Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts explain heart disease, racial disparities and COVID-19

First, there was COVID-19 lung damage. Then came reports of cardiovascular complications in patients with the virus. Now, the pandemic is highlighting how certain populations, namely African-Americans, in some cities are ...

Medical research

Orthopedic surgery advances: The screw that dissolves

Where bones fracture, surgeons often have to join the fragments with implants. Magnesium orthopedic screws, which over time dissolve in the body, spare patients another operation after healing is completed and reduce the ...

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