Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: How we can protect our health this fall virus season

The fall season means an increased risk of respiratory illness as we spend more time indoors with groups of family and friends. We can help protect ourselves and others by getting the flu vaccine and a booster shot for COVID-19 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID symptoms can emerge months after infection

Long COVID can persist for at least a year after the acute illness has passed, or appear months later, according to the most comprehensive look yet at how symptoms play out over a year.

Oncology & Cancer

Video: Breaking through radiation therapy myths

People who have cancer might have the disease treated with several therapies, including chemotherapy and radiation. Radiation therapy, which more than half of all people with cancer receive as part of their treatment, uses ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Flu during pregnancy may lead to changes in offspring's immune function

A new study in mice suggests that having a common form of the flu during pregnancy may affect the next generation by impairing immune function in the gut. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal ...

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