Oncology & Cancer

Does MS affect survival rate after colorectal cancer diagnosis?

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who are diagnosed with colorectal cancer may be at a higher risk of dying from cancer or other causes over the next six months to one year than people with colorectal cancer who do not ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Toll in Niger cholera epidemic reaches 104

An epidemic of cholera that has struck six regions in southern Niger has claimed 104 lives, the health ministry said on Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No more cases of lethal Marburg virus in Guinea so far: WHO

The WHO said Friday that no further Marburg cases have been identified so far in Guinea but contacts of the fatal case were being monitored twice daily during the critical incubation period.

Health

US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled

Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year. But those who did venture out found open lanes that only invited reckless driving, leading to a sharp increase in traffic-crash ...

Medications

New study suggests better approach in search for COVID-19 drugs

Research from the University of Kent, Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main, and the Philipps-University in Marburg has provided crucial insights into the biological composition of SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19, revealing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia's virus caseload passes four million

Russia officially surpassed four million coronavirus infections Wednesday, days after the country dramatically revised upwards its fatality rate, cementing its place as one of the world's worst-hit nations.

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