Medical research

Internet CBT for depression reviewed and analyzed

Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression is often just as effective as traditional CBT. This is clear from an international study involving scientists at the University of Gothenburg. However, some ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Vaccine effective for elderly in Brazil facing COVID-19 Gamma variant

The AstraZeneca vaccine, which is being widely used in Brazil and elsewhere in response to an epidemic wave of the SARS-CoV-2 Gamma variant, affords significant protection to the elderly when the vaccine's full two-dose schedule ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping new moms sleep better without medication

Poor sleep during pregnancy and in the first months post-birth can have long lasting psychological and physical consequences for both mother and baby. New research from Monash University has found that a non-drug sleep program, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic planning: Lessons from the 'White Plague'

Neighbors singing from balconies above empty Spanish streets, apartment windows filled with people clapping for carers in the UK, a man running a marathon in his living room in China—people living in small homes became ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Primary care plays key role in vaccinating older individuals

(HealthDay)—Primary care physicians have been the largest provider of vaccinations for older individuals, according to a study published online in the July 1 issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Gender-affirming hair removal improves mental health

(HealthDay)—For transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) adults assigned male at birth, gender-affirming hair removal (GAHR) is associated with improved mental health, according to a research letter published online July 21 ...

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