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Liz is Science Editor for Cancer Health, POZ, Hep and Real Health. She has been a health journalist and medical editor for more than 20 years, covering HIV, viral hepatitis, cancer and other health issues.
The committee voted against third shot for all adults, however, casting doubts on Biden’s booster plan.
These encouraging results do not apply, however, to people who remain undiagnosed.
People who sit less and do any amount of physical activity gain some health benefits.
The immune system has a natural ability to shut down cells that grow out of control, but cancer has many ways to get around these defenses.
Teens can receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine at the same time as their COVID-19 vaccine.
The vaccine regimen tested in the Imbokodo trial was similar to the J&J COVID-19 vaccine, but an mRNA approach may hold more promise.
The experimental vaccines use the same technology as the highly effective Moderna COVID-19 shot.
Full approval could encourage more people to get vaccinated and raises the prospect of off-label use.
The booster is recommended for organ transplant recipients, people receiving cancer treatment and people with advanced or untreated HIV.
Early treatment is linked to a smaller viral reservoir, but blocking IL-10 and PD-1 might control the virus in those with chronic infection.
Barriers still stand in the way of making treatment available to all who need it.
Two new studies come to different conclusions about the risk for severe illness and death.
Weight loss, exercise and a healthy diet are keys to managing type 2 diabetes.
Despite these advances, Black women are still twice as likely as white women to die of breast cancer.
Prolonged delays in cancer screening for low-income women during the pandemic threaten to increase existing health disparities.
Injections given every month or every other month were preferred over daily pills.
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