Non -invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) on pregnant women to detect the risk of a fetus having rare genetic abnormalities may often be wrong, according to recent reports in the media. These tests, according to multiple health experts, can actually give false positives, which can create significant angst in expecting parents.
Data shows 43% of hospital admissions were not due to COVID
Researchers have identified a possible link between psychological stress and Crohn's disease.
Oregon health officials have provided the state's hospitals with an interim crisis care tool to help prioritize treatment if they reach a point when critical care beds, specialized equipment and other resources become scarce due to COVID-19 admissions.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief science adviser on the COVID-19 response, said in an interview Monday that the U.S. should consider a vaccine requirement for domestic air travel.
As travelers across the U.S. have been surprised to find their flights canceled this week amidst the holiday season, cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus and flu hospitalizations are on the rise.
A hospital in Israel is set to administer a fourth COVID-19 vaccine jab on Monday to 150 health care workers to see how effective and safe another shot may be as cases continue to surge, a report said.
Highly fit women and men are more likely to consume alcohol than relatively unfit individuals, according to a new study
There are many steps parents can take to protect their young children from COVID-19 while they are too small to receive the vaccine.
Many churches across the U.S. are canceling some or all in-person Christmas services amid yet another surge in COVID cases that have put a damper on people’s holidays for a second year.
Researchers may have discovered an effective prevention treatment strategy for inhibiting the virus that causes COVID-19 and its mutations, according to the results of a recent study.
U.S. population growth dipped to its lowest rate since the nation’s founding during the first year of the pandemic as the coronavirus curtailed immigration, delayed pregnancies and killed hundreds of thousands of U.S. residents, according to figures released Tuesday.
After the initial phase of Covid-19, some patients are experiencing problems with their voice
Test results against some variants have provided positive results, but researchers have yet to test against omicron.
The study looked at data gathered from individuals diagnosed between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 of this year.
Two new British studies provide some early hints that the omicron variant of the coronavirus may be milder than the delta version.
In a school year that was supposed to be a return to normal but has proven anything but, a Michigan school district has launched an educational program based on a key component of modern psychology — cognitive behavior therapy. Principles of this method are embedded in the curriculum and are part of the district’s full embrace of social and emotional learning.
The number of adults living with mental illnesses has greatly increased during the coronavirus pandemic, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals a new "epidemic" of loneliness.
The new omicron variant took only a few weeks to live up to dire predictions about how hugely contagious it is but scientists don’t yet know if it causes more severe disease even as the world faces exploding cases just before Christmas.
Patients, many frail and unable to communicate their needs, were walled off from the family members who could advocate for them, even as staffing shortages and pandemic restrictions sharply reduced care. COVID has killed more than 140,000 residents of U.S. nursing homes, with deaths from other causes also far surpassing previous years.
The rapid spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant has pushed the debate over vaccine booster shot mandates to the front as some businesses and universities take matters into their own hands.
Dr. Anthony Fauci claimed that while health officials expected variants of COVID-19, the omicron variant showed "unprecedented" mutations that even caught experts off-guard.
White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that an upcoming surge of the omicron variant of the coronavirus was "inevitable."
A low dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine failed to produce an adequate response in children aged two through five years of age.
A survey among mental healthcare professionals indicated significant issues resulting from the pandemic that could continue to plague individuals for years to come as the demand for therapy surges in a "second pandemic" of mental health problems.
Experimental treatment potential ‘game-changer’ for treatment-resistant depression, study says