Journal of Medical Internet Research

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study tracks public concerns on Twitter about COVID-19

Twitter users initially didn't feel positive about the state of the economy, prevention, treatment and recovery concerning COVID-19. That changed by the end of March 2020. In contrast, throughout the period examined from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID hits young adults harder than thought: study

New research suggests that COVID-19 is far from benign when it strikes young adults: Once they are hospitalized, 1 in 5 wind up in the ICU and many need ongoing medical care even after they are free of the virus, scientists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 may have been in LA as early as last December, study suggests

UCLA researchers and colleagues who analyzed electronic health records found that there was a significant increase in patients with coughs and acute respiratory failure at UCLA Health hospitals and clinics beginning in late ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Apps and social distancing: Why we accept coronavirus rules—or not

The higher the severity of an infection is thought to be, the greater the motivation is to socially distance. That is one result of a study conducted by the psychologist Professor Kai Kaspar at the University of Cologne. ...

Health

Meet the superusers who hold together health social media

New research by a multidisciplinary collaboration between Queen Mary University of London, Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR) University of Edinburgh, University of Nottingham, University of Cambridge and charity ...

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