Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus record

India put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi on Friday begged on social media for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients who are struggling to breathe. More than a dozen people died ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Record infections overwhelm India's hospitals

Delhi hospitals issued desperate appeals for oxygen on Friday and 13 COVID patients died in a fire, as India's healthcare system buckles under a new wave of infections.

Medical research

A lack of oxygen in tumors promotes metastasis

Metastases are formed by cancer cells that break away from the primary tumor. A research group at the University of Basel has now identified lack of oxygen as the trigger for this process. The results reveal an important ...


New drug reduces stroke damage in mice

Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute have identified a novel drug that could protect the brain during and after a stroke.

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