Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biden names FEMA, CDC officials to head monkeypox response

President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinators to combat the growing monkeypox outbreak.

Genetics

Redefining human diseases through the lens of DNA

Throughout most of medical history, physicians have diagnosed individuals with various diseases based upon their description and presentation of clinical symptoms. In recent years, investigations using genome-wide association ...

Oncology & Cancer

Interval breast cancers tied to worse outcomes

(HealthDay)—Interval breast cancers (IBCs) account for one-fourth of breast cancers detected in routinely screened women, according to a study published online Sept. 25 in JAMA Network Open.

Oncology & Cancer

Prevention and prognosis of cervical cancer

Jiayao Lei's thesis addresses research questions on prevention and prognosis of cervical cancer within the framework of the interplay of human papillomavirus (HPV), vaccination, and cervical screening, and also provides insights ...

Cardiology

Study investigates major cause of heart attacks in women

The initial findings of a study on spontaneous coronary artery dissection, a major cause of heart attacks in women, are reported today in a late breaking science session at ESC Congress 2018.

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