Psychology & Psychiatry

Measuring maternal grief in Africa

Most parents living in industrialized countries today reasonably presume that all their children will survive childhood.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Odds of hospitalization, death from COVID-19 rise steadily with age

Once infected with the new coronavirus, a 20-something has about a 1% chance of illness so severe it requires hospitalization, and that risk rises to more than 8% for people in their 50s and to nearly 19% for people over ...

Medical research

Inflammation triggers fatal cycle in Alzheimer's disease

An immune reaction in the brain seems to play a major role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. In a way, it "adds fuel to the fire" and apparently causes an inflammation that, in a sense, keeps kindling itself. The ...

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