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Stillbirth in lockdown, health risks for adolescents, sleep disorder with fly-in fly-out rosters, senescent cancer cells
Youth mental health care; COVID vaccines of the future; balancing cancer treatment and vaccination
Women's health: menopause and cardiovascular risk; efficacy of vaginal laser use; remedies for incontinence; tools to improve breast cancer screening
What to know about buying and using rapid antigen tests | chimeras in medicine part 2 | more snakebite information
Rapid antigen tests can now be purchased by the general public, and what you need to know. There's Part 2 of our Chimeras in medicine—the use of animal avatars. And further responses to questions about snakebite treatment from the expert toxinologist.
Chimeras in medicine: xenotransplantation
Many people are currently waiting for an organ donation, and some of those waiting may die before a suitable organ is found. However some researchers think that we will be able to grow organs in animals to be then safely transplanted into humans. This is the first of two features about medicine's use of animals for human tissue and organ transplantation.
COVID-19 boosters; the big uptake for digital health; cholesterol in different age groups; amputation decision aid
As the world opens up after COVID-19, what should we know about further vaccination; cholesterol studies in different age groups; digital health and how it helps health care.
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