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A network of stuttering

Network science uses techniques from mathematics, computer science, and several other fields to study complex systems. Nodes are used to represent an individual in the system, and connections are placed between nodes that are related in some

Work status of Q fever patients and patients with Legionnaires’ disease

Q fever is an infectious disease that causes flu-like symptoms such as fever and headache, often accompanied by pneumonia. In addition, Q fever can continue to cause symptoms, long after patients became infected. Fatigue is one of

Controlling pain and symptoms at end-of-life: a better way

The World Health Organization has defined Palliative Care as: “The active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment. The goal… is to achieve the best quality of life for patients and their

Thyroid eye disease: early catch, better fix

Thyroid eye disease (TED) is an uncommon condition that affects some people with an overactive thyroid (a condition called Graves’ disease, of whom about a quarter will develop TED). The disease causes swelling of the tissues behind

Loneliness matters for people with psychotic disorders

When you ask people with a psychotic disorder, like schizophrenia, what challenges them most in daily life they are likely to say – ‘loneliness’. As nearly everyone can attest, loneliness is painful. It’s the distressing feeling that