Oncology & Cancer

The obesity paradox in lung cancer diagnosis may differ by race

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., making up 25% of cancer deaths. With obesity rates simultaneously rising, researchers have investigated the connections between cancer risk and body mass index ...

Diabetes

Diabetes detection is far better than previous estimates

Diabetes can have major consequences for the health and quality of life of affected people, especially when left undiagnosed. Fortunately, doctors are able to diagnose the vast majority of patients, who can then receive treatment.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Higher education and language skills may help ward off dementia

New research has found that people with mild cognitive impairment may not inevitably develop dementia and, in fact, having higher education and advanced language skills more than doubles their chances of returning to normal.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How socioeconomics may impact COVID-19-associated stress in youth

A new study from Children's Hospital Los Angeles reports good news about socioeconomically disadvantaged communities and their response to the pandemic. The study found that—compared to other communities—parents in disadvantaged ...

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