Vaccination

Sanofi, GSK launch final phase of Covid vaccine trials

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi and Britain's GSK announced Thursday the start of final tests of their belated COVID vaccine as they race to add their jab to the world's arsenal against the pandemic.

Overweight & Obesity

Mexico targets junk food as obesity takes toll amid pandemic

As more states propose or approve bans on junk food sales to minors, Mexico is seeing the tide turn against high-calorie snacks that experts say have given the country one of the highest rates of childhood obesity and an ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

With low test rates, COVID-19 spreads in shadows

The lack of available tests for COVID-19 means the world is effectively fighting the pandemic blind and may not know the true extent of infection for months if not years, experts said Thursday.

Health

British minister heckled over health reforms

(AP) -- Britain's health minister was angrily heckled Monday over health care reforms that the government says will improve efficiency but opponents claim threaten the foundation of the country's state-funded health care ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

National pride brings happiness -- but what you're proud of matters

(Medical Xpress) -- Research shows that feeling good about your country also makes you feel good about your own life—and many people take that as good news. But Matthew Wright, a political scientist at American University, ...