Health

Is vaping any healthier than smoking?

There's been plenty of scientific debate about whether vaping is safer than tobacco, and whether it may help some people stop smoking.

Oncology & Cancer

Experts call for better cancer tests to tailor treatment

Greater use of cancer tests is the key to tailoring use of new treatments for patients more precisely and so increasing their chances of being recommended for use within the NHS, experts say.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers examine impact of pandemic on children's mental health

A study led by Jacqueline Bolt, M.D., a UTSW Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow, examined how the patterns and outcomes of pediatric mental and behavioral health (MBH) visits to the Emergency Department (ED) at Children's ...

Medical research

Severe flu risk as immune cells swap with age

Lung infections with the influenza virus or a coronavirus more frequently result in severe disease progression in older people. This is due to an excessive inflammatory reaction that causes damage to the lung tissue. The ...

Health

Pollution exposure associated with multimorbidity risk

Exposure to the air pollution known as fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is associated with an increased risk of having a cluster of multiple chronic diseases, according to a new study published this week in the open-access ...

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