Health

Social science missing from Asia's COVID-19 response

Policy-makers should engage more closely with social scientists to understand the socio-economic, cultural and political contexts behind the behaviors we need to change in response to global crises.

Health

Nine evacuated as Covid-19 hits Antarctic research base

For the first time since the start of the pandemic the coronavirus has reached an Argentine research base in Antarctica, causing the evacuation of nine unvaccinated staff who tested positive for COVID-19, an official said ...

Medications

Autoimmune drug shows promise in treating severe burns

A severe burn injury is not static. Within 72 hours, partial thickness burns can progress, or convert, to full thickness burns, greatly increasing the risk of infection, incapacitating scarring, and even death.

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

As omicron spreads, Europe scrambles to shore up health care

Troops have been deployed to London hospitals. Health care workers infected with COVID-19 are treating patients in France. The Netherlands is under a lockdown, and tented field hospitals have gone up in Sicily.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fauci vows more testing as COVID's Omicron hammers US

Top US pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci on Sunday acknowledged a COVID "testing problem" as the Omicron strain overwhelms the nation, and he vowed to make more tests available to Americans next month.

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