Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US infection rate rising outside New York as states open up

Take the New York metropolitan area's progress against the coronavirus out of the equation and the numbers show the rest of the U.S. is moving in the wrong direction, with the known infection rate rising even as states move ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is Brazil the next big hot spot as other nations ease up?

Brazil is emerging as potentially the next big hot spot for the coronavirus amid President Jair Bolsonaro's insistence that it is just a "little flu" and that there is no need for the sharp restrictions that have slowed the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus cases about 2M worldwide; few new hot spots

New York's coronavirus death toll topped 10,000 and the worldwide number of confirmed cases hovered around 2 million on Monday, even as the lack of fresh hot spots globally yielded a ray of optimism and fueled discussions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus is hitting larger cities harder. How should they respond?

Cities are vibrant centers of modern life, tied together by dense and diverse networks of socioeconomic interactions. But the sorts of connections that foster creativity and innovation in cities now threaten to spread the ...

Cardiology

For kids with heart defects, the hospital near mom may matter

Heart problems are often associated with older people. But every year about 1 in 110 children in the United States are born with congenital heart disease, which include a variety of defects ranging from holes in the heart ...

Oncology & Cancer

Disparities seen in outcomes for young adults with CRC

(HealthDay)—Worse outcomes are seen for young adult (YA) patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) living in the lowest income and education areas, according to a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology ...

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