Oncology & Cancer

Study finds significant chemical exposures in women with cancer

In a sign that exposure to certain endocrine-disrupting chemicals may be playing a role in cancers of the breast, ovary, skin and uterus, researchers have found that people who developed those cancers have significantly higher ...


New disease surveillance can inform public health responses

A team of researchers, including Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) Dr. Leighton Watson and Professor Michael Plank, combined wastewater data with reported case numbers to create a statistical model ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Wastewater monitoring could act as pandemic early warning system

An international collaboration involving Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The Rockefeller Foundation, Mathematica and the United Kingdom's Health Security Agency has shed light on how different countries monitor wastewater ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study makes case for Candida auris wastewater surveillance

A rapid spike in cases of a potentially deadly, drug-resistant fungus has concerned public health officials across the nation. But a team of Southern Nevada researchers hope their new study applying wastewater surveillance ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Korea to test sewage samples for COVID-19

South Korea this month will begin weekly tests of sewage produced by its major cities and towns to track the spread of COVID-19 and identify future waves.

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