Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Eight of 9 UK coronavirus sufferers leave hospital

Eight of the nine people diagnosed with the new coronavirus in Britain have left hospital having now tested negatively twice for the virus, NHS England said on Saturday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus transforms daily life on Hong Kong's fearful streets

Hunkering down in cramped apartments and raiding supermarket shelves for food and masks, Hong Kongers are fretting about the future as fear of the new coronavirus sweeps one of the world's most densely populated cities.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hong Kong reports virus death as workers strike at hospitals

Hong Kong hospitals cut services as thousands of medical workers went on strike for a second day Tuesday to demand the border with mainland China be shut completely. The new virus caused its first death in the semi-autonomous ...

Health

Lack of specialists doom rural sick patients

Residents of rural areas are more likely to be hospitalized and to die than those who live in cities primarily because they lack access to specialists, recent research found.

Medications

Study teases out factors associated with postpartum overdose

Massachusetts researchers have published a new study in the journal Addiction that uncovers several risk factors associated with postpartum opioid overdose. The factors include a history of overdose during pregnancy, a diagnosis ...

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