Oncology & Cancer

A link found between mutated DNA and a rare blood condition

Acquired aplastic anemia (AA) is a rare blood disorder that causes the individual to have suppressed levels of hematopoietic stem progenitor cells, which ultimately mature into various types of blood cells. In many individuals ...

Oncology & Cancer

When does a cancer first arise?

There is no stronger risk factor for cancer than age. At the time of diagnosis, the median age of patients across all cancers is 66. That moment, however, is the culmination of years of clandestine tumor growth, and the answer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unusual 2019-2020 flu season linked to more transmissible strain

The 2019-2020 flu season in the U.S. was unusual in a number of ways. Cases picked up in August rather than the more typical fall and early winter months, and it hit children particularly hard. It was also dominated early ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study suggests Pfizer vaccine works against virus variant

New research suggests Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine can protect against a mutation found in the two more-contagious variants of the coronavirus that have erupted in Britain and South Africa.

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