HPV vaccine significantly lowers risk of cervical cancer, large study finds

HPV vaccine significantly lowers risk of cervical cancer, large study finds

The HPV vaccine substantially reduces a woman’s risk of developing cervical cancer, especially in women who were immunized at a younger age, a large Swedish study found.The risk of developing cervical cancer was reduced by 88 percent in women who had been vaccinated before age 17, and by 53 percent in those vaccinated between ages…

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Hydroxychloroquine didn’t prevent Covid-19 among health care workers in new study

Hydroxychloroquine didn’t prevent Covid-19 among health care workers in new study

(CNN)The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine — which President Trump said he took in the hope of warding off Covid-19 — was found not to prevent infections among volunteers in a study released on Wednesday.The study, which was ended early, included 125 health care workers — some of whom took hydroxychloroquine daily for eight weeks while the…

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Dr. Fauci Warns You Can Catch COVID—Even From Far Away

Dr. Fauci Warns You Can Catch COVID—Even From Far Away

Since COVID-19 first appeared, scientists have been scrambling to understand the highly complex virus, including exactly how it is spread. For several months the CDC warned that it was primarily spread from person-to-person via small respiratory droplets and also could be transmitted by coming into physical contact with it via the droplets. However, over the…

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Study: Neanderthal genes could increase risk for severe COVID-19

Study: Neanderthal genes could increase risk for severe COVID-19

By AP  •  last updated: 30/09/2020 – 21:08 FILE – This Friday, March 20, 2009 file photo shows reconstructions of a Neanderthal man and woman in a German Museum.   –   Copyright  Martin Meissner/AP PhotoScientists say genes that some people have inherited from their Neanderthal ancestors may increase their likelihood of suffering severe forms of COVID-19.A study by European scientists published…

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Pa. health secretary concerned about lingering effects of covid-19 on ‘recovered’ patients

Pa. health secretary concerned about lingering effects of covid-19 on ‘recovered’ patients

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