Obstetrics & gynaecology

Vaccine use in pregnancy: Deferring risk

Existing gaps and serious limitations concerning the information in vaccine product labels makes it challenging for health care providers to know when to recommend vaccination to pregnant women. A new study, which identified ...

Oncology & Cancer

Sun protection misinformation still common

Many U.S. adults misunderstand how to protect themselves from the sun to reduce their risk of skin cancer, according to a survey released by the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study on PFAs and fatty liver disease: Women more affected than men

Women are affected to a greater degree than men when exposed to PFAs, a group of highly fluorinated chemicals. A study from Örebro University shows how PFAs affect metabolism and lead to liver damage, so-called fatty liver ...

Genetics

New method created for identifying genes behind brain tumors

Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a method for identifying functional mutations and their effect on genes relevant to the development of glioblastoma—a malignant brain tumor with a very poor prognosis. The ...

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