Psychology & Psychiatry

Increased risk of atrial fibrillation among bereaved parents

Parents that experienced the death of a child had a 15 percent higher risk of atrial fibrillation, according to a study carried out by researchers at the Department of Global Public Health at Karolinska Institutet. The study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Measuring maternal grief in Africa

Most parents living in industrialized countries today reasonably presume that all their children will survive childhood.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Milder symptoms and better prognosis in children with COVID-19

Children infected with the new coronavirus generally have less severe symptoms than adults, they rarely need intensive care and very few child deaths have been reported. This according to a systematic review of COVID-19 in ...


Nutrient supplements significantly reduce child deaths

More than half of child deaths worldwide stem from preventable causes, such as adverse effects from malnutrition. A new study led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds that child mortality significantly ...

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