Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New site helps data tell COVID-19 story in real time

There were rich sources of information on COVID-19 out there. But while all that data had plenty to say about the times we are living in, it still took Grace Yi and her colleagues to help tell its story.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research on Spanish Flu teaches lessons about pandemics

Saskatchewan is wisely learning from its past by insisting on social distancing as it slowly re-opens its business activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, say University of Saskatchewan researchers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China to ease travel curbs within locked-down province

Hard-hit Hubei, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China, will relax travel restrictions to allow healthy people to move within the province, officials said Tuesday.

Genetics

China's second gene-edited foetus is 12-14 weeks old: scientist

The second woman carrying a gene-edited foetus in China could now be 12 to 14 weeks into her pregnancy, according to a US physician in close contact with the researcher who claimed to have created the world's first genetically-modified ...

Oncology & Cancer

South Africa's battle to resuscitate cancer care

South African electrician Phiwankosi Mkhize was diagnosed with lung cancer in May last year and told by the hospital to come back for a scan in 15 months.

Health

Canada's health accord must prioritize system innovation

To meet the future health care needs of Canadians, the federal and provincial governments should forge a new, flexible approach during health accord negotiations that allows for health system innovation, according to an editorial ...

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