Medical research

New biomarker candidate for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

ALS is a fatal neurodegenerative disease causing a rapid loss of motor function, which usually results in a serious condition with early death within a few years. So far, early and precise diagnosis of the disease has been ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Iran's daily virus infections top 10,000

Iran's daily novel coronavirus infections crossed the 10,000 mark on Monday, the health ministry announced, setting a new record as fatalities remained close to their all-time high level.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Over 10 million virus cases reported in Europe

More than 10 million cases of the new coronavirus have been reported in Europe since it first hit the continent at the beginning of the year, according to an AFP tally based on health authority figures at 1630 GMT.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Swiss fatalism protects against negative feelings in the pandemic

Trust or disappointment in government crisis management is an important factor for the general mood, according to a study by the University of Zurich based on surveys in Israel and Switzerland. At the end of April, Israelis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus, what virus? India gets back to work

India is on course to top the world in coronavirus cases, but from Maharashtra's whirring factories to Kolkata's thronging markets, people are back at work—and eager to forget the pandemic for festival season.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global coronavirus death toll tops 1.1 million

The total number of declared deaths from the new coronavirus has topped 1.1 million around the world, according to an AFP tally from official sources at 1500 GMT Friday.

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