Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 can impact young children's hearts

A 2-month-old infant diagnosed with COVID-19 experienced reversible myocardial injury and heart failure, similar to COVID-19 related heart issues seen in adults, according to a case published in JACC: Case Reports. The infant ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer cases are rising in adolescents and young adults

Cancer cases in adolescents and young adults have risen by 30% during the last four decades, with kidney cancer rising at the greatest rate, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The team said further ...

Diabetes

Good long-term effects of continuous glucose monitoring

New data on continuous glucose monitoring for people with type 1 diabetes, over a significantly longer period than before, are now available. A University of Gothenburg study shows that using the CGM tool, with its continuous ...

Surgery

Device safely treats brain swelling 'undercover'

It's slightly shorter in length than a credit card and only as thick as a stack of seven pennies, but the medical device known as the valve-agnostic cranial implant (VACI) has proven large in its quality-of-life return for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Keeping those at highest risk of COVID-19 safe during latest surge

Many parts of the U.S. are experiencing increases in COVID-19 cases. According to Dr. Pritish Tosh, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, there's evidence to suggest that trend is going to continue and possibly get worse.

Overweight & Obesity

Higher average life expectancy after obesity surgery

People who have undergone obesity (bariatric) surgery live three years longer, on average, than those given conventional treatment for their obesity, a University of Gothenburg study shows. Compared with the general population, ...

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