Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How many people actually have COVID-19?

The demographic scaling model developed by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock and University of Helsinki makes it possible to estimate the actual number of COVID-19-infections in different ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer rates in young children are increasing worldwide

Rates of pediatric cancer have been rising since the 1980s; however, this increase varies by age group and cancer type. University of Minnesota researchers studied children under 5 years of age to understand cancer trends ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Weight loss surgery alters fatty liver disease genes

Research has shown that weight loss surgery can benefit obese individuals in ways that go beyond shedding pounds, for example by causing early remission of type 2 diabetes. Now scientists have found that the surgery can also ...

Vaccination

WHO against mandatory COVID-19 vaccines

The World Health Organization said Monday that persuading people on the merits of a COVID-19 vaccine would be far more effective than trying to make the jabs mandatory.

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