Oncology & Cancer

Let's talk about HPV: 6 common questions answered

Talking about a virus is all a lot of us seem to be doing at the moment. We're happy enough chatting away about COVID-19 and other common viruses like the cold or flu, so why is there so little conversation about HPV?

Vaccination

EMA official suggests ditching AstraZeneca jab

A top official in the European Medicines Agency said it might be worth abandoning AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine for all age groups where alternatives are available, in an interview published Sunday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Doctors urge delay in next lockdown easing in England

Britain's main doctors' union has joined calls for the next planned lockdown easing in England to be delayed, as figures Friday showed new COVID-19 cases across the U.K. running at their highest level since late February.

Oncology & Cancer

What the new colorectal cancer screening guidelines mean to you

Screening for colorectal cancer is now recommended for all people, beginning at age 45 rather than 50. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently updated its guidelines to begin screening five years earlier because ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Healthy environment, healthy kidneys

Health has always been affected by climate and weather, but is increasingly clear that the change in climate is a significant threat to human health. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 24% of global deaths ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Polio: When vaccines and re-emergence were just as daunting

The COVID-19 pandemic and the distribution of the vaccines that will prevent it have surfaced haunting memories for Americans who lived through an earlier time when the country was swept by a virus that, for so long, appeared ...

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