Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Vaccines, variants and COVID-19 trends

COVID-19 hospitalizations in the United States were on the rise for weeks heading into mid-September, right as updated COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna started to be distributed across the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: Warm waters raise risk for flesh-eating bacteria

As waters warm across the United States and hurricanes and flooding season begin, the odds of being infected by flesh-eating bacteria are also rising, U.S. health officials warn.

Oncology & Cancer

Study: Race, ethnicity may play a role in cause of liver cancer

A new analysis of liver cancer has identified racial and ethnic differences and emerging trends for this highly fatal disease. The study, conducted by researchers with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Resistant E. coli rises despite drop in ciprofloxacin use

After a nearly three-fold drop in prescriptions for the antibiotic ciprofloxacin between 2015 and 2021, the rates of ciprofloxacin-resistant E. coli bacteria circulating in the community did not decline.

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