Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID killed some 15 million in 2020-21: WHO

The COVID-19 pandemic killed around 15 million people worldwide in 2020 and 2021, the WHO estimated Thursday—nearly triple the number of deaths officially attributed to the disease.

Oncology & Cancer

A tool to boost cancer care access

Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, is one of the pillars of curative oncology and plays a key role in providing better outcomes for patients with some of the most common cancers, like prostate or breast cancers. In high-income ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How long do lockdowns keep people at home?

(HealthDay)—Lockdowns keep people home for a few weeks, but they lose their luster after a few months, claims a new study that comes as many countries consider a return to lockdowns to slow the renewed spread of COVID-19.

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