Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What makes a country better prepared for a pandemic?

A new study has found that countries that had national policies aimed at preventing disease fared better during the global pandemic than those that did not.


Who benefits from direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising?

A new study co-authored by a University of Massachusetts Amherst economist reveals the value of government vaccine recommendations to drugmakers, as well as potential benefits of advertising pharmaceuticals directly to consumers—a ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Social determinants of health increase Alzheimer's risk

Social determinants of health are increasing the risk of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, finds a recent study from the Brown School and the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis.


Could AI help us prepare for the next pandemic?

The first time Elizabeth Ondula thought about using technology to improve public health was when she faced a personal tragedy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her father died and she was unable to travel for his burial due to ...

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