Medical research

One in 20 COVID-19 cases report long-term symptoms

Five percent of people diagnosed with COVID-19 during NSW's 'first wave' were still experiencing symptoms three months later, according to the largest study of COVID-19 recovery time ever undertaken in Australia.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Can a calculator predict your risk of dementia?

Canadian researchers at The Ottawa Hospital, the University of Ottawa, the Bruyère Research Institute and ICES have built and validated an online calculator that empowers individuals 55 and over to better understand the ...

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, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

More than 6% of Europeans suffer from depression

A study in 27 European countries puts the prevalence of depression at 6.4 percent of the population. The work, published in The Lancet Public Health, analyzed data from the European Health Interview Survey, which includes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK records over 10,000 virus cases for first time since Feb

The U.K.'s latest surge in coronavirus infections gathered pace Thursday with new confirmed cases rising above 10,000 for the first time in nearly four months as a result of the spread of the more contagious delta variant.

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