Testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for coronavirus has been halted because of safety fears, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears
So much is said with a smile it's a universal mode of communication that most of us take for granted. But Luigi Quafisi lost the ability to smile because of a benign tumor called an acoustic neuroma that was located near his ear.
How adults with facial paralysis regain their smiles
More than 1,400 Irish nursing home health care workers were infected with COVID-19 while working in facilities where clusters of the disease have been identified, new figures showed. This is more than double the number of health care workers who fell ill as a result of clusters in the state’s hospitals.
More than 1,400 Irish nursing home health care workers infected in outbreaks
Queensland scientists are trying to find ways to diagnose ovarian cancer earlier and more accurately in the hope of boosting the survival rate.
Studies to boost ovarian cancer survival
The United States may lead the world in known coronavirus-related deaths not only because it is one of the largest countries, but also because it is among the least healthy among comparable nations when it comes to things like obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease, cleveland.com reported.
US high ranking for obesity, diabetes, heart disease not a good mix with coronavirus
Adults who were overweight in childhood may be at greater risk of developing bladder cancer, according to a new study.
Childhood obesity may increase bladder cancer risk
A collaboration between scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina and clinicians at the Greenwood Genetic Center has yielded new findings about how a particular gene might regulate brain development.
Researchers link gene mutation to autism behaviors
Type 1 diabetics are more likely to die of COVID-19 than those with type 2, according to National Health Service (NHS) research confirming that diabetes significantly increases coronavirus sufferers’ risk of dying.
Type 1 diabetics more likely than type 2 to die of coronavirus
Washing your hands at least six times a day makes catching infections such as coronavirus much less likely, a study by UK researchers suggested.
Wash hands at least six times a day
People who walk, cycle and travel by train to work are at reduced risk of early death or illness compared with those who commute by car.
Walking or cycling to work associated with reduced risk of early death and illness

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