Vaccination

How to improve the pneumococcus vaccine

Vaccines that protect people from infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae, which kills up to 1 million children ever year worldwide, train the immune system to recognize the pathogen's thick sugar capsule. Pneumococcus capsules ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 context clues: Social factors shape the curve

In the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, markedly different scenarios played out in countries around the world. In northern Italy, the viral disease spread quickly and overwhelmed one of the world's most developed health ...

Medical research

Can India lead the way in managing cardiovascular disease?

There are more than 55 million people in India with cardiovascular disease. As India considers a national Essential Diagnostics List, University of Michigan researchers Lee Schroeder and Ahmad Abdul-Aziz take a deep dive ...

Other

Futuristic diagnostic tools to help healthcare professionals

Prof. Woonggyu Jung of the School of Life Sciences of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, in conjunction with Adic Co., Ltd. has recently developed a new diagnostic system that will reduce the costs ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pediatric discoid lupus carries significant progression risk

(HealthDay)—Pediatric discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) carries a significant risk of progression to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to a review published in the April issue of the Journal of the American ...

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