Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Social cohesion found to be key risk factor in early COVID infections

Social cohesion, normally associated with positive outcomes in physical and mental health, can be a liability during a pandemic, according to new research by the University of California, Irvine, and the University of Washington.

Sleep apnea

Women over 50 who snore face an elevated risk of sleep apnea

A new study from Tel Aviv University found that women aged 55 and over who snore are at increased risk for sleep apnea, which can be fatal. The researchers warn that, in most cases, because the phenomenon occurs during sleep, ...

Pediatrics

COVID-19 vaccines for young children

Just one demographic group in America currently cannot receive a vaccine against COVID-19: kids under 5 years old.

Pediatrics

Diagnosis, treatment of gender dysphoria varies among children

(HealthDay)—Only 29 percent of children and adolescents with gender dysphoria receive a gender dysphoria-related diagnosis (GDRD), and 25 percent are prescribed gender-affirming hormonal treatment (GAHT), according to a ...

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