Long-term exposure to air pollution puts teenagers at risk of heart disease

Long-term exposure to air pollution can increase the risk of high blood pressure in teenagers, a new study has found. The review, published recently in Current Problems in Cardiology, by researchers from King’s College London, looked at eight studies with 15,000 adolescents—children aged twelve and over. Five of these studies were conducted in Europe, whereas […]

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Genetic analysis of the most common type of bladder cancer yields guidance on treatment options

A comprehensive genomic analysis in more than 200 patients with metastatic urothelial carcinomas may help inform how a patient would respond to immunotherapy, report UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and colleagues. About 90% of urothelial carcinomas are bladder cancers. The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) initiated this multi-institutional nationwide collaboration, which has helped establish […]

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First study of monkeypox infection in women provides new insights to inform public health response to ongoing outbreak

An international collaboration of clinicians, established and led by Professor Chloe Orkin at Queen Mary University of London, has published the first case study series of monkeypox infection during the 2022 outbreak in cisgender (cis) and transgender (trans) women and non-binary individuals assigned as female at birth. The case series, published today (November 17, 2022) […]

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