Pfizer, BioNTech to limit delays of vaccine shipments to one week

Pfizer and BioNTech said Saturday they will limit the delays of their vaccine deliveries to just one week, after fears in Europe that shipments of the jabs could be slowed for up to a month. The US drugmaker and its German partner “have developed a plan that will allow the…

Katie Price Details Plans to Put Son Harvey, 18, in Full-Time Care Home

For the best. Katie Price detailed her “heartbreaking” decision to place her 18-year-old son, Harvey, in a home for full-time care. Celebrity Health Scares “It’s so upsetting to think I won’t see him every day but this is the best thing for Harvey and we have to think positively because…

When is the best time to take Vitamin D?

Vitamin D: Sarah Jarvis discusses use in combatting COVID-19 Vitamin D deficiencies can lead to bone deformities such as rickets in children, and bone pain called osteomalacia in adults. Vitamin D helps to regulate calcium and phosphate, which are nutrients the body optimises for bone, teeth and muscle health. Sunlight…

'Bringing Up Bates': A Comprehensive Guide to the Bates Family

The Bates brood! Gil Bates and Kelly Bates have 19 children and document their family’s lives on Bringing Up Bates. The couple tied the knot in December 1987 and welcomed their first child the following year. By 2012, Kelly had given birth to nine boys and 10 girls, without any…

Post-COVID lungs look FAR worse than even the worst smoker's

Post-COVID lungs are FAR worse than ‘any type of terrible smoker’s lungs’ with severe scarring and damage  Dr Brittany Bankhead-Kendall, a trauma surgeon in Texas, showed three lung X-rays: one of a healthy patient, one of a smoker and one of a COVID-19 patient The X-ray of the healthy patient…

The role of T cells in fighting cancer

New research from CU Cancer Center member Jing Hong Wang, MD, Ph.D., and recent University of Colorado Immunology program graduate Rachel Woolaver, Ph.D., may help researchers develop more effective personalized immunotherapy for cancer patients. Working within Wang’s specialty of cancer immunology and head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs), the…

New PTSD biotypes enables improved tests, sheds light on divergent treatments efficacy

Researchers from the PTSD Systems Biology Consortium, led by scientists from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, have identified distinct biotypes for post-traumatic stress disorder, the first of their kind for any psychological disorder. “These biotypes can refine the development of screening tools and may explain the varying efficacy…

Many Americans don’t see links between racism, health outcomes

(HealthDay)—Many Americans most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic don’t believe that racism is associated with poorer health, a nationwide poll shows. The ongoing poll of more than 4,000 lower- and middle-income Americans focuses on communities of color. “It really struck us that—despite the virus’s spread across the country to all…