Disease and Conditions

Seven in 8 children’s tonsillectomies are unnecessary, study reveals

Public Release: 5-Nov-2018   University of Birmingham A new study by the University of Birmingham has found that seven in every eight children who have their tonsils removed are unlikely to benefit from the operation. Researchers analysed the electronic medical… Read More ›

Fighting mutant influenza

Public Release: 24-Oct-2018 American Chemical Society Another flu season is here, which means another chance for viruses to mutate. Already, most influenza A viruses contain a mutation that confers resistance against one class of antiviral medications, and the bugs are… Read More ›