Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combating vaccine resistance: Modern questions with a long history

With nearly a quarter of the U.S. population vaccinated and vaccines continuing to roll out across the country, Americans are eagerly anticipating an end to the coronavirus pandemic. For insights about what the end of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 not the sole cause of excess U.S. deaths in 2020

By the year 2017, the United States was already suffering more excess deaths and more life years lost each year than those associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to research from demographers Samuel Preston ...

Vaccination

Had facial fillers? What you need to know about COVID vaccines

Once you've landed that coveted coronavirus vaccine appointment, you'll likely have to fill out a form on your medical history and whether you're allergic to any of the vaccine's ingredients. But there could be another question ...

Vaccination

UK logs 30 blood clot cases after AstraZeneca jabs

Thirty cases of rare blood clotting have been recorded in Britain among more than 18 million people who have had the AstraZeneca vaccination, the national medicines regulator said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts discuss the history of social distancing

Collins English Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Dictionary, and the Oxford English Dictionary, the three main English-language dictionaries, added social distancing to their lists last year, a product of the coronavirus pandemic ...

Oncology & Cancer

Importance of preventive health care during COVID-19 pandemic

Preventive health care helps you maintain your health. Screenings are important to avoid future health problems or catch them early when they are easier to treat. But the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a decrease in preventive ...

Cardiology

Diabetes during pregnancy may increase risk of heart disease

Women with a history of diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes) are twice as likely by mid-life to develop calcium in heart arteries—a strong predictor of heart disease—even if healthy blood sugar levels were ...

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