Oncology & Cancer

1980 to 2017 saw improved survival for acute myeloid leukemia

(HealthDay)—From 1980 to 2017, there was improvement in survival for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in all age groups, except for those aged ≥70 years, according to a study published in the June 15 issue of Cancer.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The unique mental health and brain impacts of COVID-19

As COVID-19 infections spike around the globe, with no end in sight for months, questions are beginning to arise around the long-term effects of the pandemic on our mental health and brain health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

History mustn't repeat itself with COVID-19

As the issue of repatriation of foreign nationals from China grabs the headlines in South Africa and elsewhere on the continent in the wake of the spread of COVID-19, there are some important lessons that can still be drawn ...

Medical research

Brain regions found in rats that drive stress response

A team of researchers at the Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan has found what they describe as the central master driver of psychosocial stress responses in rats. In their paper published in the journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China's recent history of deadly epidemics

China has been the origin of several major viral epidemics over recent decades, with the current outbreak of a new deadly coronavirus emerging in the central city of Wuhan.

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