Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study

Children who receive sustained treatment against common parasitic infections grow up to achieve a higher standard of living, with long-lasting health and economic benefits extending to their communities, according to new ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Israeli firm monitors sewers in fight against coronavirus

An Israeli company is monitoring coronavirus traces in a coastal city's sewers and hopes to deploy its technology more widely to provide early warning of future concentrations of the respiratory disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold

New Zealand on Friday had all but eradicated the coronavirus from its shores with just one person in the nation of 5 million known to be still infected, but developments elsewhere were generally grim, with India reporting ...

Health

Sights set on solving problem smoking

A new approach to support long-term smokers to quit will be trialled in South Australia this year, building on a decade of research into finding solutions to tobacco addiction.

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