Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU takes US off safe travel list; backs travel restrictions

The European Union recommended Monday that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the U.S. because of rising coronavirus infections there, but member countries will keep the option of allowing fully vaccinated ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Biogen calls criticism of Alzheimer's drug 'misinformation'

Biogen Inc. fought back against criticism of the unusual circumstances that led to the U.S. approval of its Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm, saying in an open letter it has been the subject of "extensive misinformation and misunderstanding."

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How safe are the new COVID-19 vaccines?

(HealthDay)—Two COVID-19 vaccines are on the verge of approval in the United States, with pharmaceutical companies promising that millions of doses will be available to the first wave of recipients within a matter of weeks.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus pushes science and its controversies centre stage

Hydroxychloroquine, double-blind studies, convalescent plasma, herd immunity—the coronavirus pandemic has thrust the language of science into public view as never before.

Pediatrics

Researchers write ABCs of language disorder

While we expect to see scientists publishing in journals aimed at peers, a pair of Western researchers recently targeted a younger audience for their work—a lot younger.

Diabetes

FDA panel has tie vote on new type 1 diabetes drug

(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel vote on whether to recommend approval of the first oral medication for type 1 diabetes ended in an 8-8 tie Thursday.

Health

Evidence stacks up in favour of dairy

Eating higher, compared to lower, amounts of cheese, milk, yoghurt or butter does not make a person more likely to die from cardiovascular disease, cancer or any other cause, according to a systematic review of the link between ...

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