The type and abundance of bacteria found in the mouth may be linked to lung cancer risk in nonsmokers, finds the first study of its kind, published online in the journal Thorax.
Type and abundance of mouth bacteria linked to lung cancer risk in nonsmokers: Research
In the first months after their COVID-19 hospital stay, patients face a high risk of ongoing health problems, trips back to the hospital, and death, a growing number of studies has shown.
First 10 days after leaving hospital carry high risk for COVID-19 patients: Study
The United States expects to have immunized 100 million people with the coronavirus vaccine by the end of March, the chief adviser for the US COVID-19 vaccine program said.
US expects to have immunized 100 million against COVID-19 by end of March 2021
From safety and effectiveness to who should use sunscreen and how to apply it, Canadian dermatologists reviewed the latest evidence and guidelines on use of sunscreen.
Everything you want to know about sunscreen
A study published in the European Heart Journal, found that the risks of heart problems in cancer patients are higher if they are treated with immunotherapy drugs, which can even lead to death from heart attack.
Immunotherapy drugs are riskier for treatment of cancer patients, study suggests
Doctors are warning about the threat of COVID-19 transmission as cold weather forces people indoors. But indoor allergies could also take the joy out of your holiday season, an expert said.
Avoid allergy flare-ups this holiday season
Japan’s worst bird flu outbreak on record spread to new farms and now affects more than 20% of the country’s 47 prefectures, with officials ordering cullings after more poultry deaths.
Bird flu spreads to 10th Japanese prefecture
Sugar does not enjoy a good reputation when it comes to health — it is blamed for your large waistline, increased risk of acne, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. If these reasons were not enough then there is another reason to abandon your sweet tooth once and for all. As per Belgian researchers, sugar could also incite the growth of cancer tumors in the body.
Excess intake of sugar can multiply cancer cells, claims a new study
Patients diagnosed with noncardiac chest pain are reluctant to believe they do not have heart disease. A new study shows that explaining the test results convinces patients and reduces the likelihood of future chest pain. The research is presented at EACVI—Best of Imaging 2020, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Patients with noncardiac chest pain are reassured with brief education
With the number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths rising throughout much of the US, the mental health of medical professionals is being put to the test.
COVID-19 impacting mental health of medical professionals

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