Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

British study shows unknowns of COVID-19 spread

Authors of headline-grabbing research into how many people in Britain may already be infected with COVID-19 insisted Wednesday their research showed the need for widespread antibody testing to contain the pandemic.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

How to care for older adults during the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic presents new challenges to senior care, but with some planning and determination, the risk can be mitigated, according to experts from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: What other 'social distancing' options are left?

The federal government's decision to ban "non-essential" mass gatherings of more than 500 people from today has led to some confusion about what's included and also some amusement about the weekend's delay from announcement ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Handy website awash with ways to protect you from coronavirus

A scientifically tested digital intervention created by the University of Southampton has already proved to be effective at reducing the spread of viral respiratory tract infections—such as colds and flu.

Immunology

Home birth may start babies off with health-promoting microbes

For all of human history, babies have been born where their mothers lived—whether in a house, hut or cave. Only in the last century has birth moved out of the home and into the hospital. How has that changed the types of ...

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