Medical research

Zebrafish study reveals cause of altered human facial development

Some substances in medicines, household items and the environment are known to affect prenatal child development. In a study published in Toxicological Sciences, researchers tested the effects of five drugs (including caffeine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hong Kong urges testing, Shanghai struggles under lockdown

Hong Kong authorities on Saturday asked the entire population of more than 7.4 million people to voluntarily test themselves for COVID-19 at home for three days in a row starting next week.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One death from Lassa fever in Britain

One person has died in Britain from Lassa fever, health authorities said on Friday, as they announced the first three cases of the disease in the country since 2009.

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