Hope emerges for women with debilitating hormonal disorder 

Recent research findings may help ease an illness that causes enlarged ovaries. By Vittoria D’Alessio When Emelyne Heluin of France was diagnosed at the age of 17 with a hormonal disorder that causes enlarged ovaries with cysts, her symptoms included weight gain, hair loss, fatigue and pain. She was forced to quit her longtime hobbies … Read more

Shining light on an aggressive brain cancer

EU research is uncovering ways to treat a deadly tumour on the rise around the world. By  ANTHONY KING Brain surgeons need steady hands as well as cool heads. Now they’re getting a helping hand from researchers in Europe to fight a fatal type of brain cancer called glioblastoma. A Danish biotechnology company named FluoGuide led … Read more

Long Covid: the pandemic’s testing aftermath

By tracking Covid-19 patients, doctors in Europe are in search of treatments for a lingering sickness that is both debilitating and puzzling. By  ANTHONY KING Evelina Tacconelli, an Italian infectious diseases specialist, is seeking cures for a coronavirus-induced illness that’s playing havoc with the lives of millions of people in Europe and elsewhere. Though Covid-19 itself … Read more