Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert tells US Congress that virus fight could last years

A top health expert warned US lawmakers Wednesday to brace for a "long and difficult" war against the coronavirus outbreak, as he urged dramatically expanding testing to rein in the pandemic.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Study identifies potential new target for treatment of gout

Researchers at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane and elsewhere have identified a new therapeutic target for the treatment of gout, a common type of arthritis that causes episodes of painful and stiff joints.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccination isn't just for kids – a guide for over-65s

We live in an ageing society, with the global median age rising steadily. Australia's economic viability will increasingly rely on retaining older people in the workforce for longer. This, of course, relies on keeping older ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biden's health team offers glimpse of his COVID-19 strategy

President-elect Joe Biden's choices for his health care team point to a stronger federal role in the nation's COVID-19 strategy, restoration of a guiding stress on science and an emphasis on equitable distribution of vaccines ...

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