Immunology

Attacking asthma in kids

According to the World Health Organization, asthma is the most prevalent chronic childhood disease worldwide. That's why researchers are working on developing technology that could predict when a child will have an asthma ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists map high-risk areas for hepatitis E

EPFL scientists have created the first world map of regions with the highest prevalence of the hepatitis E virus (HEV). They hope that their map—freely available online—will help governments and NGOs design more effective ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women missing class and missing out due to period pain

Period pain significantly impacts young women's academic performance worldwide, according to new Australian-led research—and women are 'putting up with it' rather than seeking treatment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sleep disorder linked with abnormal lipid levels

In the Respirology study, investigators identified strong associations between several measures of OSA severity and higher total cholesterol, higher LDL-cholesterol, elevated triglycerides, and lower HDL-cholesterol. Lipid ...

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