Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 increases mortality rate among pregnant women

Contracting COVID-19 while pregnant can have deadly consequences for the mother, a new study published today in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology shows.

Oncology & Cancer

Study finds racial disparities in breast cancer prognosis testing

Black women have higher recurrence and mortality rates than non-Hispanic white women for certain types of breast cancer, according to a University of Illinois Chicago researcher's study published recently in JAMA Oncology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Methamphetamine overdose deaths rise sharply nationwide

Methamphetamine overdose deaths surged in an eight-year period in the United States, according to a study published today in JAMA Psychiatry. The analysis revealed rapid rises across all racial and ethnic groups, but American ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: minorities should be designated vulnerable to COVID

Researchers writing in a British Medical Journal are recommending that ethnic minorities should be considered "extremely vulnerable" to COVID-19, a distinction that could give groups hard-hit by the pandemic earlier access ...

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