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AstraZeneca opens research center as UK builds science hub

Prince Charles praised Cambridge as a center of scientific collaboration Tuesday as the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca opened a 1 billion-pound ($1.34 billion) research center, hoping to build on work in developing one ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus pushes some California hospitals near ICU capacity

Hospitals in the heart of California's Central Valley are running out of beds in their intensive care units, state officials announced Friday, as a more contagious version of the coronavirus continues to spread primarily ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California to require face masks at schools this fall

California will require that masks be worn at schools when classrooms open this fall, despite new guidance issued Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that says vaccinated teachers and students don't ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Arizona economic burden of valley fever totals $736 million

A University of Arizona Health Sciences study has estimated total lifetime costs at $736 million for the 10,359 valley fever patients diagnosed in Arizona in 2019, underscoring the economic burden the disease places on the ...

Diabetes

Uncovering the social factors lurking within diabetes risk

For assistant professor of sociology James Doucet-Battle, diabetes research is personal. His grandmother was diabetic, and that's part of what inspired him to delve into the issue through the lens of African American experience.

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