Psychology & Psychiatry

OCD in a pandemic: Extra handwashing is not distressing for most

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we were concerned infection control measures such as extra hand washing and social distancing might compound the distress of people living with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No proof COVID vaccines can trigger Guillain-Barré syndrome

(HealthDay)—Two people in the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine trial developed Guillain-Barré syndrome, but it's highly doubtful the vaccine is to blame, according to a just-published case study.

Oncology & Cancer

Case study of rare nervous system tumor reveals hypermutation

While deadly, gliosarcomas are a rare central nervous system tumor often overshadowed in research by more common tumors. These sarcomas can occur either in the brain or the spine (the latter is much less common).

Medications

New tuberculosis drug regimen slashes treatment time

Tuberculosis is an age-old respiratory scourge, with a new twist: growing resistance to multiple first- and second-line drugs. UF researchers and physicians report on using a novel treatment to slash treatment time—and ...

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