Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Household factors may exacerbate COVID-19 health risks

Household factors such as access to outdoor space, overcrowding as well as financial and employment precarities make some households significantly more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, according to a new study carried ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parental education level affects children's mental health

It is well known that children who have parents with a short education perform worse in school and more often have symptoms of ADHD and depression than other children do. In this new study, researchers wanted to find out ...

Health

'Take-home' exposures are public health hazard

Workers in many industries inadvertently bring home toxic contaminants, endangering the health of their families. Those at greatest risk are the least likely to benefit from current regulations.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The more you have, the more you want?

People of a higher social class have a greater desire for wealth and status, a University of Queensland study has found.

Health

In defense of 'ultra-processed' foods

Ultra-processed foods, a label coined in research by a Brazilian pediatrician, have been targeted as a menace to society for quite some time, mostly by environmental advocates and health professionals.

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