Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds surprising risks for COVID-19 infection

A new paper in Biology Methods & Protocols investigates risk factors and protections against contracting COVID-19, and also for suffering from severe COVID. Researchers have identified several characteristics—including ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New tool can predict individual's dementia risk

A risk score tool can accurately predict an individual's 13-year dementia risk, according to a study published online Nov. 17 in JAMA Network Open.

Health

Consumer health: Enjoy the summer sun safely

August is Summer Sun Safety Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about protecting yourself and your family from the harmful effects of ultraviolet, or UV, radiation from sunlight.

Oncology & Cancer

Video: Men need to take melanoma seriously

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It develops in the cells that produce the pigment in your skin that gives it color. It most often occurs on skin that is exposed to the sun, but can develop in your eyes and, ...

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