Psychology & Psychiatry

Caring for the physical health of those with mental illness

People who struggle with serious mental illnesses are more likely to die early—about 10 to 30 years early—than those without mental illness from any cause. Many factors contribute to this disparity including poor access ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Mental strategy helps dementia care partners' wellbeing

Responding to dementia symptoms can be a stressful daily activity, especially for spousal partners. Living with a partner with early-stage dementia means that spouses are often the first in line to witness changes in their ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Hydration can impact pregnancy and birth outcomes

Water needs increase during pregnancy to support fetal development and maternal health, however little is known about the relationship between hydration status and outcomes on both mother and child. A Penn State study recently ...

Vaccination

China vaccine doses pass one billion mark

The number of COVID-19 jabs administered in China has passed the one billion mark, health officials said Sunday, more than a third of the doses given worldwide.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online therapy aids the isolated, immunosuppressed in pandemic

People with a rare autoimmune disease, who likely experience more serious isolation during a global pandemic, saw their anxiety and depression improve after receiving online mental health intervention through an international ...

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