Diabetes

Uncovering the social factors lurking within diabetes risk

For assistant professor of sociology James Doucet-Battle, diabetes research is personal. His grandmother was diabetic, and that's part of what inspired him to delve into the issue through the lens of African American experience.

Oncology & Cancer

Climate change will give rise to more cancers

Climate change will bring an acute toll worldwide, with rising temperatures, wildfires and poor air quality, accompanied by higher rates of cancer, especially lung, skin and gastrointestinal cancers, according to a new report ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Delhi battling dual crises of pollution and coronavirus

India's capital is reeling from the double impact of the coronavirus and severe air pollution, New Delhi's chief minister warned Thursday, as the megacity reported a record jump in cases and its worst smog in a year.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The hidden impact of coronavirus on Gypsy, Roma Travellers

We know well by now that coronavirus does not affect everyone equally. In England and Wales, Black people are four times more likely die from COVID-19 than white people, while people from a Bangladeshi background are twice ...

Pediatrics

Infant lungs and bushfire smoke

Everyone at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute extends their heartfelt sympathy and condolences to those affected by the devastating Australian bushfire situation, which unfortunately looks likely to continue in the ...

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