% higher risk for bone fractures than meat eaters, a large British study warns.
The rise in risk was not confined to vegans, who eat no meat, fish, dairy or eggs. The researchers also identified a notably higher risk for hip fractures among those who eat fish but no meat (pescata... Full Page
Pandemic lockdowns will increase Americans' risk of loneliness and depression this holiday season, an expert warns.
"People are grieving for similar reasons: loss of family members, jobs, relationships, friendships and physical touch. Everyone is suffering," said Dr. Asim Shah. He's professor and executive vice chair of psychiatry and ... Full Page
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