© Sharmita Kar | India.com News Desk Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Thursday launched a strong objection against the Union Health Ministry saying that the ayurvedic treatments prescribed by AYUSH Ministry have little scientific evidence to be called medicines for COVID-19 infection. […]

A small group of parents and children happily gathered to stretch and enjoy the beautiful weather during a yoga session held by Hop Along Yogi at Klehm Park Saturday in Arlington Heights. The family groups were safely social distanced as they spread out and dotted the large open field next […]

STOCKHOLM — Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice, and British scientist Michael Houghton were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology on Monday for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. Announcing the prize in Stockholm on Monday, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio’s work helped […]

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to two Americans and a British-born scientist this morning for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus (HCV), a discovery that has “saved millions of lives.” Harvey J. Alter, MD, with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland; British-born […]

David Keyton, Frank JOrdans, Associated Press Published 6:12 a.m. ET Oct. 5, 2020 | Updated 12:09 p.m. ET Oct. 5, 2020 CLOSE Thomas Perlmann, far right, Secretary of the Nobel Assembly announces the 2020 Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine during a news conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, […]

STOCKHOLM — Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton jointly won the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide. Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee […]

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the liver-ravaging hepatitis C virus, a breakthrough that led to cures for the deadly disease and tests to keep the scourge out of the blood supply. Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton […]

By Michael Le Page Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles RiceNobel Media The 2020 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded to Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles Rice for discoveries about the virus that causes hepatitis C. The trio’s work led to treatments for the liver-destroying disease. […]

YAKIMA, Wash. Two hospital nurses have filed a complaint with the Washington State Department of Health arguing that staffing and sanitation practices are putting patients and staff at risk during the pandemic. Sylvia Keller and Alice Westphal said Virginia Mason Memorial has been dangerously understaffed, resulting in nurses working every […]