Universal screening strategy can improve life expectancy in those infected hepatitis C virus (HCV). Researchers developed a new mathematical model that assesses the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of different screening strategies, including universal screening.
Biocompatible gold nanoparticles in surfactants commonly used in laundry detergent, suntan lotions, cosmetics and ice cream become toxic to zebrafish embryos as they combine in a synergistic way, finds a new study.
Viruses have been identified as the most common cause of meningitis in adults in a first major paper exploring the causes and consequences of meningitis in the UK. Diagnosis for meningitis is often delayed.
Increased risk of diabetes was linked to outdoor air pollution, even at levels that were thought to be safe in heavily polluted countries like India and less polluted countries such as the United States.
Even low doses of endocrine disruptors such as estrogen can alter gene expression to the extent that it also affects the next generation. This finding adds to the debate on endocrine disrupting chemicals affecting human health.