Clinical health outcomes of omicron “less severe” than delta for pediatric patients

Clinical health outcomes of omicron "less severe" than delta for pediatric patients

New research from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine suggests that children younger than 5 infected with the COVID-19 Omicron variant have a lower risk of serious health problems than those infected with the Delta variant. The study, published Friday in JAMA Pediatrics, is the first large-scale research effort to compare the health … Read more

Health and Social Care Secretary announces extension of cancer evidence call until April 8

Health and Social Care Secretary announces extension of cancer evidence call until April 8

More people can share their experiences and views on how the country can lead the world in cancer care as the Health and Social Care Secretary announces an expansion of the call for cancer evidence to inform an ambitious 10-year cancer plan. Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in the UK, but … Read more

Lightning-fast ‘electron showers’ hit Earth far more often than we thought, new study finds

Lightning-fast 'electron showers' hit Earth far more often than we thought, new study finds

Tomorrow’s weather could be cloudy with a chance of electrons, thanks to a newly detected phenomenon in Earth’s magnetic shield. Described as an unexpected and lightning-fast “electron rush”, the phenomenon occurs when waves of electromagnetic energy pulse through the Earth’s magnetosphere – the magnetic field generated by the churning of the Earth’s core, which surrounds … Read more

Study provides insight into long-term impacts of dieting and food insecurity

Could fluctuations in body weight resulting from a drastic reduction and increase in calories lead to physiological changes that increase the risk of heart disease or diabetes later in life? A new study conducted on rats and presented at the annual meeting of the American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2022 meeting, held … Read more