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Aggressive breast cancer linked to African ancestry

Weill Cornell Medicine investigators have identified definitive biological links between African ancestry and disease processes that affect an aggressive cancer type called triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). Their analysis of TNBC

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New Crohn’s disease scoring method improves monitoring among adults and kids

For many years, the Simple Endoscopic Score for Crohn’s Disease, or SES-CD—a scoring method used in colonoscopies to measure healing and health of the gut—was the “gold standard” for evaluating

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New research provides theory on why women stopped menstruating upon arrival at Nazi death camps

The horrific toll of the Holocaust, with its crimes against humanity amid the state-sponsored mass murder campaign that killed six million Jews and millions of others during World War II,

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Take care when handling, storing your contact lenses

Contact lenses can be indispensable for those with poor vision, but if they aren’t properly cleaned and stored you run the risk of serious eye infections, experts say. Up to

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Lack of funding, tech hinders efforts to implement global antimicrobial resistance guidelines in Benin and Burkina Faso

Lack of technical and financial support hinders efforts to implement global guidelines for antimicrobial resistance in Benin and Burkina Faso, new research shows. The shortage of suitable infrastructures also makes

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US Preventive Services Task Force recommends depression screening for all adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for depression and anxiety in adults, including pregnant and postpartum persons, and screening for depression in older adults. These findings form

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Anti-sedative could alleviate cancer therapy side effects, study suggests

Researchers in China have discovered that inhibiting a protein called the GABAA receptor can protect intestinal stem cells from the toxic effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Because they have to

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