Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump to announce deal to buy 150 mn rapid COVID tests

US President Donald Trump will announce on Thursday a deal for 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests as he eyes a return to normal life ahead of November's elections, White House officials told AFP.

Health

New app aids women in violent relationships

Women experiencing violence from intimate partners now have access to a unique, interactive safety app that can help them assess their risks, set priorities and plan next steps. The myPlan Canada app was co-developed at Western, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID Symptom Tracker app launched in Sweden

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have launched a free app to help map the spread of infection in Sweden and increase knowledge of the coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany enlists Fitbits and smartwatches in virus battle

Germany's centre for disease control on Tuesday urged people with smartwatches and fitness bands to share their health data to help keep track of the spread of the coronavirus.

Oncology & Cancer

Fake Australian cancer blogger gets hefty fine

An Australian blogger who faked brain cancer and professed to have cured the disease with natural therapies was fined Aus$410,000 (US$320,000) on Thursday over the false claims.

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