Vaccination

Study finds COVID-19 vaccines safe for IBD patients

IBDs, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, are chronic conditions that occur when the intestinal immune system becomes overreactive, causing chronic diarrhea and other digestive symptoms. In a published survey ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Overcoming pandemic procrastination

Have you noticed that you put things off more during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Postpartum mental health visits 30% higher during COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health visits for new mothers were 30% higher during the COVID-19 pandemic than before the pandemic, particularly in the first 3 months after giving birth, found new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine protection may diminish need for yearly boosters

Scientists have found clues that the world's leading COVID-19 vaccines offer lasting protection that could diminish the need for frequent booster shots, but they caution that more research is needed and that virus mutations ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Old vaccines can fight new pandemics like COVID-19

Inoculation with live attenuated vaccines (LAV) such as those used against TB, polio or measles can stimulate the immune system to provide protection against other infectious diseases, including COVID-19, says a new study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

With recent surge, Uruguay battles to contain coronavirus

When Eduardo Rey celebrated his 69th birthday at home with 10 family members in Uruguay's capital, he didn't suspect it would start a mortal race to find medical care amid a surging pandemic.

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