Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New model accurately describes COVID-19 waves and plateaus

To better understand the factors governing the wave and plateau dynamics of the spread of COVID-19, a team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, the University of California ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A modelling toolkit to predict local COVID-19 impact

A Sussex team—including university mathematicians—have created a new modeling toolkit which predicts the impact of COVID-19 at a local level with unprecedented accuracy. The details are published in the International ...

Neuroscience

Smoking cessation drug may treat Parkinson's in women

Texas A&M University College of Medicine ressearchers have recently discovered that cytisine—a smoking cessation drug commonly used in Europe—reduces the loss of dopamine neurons in females. These findings provide potential ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mapping the good and the bad of pandemic-related restrictions

Pandemics bring pain. But so do the prescriptions for containing them: From school closures to total lockdowns, every government-mandated approach to blunting the impact of COVID-19 involves a trade-off between lives saved ...

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