Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gargling with iodine won't stop you getting COVID

Social media is awash with bogus COVID treatments. First, there was hydroxychloroquine, then bleach, followed hard on the heels by ivermectin—a cattle dewormer. The latest on the scene is povidone-iodine, an antiseptic.

Medical research

Blueprint for regulating lab-developed diagnostic tests

How should diagnostic tests developed in laboratories in hospitals and other health care settings be regulated—if at all? That's a question that has stirred lively debate within the U.S. health care system for years, but ...

Medical research

Programming synthetic exosomes to optimize wound healing

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg and colleagues at the DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials in Aachen have engineered synthetic exosomes that regulate cellular signaling ...

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