Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combining models to improve COVID-19 forecasts

Soon after the beginning of the pandemic, researchers from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) developed a web platform for bundling short-term forecasts ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Evolutionary analysis improves ability to predict the spread of flu

With flu season around the corner, getting a seasonal vaccine might be one of the best ways to prevent people from getting sick. These vaccines only work, however, if their developers have accurately predicted which strains ...

Inflammatory disorders

Novel drug candidates offer new route to controlling inflammation

Pursuing a relatively untapped route for regulating the immune system, an international team of researchers has designed and conducted initial tests on molecules that have the potential to treat diseases involving inflammation, ...