Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Compendium on rapid tests for COVID-19 offers insights

A clinical practice article in the New England Journal of Medicine distills available data and clinical experience into a compendium about rapid diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The appendix ...

Medications

Traditional medicinal plant relieves malaria symptoms

The active plant ingredient anemonin could provide a new approach in the treatment of malaria. It was identified by researchers from Ethiopia and Germany in a buttercup that is traditionally used in some African countries ...

Vaccination

How can scientists update coronavirus vaccines for omicron?

If the omicron variant of the coronavirus is different enough from the original variant, it's possible that existing vaccines won't be as effective as they have been. If so, it's likely that companies will need to update ...

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