Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers reveal new tool to help prevent suicide

A team of Welsh academics has developed a new method of supporting health professionals to make clinical decisions about people who may be at risk of taking their own lives.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Trouble managing money may be an early sign of dementia

After Maria Turner's minivan was totaled in an accident a dozen years ago, she grew impatient waiting for the insurance company to process the claim. One night, she saw a red pickup truck on eBay for $20,000. She thought ...

Vaccination

Portugal suspends AstraZeneca jabs

Portugal has followed the lead of other EU countries and stopped rolling out AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine after reports of "serious but rare" side effects, health chief Graca Freitas said on Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Immigrants in ICE detention face high risks in COVID-19 pandemic

Immigrants imprisoned in immigration facilities across the country face health conditions and often have chronic illnesses that would expose them to greater risk with COVID-19, a new University of California, Davis, study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Learning from COVID-19 to prepare for the next pandemic

Aotearoa New Zealand's next pandemic plan needs a completely different approach to our previous plan that was focussed on influenza, say researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington in a new article that identifies ...

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