Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Amid COVID-19 crisis, blood donor restrictions eased

(HealthDay)—America is in urgent need of blood donations during the COVID-19 pandemic, so the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will relax donor restrictions placed on gay and bisexual men and others.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus-hit cruise ship prepares to dock in California

Thousands of people stranded on a cruise ship off California due to a coronavirus outbreak were to start disembarking Monday in what officials said would be an "unprecedented and difficult" landing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Globe battles virus as cases multiply outside China

Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to a remote island in the Pacific, as the world worked to halt ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

White House readying emergency coronavirus budget request

The White House is readying an urgent budget request to address the deadly coronavirus outbreak whose rapid spread is spooking financial markets and restricting international travel.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Officials: 70 China evacuees to be quarantined in Nebraska

Officials said Thursday that 70 Americans being evacuated from China over a viral outbreak will be flown into Omaha and quarantined at a nearby Nebraska National Guard training base.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Experimental 'blood test' accurately screens for PTSD

An artificial intelligence tool—which analyzed 28 physical and molecular measures, all but one from blood samples—confirmed with 77 percent accuracy a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in male combat veterans, ...

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