Preventing fatal overdoses in the local community

Partnerships between the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office (CCMEO) and the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education has allowed for the creation of a comprehensive database of more than 250 variables ...


Pain risk varies significantly across American states, finds study

The prevalence of moderate or severe joint pain due to arthritis varies strikingly across American states, ranging from 6.9% of the population in Minnesota to 23.1% in West Virginia, according to a new study led by a University ...

Oncology & Cancer

2019 to 2021 saw rise in lung cancer screenings

The prevalence of lung cancer screening (LCS) increased in 2021 versus 2019, according to a research letter published online June 21 in JAMA Network Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australia is in another COVID wave, but it's not like the others

Each omicron wave so far in Australia has had distinguishing features—the sharp rise and fall of BA.1, the widespread transmission among children and families in BA.2, a shift to more infections in older people with BA.5, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel tool predicts Buruli ulcer outbreaks in Victoria

Researchers have developed a surveillance system capable of detecting elevated risks of Buruli ulcer outbreaks in Victoria thanks to possum 'poo'—a breakthrough in the fight against the disease.

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