Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, June 2: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

The US will experience “a lot of unnecessary loss of life” unless Congress provides billions more dollars for COVID-19 vaccines, testing and treatments in preparation for the pandemic’s next wave, the Biden administration said. Meanwhile, COVID-19 infections reportedly emerged in South Africa despite research that 98% of the population suggests had antibodies. We’re updating this … Read more

She thought it was a ‘safe solution,’ but overuse of this over-the-counter medication can be deadly

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV/Gray News) – Millions of people take it every day without a thought. It can help cure a headache, relieve other aches and pains, and reduce a fever. But it can also poison you. It’s acetaminophen, sold under the brand name Tylenol. While acetaminophen is a very effective drug when used as … Read more

Newly Discovered Brain Cell Sheds Light on the Formation of Memories

Summary: Researchers discovered novel neurons in the hippocampus that become active when the brain creates new memories. Source: Aarhus University Researchers have long known that memory is represented by changes in the part of the brain called the hippocampus. One of the well-established changes in the hippocampus that has been associated with memory is the … Read more

I was diagnosed with terminal cancer while giving birth — after I was labeled hypochondriac

A new mom claims she discovered she had terminal cancer while giving birth via cesarean section — when doctors discovered tumors in her ovaries, lymph nodes and abdomen lining. Lois Walker, 37, alleges that her shocking diagnosis came after experts dismissed her ongoing symptoms as “anxity,” calling her a “hypochondriac.” The new mom from the … Read more

‘Masked’ Cancer Drug Kills Tumors While Sparing Healthy Tissue, Early Results Show

many cancer treatments are notoriously savage on the body. Drugs often attack both healthy cells and tumor cells, causing a plethora of side effects. immunotherapies that help the immune system recognize and attack cancer cells are no different. Though they have prolonged the lives of countless patients, they work in only a subset of patients. … Read more