Medical economics

Difficult decisions found to lead to unequal vaccination rates

There was a significant difference in the speed with which different groups were vaccinated against COVID-19. One explanation could be that people absorb information and make decisions in different ways. A new study shows ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Neonatal stem cells from the heart could treat Crohn's disease

Research from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago found that direct injection of neonatal mesenchymal stem cells, derived from heart tissue discarded during surgery, reduces intestinal inflammation and promotes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early diagnosis of pelvic floor disorders key for health

Pelvic floor disorders (PFDs), which occur when women's pelvic floor muscles are weakened or injured, significantly affect quality of life and require surgery for hundreds of thousands in the U.S. each year. Now a study led ...

Oncology & Cancer

Addressing cancer concerns in the LGBTQ+ community

During June, many cities and towns around the U.S. and the world celebrate and raise awareness of the LGBTQ+ community's accomplishments and the ongoing fight for equality and acceptance.

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