Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ebola outbreak under control, says Guinea president

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is under control, but the death toll could rise above the current 74 because sick patients remain in hospital, the president said Wednesday.

Other

Tribunals needed for assisted suicide in the UK

A new tribunal-style system to provide sympathetic and speedy consideration for each and every terminally-ill patient who wishes to end their lives is needed according to Claudia Carr, from the University of Hertfordshire's ...

Medical research

Thwarting herpes, scientists open antiviral drug path

While herpesviruses infect most animals – including humans – with incurable disease, Cornell researchers have found a genetic trail to thwart its reproductive powers, cutting its infective powers by a factor of up to ...

Neuroscience

Multiple sclerosis drug disappoints on disability

(Medical Xpress) -- This week the Journal of the American Medical Association published a study with unfortuate news for the millions of people who suffer from multiple sclerosis. In the large study, a therapy known as interferon ...

Medications

Patients to benefit from better advice on pain control

New UK guidance for doctors and other prescribers on the use of strong painkillers for patients with chronic or incurable disease has been welcomed by researchers at the University of Leeds.

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