Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Five tips to alleviate coronavirus anxiety

Many people are feeling anxious and fearful now that the virus is spreading, hospital admissions are increasing and society is shutting down for a few weeks, resulting in layoffs and unemployment.

Health

Working women healthier even after retirement age

In a new study, Jennifer Caputo, research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, found that women who worked consistently during their prime midlife working years had better physical health than non-working ...

Health

Neighbourhood affects the healthiness of dietary choices

A new study shows that living or moving to a neighbourhood with a higher socioeconomic status is clearly associated with better adherence to dietary recommendations. Researchers studied the connection between neighbourhoods' ...

Health

Physicians and practices should prepare for emergencies

(HealthDay)—Practices and physicians should prepare for emergency situations, such as natural disasters, network communications failures, and active shooter situations, according to an article published in Medical Economics.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The link between makeup and a down economy

During tough economic times, women engage in the "lipstick effect," stocking up on cosmetics and beauty products—a simple and familiar way to address their personal economic situation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research paper says we are still at risk of the plague

Today archaeologists unearthed a 'Black Death' grave in London, containing more than a dozen skeletons of people suspected to have died from the plague. The victims are thought to have died during the 14th century and archaeologists ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Family's economic situation influences brain function in children

Children of low socioeconomic status work harder to filter out irrelevant environmental information than those from a high-income background because of learned differences in what they pay attention to, according to new research ...

Cardiology

Don't cut lifesaving ICDs during financial crisis, ESC warns

Implantable devices for treating cardiac arrhythmias, which include ICDs, are already underused in parts of Eastern and Central Europe and there is a risk that the financial crisis could exacerbate the problem. The European ...

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