Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Do viruses such as the coronavirus become less deadly?

Variants of the coronavirus have come to represent the ultimate danger: A curveball in our plans to bring an end to the pandemic that has ravaged our world and taken millions of lives. And here's another one—omicron—that ...

Health

EPA plans new strategy against PFAS 'forever chemicals'

(HealthDay) —- A new plan to limit pollution from so-called "forever chemicals" will include restricting their release into the environment and speeding cleanup of contaminated sites, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers seek insights into cancer's hidden vulnerabilities

One of the biggest challenges to the development of medical treatments for cancer is the fact that there is no single kind of cancer. Cancers derive from many kinds of cells and tissues, and each have their own characteristics, ...

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