Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch gamble on 'intelligent lockdown' to beat coronavirus

The shops are open and families cycle along in the sunny spring weather in the Netherlands, which has opted for what it calls an "intelligent lockdown" to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch extend virus measures to end of April

The Netherlands extended restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 on Tuesday, saying schools, restaurants and bars will remain closed at least until April 28.

Health

Will oat become the king of plant-based milks?

Almond, soy, coconut, nonfat or whole? American stores offer a dizzying array of milk but a new option is experiencing unprecedented growth and fast becoming a vegan favorite: oat milk.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Missouri virus case shows 1 exposure can mean major response

The 20-something college student didn't know she had the new coronavirus as she flew home from a study abroad program in Italy, landing at one of the nation's busiest airports. She took a train to a St. Louis station shared ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Navigating 'Neuralville': Virtual town helps map brain functions

Psychologists at Emory University have found that the human brain uses three distinct systems to perceive our environment—one for recognizing a place, another for navigating through that place and a third for navigating ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Early warning' tool for hard-to-heal leg wounds

Some 500,000 Australians live with the daily burden of a wound that does not heal, but a risk assessment tool that provides an 'early warning' of which venous leg ulcer wounds need specialised treatment has been developed ...

Pediatrics

Finns demand legal right to breastfeed in public

Finnish health officials are demanding a law to protect breastfeeding mothers from being driven out of public places, including restaurants and coffee shops, in one of western Europe's most gender equal nations.

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