A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases – The Denver Post

The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge. The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, and health officials say the high rate of new […]

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I Tried A No-Added-Sugar Challenge For A Month\u2014Here’s What Happened

I have always laughed at people who suggest, in all seriousness, that fruit should be considered dessert. A slice of chocolate cake is dessert. Talenti banana chocolate swirl ice cream is dessert. But apples and peanut butter? Or frozen grapes? Insert eye roll here. And yet, I found myself making a bowl of blueberries topped with unsweetened Greek yogurt and […]

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Patrick Quinn, Co-Founder of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies at 37 after 7-Year Battle With the Disease

Unless you spent the entire summer of 2014 offline, you'll remember the viral Ice Bucket Challenge. Everybody from Oprah Winfrey to Miley Cyrus took the challenge, which involved taking videos of themselves dumping buckets of ice water on their heads, sharing the footage online, and nominating others to do the same. But the most important step was donating to ALS […]

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Scientists to Infect Volunteers With COVID-19 in Challenge Trial

TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 — British scientists are infecting healthy volunteers with COVID-19, in hopes of speeding up vaccine development, TheWashington Postreported Tuesday. Led by scientists at Imperial College London, people in this challenge trial will be guaranteed treatment if they become ill. The United States says human challenge trials might be too risky or unnecessary. But for the British, […]

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Dangerous 'Benadryl challenge' prompts warning from FDA over high doses of medication

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 25 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday released a warning over serious health issues, and even death, tied to higher than recommended doses of over-the-counter antihistamine drug diphenhydramine (Benadryl). The warning was prompted by a dangerous fad […]

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US developing coronavirus strain for human ‘challenge’ trials

US scientists are developing a strain of the coronavirus that could be used to deliberately infect volunteers in so-called “challenge studies,” a government agency said Friday. The work is preliminary and the government is continuing to prioritize randomized clinical trials of vaccine candidates, the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) said. Several of these have entered their final […]

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