Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why joggers and cyclists should wear masks

England is deep into its third lockdown, yet the daily tally of new COVID cases and deaths remains sickeningly high. As Chris Whitty, the country's chief medical officer, said recently, more needs to be done to bring the ...

Medical research

Compact electronic nose to identify human lung diseases

Researchers from Russia and Italy have proposed a compact sensor system that can implement the functionality of an electronic nose device and have developed a reproducible technology for its manufacture. The device is a flexible ...

Oncology & Cancer

Sniffing out disease with smartphones

Gastric cancer, also known as stomach cancer, is the fifth most common cause of cancer-related deaths in Europe. Because of the lack of early signs specifically related to the disease, it's usually only detected at an advanced ...

Immunology

Decreased clot retraction rate in asthma

(HealthDay)—Clot retraction rate (CRR) and fibrinolysis rate (FR) are reduced in steroid-naive asthma, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in Allergy.

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