Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Point-of-care Strep A tests set to save lives in remote settings

Instant diagnosis and treatment of potentially life-threatening Strep A infections is now very close to reality across Australia's remote and regional areas thanks to molecular point-of-care testing (POCT) that slashes result ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bark of neem tree may protect against coronavirus variants

Extract from the bark of the neem tree may help treat and reduce the spread of coronavirus, according to a new study led by scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the Indian Institute of Science ...

Neuroscience

Does strep throat lead to the development of tics?

A new study has found no link between a strep throat infection and the development of tics in children who have a parent or sibling with a chronic tic disorder. The research is published in the February 2, 2022, online issue ...

Neuroscience

Can strep throat make tics worse in kids?

Exposure to the bacteria that causes strep throat does not appear to make Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders worse in children and teens, according to a study published in the February 10, 2021, online issue ...

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