Oncology & Cancer

Study looks into evolution of breast cancer in Spain

Pioneering Spanish provinces in terms of early prevention of breast cancer, such as Navarre and the Basque Country, record lower death rates, although the trend is towards the figures levelling out all over Spain. These are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dysentery epidemic killed many in the 1700s-1800s

In the 1700s-1800s, dysentery was a disease causing many deaths. In fact, in some areas in Sweden 90 percent of all deaths were due to dysentery during the worst outbreaks. A new doctoral thesis in history from the University ...

HIV & AIDS

Urban HIV infection mainly due to male-male sexual contact

(HealthDay)—More than half of HIV infections in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), smaller metropolitan areas, and nonmetropolitan areas in the United States and Puerto Rico can be attributed to male-to-male sexual ...

Oncology & Cancer

Early onset colorectal cancer rising fastest in the west

Early-onset colorectal cancer -cancer occurring before age 50—is rising most rapidly in Western states, where healthy behaviors are prominent, according to a new study. The authors of the study, which appears in the Journal ...

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