Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Approval of at-home tests releases a pandemic-fighting weapon

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved inexpensive, at-home coronavirus tests for over-the-counter sales this week, adding a potentially powerful weapon to the nation's pandemic-fighting arsenal that experts say ...

Health

Teen pot use could mean less success as adult

Teenage pot use can hamper a kid's future chances of landing a good job with a large salary, mainly by interfering with his or her education, a new study of twins has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ending tuberculosis is a race against time and drug resistance

The tuberculosis (TB) burden in the WHO European Region as a whole is decreasing, and is down 19% overall for 2015-2019, according to the latest WHO/European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report Tuberculosis ...

Oncology & Cancer

Stimulating the immune system to fight cancer

Cancer cells have evolved mechanisms to escape the body's immune defense. Agents that prevent immune escape are attractive targets for the development of new cancer therapies. Scientists led by Prof. Herbert Waldmann and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nonprescription at-home COVID-19 test receives emergency approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization (EUA) last week to two at-home tests to detect severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), including the first home test that does ...

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