Knowing the current and previous smoking habits of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) could allow clinicians to make better informed treatment … Continue reading “Heavy smokers with non-small cell lung cancer could benefit from certain immunotherapies”
High amounts of added sugar can harm health by raising insulin levels for extended periods, and also increasing fat production in the liver.
After smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. cast a dangerous haze over New England on July 26 and 27, experts spoke out about the growing health risks spurred by climate change, which has led to more frequent and intense fires in recent years.
In spite of strongly protective vaccines, some “breakthrough” COVID-19 infections are to be expected because no vaccine is 100% effective.
An invasive moth will be getting a new name because its current one contains an ethnic slur.
Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may raise the risk of early-onset colorectal cancer, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. … Continue reading “Sugary beverages may raise risk of early colorectal cancer”
Early efforts to vaccinate elderly people in Brazil against COVID-19 appear to be preventing deaths, according to new research. The study, co-authored by Marcia … Continue reading “Vaccine push slows COVID deaths among Brazil’s elderly”
In Japan, more COVID-19 cases and deaths have occurred in prefectures with lower household incomes and a higher unemployment rate, among other socioeconomic factors.
Public health expert, surgeon, and writer Atul Gawande has been nominated by President Joe Biden to lead global health development at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
During 2020, amid the pandemic, civil unrest over social justice issues, and a contested election, more people bought guns—and most were women, according to recent news reports.