Medical economics

Study investigates using telemedicine for flu diagnosis

Imagine you're feeling achy. You have a cough, and you might have a fever. It's flu season, so you want to have a doctor check you out. Almost a quarter of Americans now opt for a telehealth visit, which public health experts ...


New Alzheimer's disease pathways identified

Dementia, which includes Alzheimer's disease, currently affects around 1.8 million people in Germany. The exact cause has not yet been clarified, but genetic factors play a significant role in the development of the disease. ...


Largest-ever genetic study of suicide finds new risk factors

The reasons why people attempt suicide are complex and include external triggers like trauma and stress, as well as inherited genetic factors. A new study published online on October 1 in the American Journal of Psychiatry ...

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