Oncology & Cancer

On the watch for pediatric cancers

In the midst of first steps, playdates and training wheels, no parent wants to hear the word "cancer." Fortunately, few will, but it's always smart to be attuned to signs that might warrant a further look.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Survivors of trauma struggle to move on from the loss of loved ones

Among individuals who survive a trauma that resulted in the loss of a close friend or loved one, symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder can predict complicated grief—a sense of persistent sadness and an inability to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Widowers more likely to be diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer

Social environment is a key factor in the risk of developing prostate cancer. Ph.D. student Charlotte Salmon and Professor Marie-Élise Parent of Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) have shown that widowers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany to end free COVID tests to boost jab take-up

Germany will end free coronavirus tests in October, regional leaders and the federal government agreed on Tuesday, in a push to incentivise more people to get vaccinated.

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