Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO warns of virulent COVID variant risk

The World Health Organization on Wednesday laid out three possible paths that the COVID-19 pandemic might follow in 2022—with a new, more virulent variant the worst-case scenario.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malaria and dengue predicted to affect billions more people

An estimated 8.4 billion people could be at risk from malaria and dengue by the end of the century if emissions keep rising at current levels, according to a new study published in The Lancet Planetary Health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Artificial intelligence supports medical prognoses

Estimating the risk of patients dying is arguably one of the most difficult and stressful challenges physicians face. This has been especially true in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with doctors around the world ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New studies detail current and future obstacles to abortion care

With an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision that is likely to further restrict abortion access, two new studies from The Ohio State University provide insights into what additional limits on abortion care could mean, particularly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic leads to broader use of monoclonal antibodies

New cases of COVID-19 in the United States have dropped by about 75% from the latest peak in mid-January, but as of Feb. 14, the two-year-old pandemic had claimed more than 920,000 lives, more than in any other country. Even ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC warns of coming Omicron wave

(HealthDay)—The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly in the United States and could trigger a huge wave of COVID infections as early as January, federal health officials said Tuesday.

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