Tag: Diagnosis and treatment

Survivor: Woman with COVID-19 gives birth, gets new lungs

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DETROIT — A suburban Detroit woman infected with COVID-19 gave birth then underwent a double lung transplant just weeks later to save her life,...

Staley helps sister battle leukemia, seeks more Black donors

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Dawn Staley's passion is evident when she's on a basketball court. ...

Belgium coach: Hazard to avoid surgery, hopeful for Euros

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BRUSSELS — Playmaker Eden Hazard won't undergo further surgery on his damaged right ankle, raising hopes in the Belgium squad that the Real Madrid...

How well do COVID vaccines protect after organ transplant?

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A new study raised questions about how well COVID-19 vaccines protect organ transplant recipients — and what precautions people with suppressed immune systems should...

Researchers study impact of pandemic cancer screening pause

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John Abraham’s colonoscopy was postponed for several months because of the pandemic. When he finally got it, doctors found a growth too big to...

Norway’s aging king to remain on sick leave after surgery

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Norway’s 84-year-old King Harald V will remain on sick leave from his ceremonial duties until April 11 after successful leg surgery...

Brazil hospitals buckle in absence of national virus plan

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s hospitals are faltering as a highly contagious coronavirus variant tears through the country, the president insists on unproven treatments...

Morocco moves toward legalizing medical marijuana

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RABAT, Morocco — Morocco’s government on Thursday approved a landmark bill that would legalize nonrecreational uses of marijuana. ...

Mancini heads list of players returning after missing 2020

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Trey Mancini had surgery for colon cancer last year on the same day Major League Baseball shut down spring training due to COVID-19. ...

Browns WR Switzer’s infant son out of hospital after surgery

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CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Ryan Switzer says his 9-month-old son, Christian, is home from the hospital after undergoing surgery to stop bleeding. ...