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What are the treatment options for COVID-19?

What are the treatment options for COVID-19? ...

The Latest: New Mexico sets another one-day COVID-19 record

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico health officials on Friday confirmed the state set another single-day record with 819 COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total...

WHO study finds remdesivir didn’t help COVID-19 patients

GENEVA (AP) — A large study led by the World Health Organization suggests that the antiviral drug remdesivir did not help hospitalized COVID-19 patients,...

Trump’s election-eve drug discounts for seniors get snagged

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to mail millions of seniors a $200 prescription savings card has hit legal and budget roadblocks, making...

Biden campaign flips COVID-19 threat into new Trump contrast

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Confronted with its first known coronavirus scare, Joe Biden’s presidential campaign turned the threat into another contrast with President Donald...

FDA extends pregnancy warning for common pain relievers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pregnant women should avoid a group of common pain relievers including Advil and Aleve for the last four months of pregnancy,...

US regulators approve 1st treatment for Ebola virus

U.S. regulators Wednesday approved the first drug for the treatment of Ebola. ...

Malcolm Jenkins says therapy helps him cope with stress

Malcolm Jenkins is passionate about many subjects, including mental health awareness. Going to weekly therapy helps him cope with stress and he wants young...

Possible safety issue spurs pause of COVID-19 antibody study

Independent monitors have paused enrollment in a study testing the COVID-19 antiviral drug remdesivir plus an experimental antibody therapy being developed by Eli Lilly...

Surgeon known for first hand transplant in U.S. dies at 92

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joseph Kutz, a hand surgeon who helped perform the first hand transplant in the United States, has died. He was...

Norway’s aging king discharged after heart surgery

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — King Harald V of Norway was discharged from the main hospital in Oslo on Monday after a successful operation to...

Trump insists he’s free of virus, ready for campaign trail

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Trump says he’s ready for rallies but details slim on health

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he is ready to resume campaign rallies and feels “perfect” one week after his diagnosis...

Trump says he’s ready for rallies; doctor says therapy done

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he is ready to resume campaign rallies and feels “perfect” one week after his diagnosis...

The Latest: Trump wants to hold rally in Florida on Saturday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): ...

Trump still contagious? Experts say it’s impossible to know

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he doesn't think he's contagious anymore, but medical experts say that's impossible to know a...

The tutu girls: group of young cancer survivors reunites

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Glynn is the shy one with the toy husky dog. Smiley McKinley Moore has a doll with blond hair...

‘So frustrating’: Doctors and nurses battle virus skeptics

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Treating the sick and dying isn't even the toughest part for nurse Amelia Montgomery as the coronavirus surges in her...

Antibody drugs are no cure but seem promising for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re not cures and it’s not likely that everyone will be able to get them as President Donald Trump has suggested....

Trump hails experimental treatment for his virus recovery

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday credited an experimental drug treatment with helping his recovery from COVID-19 and suggested his diagnosis could...

Indians’ Francona underwent surgeries during health scare

CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona's mind briefly wandered to a life without baseball while he battled through a major health scare. ...

Lilly seeks emergency use of its antibody drug for COVID-19

A drug company says it has asked the U.S. government to allow emergency use of an experimental antibody therapy based on early results from...

Ethicists say Trump special treatment raises fairness issues

The special treatment President Donald Trump received to access an experimental COVID-19 drug raises fairness issues that start with the flawed health care system...

Battered by 1st wave, Madrid hospital staff blench at 2nd

TORREJÓN DE ARDOZ, Spain (AP) — With speed and determination, nurses, doctors and caretakers move in and out of glassed rooms with beds hooked...

What we know and what we don’t about Trump’s COVID illness

President Donald Trump's release from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and return to the White House make one thing blindingly clear: He is...

Trump, still infectious, back at White House — without mask

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House Monday night after leaving the military hospital where he...

The Latest: Trump gives thumbs-up from White House balcony

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's health after his COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization, and infections of close aides and others (all...

What we know and what we don’t about Trump’s COVID illness

President Donald Trump's release from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and return to the White House make one thing blindingly clear: He is...

3 win Nobel medicine prize for discovering hepatitis C virus

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the liver-ravaging hepatitis C virus, a breakthrough that led to...

The Latest: Campaign says Biden tests negative for virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on coronavirus infections hitting President Donald Trump and others (all times EDT): ...

Trump’s doctor’s comments on symptoms, care spark confusion

For the second day in a row, the Navy commander in charge of President Donald Trump’s care left the world wondering: Just how sick...

What we know, and what we don’t, about Trump’s diagnosis

A White House physician's comments on Sunday about the health of President Donald Trump amid his coronavirus diagnosis added a new layer of confusion...

Trump said to be improving but next 48 hours ‘critical’

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump went through a “very concerning” period Friday and faces a “critical” next two days in his fight...

N. Carolina Senate race upended by sexting, virus diagnosis

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's intensely competitive and expensive U.S. Senate race has been upended by personal and health disruptions that sent sharp...

Trump’s diagnosis shows US vulnerability to the coronavirus

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s startling COVID-19 diagnosis serves as a cruel reminder of the pervasive spread of the coronavirus and...

Biden: Trump diagnosis is ‘bracing reminder’ of virus stakes

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden offered sympathy to President Donald Trump over his coronavirus diagnosis while casting the moment as a...

India, South Africa ask WTO to ease IP rules for COVID-19

NEW DELHI (AP) — South Africa and India have asked the World Trade Organization to waive some provisions in the international agreements that regulate...

Trump gets experimental drug aimed at curbing severe illness

The experimental antibody drug given to President Donald Trump has been called one of the most promising approaches to preventing serious illness from a...

Trump, stricken by COVID-19, flown to military hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stricken by COVID-19, a feverish and fatigued President Donald Trump was flown to a military hospital Friday night where he is...

The Latest: Trump campaign manager tests positive for COVID

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump testing positive for the coronavirus and being hospitalized (all times EDT): ...

Misinformation spikes as Trump confirms COVID-19 diagnosis

CHICAGO (AP) — News Friday that President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19 sparked an explosion of rumors,...

EU regulator starts safety review of coronavirus drug

LONDON (AP) — The European Medicines Agency says it has started a safety review after some patients taking the coronavirus drug remdesivir reported serious...

California voters weigh in again on care at dialysis clinics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California voters will again weigh in on the quality of care dialysis clinics provide to about 80,000 people in the...

WHO, partners roll out faster COVID tests for poorer nations

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization announced Monday that it and leading partners have agreed to a plan to roll out 120 million...

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to...

Lawmakers who toured Georgia detention site raise concerns

Several members of Congress called for a detention facility in Georgia to be shut down pending investigation after women detainees told them of being...

Trump’s $200 prescription cards won’t hit mailboxes just yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you’re on Medicare, don’t run to the mailbox looking for a $200 prescription drug card courtesy of President Donald Trump....

Trump promotes health care ‘vision’ but gaps remain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump on Thursday launched what...

MIT professor wins top AI award for cancer, drug research

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor using computer science to detect cancer and discover new drugs has won a new...

Migrant women to no longer see doctor accused of misconduct

HOUSTON (AP) — Immigration authorities have stopped sending detained women to a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing surgeries without consent, a government spokesman...

More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery in detention

HOUSTON (AP) — Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned her jail jumpsuit to...

Drug shows promise in 1st largely minority COVID-19 study

A drug company said Friday that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized...

Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

A drug company says that partial results from a study testing an antibody drug give hints that it may help keep mild to moderately...

5M people infected, India’s virus outbreak still soaring

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens...

Democrats to investigate forced surgery claims in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Leading congressional Democrats reacted furiously Tuesday to lightly substantiated claims that immigrants held at a detention center in Georgia are undergoing...

What are the different types of coronavirus tests?

What are the different types of coronavirus tests? ...

Anti-inflammatory drug may shorten COVID-19 recovery time

A drug company says that adding an anti-inflammatory medicine to a drug already widely used for hospitalized COVID-19 patients shortens their time to recovery...

US Navy veteran: For 2 decades, VA never told him he had HIV

A U.S. Navy veteran had no idea he was living with the virus that causes AIDS for more than two decades, because government health...

US will end current health screening of some travelers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States plans to end enhanced health screening of travelers from certain countries next week, and those visitors will no...

Los Angeles eases up on pandemic-driven Halloween guidance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A day after issuing guidelines that restricted trick-or-treating and other Halloween traditions because of the coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles County...

Dem report: Postal Service changes delay prescription drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Delivery of mail-order prescription drugs was delayed significantly this summer after the new postmaster general ordered major changes in U.S. Postal...

Lives Lost: Beloved aunt would ask: ‘Where’s the party at?’

For family and friends, Lydia Nunez always had jokes, hugs and lots of love. ...

Deposed president evacuated from Mali for medical treatment

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the Malian president ousted by a military coup in August, was evacuated late Saturday to the United...

Spanish doctors hope beach trips can help ICU virus patients

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — After nearly two months of being sedated and connected to IV lines in a hospital's intensive care unit, Francisco Espana...

Still too soon to try altering human embryo DNA, panel says

It’s still too soon...

Lawsuit filed over rectal exams for California prison guards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Singer Blanco Brown undergoes surgery after car accident

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —...

Second Trump appointee out at FDA amid credibility concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

Steroids confirmed to help severely ill coronavirus patients

New studies confirm that...

California OKs bill to flex power on prescription drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Health agencies’ credibility at risk after week of blunders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Elon Musk wants YOU to build a brain-computer interface

Elon Musk isn't content...

Rapid $5 coronavirus test doesn’t need specialty equipment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Zimbabwean activist and opposition leader dies of cancer

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) —...

FDA chief apologizes for overstating plasma effect on virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding...

Trump announces plasma treatment authorized for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Trump announces plasma treatment authorized for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Washington coach Ron Rivera has a form of skin cancer

Washington Football coach Ron...

Fauci recovering after surgery to remove vocal cord polyp

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) —...

Cal Ripken says he’s cancer free after March surgery

Cal Ripken Jr. revealed...

FDA blocks much-anticipated BioMarin hemophilia gene therapy

FAIRLESS HILLS, PA (AP)...

Study hints, can’t prove, survivor plasma fights COVID-19

Mayo Clinic researchers reported...

Lawmakers: Postal changes delay mail-order medicine for vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Policy...

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

With a coronavirus vaccine...

Liberia vice president flies to Ghana for medical treatment

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) —...

Ohio governor’s COVID-19 results show tests imperfections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio...

Ginsburg waited 4 months to say her cancer had returned

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice...

Connie Culp, 1st US partial face transplant recipient, dies

Connie Culp, the recipient...

Merck ups outlook, turns profit during global vaccine hunt

FAIRLESS HILLS, PA (AP)...

AstraZeneca: won’t profit from COVID-19 vaccine in pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Pharmaceutical...

Trump defends disproved COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer’s disease

An experimental blood test...

Pandemic hurts sales, profit for Pfizer amid restructuring

FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP)...

Indians’ Carrasco wins first start since leukemia diagnosis

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos...

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