Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers map rural U.S. counties most vulnerable to COVID-19

A county-by-county analysis of the United States by Princeton University researchers suggests that rural counties with high populations of people over 60 and limited access to health care facilities could eventually be among ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert warning: Resistance to antibiotics to be apocalyptic

(Medical Xpress)—The chief medical officer for Britain's Department of Health has issued a warning that resistance to bacteria is a more urgent threat to humanity than global warming, with bacteria becoming resistant to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

San Diego's hepatitis A outbreak is among nation's worst in decades

Experts say San Diego took all the right steps in addressing what is now one of the largest hepatitis A outbreaks the country has had in decades, but variables unique to the city's situation contributed to the outbreak.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers create air filter that can kill the coronavirus

Researchers from the University of Houston, in collaboration with others, have designed a "catch and kill" air filter that can trap the virus responsible for COVID-19, killing it instantly.

Diabetes

How South Africa can beat its sugar-fuelled diabetes epidemic

Four times as many people have Type II diabetes today as 36 years ago, according to the World Health Organisation. In 1980, 108 million people were diagnosed with diabetes worldwide. By 2014, the figure was 422 million.

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