Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hundreds of millions of life years lost to pandemic: WHO

Nearly 337 million life years were lost in the two first years of the COVID-19 pandemic, as millions of people died prematurely, the World Health Organization said on Friday.


Sedentary time may significantly increase adolescent heart size

In adolescents, sedentary time may increase heart size three times more than moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, a paper published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports concludes. The study was conducted ...


Q and A: Travel safety tips

I have a group of friends with whom I love to travel. We plan several trips a year, and this spring we are planning to go outside the U.S. and visit the Caribbean. We will stay at an all-inclusive resort in a popular destination ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tanzania probes mystery illness after five die

Tanzania has dispatched a team of health experts to investigate a mysterious disease that has claimed the lives of five people, the government said.


HIV drug may be linked to increased risk of hypertension

In 2019, the World Health Organization formally recommended the drug dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people living with HIV in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), citing that it is ...


How can the metaverse improve public health?

The "metaverse" has captured the public imagination as a world of limitless possibilities that can influence all aspects of life. Discussions about the utility of completely immersible virtual environments were initially ...

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