Oncology & Cancer

Do you have prostate cancer? Here's your guide to treatment options

A diagnosis of prostate cancer can bring up many worries. There may be a general fear around having cancer, questions about the best treatment, and anxiety about how a treatment could affect such vital things as sexual function ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Concerning rise in syphilis cases across Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is raising a red flag over what it says was a sharp rise in syphilis cases across the state in 2021, according to an annual report of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV data.


Childhood pneumonia antibiotics can be given for just three days

There is no internationally agreed standard treatment for children discharged from hospital with pneumonia. St George's researchers recently found that shorter courses of lower-dose antibiotics are just as effective as higher ...

Oncology & Cancer

New evidence shows cancer is not as heritable as once thought

While cancer is a genetic disease, the genetic component is just one piece of the puzzle—and researchers need to consider environmental and metabolic factors as well, according to a research review by a leading expert at ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biden makes national push for long COVID research

President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered a new national push to research the nature and impact of long COVID, a constellation of sometimes debilitating symptoms that linger long after infection in nearly one-third of Americans.


Does 'bridging' therapy improve outcome for people with stroke?

There has been debate over the best treatment for a certain type of stroke caused by a blockage of a large artery in the brain. A new meta-analysis finds that people who have this kind of stroke who can be treated within ...

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