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|RSV hospitalization rate for seniors is 10 times higher than usual for this point in the season
The respiratory virus season has started early in kids this year and flooded children's hospitals in many parts of the country -- especially with respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2022 12:11 PM
|Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low
Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2022 5:01 AM
|Experimental therapy gantenerumab fails to slow or improve Alzheimer's memory loss in clinical trials
An experimental treatment, gantenerumab, failed to help people at high risk of memory loss from Alzheimer's or those who were in the early phases of the disease, the manufacturer said Monday.
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2022 7:41 PM
|US gets D+ grade for rising preterm birth rates, new report finds
The rate of premature birth in the United States is climbing, according to the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2022 1:00 PM
|Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages
Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2022 8:07 AM
|VP Harris, French President Macron see Webb telescope's latest image
The beautiful chaos of two merging galaxies shines in the latest image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope.
POSTED NOVEMBER 30, 2022 10:55 PM
|How to know when your child is too sick for school
A sniffle, a sneeze or a cough can set off alarm bells these days for families with young children.
POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2022 1:43 AM
|Why most men don't have enough close friends
Friendships aren't just about those you sit with on the school bus or play alongside on your childhood baseball team — they are a core component of the human experience, experts say.
POSTED NOVEMBER 29, 2022 9:55 AM
|Common treatment for knee osteoarthritis may be making it worse
A common treatment for some arthritis pain might actually be making the condition worse, according to two new studies.
POSTED NOVEMBER 29, 2022 7:15 PM
|Ancient giant sea turtle found in Europe
Long ago, gigantic marine turtles swam the Earth's seas. Until recently, these prehistoric giants, reaching lengths of over 3 meters (10 feet) from head to tail, had been thought to be found only in waters surrounding North America.
POSTED NOVEMBER 29, 2022 4:14 PM