Medical research

Antibiotic resistance: cheap diagnostic test could be a saviour

With the world's attention focused on combating COVID-19, it is easy to forget the other significant threat to public health and the global economy—the rapid rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Yet the problem has not ...

Health

FDA warns again about dangers of methanol-based hand sanitizers

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use alcohol-based hand sanitizers containing methanol, or wood alcohol, which is used in fuel and antifreeze and is toxic if absorbed through ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New vaccine holds promise in fighting diarrheal disease

Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University have teamed up with OHSU spinoff, Najít Technologies, Inc. to develop a new vaccine that appears to confer immunity to a diarrheal disease that afflicts hundreds of millions ...

Health

How to make your own hand sanitizer at home

When it comes to protecting yourself from the novel coronavirus, you already know what to do: Stay home and keep your hands clean by washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds—and keep your hands away from your ...

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