Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Why lockdown may cost young lives over time

COVID-19 will cause a lot of deaths if we don't curb the spread of infection successfully by lockdowns and other recently announced measures. The pandemic is anticipated to disproportionately impact older people in the "baby ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Venezuela hospital makes its own masks to confront new virus

Medical supplies of almost any sort are in short supply in Venezuela, so workers at a maternity hospital in Caracas are racing to confront the rapidly spreading coronavirus by making surgical masks, one by one.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malaria back with a vengeance in crisis-hit Venezuela

If it weren't for the Center for Malaria Studies in Caracas, Francelis Pacheco would have been unable to get treatment for a disease she has contracted around 20 times.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles cases rise 30 percent worldwide: UN

Measles cases worldwide jumped more than 30 percent last year compared to 2016, with increases recorded in wealthy European countries like Germany where vaccination coverage has historically been high, the UN said Thursday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Jumping to scientific conclusions challenges biomedical research

Improving experimental design and statistical analyses alone will not solve the reproducibility crisis in science, argues Ray Dingledine in a societal impact article published in eNeuro. Repeating classic behavioral economics ...

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