Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Here's how COVID-19 can affect your mouth

(HealthDay)—A lost or altered sense of taste, dry mouth and sores are common among COVID-19 patients and those symptoms may last long after others disappear, Brazilian researchers report.

Ophthalmology

Eye care is key when you're working from home

If you're one of the many people who've switched to working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you need to take care of your eyes, the American Academy of Ophthalmology says.

Ophthalmology

Generation of conjunctivae in a dish

Conjunctival tissue is perhaps most recognizable to the average person in relation to conjunctivitis—but it's a vital part of the eye's functionality and protection. In a new study, researchers from Osaka University generated ...

Medical research

Kiss chapped lips goodbye this winter

Dry and chapped lips are common during the winter, but there are a number of things you can do to protect them, an expert says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A humidifier could help ward off COVID-19, but don't overdo it

n a building crammed with mass spectrometers, gene sequencers, and other sophisticated equipment for studying the science of smell, Pam Dalton uses a low-tech approach to maintain her nasal health.

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