Medical research

Tracking early signs of Alzheimer's pathology in a mouse model

About two-thirds of the risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD) is thought to arise from genetic influences, but about a third could be influenced by environment and lifestyle, opening the door for behavioral interventions that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lockdowns and vaccines: A balancing act

A new study investigates whether COVID-19 lockdowns and vaccines complement or substitute each other, offering insights to policymakers about optimizing public health and economic outcomes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy increases risk for flu

During pregnancy, women are more susceptible to severe respiratory infections from multiple viruses, including influenza A virus (IAV), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to be sushi smart: Tips on avoiding anisakiasis

From sushi and sashimi (Japan) to poke bowls (Hawaii) and ceviche (Peru), consumption of raw or undercooked fish and other seafood is becoming increasingly popular. Appealing as such dishes can be, they can also increase ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

STDs are on the rise. This morning-after-style pill may help

U.S. health officials released data Tuesday showing how chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases have been accelerating, but doctors are hoping an old drug will help fight the sexually transmitted infections.

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