Health

The painful collision between work life and pregnancy loss

"It is with broken hearts that we share the news that our baby … was born sleeping. I will not be back into the office for another two weeks, as I need that time to heal, both physically and psychologically. Thank you ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus exposes cracks in Brazil's public health system

Brazil's public health care system, considered among the world's most advanced when it was launched, is being pushed to the brink by the coronavirus pandemic, which has exposed the impact of years of under-funding and mismanagement.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Call for urgent action as COVID-19 mental health crisis exposed

New data from two of South Australia's preeminent mental health research institutes indicates the COVID-19 pandemic and associated social restrictions are having a greater impact on mental health than was first feared.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The downside of social distancing

When faced with danger, humans draw closer together. Social distancing thwarts this impulse. LMU's Professor Ophelia Deroy and colleagues argue that this dilemma poses a greater threat to society than overtly antisocial behavior.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus data analyses published on open-source platform Galaxy

Dr. Wolfgang Maier and Dr. Björn Grüning from the University of Freiburg, together with researchers from universities in Belgium, Australia and the U.S., have reviewed previously available data on sequences of the novel ...

Pediatrics

Study shows kids get more exercise at school than at home

In a study of the activity level of grade 5 students at 60 schools across Alberta, researchers observed that children are more active on school days than on weekends and holidays when the weather turns bad.

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