Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

End-stage kidney disease and the power of decision-making

Older adults with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and their caregivers can soon make more informed decisions about treatment options consistent with their values, and better communicate their choices to their families and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Case study of rare nervous system tumor reveals hypermutation

While deadly, gliosarcomas are a rare central nervous system tumor often overshadowed in research by more common tumors. These sarcomas can occur either in the brain or the spine (the latter is much less common).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany lists France as COVID-19 high-risk zone

Germany on Friday declared the whole of France a "high risk" area for coronavirus infections, a move that means travellers need to show a negative COVID-19 test and quarantine upon arrival.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How has COVID-19 affected the treatment of osteoporosis?

A global survey of healthcare providers by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis ...

Oncology & Cancer

Delaying cancer care costs lives

(HealthDay)—Even as the coronavirus pandemic has postponed the delivery of many kinds of health care, a new study suggests that delaying cancer treatment by even a month can raise your risk of dying by 6% to 13%, and that ...

Oncology & Cancer

App personalizes impact of delayed cancer treatment

(HealthDay)—The OncCOVID web application may allow clinicians to personalize assessment of the impact of delaying cancer treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Oct. 29 in JAMA Oncology.

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