Psychology & Psychiatry

More than 6% of Europeans suffer from depression

A study in 27 European countries puts the prevalence of depression at 6.4 percent of the population. The work, published in The Lancet Public Health, analyzed data from the European Health Interview Survey, which includes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is coronavirus treatment fair? Not in an unequal society

An important notion underlying most clinical and ethical pandemic guidance worldwide is the concept of fairness; whether this is the question of how to make decisions to allocate limited health resources or the need for ethical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Single dose of the vaccine may be better than nothing at all

Researchers from Yale School of Public Health used a previously published model of a COVID-19 vaccination program to quantify the speed-versus-efficacy tradeoff of vaccination deployment. The model accounted for transmission ...

Oncology & Cancer

Stem cell function may explain higher colon cancer rate in males

Colon cancers have a higher incidence in males, which is in part related to much higher androgen levels in males compared to females. Scientists have now discovered a link between androgens and stem cells that could contribute ...

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