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Global COVID-19 Cases Reach 91 Million

Overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 91 million. The worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths is the U.S.

Link Between ADC Parameters, Survival In Lymphoma Analyzed

ADC values may inversely correlate with Ki-67 expression and tumors with higher apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values above the median will have improved overall survival (OS), progression free survival (PFS).

Why COVID-19 Pneumonia Lasts Longer?

COVID-19 pneumonia spreads like multiple wildfires, leaving destroyed lung tissue in its wake and continuously fuels the fever, low blood pressure and damage to the kidneys, brain, heart and other organs in patients with COVID-19.

COVID-19 in UK: 'Most Dangerous Time' Yet to Come

In Britain, the "most dangerous time" of the coronavirus pandemic has yet to come before vaccine rollout has an impact. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock urged the public to stay at home amid surging coronavirus infections.

New York Starts COVID-19 Vaccination for Group 1B

New York City starts inoculating some members, including older adults above 75 years for COVID-19 vaccination. New Yorkers within priority group 1B can now begin scheduling their appointments with individual providers.

Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 90.8 Million

COVID-19 cases have surged to 90.8 million today. US being the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths, followed by India, which is the second place in terms of the number of cases.

New RNA Factors may Help Cancer Cells Thrive

Nucleic circ2082 was found to disrupt the microRNA assembly line in glioblastoma cancer cells, making it a potential upstream target for cancer treatment.

Vaping Triggers Gut Inflammation

Chemicals found in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation in the body, potentially leading to a variety of health concerns.

Child Marriage is Legal Across Canada

More than 3,600 marriage certificates were issued to children in Canada, usually girls, under the age of 18 between 2000 and 2018, according to a new study.

Marijuana Use Varies With Seasons

Marijuana use increases throughout the calendar year, with use up 13 percent on average at the end of each year (2015-2019) compared to the beginning.