Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research identifies potential therapeutic treatment for monkeypox

Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), through biomolecular research and testing, have discovered a potential topical therapeutic to treat monkeypox. The research stems from years of study spent on investigating ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

National study calls into question COVID-diabetes link in young people

New research, being presented at this year's European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden (19–23 Sept), found that testing positive for SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—is ...

Health

Consumer health: What are head lice?

An estimated 6–12 million infestations of head lice occur each year in the U.S. among children ages three to 11, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID-19 may stem from an overactive immune response in the lungs

Viruses that cause respiratory diseases like the flu and COVID-19 can lead to mild to severe symptoms within the first few weeks of infection. These symptoms typically resolve within a few more weeks, sometimes with the help ...

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