Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'We've been forgotten': Brazil's Zika generation

When doctors told her that the six-month-old fetus she was carrying had severe brain damage caused by the Zika virus, Thamires Ferreira da Silva tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a bus in Rio de Janeiro.

Health

Healthy holiday sleep for kids: a how to

Christmas, summer holidays, family gatherings – excitement and anticipation abound in young children's lives this time of year as do late nights and early rising with the sun – all potential sleep disruptors.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Work-family balance

The work-life balance and juggling family can lead to emotional turmoil for those who find themselves unable to resolve the conflicting demands of work and family. A research team in India has now looked surveyed 346 employees ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Key factors for family satisfaction with nursing homes

In recent months, news headlines have included numerous investigations into cases of nursing home staff shortages and resident maltreatment—many of which were reported by the families of vulnerable residents.

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