Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

S. Korea approves Pfizer's COVID vaccine for ages 5-11

South Korean health officials on Wednesday approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11, expanding the country's immunization program in the face of a massive omicron outbreak that is driving up hospitalizations ...

Medical research

Scientists discover the secret to the longevity of naked mole-rats

Naked mole-rats (NMRs)—the longest living rodents—show remarkable resistance to aging and cancer. NMRs have long fascinated those involved in aging research and cancer research. Now, for the first time, researchers from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Omicron forces S. Korea to end GPS monitoring, some checkups

South Korea will no longer use GPS monitoring to enforce quarantines and will also end daily checkup calls to low-risk coronavirus patients as a fast-developing omicron surge overwhelms health and government workers.

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