Study Supports Chemopreventive Effect of Statins on Liver Cancer in NASH Cirrhosis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New research provides supporting evidence for chemopreventive effects of statins on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) cirrhosis. In the American Journal of Gastroenterology, Dr. Kanokwan Pinyopornpanish with Cleveland Clinic Foundation, in Ohio, and colleagues report results of a retrospective study of […]

LIVE UPDATES: Possible 'fraudulent' vaccine distribution prompts New York probe

LA County probing potential spread of new coronavirus strain Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel gives reaction and analysis New York police and the state's Department of Health are investigating Parcare Community Health Network saying it may have "fraudulently" used Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine.  Fast Facts Parcare Community Health Network “may have fraudulently obtained COVID-19 vaccine, transferred it […]

As domestic violence spikes, many victims and their children have nowhere to live

COVID-19 has left many victims of domestic violence facing difficulties feeding their children and accessing services for safe housing, transportation and childcare once they leave shelters, according to a Rutgers study published in the journal Violence Against Women. “Many survivors exiting domestic violence shelters are reporting difficulties in accessing resources […]

Live Science podcast ‘Life’s Little Mysteries’ special report: Coronavirus (July 9)

In this special episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we focus on a serious topic that everybody is talking about: SARS-CoV-2, and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Every day at Live Science, our reporters and editors track the latest coronavirus developments around the world: from global case numbers and quarantines, to […]