Medical economics

Telehealth makes hearing health care more equitable

According to the World Health Organization, 1.6 billion people across the globe are living with hearing loss. Much of that is preventable, stemming from excessive noise, untreated ear infections, and exposure to ototoxic ...

Cardiology

Can exposure to 'young' blood increase lifespan?

A new study in which young and old mice were surgically joined such that they shared blood circulation for three months showed that the old mice did not significantly benefit in terms of lifespan. In contrast, the young mice ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What's new in fight against malaria?

Malaria has plagued human populations for millennia. Caused by species of Plasmodium parasites, which spread to, and between, humans through the bite of Anopheles mosquitos, malaria triggers symptoms ranging from fever and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asthma attacks may be cut by half with digital tools

Digital interventions that help people take their asthma medication better, such as "smart" inhalers or text messages, may cut the risk of asthma attacks by half, finds a new review of evidence led by UCL, Queen Mary University ...

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