Health News

More people should be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm

(HealthDay)—A majority of patients who undergo repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) do not qualify for screening, according to a study published online in the August issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery. Kirsten D. Dansey, M.D., from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues used the National Inpatient Sample (2004 […]

Health News

Should the most vulnerable be shielding again?

Should the most vulnerable be shielding again – no matter what health chiefs say? The Covid-19 vaccines provide robust protection even to those most vulnerable to the virus, a recent study by Public Health England (PHE) concluded.  The report was welcome news to the four million Britons who had been sticking to the strictest shielding […]

Health News

Researchers find the secret behind maintaining a healthy weight loss

Half of the Danish population are overweight, while 17 percent live with obesity. Worldwide, almost 40 procent have overweight and 13 procent live with obesity. The condition is associated with increased risk for early death, as well as sequelae such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and infertility. Weight regain after an initial successful […]

Health News

Studies suggest people with blood cancers may not be optimally protected after COVID-19 vaccination

Two new studies published in Blood suggest that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine may have reduced efficacy in individuals with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and multiple myeloma, two types of blood cancer. According to researchers, these studies could help inform the ideal time for vaccination of these populations. Study suggests two-dose COVID-19 vaccine is less effective […]