Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New website allow easy access to disease prevalence data in UK

A new website gives the public, health professionals and researchers easy access to data about the prevalence of all diseases in the U.K., marking a landmark achievement for global health information analysis.


Q&A: What to know about air quality alert days

Wildfire smoke, smog and pollution are increasingly present in the air we breathe. What is this polluted air doing to our bodies? Two University of Chicago Medicine pulmonary experts—Director of Rhinology and Allergy Jayant ...

Medical research

PFAS shown to reduce the activity of immune cells

PFAS are used in many everyday products. This is because PFAS are water- and fat-repellent, heat resistant, and extremely durable. PFAS have been produced since the 1950s and there are now around 10,000 different compounds.

Medical research

Analysis: Most research on PFAS harms is unpublicized

Though per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) make headlines daily, a new paper reveals that most studies finding links between PFAS exposure and human health harms are published without a press release and receive little ...

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