Medical research

Mapping the effects of genetic variation, one letter at a time

In the two decades since the human genome was first sequenced, scientists have learned much about how the genome is organized and how widely it varies between people around the globe. A better view of how that genetic variation ...

Dentistry

Dental antibiotics up 25% during pandemic: study

The amount of antibiotics prescribed by dentists in Britain has soared by a quarter since COVID-19 struck, according to research published Friday highlighting the risk of a "slow-motion" pandemic of antibiotic resistance.

Oncology & Cancer

Creating a roadmap to reducing colorectal cancer deaths

Fewer people would die of colorectal cancer if health care providers adopted a new model of screening that combines better risk assessment, more options for noninvasive testing and more targeted referrals for colonoscopy.

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