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.

Health

Limiting mealtimes may increase exercise motivation

Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New device for assisting accurate hemodialysis catheter placement

Researchers at Okayama University report in The Journal of Vascular Access a supporting device for accurately placing hemodialysis catheters on kidney patients. The device was successfully used on a group of 10 patients ...

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