Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Simple, rapid test for drug-resistant malaria developed

For the first time, scientists have developed a novel and rapid way to test whether the most common and lethal form of malaria is resistant to potent artemisinin drugs.

Medical research

Study justifies L-DOPA therapy for Angelman syndrome

Last year a clinical trial of L-DOPA—a mainstay of Parkinson's disease therapy—was launched for Angelman syndrome, a rare intellectual disorder that shares similar motor symptoms such as tremors and difficulty with balance. ...

Other

Triggers study evaluates regular staff, ICU specialists

A system of care focused on the detection and systematic assessment of patients with clinical instability can yield similar outcomes as rapid response teams staffed with trained intensive care specialists, a Beth Israel Deaconess ...

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