Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SHIELD program is a model for effective pandemic management, data shows

In the fall of 2020, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign welcomed students back for in-person instruction amid the powerful first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The university successfully maintained operations throughout ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is it COVID, flu or RSV? New at-home test may tell

Americans will soon be able to self-test at home to find out whether they have COVID-19, the flu or another common germ, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Biomedical technology

Do at-home COVID-19 tests expire?

Perhaps you stocked up when at-home COVID-19 test kits were hard to come by, before the U.S. federal government started a program to mail some to each household. Or maybe you found a bunch of test kits for a good price at ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

FDA OKs marketing of new test to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted marketing approval for the Lumipulse G β-Amyloid Ratio (1-42/1-40) test, the first in vitro diagnostic test for early detection of amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer disease, ...

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