Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Overestimated mutation rate

At the start of the epidemic in West Africa, the Ebola virus did not change as rapidly as thought at the time. ETH researchers explain why scientists misjudged it at the time.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Universal transvaginal ultrasound found cost-effective

(HealthDay)—Under most assumptions, universal transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) is more cost-effective than an initial transabdominal ultrasound (TAUS) screening for measuring cervical length and identifying women at increased ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Past weight loss an overlooked factor in disordered eating

Dieters and weight loss researchers are familiar with the principle: The more weight you've lost, the harder it is to keep it off. A complex and vicious cycle of biological and behavioral factors make it so.

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