Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 infection combined with blood clots worsen patient outcomes

While respiratory issues continue to be the most common symptom of a COVID-19 infection, new research indicates the disease could also be associated with hypercoagulability, or increased tendency of the blood to clot. In ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pneumonia kills 140,000 children each year in Nigeria

Pneumonia kills around 143,000 children under the age of five each year in Nigeria, the government said Thursday, with the coronavirus pandemic hampering access to life-saving treatment.

Health

Preventing respiratory tract infections with food

On 22 October 2020 pediatrician Ellen van der Gaag will receive her Ph.D. for her thesis titled "Health-promoting effects of nutrition in children." The award ceremony was originally planned for March 2020, but was delayed ...

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