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About 60 to 80 % of participants in the study showed significant reductions in depression or anxiety and improvements in quality of life
If reports are to be believed, the officials allegedly told doctors that they were not allowed to report about the new virus
'The discovery will become a critical part of the toolkit to show if vaccines work, as scientists will be able to test any potential vaccine against a lab-grown version of the disease'
The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is zoonotic, which implies that the virus jumped from animals to humans. Scientists are currently trying to figure out the source of the infection
About 10% of Parkinson's develop the condition young, between 21 and 50 years. People develop the disease when their brain cells that make dopamine -- a substance that helps coordinate muscle movement -- malfunction or die.
Initial evidence pointed toward the local seafood market because several of those infected in the beginning worked there. The market has been shut since January 1, 2020. Further, China has temporarily pulled the plug on all wildlife trade
The landmark 1973 Roe v Wade judgment gives pregnant women liberty to choose to have an abortion without excessive government restriction and June Medical Services v Gee poses a threat to abortion rights in the country
From the outbreak being a ploy to vaccinate people to being a bioweapon for population control, myths are running wild
According to the CDC, any person who was in China in the last 14 days and feels sick with fever, cough or has difficulty breathing, must seek immediate medical care
In October 2019, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security hosted a pandemic tabletop exercise called Event 201, which said such an outbreak could kill 65 million. However, the center has clarified that the fictional coronavirus pandemic they modeled was not a prediction
The delay in communication has meant more than 5 million people traveled out of the city before it was placed in quarantine
About 45% of the people who are either suspected to be infected or placed under medical observation may turn into confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, estimates Wuhan’s Mayor Zhou Xianwang
The US is arranging a charter flight to carry American diplomats and its citizens from Wuhan. The flight, which has the capacity of transporting 230 people, will leave for San Francisco on January 28
A recently published study analyzed a family where six members were infected, but one didn't show any symptom
Each infected person can transmit the virus to another two to three, on average, shows analysis. Whether transmission will continue at the same rate currently will depend on the effectiveness of current control measures implemented, according to experts.
Dr Wang Guangfa, who famously helped China fight the deadly SARS virus in the early 2000s, has confirmed that he contracted the coronavirus because he wasn't wearing protective glasses while visiting patients
He was suspected of contracting the virus on January 16 at the Hubei Provincial Hospital of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine and was transferred to the Jinyintan Hospital two days later. He passed away on Saturday, January 25, morning
Videos have started doing the rounds on Chinese social media sites with uploaders claiming these clips were filmed in Wuhan
Although the new coronavirus does not appear to have had as swift a spread as SARS, it could likely head towards a pandemic. If the new coronavirus begins spreading from fresh cases in countries like the US, France, India and Australia, it will likely cause a pandemic
The Chinese authorities appeared to have been much more proactive with the new outbreak, including providing the WHO with information on a regular basis, say experts
A man from Washington became the first US citizen to contract the disease and is currently in treatment
The disease caused by coronavirus has killed 26 and sickened over 800 after being first detected in Wuhan City
Scientists across the globe are putting their heads together to make sense of the new virus, the danger it poses and the means to avert a global epidemic
The National Institutes of Health and other institutes are working towards developing a vaccine; those infected should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms, says CDC
After the 2003 SARS epidemic, China constructed the Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory (Level 4) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 2015. The aim was to prepare for and respond to future infectious disease outbreaks
Evidence suggests the virus may have formed as a result of viruses from bats and snakes combining, which can happen when two species of animals are kept in close quarters
Stress activates nerves that are part of the fight-or-flight response, which causes permanent damage to pigment-regenerating stem cells in hair follicles
People who consumed carbohydrates from whole grains, non-starchy vegetables, and whole fruits had lower risks of premature deaths, says the study, which was conducted on the data provided by 37,233 American adults
The analysis shows Instagram user comments disputing the FDA claims of the damaging health effects from nicotine and calling the campaign propaganda, say experts
The findings in these studies do not mean that the FDA has concluded that any of the ingredients tested are unsafe for use in sunscreens, say experts
The 32-year-old tourist is likely to have picked up the virus during his stay in Koh Phi Phi island
This information could be vital to enact timely outbreak response measures to prevent further transmission of influenza cases during outbreaks, say researchers
Tests show the cannabis compound cannabigerol can successfully kill MRSA, even eliminating those that did not respond to antibiotics, while also inhibiting its ability to form biofilms on medical implants
Nerves responsible for sensation and orgasm are at a huge risk of injury from such surgeries as doctors do not know the female anatomy well, say researchers. They found these nerves are located a few millimeters below the surface of the clitoral hood
According to a review, as more US states legalize marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use and usage increases nationwide, doctors should advise patients about the potential risks, including effects of marijuana with some commonly prescribed cardiovascular drugs.
Health experts believe it is highly plausible that there will be at least one case in the United States
About 71% of women with premature menopause had developed multiple diseases by the age of 60 compared with 55% of women who experienced menopause at the age of 50-51, says the study.
Inadequate levels of physical activity are associated with $117 bn in annual healthcare costs, say CDC experts
Between 2011 and 2017, the average number of drinks consumed by binge drinkers per year has gone up from 472 to 529.
The study that was conducted by Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research at Imperial College Lond found after nine months of a failed pregnancy, about 18% of women had post-traumatic stress, 17% moderate to severe anxiety, and 6% had moderate to severe depression
The findings contradict a 2019 study which said the series was associated with 28.9% increase in suicide rates among 10-to 17-year-olds in the US in the month (April 2017) following the show's release
Drug use, poverty, stigma, which can reduce access to STD prevention and care, decreased condom use among vulnerable groups, and cuts to STD programs at the state and local level, are multiple factors that drive the continued increase in STDs, say CDC experts.
Researchers caution that people need to watch out for flame retardants, found in furniture and carpeting, and children's toys, and pesticides, as their impact on IQ rose from 67% to 81% in the recent years. They are overtaking heavy metals as the biggest contributors to IQ loss.
Researchers have identified a probiotic bacteria which prevents the formation of toxic clumps that starve the brain of dopamine, a key chemical that coordinates movement.
In developing nations people are most miserable at the age of 48.2 years, says the analysis
The flu has claimed the lives of 32 children so far -- it was 16 last year. Of the 32 children, Influenza B alone killed 21 children, says CDC. About 9.7 million people have been affected by the flu already and the numbers are set to grow
A rise of 1.5 and 2 degree celsius, might bring about 2,100 and 1,600 additional deaths every year due to injuries -- with drowning and transport accidents becoming more common
After over 25 years, the researchers observed that participants showing the highest levels of burnout had a 20% higher risk of developing irregular heartbeat than those with little to no evidence of the condition.
About nine out of every 1,000 babies born in the US have a congenital heart defect, according to the American Heart Association. Now a study has found that a high percentage of pregnant women with a diagnosis of a major fetal heart problem tested positive for stress, anxiety and depression.