Oncology & Cancer

Testicular cancer: Improved treatment and prognosis

An international research consortium, in which Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and the University of Bern participated, has reassessed and updated the previous classification of metastatic testicular cancer in a comprehensive ...

HIV & AIDS

England on track to eliminate HIV transmission by 2030

The annual number of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men in England is likely to have fallen dramatically, from 2,770 in 2013 to 854 in 2018, showing elimination of HIV transmission by 2030 to be within reach—suggests ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identifying the main culprit of the COVID-19 disaster

A research team led by Professor Jianping Huang from Lanzhou University has launched a Global Prediction System for the COVID-19 pandemic. Their recent work explored the periodicity and mutability in the evolutionary history ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Seniors with Medicare and Medicaid fare worse functionally after ICU

Seniors who are enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid are at risk for experiencing greater worsening of functional status following ICU hospitalization, according to research presented at the ATS 2021 International Conference.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

A complex link between body mass index and Alzheimer's

Though obesity in midlife is linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests that a high body mass index later in life doesn't necessarily translate to greater chances of developing the brain disease.

Medical research

Scientists find new way of predicting COVID-19 vaccine efficacy

The early immune response in a person who has been vaccinated for COVID-19 can predict the level of protection they will have to the virus over time, according to analysis from Australian mathematicians, clinicians, and scientists, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diabetics hit harder by COVID-19

People with type 2 diabetes are at significantly elevated risk of needing intensive care if they get COVID-19. This is shown by a study comprising data on 2.6 million Swedes, of whom half a million are on the diabetes register. ...

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