Heading into Memorial Day Weekend, when many are planning on trips to the lake and other events outside, the American Cancer Society is reminding people not to over do it in the sun.
What are the early warning signs of ovarian cancer? Mara Kofoed was diagnosed after months of trying to figure out vague symptoms such as fatigue and bloating.
Matthew Robertson died after getting married and just before his first child is born. He had epithelioid angiosarcoma, a rare and aggressive cancer.
Does what you eat raise your skin cancer risk? Eating more fish was associated with a higher risk of melanoma in a new study. What seafood lovers need to know.
The first step in Clea Shearer’s battle against breast cancer was simply finding out that she had it. But even that was far from simple.
New Omicron subvariant swamping the U.S. escapes immunity from vaccination and previous infections, new studies say
The subvariants recently caused a fresh wave of infections in South Africa, and are pushing the U.K. to the brink of another wave of the disease.
“I Was In Excruciating Pain Throwing Up” — This Woman Says She Was Hospitalized After Eating Daily Harvest’s Lentil Crumbles, And She’s Not Alone
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7 people have died amid 'one of the worst meningococcal outbreaks' in US history. The CDC is urging people to get vaccinated.
After six men who have sex with men were reported dead from a meningococcal outbreak in Florida, the CDC is urging others to get a vaccination.
A targeted oral drug combination by Novartis won U.S. approval for use in a wide range of advanced solid tumours that are driven by a certain genetic contributor, widening the use of a novel treatment approach that is known as tumour agnostic. The Food and Drug Administration early on Thursday granted accelerated approval for the combination of the two drugs Tafinlar and Mekinist for adults and children as young as six with inoperable or metastatic solid tumours with a mutation known as BRAF V600, who have exhausted other treatment options. Earlier this month, the oral drug combination showed promise in treating a subgroup of patients suffering from a common childhood brain cancer in a trial.
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Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/Getty/ShutterstockThe monkeypox outbreak that health authorities first noticed in Europe back in May is getting worse. According to the World Health Organization’s latest report, there are over 2,100 confirmed cases, and at least one person has died.Now geneticists finally have enough data to begin getting a handle on how exactly the outbreak started—and where it might be heading.It’s not good news. Monkeypox, a viral disease that causes fever
- Raleigh News and Observer
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported the first case of monkeypox in the state.
Cancer of the uterus — also called endometrial cancer — is increasing rapidly and may become the third most common […] The post Uterine cancer increasing among Black women, and is more deadly than in white women appeared first on TheGrio.
- Miami Herald
To reduce the “overall burden of death and disease” from COVID-19, strategies to prevent reinfection are needed, according to researchers.
- The Hill
Story at a glance A new survey found 82 percent of women do not know they are at increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease. That’s despite the fact women make up nearly two-thirds of cases in the U.S. According to the survey, 73 percent of women have not talked about their brain health with a physician.…
Some long COVID patients still have virus in the blood; Paxlovid rebound patients may need longer treatment
Some cases of long COVID may be the immune system's response to a SARS-CoV-2 infection lurking somewhere in the body, new findings from a small study suggest. Researchers analyzed multiple plasma samples collected over time from 63 patients with COVID-19, including 37 who went on to develop long COVID. In the majority of those with long COVID, the spike protein from the surface of the virus was detectable for up to 12 months, whereas it was not present in plasma samples from recovered patients without lasting symptoms.
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KATERYNA KON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYAt least six people have died in Florida as the state battles “one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.The outbreak is both sudden and deadly, with the six deaths coming from a total of just 24 cases among gay and bisexual men in Florida this year, the CDC said.The outbreak has left health officials and Florida LGBTQ+ groups scrambling to alert
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“Syndrome K” is the true story about a highly contagious, highly fictitious disease created by three Roman Catholic doctors – Adriano Ossicini, Giovanni Borromeo, & Vittorio Sacradoti, during the Holocaust to hide Jews from Occupying Nazis in a Vatican-affiliated hospital during World War II. When over 1,000 Jews from the Jewish Ghetto in Rome were deported to Auschwitz on 16 October 1943, many other Jews sought refuge in the Fatebenefratelli Hospital, directly across the Tiber River from the Gh
Is monkeypox a "public health emergency of international concern"? A WHO committee decision could come as early as Friday.
No one's gotten sick yet—but danger lurks
- Kansas City Star
Monkeypox spreads less easily than COVID. Here’s guidance from a local doctor on what to look out for if you want to be cautious about the virus.
Omicron has rendered most monoclonal antibodies useless at treating disease, but one is still effective