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India OKs AstraZeneca And Locally Made COVID-19 Vaccines

India authorized two COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday, paving the way for a huge inoculation program to stem the coronavirus pandemic in the world's second...

Psychological Support For Patients And Families Affected By Pompe Disease

The diagnosis of a chronic, progressive disorder such as Pompe disease for yourself or a family member can be life-altering. Psychological support can help...

India’s Coronavirus Pandemic Is Leading To Many More Deaths From TB

The covid-19 pandemic has collided with the ongoing tuberculosis epidemic, leaving many without adequate medical care and stuck at home, where they could pass...

Revolutionising The Study Of The Cellular Origins Of Disease

A breakthrough in microscopy and endoscopy is set to revolutionise how we study the cellular origin of diseases – advancing the field of precision...

The Value Of Consulting A Genetic Counselor During Testing

As I briefly touched on in my previous column, “Opportunities for a Better Genetic Testing Process,” the testing process in the Huntington’s disease community...

Trump, Stewing Over Election Loss, Silent As Virus Surges

President Donald Trump has publicly disengaged from the battle against the coronavirus at a time when the disease is tearing across the United States...

Infections Disease Expert Warns France Has ‘Lost Control’ Of Coronavirus Pandemic

The head of France's virus advisory board expressed surprise at the 'brutality' of the rise...

Retinal Involvement And Ocular Findings In COVID-19 Pneumonia Patients

Changes in immune and coagulation systems and possible viral spread through the blood–brain barrier have been described in SARS-CoV-2 infection. In this study, we...

Alzheimer’s: The Second Epidemic

Isolated and idle, care facility residents progress more rapidly toward dementia..

New Diagnostic Tool May Allow On-The-Spot Detection Of Coronavirus Infection

Scientists at the University of Warwick have demonstrated that a potential diagnostic tool for detecting Covid-19 using sugars will work with a virus rather...

Australia Extends Melbourne Lockdown Despite Drop In Cases

Australian officials on Sunday extended a strict virus lockdown of the country's second-biggest city by two weeks, saying new cases had not dropped enough...

COVID-19 Pandemic ‘Could Be Quite Damaging’ To Efforts To End Other...

In May, modeling commissioned by the Stop TB Partnership showed that a lockdown of just 3 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic could set...

European Study: Myozyme Improves Walking, Respiratory Function In Adults With Pompe

Treatment with Myozyme (alglucosidase alfa, marketed as Lumizyme in the U.S.) improves walking ability and may stabilize respiratory function in adults with Pompe disease...

The Secret Lives Of Parasites – From Killers To Healthcare Heroes

Parasites are a huge global treat to human life, but some of them could actually help us treat disease. Parasitologist Charlotte Evans explores the...

Potential Treatment For Rare Degenerative Disease Discovered

Researchers have discovered a potential treatment for the rare Wolfram Syndrome – a degenerative disease...

COVID-19 Delaying Rare Disease And Gene Therapy Trials, Pharma Execs Say

While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic won’t have much of an impact on cash available for new biotech startups, it has begun to cause delays...

Cervical Cancer Could Be Prevented With A Single Injection, Suggests New...

Cervical cancer could be prevented with a single jab, according to new research. Just one dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine reduces the...

Mexican Nurses On Coronavirus Front Lines Targeted In ‘Virtual Kidnapping,’ Extortion...

Fourteen health care workers who had come to Mexico City suffered a so-called “virtual kidnapping” last week, forcing authorities to respond to the hotels...

COVID-19 Deaths Far Outpace Flu In ‘Apples-to-Apples’ Comparison

An "apples-to-apples" comparison showed COVID-19 deaths for one week in April dramatically outpaced the mean number of deaths from influenza in the worst weeks...

Viral Post Alleging Obama-Era Device Tax Caused Current PPE Shortage Is...

“Let me be clear, I signed the medical appliance tax bill that forced companies to outsource manufacturing of masks, gowns, gloves and ventilaors ...

Sunlight Destroys Coronavirus Quickly, Say US Scientists

The new coronavirus is quickly destroyed by sunlight, according to new research announced by a senior US official on Thursday, though the study has...

Coronavirus: How Accurate Are Coronavirus Tests?

Coronavirus testing has been the subject of huge interest, frustration and confusion. The UK has come under worldwide criticism for its lack of mass...

Uncover Novel Amyloidosis: Understanding Human Diseases

This new amyloid protein is known to be the lipopolysaccharide binding protein (LBP) and accumulated very frequently in the mammary gland of aged rats....

Tick-Borne Illness That Can Cause Brain Inflammation Detected In UK For...

Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) was found in a “small number” of ticks in Thetford Forest in eastern England as well as an “area on...

Combination Therapy Shows Promise For Transplanting HCV-Infected Organs

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases...

Kratom May Cause Liver Damage: Study

(HealthDay)—The popular herbal supplement kratom may cause liver damage, researchers warn. Kratom is widely available in smoke shops and online. It's a botanical product...

Tips For Pompe Disease Caregivers

Rare genetic diseases such as Pompe disease are difficult to deal with, not only for the patient, but also for caregivers. Here are some...

Have We Found The True Cause Of Diabetes, Stroke And Alzheimer’s?

FOR decades, health experts have been lecturing us about our bad habits, blaming them for the surge in “lifestyle diseases”. These often come on...

Could We Attack Metastatic Breast Cancer With Sound?

Drugs can be safely delivered to cancerous lymph nodes via the lymphatic system and then released inside the nodes using sound waves. Here, published...

Psychosis Linked To More Severe Cognitive, Functional And Behavioral Symptoms, But...

People with Huntington’s disease who develop psychosis tend to have worse cognitive and behavioral disturbances, reduced ability to function, and fewer involuntary movements than...
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