Two members of WHO group on mission to China blocked from travel by Covid symptoms: WSJ

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 13 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. HONG KONG — Two members of a World Health Organization mission to China to study the origins of the coronavirus failed to clear Beijing’s health-screening procedures and were blocked from traveling to the country on Thursday, according to people […]

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Woman finally receives two new organs after first seven attempts went wrong

Since she was three years old, Karen Denton has lived with type 1 diabetes. For most of her life, it was well managed and although she needed daily insulin injections, it didn’t have a huge impact. But a few years ago, she picked up a bad virus and it caused problems for her kidneys. 18 months ago, she was told […]

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AHA News: Two Kids, Same Heart Defect: ‘Like Having Lightning Strike the Same Place Twice’

TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Stephanie Harris was six months pregnant and in the hospital with excruciating pain. But it wasn’t the baby, it was kidney stones. However, when doctors checked on her unborn daughter, an ultrasound revealed a problem: a hole in the baby’s heart. Though the news was frightening, doctors said not to worry […]

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Merck Announces Positive Topline Results from Two Additional Phase 3 Adult Studies Evaluating V114, Merck’s Investigational 15-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) October 20, 2020 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced findings from two additional Phase 3 studies evaluating the safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of V114, the company’s investigational 15-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. In the PNEU-PATH (V114-016) study, healthy adults 50 years of age or older received V114 or PCV13 […]

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Two babies born under lockdown were just named after the coronavirus

Once 2020 comes to an end, there are words we’ll never want to hear again. Like COVID-19. Or coronavirus. But one Indian mother who gave birth to twins during the country’s lockdown apparently felt a bit differently, and opted to call her new babies Covid (son) and Corona (daughter) to remind them of the challenges they faced as they were trying […]

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Two Swiss high school classes quarantined over coronavirus

Two high school classes and their teachers have been quarantined in Switzerland after a student tested positive for the deadly new coronavirus, regional authorities said Sunday. The move at the Bienne technical high school marks the first measures against COVID-19 that affect a school in Switzerland, where over 20 people have tested positive since a first case emerged less than […]

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Two enzymes control liver damage in NASH, study shows

As much as 12 percent of adults in the United States are living with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an aggressive condition that can lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer. After identifying a molecular pathway that allows NASH to progress into liver cell death, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers were able to halt further liver damage in mouse […]

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Mother with TWO wombs has baby after doctors said she’d be infertile

Mother with TWO vaginas, wombs and cervixes defies the odds to give birth after doctors told her she would be infertile Eleanor Rowe, 36, found out about her unique anatomy five years ago  Doctors told her it would be difficult to carry a baby before she met her husband Mrs Rowe miscarried one baby before conceiving again in November 2018 […]

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Two women die needlessly of heart attack every day

Two women die ‘needlessly’ of a heart attack every day because doctors think it’s a ‘man’s disease’ and they get worse treatment, experts warn British Heart Foundation say 8,243 women in England and Wales died in 10 years Equivalent of 69 preventable deaths a month or two every single day Women are treated slower, not given scans or are discharged […]

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