Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID-19 may stem from an overactive immune response in the lungs

Viruses that cause respiratory diseases like the flu and COVID-19 can lead to mild to severe symptoms within the first few weeks of infection. These symptoms typically resolve within a few more weeks, sometimes with the help ...

Health

Artificial intelligence edges closer to the clinic

The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic presented a huge challenge to healthcare workers. Doctors struggled to predict how different patients would fare under treatment against the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus. Deciding how to triage ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pregnant woman wins 22-day-long battle against COVID-19

Doctors in Croatia give details of a pregnant COVID-19 patient's 22-day-long battle for survival, in a case report being presented at Euroanaesthesia, the annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oestrogen levels linked to risk of COVID-19 death in older women

An older woman's oestrogen levels may be linked to her chances of dying from COVID-19, with higher levels of the hormone seemingly protective against severe infection, suggests research published in the open access journal ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Older people reluctant to seek help for mental health concerns

A new Edith Cowan University (ECU) study has found that more than 40 per cent of older Australians living with chronic disease would be unlikely to seek help for mental health conditions even if they needed it.

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