Researchers investigate whether muscle pump action systematically changes with age – News-Medical.net

Chronic lower-limb edema (CLE) — the permanent accumulation of fluid in the leg — often occurs in elderly people. The condition leads to various physical and mental problems, including difficulty…

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Coronavirus: California’s February death toll already exceeds all but one past month

Despite widespread improvements, February has already become California’s second-deadliest month of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cases, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 in California continued to fall Thursday, according to data compiled…

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Comparing coronavirus vaccines; Here’s how they work

(CNN) — Data on vaccines being tested by Johnson & Johnson and Novavax came out last week, and makers of AstraZeneca‘s vaccine and Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine published some long-awaited…

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Oakland International Airport first in U.S. to sell COVID-19 tests in vending machines

By David Williams | CNN Travelers flying through Oakland International Airport can pick up a Covid-19 test at newly installed vending machines. Priced at $149, the At-Home Saliva RT-PCT tests…

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EU regulator approves AstraZeneca vaccine for all adults

By Frank Jordans and Maria Cheng | Associated Press Regulators authorized AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for use in adults throughout the European Union on Friday, amid criticism the bloc is not…

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Dutch rioters torch virus testing centre as anger mounts over new night curfew – Sydney Morning Herald

This is not only unacceptable, but also a slap in the face, especially for the local health authority staff who do all they can at the test centre to help…

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Bay Area health officials are desperate for more vaccine to meet demand

As state and federal officials expanded vaccine eligibility this week, flummoxed local health officials in the Bay Area are desperate for more doses to meet the demand from those who…

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The Latest: Texas hospitals fill to near pandemic peak

By The Associated Press DALLAS — Coronavirus hospitalizations in Texas on Friday approached a peak equaling the summer’s surge even as health officials warned that holiday gatherings and travel are…

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The Latest: Biden nominee comments on 2021 vaccine rollout

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. surgeon general says it’s more realistic to think it may be mid-summer or early fall before coronavirus vaccines are…

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FEMA to fund California’s Project Roomkey hotels until COVID crisis ends, Newsom says

The federal government will continue paying into California’s Project Roomkey until the pandemic ends, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday, eliminating some uncertainty around the program and potentially buying more time…

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