Arthritis & Rheumatism

Delay in diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis revealed

The current delay to diagnosis from symptom onset represents one of the greatest challenges in axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA)—a type of inflammatory arthritis affecting the back. Research shows an average delay of almost ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Apps 'valuable tool' in helping manage chronic pain

Smartphone apps have proved invaluable for helping people manage chronic pain during the COVID-19 pandemic, but researchers warn that the need for information sharing and education in this area is being neglected.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A better molecular test to detect tuberculosis

The 'Xpert Ultra' molecular test has a greater capacity than its predecessor ('Xpert MTB/RIF') in detecting tuberculosis cases, either passively (i.e. people who attend the hospital with disease symptoms) or actively (searching ...

HIV & AIDS

Even 40 years on: Discrimination still linked with HIV and AIDS

Forty years ago, the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the U.S began to raise public awareness- but new research highlights the struggle people living with the disease still face against stigma, discrimination and negative labeling ...

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