Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More must be done to fight bogus COVID-19 cure claims

Fake and bogus cure claims are a longstanding, but neglected public health problem. Throughout recorded history, plagues have inspired anxiety and desperation. Time and again, this public nervousness has proved a fertile ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research shows racial disparities in pregnant women on dialysis

Pregnancy is not common in women on dialysis due to impaired fertility. New research from the University of Cincinnati finds that among patients with certain kidney disease there is a racial disparity as to who is more likely ...

Health

Health literacy can promote older people's health

How easy is it for older individuals to understand what their doctor tells them or to evaluate whether health information in the media is reliable? A new study on older Finnish people's health literacy found that one third ...

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