Cancer registry improves understanding of rare ovarian tumor

Ovarian granulosa cell tumors are a rare type of ovarian cancer that affect the ovaries and fallopian tubes, and can extend further into the pelvis and lymph nodes. Treatment typically follows the same guidelines as other ovarian cancers and often sees the lymph nodes removed via surgery. Researchers at Hokkaido University and colleagues have analyzed

Diverse doubts: How vaccine scepticism takes root

Governments and scientists around the world are championing vaccination as the way to end the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet while large swathes of the global population remain unvaccinated because of a lack of access, other people who can get their jabs are choosing not to. French sociologist Jerome Gaillaguet, who has spent years speaking to those

South Africa accelerates vaccination campaign amid surge

South Africa has accelerated its vaccination campaign by giving jabs at pop-up sites in shopping centers and transportation hubs to combat a rapid rise in new COVID-19 cases a week after the discovery of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. New daily cases nearly doubled to 8,561 Wednesday, from 4,373 a day earlier, according to

Nurses vote to back strike over No10's 3% pay rise offer

Now nurses vote to back strike: Majority say they are in favour of industrial action over No10’s ‘unacceptable’ 3% NHS pandemic pay rise About 90 per cent of nurses voted to say they would be willing to ‘work to rule’ This would see them leave on time, take their full breaks, and refuse extra shifts

Make Cholesterol Control a Greater Priority in Diabetes

Clinicians need to pay more attention to high levels of lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) — a marker of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk — in patients with type 2 diabetes, a new population-based study in Finland suggests. In the study, recently published online in Scientific Reports, the authors showed that LDL-C control and statin prescriptions remain suboptimal

This is Exactly How Frizz Happens

The best way to prepare for any battle is to know your enemy. Which is why we at Allure's The Science of Beauty podcast decided to dedicate an entire episode to one hair adversary in particular: frizz. With the help of cosmetic chemist Erica Douglas, hosts Jenny Bailly, executive beauty director, and Dianna Mazzone, senior

CareCloud CEO predicts what's around the corner for telehealth

By now, it’s become a truism that telehealth use saw an enormous jump in 2020, spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic and enabled by the relaxation of federal regulations.    We also know that utilization has gradually tapered off as patients have become somewhat more comfortable seeking in-person care – but that many individuals, having experienced

Biden seeks end to AIDS epidemic in the United States by 2030

(Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday unveiled an updated national strategy to combat the AIDS epidemic with a goal of ending it by 2030.Slideshow ( 2 images )“We are within a striking distance of eliminating HIV transmission, within striking distance,” Biden told a group of lawmakers and activists at the White House on World

Parental stress a contributing factor linking maternal depression to child anxiety and depressive symptoms

A secondary analysis of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (Fragile Families) found a bi-directional relationship where a mother’s mental health symptoms impacted the child’s mental health symptoms and vice versa, according to researchers with Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston). The analysis, published

Are your holiday gifts on the Noisy Toys List?

(HealthDay)—Stop that racket! A screeching rubber chicken tops this year’s list of noisy toys that pose a threat to children’s hearing. The Sight & Hearing Association’s annual Noisy Toys List for 2021 includes toys that tested louder than 85 decibels (dB), which is the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety’s level for mandatory

Radiosurgery Improves Meningioma Control Over Active Surveillance

Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) achieved superior radiologic control of asymptomatic, skull-based meningiomas over active surveillance without increasing the risk of neurologic morbidity. The procedure should be considered for initial treatment, suggests an international study. The study was made available as a preprint from the Journal of Neuro-Oncology on Research Square on October 27. “If active surveillance

Dental device for snoring may slow onset of Alzheimer’s disease

A good night’s sleep plays an essential role in regulating brain health by removing the waste material and toxins that accumulate. Although many things can disturb sleep, one of the most common causes is snoring or other breathing issues that cause obstructive sleep apnea. A team of researchers from Center for BrainHealth at The University