Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

English health official warns pandemic entering worst weeks

England's chief medical officer warned Monday that the coming weeks would be the worst of the pandemic for the National Health Service as he appealed to the public to strictly follow guidelines meant to prevent the spread ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK ramps up vaccine rollout, targets every adult by autumn

Britain's health secretary said Sunday that every adult in the country will be offered a COVID-19 vaccine by the autumn as the U.K. ramps up its mass vaccination program amid a huge surge of infections and hospital admissions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in seven medical diagnoses incorrect

The estimated 140,000 diagnostic errors made in Australia every year could be prevented by implementing key strategies, according to a perspective paper by a University of Queensland researcher.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Relatives in deep grief can be helped earlier

Many relatives who experience severe long-term grief reactions after bereavement have more frequent contact with their general practitioner already prior to bereavement, as well as a higher consumption of antidepressants ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID in care homes: Many are asymptomatic or have 'atypical' symptoms

Many care home residents who have COVID-19 infection are either asymptomatic or experience "atypical" symptoms—according to a new study from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and North Norfolk Primary Care, supported ...

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