Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe, WHO sound alarm over resurgent virus crisis

The EU's disease control agency on Friday joined frantic health workers across Europe in sounding the alarm about the surge in coronavirus infections as the World Health Organization warned of an "exponential" rise in cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden sticks to its guns as COVID cases rise

Sweden is seeing an uptick in coronavirus infections and introducing targeted measures, but the country that famously refused to lock down is sticking to its guns and insisting coercive methods are not the way to go.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy's Lombardy region orders new anti-virus measures

The Italian region of Lombardy, the first European epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, has ordered all bars to shut at midnight from Saturday as it battles a second wave of the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New rules for Liverpool as virus cases in England quadruple

Britain imposed tighter restrictions on social gatherings in the port city of Liverpool and three towns as scientists reported Thursday that the number of COVID-19 cases in England has quadrupled or more in the last month.

Pediatrics

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Your child's storm anxiety

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a 7-year-old daughter who becomes anxious and agitated whenever it storms. What can I do to help her overcome her fear of thunderstorms and tornadoes? She's always asking about the weather whenever ...

Genetics

Romantic relationship dynamics may be in our genes

Variations in a gene called CD38, which is involved in attachment behavior in non-human animals, may be associated with human romantic relationship dynamics in daily life, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.

page 1 from 12