Vaginal microbiota may affect the duration of gestation
Researchers found that vaginal microbiota is a new factor associated with gestational age and the onset of labour.
Most reliable estimates to date suggest one in eight COVID-19 patients develop long COVID symptoms
Dutch study reports on prevalence of long-term COVID symptoms in adults. The researchers compared the frequency of new or severely increased symptoms across an uninfected population with people…
Cancers and heart disease could be diagnosed more easily with new rapid test
Imperial researchers have built a new easy-to-use test that could diagnose non-infectious diseases like heart attacks and cancers more quickly.
Hormonal breast cancer treatment reduces long-term risk of recurrence
To investigate the long-term benefit of hormone-lowering treatment, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have done a 20-year follow-up of premenopausal women with breast cancer. The study, published…
Flare-ups of gout are linked to heart attack and stroke, says new study
Experts at the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with experts at Keele University, have found that the risk of heart attacks and strokes temporarily increases in the four…