Psychology & Psychiatry

Heatwaves worsen mental health conditions

Heatwaves have a huge impact on our physical and mental health. Doctors usually dread them, as emergency rooms quickly fill up with patients suffering from dehydration, delirium and fainting. Recent studies suggest at least ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tuberculosis spread 'depends on moisture in the air'

Climatic factors such as dew point temperature, relative humidity and atmospheric temperature that affect water droplet formation are crucial for the survival and spread of tuberculosis (TB), an airborne infectious disease, ...

Medical research

Seasonal temperature impacts patient lab results

Ambient temperature influences the results of some of the most used laboratory tests, and these distortions likely affect medical decision making, such as whether to prescribe medications, researchers report December 10th ...

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