Medical economics

Time for a new approach to aging, say researchers

We usually associate aging with a shrinking life span, sickness and death. The difficulty of imagining ourselves as old means that we go to great lengths to avoid planning for later life. Yet researchers argue that we have ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New research reveals the start of Huntington's disease

Devastating neurodegenerative diseases like Huntington's, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's are all associated with protein deposits in the brain, known as amyloid. Despite extensive research investment into the cause and toxicity ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO chief hopes for 'historic' pandemic accord

A new pandemic accord under negotiation must be a "historic agreement" marking a dramatic shift in the approach to global health security after the COVID crisis, the WHO chief said Sunday.

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