Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Delayed intervention makes eliminating monkeypox more difficult

Vaccinations and lifestyle adjustments in at risk-populations have enabled public health authorities to gradually get a better handle on monkeypox in the U.S. However, a new study warns that it's too soon to relax.

Medical research

How a patient partnership is propelling cancer research

In the fall of 2018, cancer researcher Corrie Painter began presenting some intriguing early results from a new study on a rare and deadly cancer known as angiosarcoma. She and her fellow scientists hoped that by sharing ...


Study: Pfizer COVID pill showed no benefit in younger adults

Pfizer's COVID-19 pill appears to provide little or no benefit for younger adults, while still reducing the risk of hospitalization and death for high-risk seniors, according to a large study published Wednesday.


Teen with heart defect wants to help others like her

Peyton Bono makes sure her friends know the drill. If they're at a pep rally, for instance, and it's a hot day and she's starting to feel dizzy and unsteady, they'll probably see her count her heart beats.


Researchers develop treatment for rare, genetic liver disease

Researchers at Saint Louis University's School of Medicine, in collaboration with Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, report the first effective drug to treat a rare, genetic liver disease that formerly ...

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