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A new outbreak of a mysterious, potentially fatal polio-like illness could strike hundreds of American children within the next few months, U.S. health officials warned Tuesday.
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) outbreaks have occurred every two years in the United States since 2014, peaking between August and November, the U.S. Centers for...
Like many other animals, people can move their ears to focus on a specific sound, researchers say.
However, this movement of ears is subtle and the ability to do it hasn't been known until now.
By measuring electrical signals in ear muscles as volunteers tried to detect sounds, researchers found that people make tiny, unconsc...
As COVID-19 continues to impact nearly all aspects of American health care, researchers warn that the United States has seen a troubling drop in cancer diagnoses since the pandemic began.
The drop is not being attributed to a downturn in cancer incidence, but rather a COVID-driven reluctance to get screened.
"Our research fou...
Early in the U.S. coronavirus pandemic, many people landing in the hospital may have been given unnecessary antibiotics, a new study suggests.
The findings come from one of the hard-hit hospitals in New York City, the initial epicenter of the U.S. pandemic. Researchers there found that of COVID-19 patients admitted between March and Ma...
Since the pandemic began, it's been known that the severity of coronavirus illness varies widely between people. Could the common cold be the reason why?
It's still just a theory, but researchers in California suspect that if you've recently had a cold -- many of which are also caused by coronaviruses -- your immune system's T-cells mi...
Visits to hospital emergency rooms fell off sharply in March when the COVID-19 pandemic started keeping people at home -- and a new study reports they never returned to normal.
"This is a case where public messaging appears to have worked too well," said researcher Dr. Edward Melnick, associate professor of emergency medicine at Yale ...
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