Medical research

Study of HIV prevalence among key populations in Europe

Marking World AIDS Day on 1 December, Eurosurveillance has published an article that brings together evidence on HIV seroprevalence in five population groups affected by HIV in the countries of the European Union and European ...


EU regulator authorizes Pfizer's COVID vaccine for kids 5-11

The European Union's drug regulator on Thursday authorized Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for use on children from 5 to 11 years old, clearing the way for shots to be administered to millions of elementary school pupils amid ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness can help you work better in the cold and wet

Mindfulness can be used by people who work in extremely cold and wet environments to tolerate low temperatures better and so carry out tasks that require motor skills more effectively, according to research published in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccines making Thanksgiving easier, but hot spots remain

The U.S. is facing its second Thanksgiving of the pandemic in better shape than the first time around, thanks to the vaccine, though some regions are seeing surges of COVID-19 cases that could get worse as families travel ...

Overweight & Obesity

Almost 1 in every 3 college-age Americans are now obese

It's probably fair to say that most people know of the so-called "Freshman 15"—the weight that college students are often said to gain when they're away from home for the first time.


Autism changes brain's white matter over time

Researchers at Yale University analyzing specialized MRI exams found significant changes in the microstructure of the brain's white matter in adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to a ...

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