Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC warns of possible severe flu season ahead

Australia is experiencing its worst flu season in five years, and that doesn't bode well for the United States, federal health officials warned Tuesday.

Vaccination

Five reasons why young people should get a COVID booster vaccine

Vaccination has played a substantial role in reducing the impact of COVID across the globe, and allowed life in most countries to gradually return to something like how we remember it before the pandemic. Researchers estimate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID-19 may stem from an overactive immune response in the lungs

Viruses that cause respiratory diseases like the flu and COVID-19 can lead to mild to severe symptoms within the first few weeks of infection. These symptoms typically resolve within a few more weeks, sometimes with the help ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: How to treat painful bladder syndrome

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 45-year-old woman with urinary challenges, including feeling the frequent urge to empty my bladder. My primary doctor said I might have interstitial cystitis and suggested I see a urogynecologist. ...

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