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Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is testing his already low popularity by provoking a political crisis that could bring down the government at yet another critical juncture in the fight against th…
Across the Balkans and other nations in southeastern Europe, a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus is being overshadowed by heated political debates or conspiracy theories that threaten to t…
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s planning minister says the country’s drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and the government is trying to make it available b…
At least 2.7 million Americans are living with atrial fibrillation, or AFib. It's an irregular heartbeat or a "quivering" heart that, left untreated, could lead to blood clots, stroke, or heart failure. Medication is the gold standard treatment, but a new study may lead to a change for doctors and patients.
Congenital pulmonary airway malformation, also called C-PAM, is a rare birth defect that only occurs in up to one in every 35,000 births, causing a mass to form on the lung of a fetus. The condition can also be accompanied by hydrops, where fluid builds up in a baby's tissue, causing extreme swelling as well as excess fluid inside the placenta. And in cases of C-PAM with hydrops, 95% of babies die before or soon after birth.
New research is suggesting low vitamin D levels may affect a person’s chance of getting COVID-19 and recovering from it.
About 12.6 million Americans were unemployed in September, but that doesn’t count the millions of workers who had their hours reduced or faced a pay cut because of COVID.