Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Slovenia eyes possible lockdown as COVID-19 infections surge

Slovenia's health minister on Wednesday warned that the country could face a nightmare scenario if it does not contain the virus outbreak raging in the small Alpine nation and other low-vaccination countries of Central and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study explores how low-income mothers of color cope with depression

Social workers, clinicians and other health and human services professionals must recognize the inner strengths of low-income mothers of color when working with clients experiencing peripartum depression (PPD), according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India schools cautiously reopen even as COVID warnings grow

More students in India will be able to step inside a classroom for the first time in nearly 18 months Wednesday, as authorities gave the green light to partially reopen more schools despite apprehension from some parents ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO sounds alarm over rising COVID deaths in Europe

The World Health warned Monday that 236,000 more people could die from COVID in Europe by December, sounding the alarm over rising infections and stagnating vaccine rates across the continent.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Teachers should be priority group for COVID jabs: WHO

Teachers and school staff should be among the groups prioritised for COVID-19 vaccinations so that schools in Europe and Central Asia can stay open, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef said on Monday.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

S.African women in class action over pelvic mesh

A dozen women in South Africa are following counterparts in Western countries in suing pharma companies for chronic harm they say was inflicted by implants designed to treat incontinence and other ailments.

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