HEALTH

NFHS-5: Indians getting fatter - it's a serious problem
NFHS-5: Indians getting fatter - it's a serious problem

According to a government survey, Indians are becoming fatter. Experts warn of a health crisis unless the problem of obesity is addressed on a military basis.

Monkeypox: Three more cases in three countries detected for the first time
Monkeypox: Three more cases in three countries detected for the first time

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), has become the first Gulf state that has recorded a case of monkeypox.

Americans pandemic-sick plan to enjoy summer despite the COVID surge
Americans pandemic-sick plan to enjoy summer despite the COVID surge
Monkeypox may be a failure for Fauci COVID Criticism
Monkeypox may be a failure for Fauci COVID Criticism
Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5
Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5
EXPLAINER - What is monkeypox? And where is it spreading to?
EXPLAINER - What is monkeypox? And where is it spreading to?

Recent cases of monkeypox have been identified by American and European health officials, mainly in young men.

All COVID coverage dries up despite rising hospital costs
All COVID coverage dries up despite rising hospital costs

The U.S. was able to provide health care for everyone for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic. But only for COVID-19.

Human transplant using virus found in pig heart
Human transplant using virus found in pig heart
To combat organ transplant inequalities, HBCU medical schools
To combat organ transplant inequalities, HBCU medical schools
FDA bans J&J's COVID-19 vaccination due to risk of blood clots
FDA bans J&J's COVID-19 vaccination due to risk of blood clots
Hong Kong reopens beaches, Beijing relaxes quarantine rules
Hong Kong reopens beaches, Beijing relaxes quarantine rules

On Thursday, Hong Kong reopened its beaches and pools as a result of a relaxation in COVID-19 restrictions.

The next battle for access to abortion will be over pills
The next battle for access to abortion will be over pills

Two trips across state lines and through icy roads, to allow a 32-year old South Dakota woman to obtain abortion pills last year took place.

Mindy Kaling discusses her new approach to weight loss: Walking and moderation
Mindy Kaling discusses her new approach to weight loss: Walking and moderation
This simple exercise plan will help you strengthen your core in just one month
This simple exercise plan will help you strengthen your core in just one month
Beijing closes 10% subway stations in an effort to stop COVID spread
Beijing closes 10% subway stations in an effort to stop COVID spread
Beijing prepares COVID-19 hospital space, but new cases are low
Beijing prepares COVID-19 hospital space, but new cases are low

Beijing has begun to build new hospitals in order to handle a potential spike in COVID-19-related cases.

New Zealand welcomes tourists back after pandemic rules are relaxed
New Zealand welcomes tourists back after pandemic rules are relaxed

After New Zealand placed some of the most severe border restrictions in the world, international tourism was stopped completely.

The White House Correspondents' Dinner is too risky for Dr. Fauci. That says something.
The White House Correspondents' Dinner is too risky for Dr. Fauci. That says something.
According to the CDC, 3 out 4 children have coronavirus infection.
According to the CDC, 3 out 4 children have coronavirus infection.
WHO: The number of COVID-related deaths has increased by 40% but the global incidence is falling
WHO: The number of COVID-related deaths has increased by 40% but the global incidence is falling
Scientists are concerned that a virus variant could increase the number of COVID cases in the US.
Scientists are concerned that a virus variant could increase the number of COVID cases in the US.

Scientists are concerned that an extra-contagious variant of the omicron virus could soon be spread to the United States, as coronavirus cases have been rising in Europe and Asia.

Turkey and chicken farmers are trying to protect their birds from flu
Turkey and chicken farmers are trying to protect their birds from flu

Avian influenza has claimed the lives of nearly 7 million poultry and turkeys across 13 states this year.

The UK will end all COVID-19 travel restrictions before Easter break
The UK will end all COVID-19 travel restrictions before Easter break
New Zealand's attitude changes as virus cases increase from 1 to 24,000.
New Zealand's attitude changes as virus cases increase from 1 to 24,000.
Illinois COVID-19 Mask mandate ends for most indoor spaces
Illinois COVID-19 Mask mandate ends for most indoor spaces
5 Important Historical Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs
5 Important Historical Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs

Drugs save lives, and pharmaceutical drugs are the reason that we have vaccines to cure diseases like polio and medications to combat mental illnesses such as schizophrenia

Justin Bieber confirms positive for Covid and delays Las Vegas concert
Justin Bieber confirms positive for Covid and delays Las Vegas concert

The tour confirmed that Bieber has tested positive and that there is an outbreak in the pop singer's entourage. It is not clear if the outbreak will affect other dates on the tour.

Hong Kong has reported more than 6,000 cases of virus surge in the past year
Hong Kong has reported more than 6,000 cases of virus surge in the past year
31 year old fitness influencer is "working on recovery" after being placed on a ventilator
31 year old fitness influencer is "working on recovery" after being placed on a ventilator
These robotic fish can swim at the beat of your heart.
These robotic fish can swim at the beat of your heart.

Scientists have created a school for robotic fish powered from human heart cells.

The cautionary tale of COVID from Hong Kong's hamsters
The cautionary tale of COVID from Hong Kong's hamsters

Infecting people with COVID can be done by hamsters. This is the conclusion of a new study. It was published in response to the announcement made in Hong Kong in January that three cases of COVID had been linked to hamsters kept in pet shops.

Are Pfizer's Covid tablets going to high-risk patients? The U.S. rollout
Are Pfizer's Covid tablets going to high-risk patients? The U.S. rollout
Here's what you need to know about home rapid tests and the results
Here's what you need to know about home rapid tests and the results
Johns Hopkins study reopens COVID lockdown discussion
Johns Hopkins study reopens COVID lockdown discussion
Minister: Not yet ready to open borders
Minister: Not yet ready to open borders

Karen Andrews, Home Affairs Minister, wants international borders to be open as soon as possible. However, Australia is not in that position at the moment.

Alzheimer's-Like Differences in COVID Patients Brains; Flu Shot, MRNA booster Safe Together
Alzheimer's-Like Differences in COVID Patients Brains; Flu Shot, MRNA booster Safe Together

Here is a list of recent COVID-19 studies. These include research that is warranted further study to confirm the findings, and that has yet been certified by peer review.

Omicron Variant Increases U.S. Coronavirus Mortality to 900,000.
Omicron Variant Increases U.S. Coronavirus Mortality to 900,000.
FDA approves Moderna's Covid vaccine
FDA approves Moderna's Covid vaccine
Are you still in need of a mask? Here's how CDC decides if you need one.
Are you still in need of a mask? Here's how CDC decides if you need one.
Unions make cash payments to workers, raising fears of an exodus from the aged care industry
Unions make cash payments to workers, raising fears of an exodus from the aged care industry

Federal officials are being warned that cash payments for aged care workers won't stop a huge staff departure.

Omicron raises concerns about COVID long term and its causes
Omicron raises concerns about COVID long term and its causes
UK Report: New Omicron variant is more infectious
UK Report: New Omicron variant is more infectious
Pfizer starts testing COVID shots omicron-matched in adults
Pfizer starts testing COVID shots omicron-matched in adults
China tests 2M in Beijing; lifts COVID lockdown at Xi'an
China tests 2M in Beijing; lifts COVID lockdown at Xi'an

BEIJING (AP), -- Authorities in Beijing have reopened the investigation into a new outbreak of cholera. This is despite Chinese officials lifting a month-long lockdown on Xi'an, the northernmost city, and its 13,000,000 residents on Monday.

The agency director is trying to make CDC more mobile.
The agency director is trying to make CDC more mobile.

NEW YORK, (AP) -- Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the U.S. top public health agency has been criticised for being too slow to gather and act upon new information.

Supreme Court skeptical of Biden’s workplace vaccination rule
Supreme Court skeptical of Biden’s workplace vaccination rule