Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poland reports record rise in coronavirus deaths

Poland on Saturday reported a record 548 new coronavirus deaths over a 24-hour period, just days after the government decided against introducing nationwide quarantine.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Aging in place: Home is where our heart and health is

Age may well be just a number, but it will inevitably catch up to us. Physically, and mentally, we just won't be able to do the things we once could. But with a little bit of help, we could delay the move into the aged care ...

Medical research

Using light to reprogramme the brain's GPS

Neuroscientists at UCL have used laser beams to "switch on" neurons in mice, providing new insight into the hidden workings of memory and showing how memories underpin the brain's inner GPS system.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swiss sound the alarm as virus cases double

Switzerland's president said on Thursday it was time for action on the country's skyrocketing coronavirus cases, which are now doubling from week to week.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In Germany, anti-virus measures stumble in courts

A Berlin court on Friday overturned an order for restaurants and bars to close early, the latest in a slew of legal rulings upending measures taken by Germany's national and local governments to fight coronavirus transmission.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany agrees to tighten virus rules as infections rise

Chancellor Angela Merkel and the governors of Germany's 16 states agreed Wednesday to tighten mask-wearing rules and make bars close early in areas where coronavirus infection rates are high, an attempt to avoid tougher restrictions ...

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