Oncology & Cancer

Unique cells found in lung cancer patients may predict survival

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. and most who are diagnosed with lung cancer do not survive five years. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type where tumor cells shed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lessons for COVID-19 found in the work of 19th century scientist

When German Chancellor Angela Merkel last year rhetorically asked researchers at the annual meeting of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation what the modern world could learn from the group's namesake, a 19th century Prussian ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What does recovery from COVID-19 look like?

Unless you or someone you know has been infected with the coronavirus, it may be hard to imagine what it's like to have COVID-19—and recover from it.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus symptoms multiply as pandemic deepens

Every week, it seems, the list of coronavirus symptoms—ranging from disagreeable to deadly, from "COVID toes" to toxic shock—grows longer.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expanding symptom screening criteria can up COVID-19 detection

(HealthDay)—Expanding COVID-19 symptom screening criteria to include myalgias and chills could identify more health care personnel (HCP) with the illness, according to a research letter published online April 17 in the ...

Genetics

Genetic testing does not enhance heart disease risk prediction

(HealthDay)—Genetic testing is not better at predicting coronary heart disease risk compared with conventional risk factors, according to a study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study identifies characteristics of patients with fatal COVID-19

In a new study, researchers identified the most common characteristics of 85 COVID-19 patients who died in Wuhan, China in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. The study reports on commonalities of the largest group ...

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