Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic vs. endemic vs. outbreak: Terms to know

Understanding epidemiological terms such as pandemic, endemic, and outbreak can be confusing. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh offers some insight.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Development of psychosis influenced by neighborhood

A first-of-its kind study published in Schizophrenia Research looked at how demographic factors might play a different role in the development of non-affective psychosis (e.g. schizophrenia) when compared to affective psychosis ...


Health risk due to micro- and nanoplastics in food

Five grams of plastic particles on average enter the human gastrointestinal tract per person per week. This is roughly equivalent to the weight of a credit card. Whether ingested micro- and nanoplastics pose a health risk ...

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