Psychology & Psychiatry

Doomscrolling: Why we do it, and how we can stop

Dictionary.com recently added hundreds of new words to its catalog, many of them capturing the zeitgeist of 2020, the year COVID-19 overtook the United States. One of those new words is "doomscrolling": the act of consuming ...

Cardiology

Study strengthens links between red meat and heart disease

An observational study in nearly 20,000 individuals has found that greater intake of red and processed meat is associated with worse heart function. The research is presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Is it possible to predict when a woman will enter menopause?

Despite all the advances in medicine, some basic questions remain. For example, people cannot be told with any certainty how long they'll live. Nor can it be predicted exactly when a woman's childbearing years will end. However, ...

Health

New CSIRO tool to combat Australia's junk food addiction

Low-nutrient, high-calorie food continues to be the top choice for Australians, with new research from CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, showing that nearly four out of five people are overindulging in junk foods ...

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