Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Personalizing treatment for severe limb injuries

A team of scientists, led by Scott Frey at the University of Missouri, have developed an innovative technique using small wearable sensors to gather data on how people—who have suffered from a traumatic hand amputation—use ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How China is keeping to its strict 'zero COVID' strategy

The distressing case of a pregnant Chinese woman miscarrying after a strict lockdown delayed her access to medical treatment has reignited debate over the limits of China's zero-tolerance approach to COVID-19.

Medications

Class action against Sanofi wins French court backing

A French court on Wednesday allowed a class-action lawsuit to go ahead against pharmaceutical giant Sanofi by families of victims of Depakine, an epilepsy drug that can severely damage foetal development.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

French kids line up to get vaccine shots as omicron spreads

Frenc schoolchildren clung nervously to their parents as they entered a vast vaccine center west of Paris on Wednesday—then walked excitedly away with a decorated "vaccination diploma," as France kicked off mass COVID-19 ...

Medications

Treating long-term brain damage after exposure to nerve agents

Medical science has come up with few options to treat the long-term brain damage that results from exposure to chemical agents such as sarin gas, but an Iowa State University biomedical scientist aims to uncover new and better ...

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