Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physiotherapy's vital role in treating long COVID

As more about the effects of long COVID is learnt, it is apparent that cardio-respiratory physiotherapists have an essential role in helping people recover from the virus, a University of Otago physiotherapy specialist says.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Glandular fever increases the risk of depression

New research shows that patients who have had contact with the hospital due to serious glandular disease have a greater risk of subsequently developing depression. The study from iPSYCH is the largest yet to show a correlation ...

Cardiology

Getting on top of rural Asia's blood pressure

A low-cost intervention to improve hypertension prevention and management can be cost effectively scaled up for rural communities in low- and middle-income countries, according to findings from a multi-country trial published ...

Vaccination

Germany looks to AstraZeneca shot to boost vaccine rollout

Eager to deliver hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses that have been piling up, Germany has begun ramping up its use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine after authorities said it could be safely given to people age 65 ...

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