Category Archives: Medical News

Patch tells us that Coronavirus Vaccine Expands To NY Elderly, Teachers

New Yorkers in category 1b — a group covering people 75 and up and many frontline workers — can start to reserve doses Monday. NEW YORK — A wider swath of New York residents most at risk from the coronavirus can start getting COVID-19 vaccine doses starting Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Cuomo on Friday […]

Obesity Impairs Immune Cell Function in Cancer, Triggers Tug-of-War for Fue

Research by a Harvard Medical School (HMS)-led research team has uncovered a new mechanism by which obesity can interfere with the immune system’s ability to fight cancer. Their studies demonstrated how, in tumor-bearing mice fed a high-fat diet, cancer cells reprogram their metabolism in response to the increased fat availability, so they can better consume […]