Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malnourished children at risk in Malawi cholera crisis: UN

Malnutrition is leaving children in Malawi vulnerable to the country's worst-ever cholera outbreak, the United Nations warned Tuesday as it appealed for more than $50 million to help combat the spread.

Oncology & Cancer

Era of hope for patients with lung cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide, with more than 2.1 million cases, according to the American Lung Association.


Advances in treating pulmonary arterial hypertension

Treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)—a type of high blood pressure that affects arteries in the lungs and in the heart—have improved significantly over the past 15 to 20 years and researchers at the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Afghanistan faces raging measles outbreak: WHO

A raging measles outbreak has sickened thousands and killed nearly 100 in crisis-ravaged Afghanistan this year, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning that many more would die without urgent action.

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