Genetics

Cardiac arrhythmias linked to gene mutations

Life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias can be linked to the functional and structural consequences of gene mutations. The study is published in the peer-reviewed journal Bioelectricity.

Oncology & Cancer

Study: Cancer cases likely in those exposed to atomic test

After years of study, the National Cancer Institute said Tuesday that some people probably got cancer from the radioactive fallout that wafted across New Mexico after the U.S. government detonated the first atomic bomb in ...

Health

UK report: Medical treatments caused many 'avoidable harm'

Hundreds of women and their babies suffered "avoidable harm" because Britain's healthcare system ignored serious concerns raised about some medical treatments, a scathing review into three National Health Service scandals ...

Oncology & Cancer

Assessing cancer diagnosis in children with birth defects

Scientific studies suggest that children with birth defects are at increased risk of cancer. However, it has not been assessed whether the type of cancer, the age at which they are diagnosed or the extent of cancer spread ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Arthritis drug answer to pregnancy malaria, study finds

Babies exposed to malaria in the womb can suffer low birth weight and miscarriages, but a new study has found a common arthritis drug could put an end to the scourge of placental malaria.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pregnancy-related COVID-19 guidance

TThe International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) has released interim guidance to medical professionals on management of COVID-19 in pregnancy. Joshua A. Copel, MD, professor and vice chair of ...

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