With rising obesity rates, more young women are developing type 2 diabetes, putting them at hugely increased risk for heart disease, new research shows.
Diabetes boosts odds for heart trouble 10-fold in younger women
Patients in low-and lower-middle-income countries were up to six times more likely to die from complications within 30 days of surgery compared with those in high-income countries.
Better post-surgery care would dramatically improve cancer survival
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, US, and colleagues have identified genetic factors that increase the risk for developing pneumonia and its severe, life-threatening consequences.
Study finds genetic clues to pneumonia risk, COVID-19 disparities
The coronavirus pandemic caused 93 more deaths in Iran from Wednesday to Thursday, mounting the total national death toll to 57,150, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman said.
COVID-19 claims 93 lives in Iran over 24 hours
Iran’s Health Minister Saeid Namaki hoped for the beginning of the coronavirus vaccination in the country in the coming weeks.
Health minister hopes for start of vaccination in coming weeks
Delicious but deadly: Eating fried food is tied to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests.
Fried food a big factor in heart disease, stroke
The abnormal immune system response that causes multiple sclerosis (MS) by attacking and damaging the central nervous system can be triggered by the lack of a specific fatty acid in fat tissue, according to a new Yale study.
Fatty acid may help combat multiple sclerosis
Your food intake patterns are partly under genetic control, according to the latest research from researchers at King's College London, published in the journal Twin Research and Human Genetics.
Eating habits partly down to your genetics, finds new study
COVID-19 patients treated in hospital intensive care units in the US during periods of increased demand are nearly twice as likely to die from the disease compared to those who receive care during low-demand periods, a study published by JAMA Network Open said.
COVID-19 patients treated in busy ICUs in US at higher risk for death, study finds
The UK coronavirus strain has been detected in at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, 10 more than a week ago.
UK coronavirus strain detected in at least 60 countries: WHO

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