Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zero Covid in Europe: Possible or pipe dream?

Hit the virus quick and hard, undergoing drastic short-term measures in order to allow life to return to normal. Several nations in Asia and Oceania have pursued "Zero COVID" strategies.

Other

Jeremy Hunt: 'I was too slow to boost the NHS workforce'

With the COVID-19 pandemic exposing an already stretched NHS workforce to new levels of stress, burnout, and trauma, Jeremy Hunt says he regrets not acting earlier to expand numbers of doctors and nurses during his time as ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

PTSD link to pandemic fears

Even at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, people around the world became more fearful of what could happen to them or their family.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia tops 3 million COVID-19 infections

Russia on Saturday passed three million confirmed coronavirus infections, as authorities hold out against reimposing a national lockdown while the country is battered by a second wave.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Short of medics as virus surges, central Europe sounds alarm

Soldiers in Poland are giving coronavirus tests. American National Guard troops with medical training are headed to the Czech Republic to work alongside doctors there. A Czech university student is running blood samples to ...

Gastroenterology

High-sugar diet can damage the gut, intensifying risk for colitis

Mice fed diets high in sugar developed worse colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and researchers examining their large intestines found more of the bacteria that can damage the gut's protective mucus layer.

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