FDA grants full approval to Paxlovid to treat COVID-19

Americans with COVID-19 have been taking Paxlovid since it was approved under emergency use in late 2021. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted full approval to the drug.


Identifying the gut bacteria that threaten neonatal babies

Researchers from the Quadram Institute and University of East Anglia have identified what makes some strains of gut bacteria life-threatening in pre-term babies. The findings, now published in the journal Nature Microbiology, ...


Summer thunderstorms can leave asthma-sufferers breathless

As the weather heats up, many are looking forward to getting outside for some fun in the sun. But for asthma-sufferers, the summer season can present dangerous conditions through asthma triggers that many are unaware of, ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Managing menopause: Hormone therapy is back

Hot flashes, night sweats and sleep disturbances are common symptoms of menopause that can affect health, quality of life and work productivity. A new review published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ ) recommends ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Avian influenza: New aspects of an old threat

In Europe, epidemics of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) used to be a seasonal phenomenon associated with migratory waterfowl that were returning to their overwintering sites in the autumn. Since 2020, however, this ...

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