Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Local perceptions obscure COVID risk during pandemic

Superspreading events have proven to be the primary mode of infection driving the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to an inaccurate perception of risk. While more than half a million people in the United States died from ...

Vaccination

Friends, family key to turning a 'No' on vaccination to a 'Yes'

(HealthDay)—Public health officials and government workers are trying everything they can to promote COVID-19 vaccination—advertisements, news releases, cash lotteries, and even incentives like free beer, joints or doughnuts ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modeling how the a pandemic makes us tired

Societies act rationally and in solidarity—but also increasingly experience a sense of fatigue, says a study by Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon

Medications

Repurposed drugs present new strategy for treating COVID-19

A joint research group from KAIST and Institut Pasteur Korea has identified repurposed drugs for COVID-19 treatment through virtual screening and cell-based assays. The research team suggested the strategy for virtual screening ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study recommends improvements for cancer care at network sites

New research in the June 2021 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network assesses the quality of cancer care delivered through extended sites coordinated by some of the country's largest cancer ...

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