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NCAA grants extra year of eligibility to all Division I spring-sport athletes
 

NCAA grants extra year of eligibility to all Division I spring-sport athletes

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The NCAA will permit Division I spring-sport athletes such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus pandemic to have an additional year of eligibility. The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give spri…

Republican, Democratic super PACs place initial ad buys in fight for Senate
 

Republican, Democratic super PACs place initial ad buys in fight for Senate

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WASHINGTON Key Republican and Democratic super PACs have announced big spending plans in the fight for the Senate majority.  Both the Senate Majority PAC and the Senate Leadership Fund, groups aligned with top Democratic and Republican leaders respectively, …

The timetable for a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months. Experts say that’s risky
 

The timetable for a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months. Experts say that’s risky

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(CNN)Eighteen months might sound like a long time, but in vaccine years, it’s a blink. That’s the long end of the Trump administration’s time window for developing a coronavirus vaccine, and some leaders in the field say this is too fast — and could come at …

Ivanka Trump Says President Signing Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Was the ‘Boldest Action in History’
 

Ivanka Trump Says President Signing Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Was the ‘Boldest Action in History’

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Ivanka Trump said her father President Donald Trump had taken the “boldest action in history” when signing the massive stimulus bill to provide emergency relief for American families and businesses. In an op-ed published by The Kansas City Star, Ivanka Trump…

Laid off Bloomberg staffers docked taxes for campaign phones, computers
 

Laid off Bloomberg staffers docked taxes for campaign phones, computers

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WASHINGTON  Laid off campaign staffers to Michael Bloomberg’s campaign who received their final paychecks on Tuesday were docked hundreds of dollars to cover taxes on their campaign-issued cellphone and laptop, three former Bloomberg campaign staffers told NB…

COVID-19: No evidence that heart, kidney medications raise risk
 

COVID-19: No evidence that heart, kidney medications raise risk

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An idea that has been doing the rounds on social media suggests that certain heart and kidney medications make people more susceptible to COVID-19. A new commentary strongly disputes this. The commentary warns that discontinuing these hypertension and kidney…

Cancer tumors gain drug resistance by eating dead cells
 

Cancer tumors gain drug resistance by eating dead cells

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Researchers have identified a mechanism by which tumors become resistant to cancer drugs. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have discovered a new mechanism that explains how some tumors can develop resistance to certain cancer drugs. The …

Editorial Roundup: Ohio
 

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

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Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Recovery is hand-in-hand Sandusky Register March 26 This has been a month like one most everybody cannot recall. Bad news followed by worse news followed by “never-conceived-anyth…

Air pollution may be a leading global cause of death
 

Air pollution may be a leading global cause of death

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New research has found that air pollution is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, far surpassing smoking, malaria, and other significant factors. Researchers have found that air pollution is a leading cause of global death. In fact, they claim that …

Infectious disease expert Prof. Paul Kellam on how to fight COVID-19
 

Infectious disease expert Prof. Paul Kellam on how to fight COVID-19

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Speaking to Medical News Today in part one of a two part interview, Prof. Paul Kellams message is clear. The current situation is very bad, and we all have a role to play in the global effort to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. As social distancing and quarantine…

Coronavirus has Donald Trump and Dan Patrick ready to sacrifice older people
 

Coronavirus has Donald Trump and Dan Patrick ready to sacrifice older people

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On Monday, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick essentially said that the economic well-being of the country was more important than the lives of older people. The Republican politician was riffing on a theme that President Donald Trump has been hammering at this week,…

What MNT’s experts want you to know about COVID-19
 

What MNT’s experts want you to know about COVID-19

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In this article, we ask some of Medical News Todays experts what they want the public to know about the COVID-19 pandemic. The answers are insightful and direct. As it stands, almost 420,000 people around the world have contracted SARS-CoV-2, and there have …

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