Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Here's how New York City survived a deadly epidemic—in the 1790s

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold, Virginia Commonwealth University history professor Carolyn Eastman, Ph.D., decided to revisit a diary she had read years earlier by Alexander Anderson, a young doctor at Bellevue ...


Three-drug combo cures 90% of severe TB cases

A three-drug regimen for treating drug-resistant TB strains cured 90% of patients and cut down treatment period from about 20 months to six months, a conference heard.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA clears investigational drug for ALS gene therapy trials

Apic Bio, a gene therapy company developing treatment options for patients with rare genetic diseases and co-founded by UMass Medical School's Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD, announced that the FDA has cleared its investigational ...

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