Anyone who has uttered, “They look younger (or older) than their age,” knows that our age on the calendar may vary quite a bit from our biological age.
Infections, like all biological phenomena, change and evolve. The poorly-defined Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID (PASC), or “Long COVID,” is no exception. A new study reports on the dynamic incidence of Long COVID over time.
One of the critical lethal features of COVID was cytokine storm, a severe imbalance of pro-inflammatory chemical mediators. Similar imbalances are seen in sepsis, and a a more chronic, debilitating version as autoimmune diseases.
Lung cancer (LC) is a terrible disease that kills more than 120,000 Americans annually, but there is good news. If LC can be detected while still at a small size before it has invaded and spread, it is curable.
In multiple studies, lower socioeconomic status (SES), the American term for caste, has been associated with poor health and treatment outcomes.
Bone fractures are the bane of people with unhealthy or fragile bones. That is especially true for the elderly, for whom a fracture that occurs spontaneously or as the result of a fall or other trauma can be life-threatening.
In 2013, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) created a “risk calculator” to estimate the 10-year risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and guide patient-centered medical therapy
Ischemic heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States, became increasingly common during the 20th century. Its etiology remains obscure.
We talked about the risks associated with human error in high-security research labs, emphasizing the need for appropriate regulation and oversight.
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