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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new app can help detect the coronavirus

EPFL researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based system that can listen to your cough and indicate whether you have COVID-19.

Dentistry

Home remedies: The bad breath battle

There are many causes of bad breath, also called halitosis. Your mouth may be the source. The breakdown of food particles and other debris by bacteria in and around your teeth can cause a foul odor. If your mouth becomes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chronic throat clearing may be the body's response to irritants

"Ahem!" This could be the sound of getting someone's attention, but when it occurs repeatedly, it may also be the sound of chronic throat clearing. Chronic throat clearing is a common problem that may or may not be associated ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Low vitamin D tied to dry eye syndromes

(HealthDay)—Patients with vitamin D deficiency should be evaluated for dry eye syndromes, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Despite burden, Sjogren's syndrome may not impede function

People living with Sjögren's syndrome, an autoimmune disorder characterized by dry eyes and dry mouth, appear to function at a level comparable to their healthier peers, according to a cross-sectional study published online ...

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