Oncology & Cancer

Video: Men need to take melanoma seriously

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It develops in the cells that produce the pigment in your skin that gives it color. It most often occurs on skin that is exposed to the sun, but can develop in your eyes and, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'The pandemic won't stop us': the Beijingers skirting Covid rules

Mothers hosting playdates near cordoned-off parks, mahjong maestros huddled in streets and youngsters slugging night-time beers on barricaded sidewalks—Beijingers are making the most of the small spaces available as China's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to protect yourself from ticks

Researchers say there are precautions those heading outside can take to limit risk from disease-carrying ticks. Take time to familiarize yourself with which tick species may be common in your area, as well as some common ...


12 safety tips to reduce ATV injury

All-terrain vehicles (ATV) offer adventure for riders, but parents need to be aware of the dangers when children are involved.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prague COVID ward staff do away with protective suits

Doctors treating COVID patients at a Prague hospital have shed their once mandatory protective suits, claiming that bacteria clinging to their sleeves actually increased mortality.


Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout

Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity ...

Medical research

New high-tech portal launched to speed hearing loss innovations

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) launched a new online tool that could more quickly advance medical discoveries to reverse progressive hearing loss. The tool enables easy access to genetic ...

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