Colorectal cancers have been soaring in the United States, even in people under age 55. The number of cases jumped dramatically in 2017 not only in the U.S., but also in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. A study this year published in the American Journal of Cancer Research looked at U.S. cases and found
It’s possible that wearing glasses could provide an extra layer of protection against getting COVID-19. In one hospital in Suizhou, China, out of 276 COVID patients, only about 6% (16 patients) wore glasses regularly, even though earlier research found that 30% of people of a similar age in the area wore glasses for nearsightedness. After
In the U.S., cumulative reported cases of COVID-19 reached 6,874,982 as of Wednesday, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A total of 200,275 deaths were attributed to the virus. COVID-19 cases are still rising in India and are expected to catch up with the number of cases in the U.S.
Many people who use marijuana do it for recreational reasons or to lessen pain or anxiety. But an ingredient in marijuana associated with getting high, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, may have another use: preventing colon cancer. According to a University of South Carolina study published in iScience, treatment with THC stopped mice from getting colon cancer by
Once the first wave of the new coronavirus hit the U.K., officials there put the country into strict lockdown. As it eased, the nation reopened. However, the virus is now threatening to reemerge, and the government is threatening to shut down the U.K. all over again. Local areas are already shutting down. Northeast England, a