Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Childhood vaccination: The benefits spread beyond children

An Australian and Canadian study has found while childhood COVID vaccination leads to high relative reductions in child disease and mortality, it is more beneficial to adults, particularly the unvaccinated.

Health

Is turkey healthy for you?

Since before Americans officially celebrated Thanksgiving, turkey has had a place at the holiday table. Lately, it also has developed a reputation as a relatively healthy part of the big meal.

Vaccination

COVID vaccines cut odds of hospitalization by two-thirds

(HealthDay)—If you're vaccinated against COVID-19, you may still get infected—but the odds you'll need hospitalization are reduced by about two-thirds compared to unvaccinated people, a new study reveals.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Florida virus cases soar, hospitals near last summer's peak

Hospital admissions of coronavirus patients continue to soar in Florida with at least two areas in the state surpassing the previous peaks of last summer's surge, prompting calls by local officials for the governor to declare ...

Other

Improving equity in the physics of medical devices

Achuta Kadambi, an assistant professor at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, published a column in the journal Science about how medical devices can be fundamentally biased—not just in dataset representation as has ...

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