Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 impacted UK healthcare

Just one-third of people in the UK managed to access the hospital care they needed at the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic—according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Higher income predicts feelings such as pride and confidence

People with higher incomes tend to feel prouder, more confident and less afraid than people with lower incomes, but not necessarily more compassionate or loving, according to research published by the American Psychological ...

Vaccination

National survey shows 13% of healthcare workers are vaccinated

A 50-year-old white male doctor in the Northeast, earning more than $200,000, is more than seven times likely to be vaccinated than a 45-year-old Black female nursing assistant in the South who earns less than $50,000, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Personality traits linked to COVID response in young adults

Young adults who are lax with abiding by COVID-19 protocols score low on the honesty-humility and conscientiousness categories of a scale measuring personality traits, says new Brock University research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study

Children who receive sustained treatment against common parasitic infections grow up to achieve a higher standard of living, with long-lasting health and economic benefits extending to their communities, according to new ...

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