Oncology & Cancer

Brain tumor study highlights differences among Hispanics

Although typically classified as a single ethnic group, people of Hispanic heritage have markedly different risks for brain tumors based on their geographic origins, suggesting greater diversity that warrants attention in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

About 30% of COVID patients develop 'Long COVID,' study finds

New UCLA research finds that 30% of people treated for COVID-19 developed Post Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), most commonly known as "Long COVID." People with a history of hospitalization, diabetes, and higher body mass ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York reports 5 Omicron cases, U.S. total rises to 9

(HealthDay)—Five cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in New York state, one in Minnesota and one in Hawaii, officials in those states announced Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Everything you need to know about the new coronavirus variant mu

The World Health Organization (WHO) has added another coronavirus variant to its list to monitor. It's called the mu variant and has been designated a variant of interest (VOI). What this means is that mu has genetic differences ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 in children: The South African experience and a path forward

Since its emergence in late 2019, SARS-CoV-2 has caused illness (COVID-19) and death in all countries in the world. The restrictions put in place to reduce the spread of this virus have devastated economies and livelihoods ...

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