Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 is exposing healthcare inequities

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the United States, data is beginning to emerge showing the disproportionate impact of the virus in minority communities, particularly African American communities.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Luxembourg closes schools and isolates the elderly

Luxembourg has joined its European neighbours in closing schools and limiting visits to the elderly in hospitals and nursing homes, hoping to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Medical research

How to help patients recover after a stroke

The existing approach to brain stimulation for rehabilitation after a stroke does not take into account the diversity of lesions and the individual characteristics of patients' brains. This was the conclusion made by researchers ...

Health

Faster is better when it comes to sepsis care

Following the tragic and widely publicized death of Rory Staunton, 12, from undiagnosed sepsis in 2012, New York became the first state to require that hospitals follow a protocol to quickly identify and treat the condition.

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