Psychology & Psychiatry

Poor mental health in lockdown most common among young women

Young women are the most likely to have experienced high levels of depression, anxiety, and loneliness in lockdown, compared to older adults, according to new research from the UCL Center for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).

Medical research

A new tool for modeling the human gut microbiome

Several thousand strains of bacteria live in the human gut. Some of these are associated with disease, while others have beneficial effects on human health. Figuring out the precise role of each of these bacteria can be difficult, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO advance team ends visit to China to probe COVID origin

The World Health Organization said Monday an advance team looking into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak has concluded its mission in China, and the U.N. health agency is preparing the deployment of a larger group of experts ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO warns there may never be a COVID-19 'silver bullet'

The World Health Organization said Monday it had completed the groundwork in China to probe the origins of the new coronavirus—as it warned there might never be a "silver bullet" for COVID-19.

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