Psychology & Psychiatry

Most GP trainees willing to use mindfulness to tackle burnout

Mindfulness could help trainee GPs to build their resilience and reduce burnout, helping to reduce the number of newly qualified GPs leaving the profession, according to University of Warwick researchers.

Cardiology

High blood pressure increasingly deadly for black people

Cardiovascular deaths related to high blood pressure, often called a silent killer, continued to rise over the last two decades, according to new research, which showed stark health inequities.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More lonely deaths in hospitals and nursing homes from COVID

Patients who died from COVID in 2020 were almost 12 times more likely to die in a medical facility than patients who died from any cause in 2018, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

2008 to 2018 saw increase in shingles vaccination in over-60s

(HealthDay)—From 2008 to 2018, there was an increase in shingles vaccination among adults aged 60 years and older, with demographic, socioeconomic, and geographic variations in vaccination rates, according to a July data ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data mining system unearths US counties most at risk for COVID deaths

The task of controlling the COVID-19 pandemic nationwide and predicting where cases will spike next and which areas may have high mortality rates remains daunting for scientists and public officials. A new machine learning ...

HIV & AIDS

Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIV

A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body, doctors ...

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