Health

Quantifying the live microbes on your plate

Many have hypothesized that bacteria and other "friendly" live microorganisms consumed through the diet can play an important role in health. Reduction in dietary microbe consumption has likely contributed to an "impoverished" ...

Medical economics

Nearly 1 billion people lack access to disability aids

Almost 1 billion children and adults with disabilities, and older people, are unable to access the assistive technology they need, according to a UN report, which calls for more investment in these life-changing products.

Medical economics

Start talking about mRNA vaccine access now, say experts

While researchers are still in the early stages of development for new mRNA vaccines, global health leaders focused on the world's most neglected infectious diseases say that conversations about access should begin now.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recommendations updated for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

In a clinical practice guideline issued by the American Thoracic Society, together with the European Respiratory Society, Japanese Respiratory Society, and Asociacion Latinoamericana de Torax, updated recommendations are ...

Biomedical technology

'Smart' diaper for bedside urine testing

Urine can reveal a lot about a person's health. But physicians don't currently have a convenient or fast way of tracking the concentration of important compounds in their patients' urine. Now, researchers reporting in ACS ...

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