Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: Monkeypox cases in Europe have tripled in last 2 weeks

The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched ...

Oncology & Cancer

Where you live may shape your access to hospice care

People with blood cancers living in rural areas are less likely to receive end-of-life hospice care compared to those living in metropolitan regions, according to a new study published today in Blood Advances.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COPD mortality rates for women remained unchanged from 1999 to 2019

From 1999 to 2019, there was no change in overall age-adjusted chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) mortality rates among women, while small decreases were seen in the rates for men, according to research published ...

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