Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO points to 'slow decline' in Russia virus cases

The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday the number of coronavirus cases was slowly declining in Russia as the Kremlin prepared to stage a vote to change the constitution.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Looking for ways to protect against pandemic PTSD

As many places start to look forward to life after the first wave of the coronavirus, another type of illness could be about to follow in its wake.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How governments around the world responded to COVID-19

Northwestern University professor Galya Ben-Arieh led a project examining global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The team found that governments in various countries often bypassed privacy issues and health care provisions.

Medical research

Japan newborn gets liver stem cells in world first

Doctors in Japan have successfully transplanted liver cells derived from embryonic stem cells into a newborn baby, in a world first that could provide new treatment options for infants.

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19: Managing mental health with yoga

The ancient practice of yoga could provide a sustainable exercise alternative for thousands of people isolating at home, as new research from the University of South Australia, shows that movement-based yoga can significantly ...

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