Colorado has more COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes than during the worst point this spring

As of Wednesday, 93 Colorado nursing homes reported outbreaks of COVID-19, surpassing a grim record set in mid-May. Outbreaks in long-term care facilities drove much of Colorado’s death toll from the virus in the spring. At the high-water mark on May 13, a total of 90 nursing homes had active outbreaks, according to data from the Colorado Department of Public […]

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More evidence that cellular ‘death by iron’ could be promising avenue of cancer treatment

If there is a silver lining in cancer’s chaotic biology, it’s that the same traits that give cancer cells a growth advantage often present opportunities for sabotaging them. That’s the central idea behind a new research paper published November 23 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) by Xuejun Jiang, a cell biologist in the Sloan Kettering Institute, […]

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Men with 'the Celtic gene' are more likely to develop liver cancer

Men with ‘the Celtic gene’ are 11 times more likely to develop liver cancer because it makes their body absorb toxic amounts of iron, study finds Condition called haemochromatosis can trigger a build-up of iron in the body This can lead to organ damage, and put sufferers more at risk getting cancer Scientists said up to 175,000 men and boys […]

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A study using extensive nationwide registry data showed that girls born extremely preterm, earlier than 28 weeks gestational age, were three times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than peers born close to the expected date of delivery. Increased risk of depression also applied to girls and boys with poor fetal growth born full-term and post-term. The effects of […]

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Vaping may increase respiratory disease risk by more than 40%, study finds

A growing body of evidence points to the health risks of using e-cigarettes (or “vaping”). But because e-cigarettes are marketed as a less harmful alternative to traditional cigarettes, it has been difficult to tell whether the association between vaping and disease is just a matter of smokers switching to vaping when they start experiencing health issues. Now, a study by […]

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Younger knee replacement patients more likely to require reoperation

Knee replacement surgery, also known as total knee arthroplasty (TKA), is increasing among patients 65 and younger. One study projects a potential 183% increase in the number of TKA and revision TKA surgeries by the year 2030 in that age group, raising concerns about poorer clinical outcomes, lower patient satisfaction and diminished joint survival compared to an older patient population. […]

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COVID-19 more common in pregnant Hispanics than other moms-to-be: study

(HealthDay)—Hispanic mothers-to-be in the southern United States are almost twice as likely to have COVID-19 as non-Hispanic women, a new study finds. The researchers also found that those with government health insurance were more likely to test positive for the coronavirus than women with private insurance. For the study, pregnant women were routinely tested for COVID-19 as they went to […]

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