Genetics

Genomic sequencing aids the global tuberculosis fight

The COVID-19 pandemic continues, but there is another global infectious disease that has a huge impact on the world. Tuberculosis (TB) causes over 1.5 million deaths and over 10 million infections per year. Estimates suggest ...

Medications

Behavioural outcomes of antidepressant treatment

Mood and anxiety disorders are some of the biggest contributors to morbidity worldwide, and may be lethal. Appropriate treatment is therefore paramount and antidepressants is the first choice of pharmacological treatment ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Battling disease with ultraviolet light

Now and in the months to come, hospitals and commercial buildings will be tasked with sanitizing large indoor environments to prevent the transmission of viruses like SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. A new seed grant-funded ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus skeptics, deniers: Why some of us stick to deadly beliefs

In recent weeks, several conservative media personalities, political and business leaders and other influencers have publicly shrugged off warnings about the dangers of the novel coronavirus, calling it no deadlier than the ...

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