Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Insulators in Alberta at higher risk of chest infections, COPD

Construction workers in Alberta who work with hazardous insulation materials are much more likely to be affected by repeated chest infections and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to new research published ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Numerous jobs linked to increased risk of knee reconstruction

Knee replacements are a huge burden on society and individuals from all walks of life. A major global systematic review has identified the common jobs—paid and unpaid—that may be putting people unknowingly at risk.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Tale of 2 outbreaks': Singapore tackles a costly setback

Weeks after two of his roommates were diagnosed with COVID-19, Mohamad Arif Hassan says he's still waiting to be tested for the coronavirus. Quarantined in his room in a sprawling foreign workers' dormitory that has emerged ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Singapore extends coronavirus curbs as cases surge

Singapore on Tuesday extended restrictions to fight the coronavirus until early June, the city-state's leader said, as cases surged past 9,000 due to a growing number of infections among migrant workers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Singapore reports record jump in virus infections

Singapore late Thursday reported a record jump in coronavirus cases, most of them linked to packed dormitories housing foreign workers, as it battled a second wave of infections.

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