NVLD prevalence among US youths examined

NVLD prevalence among US youths examined A study in JAMA Network Open found that 2.2 million to 2.9 million youths in the US may have nonverbal learning disability, suggesting an estimated population prevalence range of 3% to 4%. The data was based on 2,596 children...

Effectiveness of MMR vaccines in children examined

Effectiveness of MMR vaccines in children examined A study in the Cochrane Review found that the rate of mumps cases in children with two doses of measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox vaccine would be 1%, compared with 7.4% in those who were unvaccinated, while the...

CDC adds 6 new potential symptoms for COVID-19

CDC adds 6 new potential symptoms for COVID-19 The CDC has added six symptoms to its list of possible signs of COVID-19 patients: chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and sensory changes such as new loss of smell or taste. Other...

Fauci optimistic the US will scale up testing soon

Fauci optimistic the US will scale up testing soon National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci said US testing capacity for COVID-19 averages between 1.5 million to 2 million tests a week, and he believes the US will be able to double...

Running becomes more popular during pandemic

Running becomes more popular during pandemic More people are taking up running as exercise or a way to get out of the house during the novel coronavirus pandemic, fitness experts say. Performance running coach Jessica Zapotechne advises people who want to take up...