Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Argentina surpasses 5,000 coronavirus dead

Argentina surpassed 5,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus on Wednesday after registering a record 325 new fatalities over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Iran says virus deaths close to 7,000

Iran said Friday it had recorded nearly 7,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus, warning of infection clusters in new regions after it partially eased lockdown measures.

Ophthalmology

Gene changes driving myopia reveal new focus for drug development

Myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness) develop through different molecular pathways, according to a new study publishing October 9 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Andrei Tkatchenko of Columbia ...

Oncology & Cancer

What does hair loss have to teach us about cancer metastasis?

Understanding how cancer cells are able to metastasize—migrate from the primary tumor to distant sites in the body—and developing therapies to inhibit this process are the focus of many laboratories around the country. ...

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