Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media use sheds light on dads' mental health

Deakin University researchers have mined Reddit posts and discovered that dads' posting behaviors in the period surrounding their child's birth can be a warning sign for depression. Their results were published in JMIR Pediatrics ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles cases surge 80%, other diseases could follow: UN

Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the "canary in a coal mine" illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.

Health

Pictorial warnings could reduce purchases of sugary drinks

Purchases of sugary drinks could be reduced by pictorial health warnings, reports research publishing February 1st in the open access journal PLOS Medicine. A trial in a naturalistic store setting found parents bought fewer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is COVID-19 on airplane air filters?

Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have become more interested in how well airplane cabins filter and circulate their air.

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