Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sickle cell raises COVID-19 risk, but vaccination lags: Study

Despite the fact that people with sickle cell disease have a much higher risk of serious illness or death if they develop COVID-19, a new study shows they're also much less likely than those without sickle cell disease to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tobacco smoke exposure linked to increased risk of tuberculosis

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have identified a potential mechanism by which tobacco smoking drives a type of white blood cell known as monocytes to the lung where they can increase the risk of active ...

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