Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain, Portugal detect over 40 suspected monkeypox cases

Spain and Portugal have detected over 40 suspected cases of monkeypox, a viral infection rarely seen in Europe, with both outbreaks concentrated in the Madrid and Lisbon areas, officials said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO says coordinating with UK over monkeypox outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday it was coordinating with UK and other European health officials after British authorities detected at least seven cases of monkeypox this month.

Medical economics

Researchers find technology solutions to health care costs

New developments in technology may provide tools to help patients and health care providers make cost-informed decisions and connect patients to additional resources if they cannot afford their prescribed medications, say ...

Medications

Developing drugs with the aid of artificial intelligence

Developing new drugs is a difficult process. With the aid of artificial intelligence, Pharmaceutical scientist Xuhan Liu has developed methods that can help make drug design cheaper and faster. His Ph.D. defense is on 15 ...

Neuroscience

To baby brains, language is language, whether signed or spoken

Baby brains are hungry for language. New parents are urged to talk to their babies to help their minds develop properly. Now, a group of UConn researchers have shown that "talking" doesn't just mean speech—sign language ...

Neuroscience

Excitatory neural receptors aid development of adult-born neurons

A unique interaction between an excitatory neural receptor and a chloride transporter are critical for development of adult-born neurons in the dentate gyrus, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Cell Reports.

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