Oncology & Cancer

Universal health care benefited colon cancer survival

Patients with colon cancer enrolled in the U.S. military's universal health care system experienced improved survival compared with patients in the general population, according to results published in Cancer Epidemiology, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among patients undergoing dialysis

In a nationwide survey of U.S. patients undergoing dialysis, one-fifth of patients were hesitant to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, and hesitancy was especially high among certain age and minority racial and ethnic groups. The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The British variant is 45% more contagious than the original virus

A new study at Tel Aviv University found that the British variant (termed: B.1.1.7) of COVID-19 is 45% more contagious than the original virus. The researchers relied on data from about 300,000 PCR tests for COVID-19 obtained ...

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