Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Exercise reduces caregiver's burden in dementia care

The research group "geriatric psychiatry in motion" of the German Sport University Cologne and the LVR-Hospital Cologne develop and evaluate exercise programmes for geriatric mental health care. The latest results from a ...

Oncology & Cancer

Machine learning helps doctors diagnose severity of brain tumors

An estimated 18,000 people in the United States will die of brain and spinal cord tumors in 2020. To help doctors differentiate between the severity of cancers in the brain, an international team of researchers led by Dr. ...

Medical research

Speedy antibiotic susceptibility tests for high-priority pathogens

At the core of the antibiotic-resistance crisis is the lack of a rapid and general antibiotic susceptibility test (AST) that can assess the infecting pathogen's sensitivity to antibiotics and thus inform treatment decisions ...

Cardiology

Assessing stem cell therapy potential for treating preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is the leading cause of death and disability, for both mothers and babies, killing approximately 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies globally every year. Despite this, the only cure at present is to deliver the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cleaner hands make healthcare healthier

One of the simplest and most effective health measures that can prevent illnesses from spreading is basic hygiene, such as handwashing. Hand hygiene prevents the spread of germs and bacteria through person-to-person contact ...

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