Health

Medicine seen as one of worst disability offenders

Doctors treat and heal patients, but they are seldom seen as people who may themselves require care or accommodation. Medics with disabilities are now calling for a paradigm shift in this mindset to make medical education ...

Oncology & Cancer

Increasing the effectiveness of immunotherapy against skin cancer

The melanoma is a malignant tumor of the pigment cells. If diagnosed early, the tumor can be removed completely—and the chances of recovery are good. But in later stages, when the tumor has already spread or formed metastases ...

Vaccination

UK doctors seek review of 12-week gap between vaccine doses

A major British doctors' group says the U.K. government should "urgently review" its decision to give people a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, rather than the shorter ...

Medical research

New drug to combat global killer sepsis

A promising new drug to combat sepsis has been developed by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU), potentially saving millions of lives each year.

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