Psychology & Psychiatry

Lies that 'might' eventually come true seem less unethical

People may be willing to condone statements they know to be false and even spread misinformation on social media if they believe those statements could become true in the future, according to research published by the American ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Algorithm predicts risk for PTSD after traumatic injury

Researchers have developed an algorithm that can predict whether trauma survivors are likely to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The tool, which relies on routinely collected medical data, would allow clinicians ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global study finds increase in deaths from COVID-19 on weekends

The average number of global deaths from COVID-19 were 6% higher on weekends compared to weekdays (8,532 vs 8,083) throughout the pandemic, according to new research analyzing all deaths reported to the WHO COVID-19 database ...

Health informatics

Using convolutional neural networks to analyze medical imaging

COVID-19 remains a significant challenge the world over. Research in the International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design, discusses how X-ray images and CT (computerized tomography) scans can reveal much about ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rapid Covid tests not as accurate with Omicron: US regulator

Rapid Covid home tests are more likely to give a false negative with the heavily-mutated Omicron variant compared to earlier strains, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Tuesday.

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