Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vertebral fractures marker of poorer prognosis in COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Vertebral fractures (VFs) are a clinical marker of fragility and poor prognosis in patients with COVID-19, according to a study published online Oct. 21 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Oncology & Cancer

New insights into how the drug pomalidomide fights cancer

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the white blood cells, and patients diagnosed with this disease commonly die within five years. Clinicians often treat multiple myeloma with the drug thalidomide and structurally similar drugs ...

Oncology & Cancer

Novel therapeutic approaches for aggressive bone cancer

Osteosarcoma (OS) is the most common form of aggressive bone cancer. A MedUni Vienna study led by geneticist Erwin Wagner has uncovered new insights into the disease mechanisms of OS, paving the way for potential new diagnostic ...

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