Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Moscow rolls out mobile tech to enforce virus lockdown

Moscow is rolling out a mobile phone app and scannable bar codes to check whether people are adhering to strict isolation rules during lockdown, an official said Wednesday.

Neuroscience

'Reading' with aphasia is easier than 'running'

Neurolinguists from HSE University have confirmed experimentally that for people with aphasia, it is easier to retrieve verbs describing situations with several participants (such as 'someone is doing something'), although ...

Medical research

Step forward in leukemia treatment

An international clinical trial involving Adelaide researchers has demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a next-generation treatment for people with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).

Health

French economists make case for legal marijuana

A group of French economists on Thursday recommended legalising marijuana, arguing it would add billions to state coffers, but President Emmanuel Macron's government again ruled out letting recreational users get legally ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New gene therapy poised to transform care for spinal muscular atrophy

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) has been tapped as one of the first institutions in the U.S. to offer a new gene replacement therapy to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The new treatment can be delivered ...

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