Florida's Dustin Snyder battling cancer dies weeks after fulfilling wish to wed his high school sweetheart. We have sad news to pass along about a teen with cancer whose wish was to marry his high school sweetheart. On Friday, we learned 19-year-old Dustin Snyder passed away. Snyder was battling a rare...
Several front-office employees for the Texas Rangers baseball team have tested positive for COVID-19, leaving some staff “terrified,” according to reports. No players, coaches or operations personnel have tested positive for the virus, according to ESPN and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, which reported on the cases late Friday. The organization...
Researchers at the Israel Institute for Biological Research and the Weizmann Institute of Science have published an article summarizing positive trials on hamsters with a coronavirus vaccine. During the trial two groups of hamsters were infected with Covid-19 and the vaccine was administered to one of the groups. The hamsters...
(Reuters Health) - Light massage can reduce pain, anxiety and the need for opioid medication in terminally ill patients, a Swedish study suggests. “All end-of-life patients experience existential pain or existential suffering,” coauthor Linda Bjorkhem-Bergman told Reuters Health. “This pain is difficult to treat pharmacologically and complementary...
(Reuters) - Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Lumify drop to treat eye redness. The eye drop, made by the company’s Bausch & Lomb eye care business, has been approved for over-the-counter sale, Valeant said. Lumify, first approved...
The number of novel coronavirus cases in Canada has climbed to 67 as patients in Alberta doubled to four and B.C. officials declared an outbreak at a long-term care facility. Several of Canada’s cases stem from a trip on the Grand Princess cruise ship to Mexico in mid-February. The close...
Medical experts baffled by mysterious lung disease killing dentists. Friday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report reveals eight dentists and a dental technician were treated for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis at a Virginia care center between 2000 and 2015. They make up about 1% of the 894 IPF cases handled by the...
Between the brisk cold and the holiday cheer, many of us get a little red in the face this time of year. But for some people of Asian descent, a New Year’s toast – or even a few beers after work – will trigger a bright red blush known...
Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Study Shows They Work About the Same. Some colleagues had broken out data from a 2008 diet study that seemed to indicate that people might lose more weight on low-fat or low-carbohydrate diets based on their genes. It didn’t include very many people, however, so Gardner and colleagues...
Quebec welcomed its first bouncing baby of the New Year just two minutes past the stroke of midnight. Mariella was born at 12:02 a.m. on New Year’s Day in the birthing centre of the Royal Victoria Hospital at the Glen site in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. It also appears Mariella was the first newborn...