Psychology & Psychiatry

Mentally ill kids become less healthy adults

A new pair of studies from a Duke research team's long-term work in New Zealand make the case that mental health struggles in early life can lead to poorer physical health and advanced aging in adulthood.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lower oxygen target does not cut deaths in respiratory failure

(HealthDay)—For adult patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, mortality is similar with a lower- or higher-oxygenation target, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Overweight & Obesity

Poorer teens at substantially greater risk of obesity

More than one-third of U.K. teenagers are starting adult life with excess weight (either overweight or obese), and rates are even higher among the poorest, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds majority of COVID-19 patients died in hospital

There have been over 280,000 deaths in the United States due to COVID-19, with the infectious nature of the disease preventing many patients from receiving end-of-life care at home. Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital ...

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