Today's Health News

Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Encouraging Results

One study revealed that 56 people made high levels of antibodies with no adverse side effects

Seven States Join Pact to Speed COVID-19 Testing

Bipartisan plan illustrates just how bad testing delays are across the country

Education May Affect β-Amyloid Burden in Alzheimer Disease

Findings seen in two cohorts with parental history of sporadic AD, autosomal dominant AD

CDC Describes 238 Confirmed Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Median patient age was 5.3 years; 86 percent of patients had onset during August to November

Health Plans Not Implementing Prior Authorization Reforms

Findings based on American Medical Association survey of practicing physicians' experiences

Bisphenol A Linked to More Asthma Symptoms in Young Boys

Study shows exposure to bisphenol A is associated with more asthma symptoms in low-income boys

ATS Issues Guide for Diagnosing Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Systematic approach developed for diagnosis of nonfibrotic, fibrotic HP in interstitial lung disease

Improved Screenings by Ob-Gyns May Help Detect Heart Problems

Women seen at outpatient ob-gyn clinics largely unaware of heart risks and symptoms; screenings may help

CV Meds Underused in Hispanics With Peripheral Artery Disease

For all classes of cardiovascular medications, lowest use seen for individuals of Mexican background

Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Up for Women With PCOS

After stratification by age, no increased CVD risk for women with PCOS observed after age 50 years