Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 pandemic puts children with disabilities at significant risk

Health officials around the world agree that the vast majority of children have avoided the global scourge of COVID-19. But the pandemic's social and economic consequences have already begun to affect the most vulnerable ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can medical workers safely reuse face masks in COVID-19 pandemic?

Urgent research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is investigating whether health care providers can safely reuse protective face masks, which could slow the Covid-19 pandemic and ease a critical equipment shortage ...

Immunology

Diet, nutrition have profound effects on gut microbiome

Nutrition and diet have a profound impact on microbial composition in the gut, in turn affecting a range of metabolic, hormonal, and neurological processes, according to a literature review by scientists from the George Washington ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

During self-quarantine, dogs may help protect mental health

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people are practicing social distancing and self-quarantine—two measures epidemiologists agree are critical to slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exercising with asthma during COVID-19

People with asthma have been advised by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other health organizations that they are a group at risk to the COVID-19 virus.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Women deflated by #Fitspiration images

Researchers have found that the #Fitspiration philosophy is flawed, making many women feel worse about themselves and their bodies rather than inspiring them to exercise.

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