What happens when you have a heart attack on the way to Mars?
Millions of kilometres from Earth, even a minor health scare could be fatal. But with a thousand things that could go wrong, space pharmacists have some creative solutions
Ultrasound Brain Stimulation Ready for Widespread Use
Ultrasound is not only used as an imaging technique but targeted pulses of ultrasound can be used as a highly accurate treatment for a range of brain diseases, for which there were previously only limited treatment options. A review now shows that the new treatments are already on the brink of broad clinical application.
Chasing the Elusive Numbers That Define Epidemics
Most modeling efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic have sought to address urgent practical concerns. But some groups aim to bolster the theoretical underpinnings of that work instead.
Exclusive: WHO-led team expected in China in January to probe COVID-19 origins - experts
An international mission led by the World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to go to China in the first week of January to investigate the origins of the virus that sparked the COVID-19 pandemic, a member and diplomats told Reuters on Wednesday.
Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 survivors develop mental illness within 90 days
A new study has found that people who have COVID-19 may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, including anxiety and depression, within 90 days after diagnosis.
In places you're most likely to catch Covid-19, reducing crowds can help
A small minority of places where people go frequently account for a large majority of coronavirus infections in big cities, according to a new modeling study.