Oncology & Cancer

Melanoma map shows skin cancer is on the rise in Canada

Rates of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, are on the rise in Canada. Those living in southern and coastal areas are most at risk, according to a new study led by McGill University.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

French Riviera to go into weekend lockdown over COVID

The French Riviera will go into lockdown for the next two weekends to contain COVID-19 which has been spreading faster in the tourist hotspot than elsewhere in France, the region's top official said on Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Africa on verge of new virus rules as it hits 1M cases

South Africa's COVID-19 spike has taken the country to more than 1 million confirmed cases on Sunday and President Cyril Ramaphosa called an emergency meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council.

Oncology & Cancer

Disasters can affect cervical cancer screening for years

Cervical cancer screening rates in Japan were significantly affected in the years following the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, Tohoku University scientists report in the journal PLOS ONE.

Cardiology

Heart health tips for Hurricane Dorian

With Hurricane Dorian forecast to impact the Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina coastal areas this week, the American Heart Association, the world's leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Potential range for new invasive tick covers much of eastern US

Since the arrival of the Asian longhorned tick in North America was first reported in New Jersey in early 2018, it has been found in eight other states in the U.S. And, by the looks of a new study comparing North American ...

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