International collaboration provides €1 million grant for research into new treatment target for lymphoma

An international collaboration between researchers from Queen Mary University of London, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), New York and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston has secured a €1 million research grant from the Dutch blood cancer charity, Lymph&Co , to set a new treatment target for lymphoma. The aim of the project is to determine … Read more

What we know about the Omicron variant | Medicine

A new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa has sparked a new round of travel restrictions around the world and raised concerns about what might be next in the pandemic. The World Health Organization on Friday designated the species, now called Omicron, as a variant of concern and said multiple … Read more

Scary money tasks to tackle now | Personal Finance

Getty Images Amrita Jayakumar There are things no one wants to think about until they have to, like taking care of your parents when they get older and figuring out what happens to your finances when you die. But planning for these events now can save you and your loved ones a lot of hassle … Read more

Veteran’s wife who set herself on fire in Atlantic City says he needed more help for mental health issues | Local news

Chaoe Perry, left, spends time outside in August with his second-oldest son, Ethan, 1. “I am 22 years old, I have three children and now I have to worry about all this, when I should worry about the children and what I want to do when I am older and what school I want to … Read more

A new Covid-19 variant with a high number of mutations leads to travel bans and worries scientists | Medicine

The discovery of a new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant by South African health authorities has sparked a strong response around the world, with a number of countries banning travelers from several South African countries. Currently known as B.1.1.529, the newly identified variant has now been detected further afield in Botswana, Hong Kong and … Read more

A new Covid-19 variant with a high number of mutations leads to travel bans and worries scientists | Nation & World News

The discovery of a new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant by South African health authorities has sparked a strong response around the world, with a number of countries banning travelers from several South African countries. The newly identified variant, currently known as B.1.1.529, appears to be spreading rapidly in parts of South Africa and … Read more

Torres joins All Care Health Center as General Practitioner, Medical Director | Health and fitness

“As a young child, all I wanted to do was do medicine,” she said. “I actually tried to join the (Air Force) myself, but was discharged for medical reasons.” Torres was honored as Freshman of the Year while studying at Texas A&M. She graduated with honors with her bachelor’s degree in science and continued her … Read more

Christ Announces Addition of Pediatric Specialty at Tyler Clinic | Business

Pediatric specialties are more commonly found in urban areas of the state, which is why Christ Trinity Clinic is celebrating the addition of a new lifesaving pediatric specialty to its practice in Tyler. Parents and guardians can now seek professional pediatric gastroenterologist care in the East Texas area with the addition of Dr. Andrea Glaser … Read more

How AI will change what happens when you see a doctor

Imagine an operating room where an artificial intelligence-powered machine monitors a patient for unnoticeable signs of trouble and alerts doctors and nurses to ill effects of surgery before they become critical. Or imagine that AI is trained to read diagnostic images so accurately that it can detect illness and injury earlier and more accurately than … Read more

Canada’s breast cancer screening policy based on study flawed: researchers | Health

Researchers say a decades-old Canadian study that influenced breast cancer screening policy found significant flaws in its approach, leading to a “substantial impact” on disease outcomes and possibly contributing to hundreds of “preventable deaths” each year. Two studies — collectively known as the Canadian National Breast Screening Study (CNBSS) — found that mammograms for women … Read more