Covid-19 rebound may be more common in people who take Paxlovid, early study suggests

CNN  —  Cases of Covid-19 rebound following treatment with the antiviral medication Paxlovid – where infections rev back up again after people complete their five-day course of the medication –…

Paxlovid: Covid-19 treatment can interact with common heart medications, doctors warn

CNN  —  Covid-19 patients with a history of cardiovascular disease are at an increased risk of developing severe illness and could benefit most from the Covid-19 treatment Paxlovid – but…

Anxiety disorders are common. Here’s what everyone should know about them

CNN  —  All adults under age 65 should be screened for anxiety, according to the influential US Preventive Services Task Force, which issued new draft guidelines last month. The guidelines,…

New Alzheimer’s diagnoses more common among seniors who have had Covid-19, study finds

The study does not show that Covid-19 causes Alzheimer’s, but it adds to the growing body of research drawing links between coronavirus infection and cognitive function. “​​In the Alzheimer’s disease…

Common steroids used for asthma, allergies linked to brain decline, study finds

CNN  —  Taking oral or inhaled glucocorticoids, a type of steroid used to curb inflammation in asthma and other autoimmune disorders, may be linked to damaging changes in the white…

Covid-19 rebound is probably more common than data suggests, but Paxlovid is still effective

However, some people who take Paxlovid — and some who don’t — experience a rebound case of Covid-19, with a resurgence of symptoms or positive tests just days after completing…

How to handle common home disasters

Sounds idyllic, right? Enter: the smell of towels that had been wet for too long … at least that’s what I thought before I saw my entire apartment floor submerged…

How to avoid the most common workout injuries, according to experts

Your soft tissues support, connect and surround your bones and internal organs, and include muscles, tendons, ligaments, fat, skin and blood vessels. The most common soft tissue injuries occur in…

Common Medications Can Prolong Back Pain, Study Says

The researchers also replicated the findings in mice, compressing the animals’ sciatic nerves to produce back and leg pain or injecting the sciatic nerves with an irritant. When they blocked…

Russia and Far-Right Americans Find Common Ground With Ukraine War

When Victoria Nuland, an under secretary of state, was questioned in the Senate this month over whether Ukraine had biological weapons, she said laboratories in the country had materials that…