Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US sends Brazil malaria drug unproven for COVID-19 treatment

The U.S. has sent to Brazil more than 2 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as potentially protecting against and treating the coronavirus, even though scientific evidence has not backed up those ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ATS publishes new guidance on COVID-19 management

An American Thoracic Society-led international task force has released a guidance document to help clinicians manage COVID-19 patients in the face of a worldwide pandemic and minimal empirical evidence to guide treatment. ...

Health

What 'dry fasting' is and why you shouldn't do it

A new fad diet making the rounds on wellness influencer Instagram won't actually help you lose weight. And it could cause dehydration, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, organ failure—even death.

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