Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates

WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Before the pandemic began, suicide risk was twice as high among female nurses compared with American women as a whole, a new study warns. Even within the health care community itself, female nurses were found to be roughly 70% more likely to die by suicide than female … Read more

What to Know About the J&J COVID Vaccine Pause

April 13, 2021 — After receiving reports of a rare blood clot in people receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the FDA and the CDC have recommended a pause in the use of the vaccine, pending further investigation. Here, what you need to know: Why was the pause suggested? After reviewing … Read more

Regeneron Antibody Cocktail Offers COVID Protection

April 13, 2021 – People living with someone who has COVID-19 appear to get powerful protection against infection when they are given Regeneron’s antibody cocktail, a new study shows. The findings suggest that beyond preventing the worst outcomes for coronavirus infection when given early enough, the cocktail could also prevent people from getting sick … Read more

Newborns Won’t Get COVID Through Infected Mom’s Breast Milk

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new study offers more reassurance that mothers infected with SARS-CoV-2 can safely breastfeed their babies. The study of 55 infants born to moms with COVID-19 found that none contracted the virus — even though most started getting breast milk in … Read more

OPEC raises 2021 oil demand growth forecast on hope pandemic wanes

LONDON: OPEC on Tuesday raised its forecast for growth in world oil demand this year on expectations the pandemic will subside, providing help for the group and its allies in their efforts to support the market. Demand will rise by 5.95 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2021, or 6.6%, the Organization of the Petroleum … Read more

Breaking News: FDA Urges Pause of J&J COVID Vaccine

April 13, 2021 — The FDA and CDC on Tuesday recommended that use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine be paused after reports of blood clots in patients receiving the shot, the FDA and CDC announced Tuesday. In a statement, FDA said 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine have been administered and … Read more

‘You can’t trust anyone’: Russia’s hidden COVID toll is an open secret

She burst into the hospital morgue, and the bodies were everywhere, about a dozen of them in black bags on stretchers. She headed straight for the autopsy room, pleading with the guard in a black jacket, “Can I speak to the doctor who opened up my father?” Olga Kagarlitskaya’s father had been hospitalized weeks earlier … Read more

Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

So how might extra sunlight curb COVID-19? According to Weller’s group, one possible explanation is that sun exposure causes the skin to release a chemical called nitric oxide. Some laboratory studies have found that nitric oxide may reduce the ability of the new coronavirus to replicate and spread. The study authors are planning to … Read more

Indian consumers turn more glum about the future, survey shows

Indian consumers turned more pessimistic about the present and less gung-ho about the future, making them less likely to spend big in an economy that’s driven by domestic consumption. The current situation index fell to 53.1 in March from 55.5 in January, according to the Reserve Bank of India’s consumer confidence survey, where 100 is … Read more

Atmantan launches health-tech platform; soon to add new properties – ET HealthWorld

Atmantan Wellness Centre announced the launch of ‘Atmantan Naturals‘, a health tech platform that will provide consultations and high efficacy herbal and nutritional supplements. The brand new range of nutraceutical supplements ‘Naturals’ were only available earlier for the in-house guests. Atmantan Naturals shall be a separate entity foraying into the commercial world. “While the VUCA … Read more