Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK virus cases hit highest since Feb 5 amid 'grab a jab'

The U.K. on Saturday recorded its most new coronavirus infections since early February as the National Health Service ran a "grab a jab" initiative to further drive up vaccination rates.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health needs described after hurricane Irma

(HealthDay)—In the 20 months after Hurricane Irma, 17 percent of households reported a need for a mental health care provider, and 37.9 percent did not receive these services, according to research published in the July ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sydney tightens lockdown amid 'stubborn' outbreak

Australian authorities ordered more businesses to close Saturday along with a slew of new restrictions in the country's largest city as a weeks-long lockdown failed to quash an outbreak of COVID-19.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health experiences of LGB Vietnam-era veterans

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual Veterans from the Vietnam era report PTSD and poorer mental health more often than their heterosexual counterparts, according to an analysis of data from the Vietnam Era Health Retrospective Observational ...

Ophthalmology

Mobile screening app triples eye care uptake

Using smartphones for eye screening and referrals could triple the number of people seeking primary care for eye problems and increase the uptake of hospital services in low-resource settings, a study says.

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