Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers map rural U.S. counties most vulnerable to COVID-19

A county-by-county analysis of the United States by Princeton University researchers suggests that rural counties with high populations of people over 60 and limited access to health care facilities could eventually be among ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Helicobacter infections hit Bhutan's happiness

Over 66% of Bhutan's population may be harbouring Helicobacter pylori bacteria, which is responsible for ulcers of the gastro-intestinal tract that, left untreated, may lead to cancer, a new study suggests.

Cardiology

Don't ignore heart attack symptoms, especially while traveling

Don't ignore heart attack symptoms while travelling, keep emergency numbers at hand. That's the main message of a study presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. Cardiovascular ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in three Americans had COVID-19 by the end of 2020

A new study published in the journal Nature estimates that 103 million Americans, or 31 percent of the U.S. population, had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 by the end of 2020. Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health ...

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