Diabetes

Could acupuncture help ward off diabetes?

It's been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of illnesses—and now acupuncture could also help fight one of the 21st century's biggest health challenges.

Oncology & Cancer

Study predicts cancer cases, deaths in Africa could double by 2040

Cancer cases and deaths are expected to double in Africa during the next two decades, according to findings from a new study by Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The study also reveals that the region lacks sufficient ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depressive disorders can lead to changes in immune cells

Loss of interest, joylessness, lack of drive and increased fatigability—all these complaints are among the main symptoms of depression, a mental illness affecting an estimated 5% of the population in Germany. Pathophysiological ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic recovery for kids goes well beyond keeping schools open

The impact virtual school had on kids goes well beyond academics, say Children's National Hospital experts in a new JAMA Pediatrics editorial. From the beginning of the pandemic, new data shows that school closures for in-person ...

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