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Nearly 70 drugs and experimental compounds may be effective in treating the coronavirus, a team of researchers reported on Sunday night. A worker checking the production of chloroquine phosphate in China last month. There has been “anecdotal evidence” that chloroquine, a drug used to treat malaria, might work against the...
There’s no “right” way to navigate this coronavirus pandemic; everyone lives and copes differently. That being said, fostering a sense of community may make getting through this time a little bit easier. Enter this weekly guide. Every Sunday, we’ll bring you a short list of products, routines, workouts, recipes, apps...
Water is key to life. All plants and animals need water to survive. Without water there would be no life on earth. Our body needs water to stay hydrated and work properly. Considering the importance of water in our lives and the need for preserving it for future, the...
March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. researchers, following the lead of scientists in other countries, have launched studies to see whether widely-available, low-cost generic drugs can be used to help treat the illness caused by the new coronavirus. There are currently no vaccines or treatments for the highly-contagious COVID-19 respiratory illness,...
Diarrhea and other digestive symptoms are the main complaint in nearly half of coronavirus patients, Chinese researchers report. Most patients with the coronavirus have respiratory symptoms, but these findings from the early stages of the outbreak show that digestive problems are prevalent in many patients with COVID-19. "Clinicians must bear...
Reclusive, nocturnal, numerous -- bats are a possible source of the coronavirus. Yet some scientists concur they are not to blame for the transfer of the disease that's changing daily life -- humans are. Zoologists and disease experts have told CNN that changes to human behavior -- the destruction of...
People with horrible coughs, fevers and trouble breathing aren’t driving the coronavirus pandemic. It’s people with mild symptoms or no symptoms at all who are responsible for the majority of new COVID-19 cases, according to research published earlier this week. People who work in essential jobs have an especially high...
If you live with someone, your immediate concerns about coronavirus double: You worry that you may get the virus, but you also worry about your partner, kids or roommate. What should you do if they’re exhibiting signs of COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus? For starters, if they’re exhibiting mild...
As we grow more and more aware of precautions we should take in light of the coronavirus pandemic, we’re bombarded with questions on how we should wash and disinfect household items, including clothing. Social media is saturated with a lot of misleading information at the moment, so we asked a...
How we look matters to us, most of us, to be precise. Unfortunately, many of us aren’t happy with our own body image. The concern about body image stems mostly from peer pressure and social conditioning and the trigger, in almost all cases, is the weighing scale. How you...

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