Psychology & Psychiatry

New app helps Syrian refugees deal with post-traumatic stress

Researchers at Leipzig University have partnered with Syrian refugees and an agency for e-mental health services to develop and scientifically test an app to help users deal with post-traumatic stress and related mental strain. ...

Medical research

Women still underrepresented in many clinical trials

To ensure that all kinds of patients get drugs and devices that are safe and effective for them, they need to be represented in clinical trials, but a new study shows that representation of women in key disease areas continues ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Theta waves: A marker of emotional regulation

Without realizing it, we all rely on emotional regulation many times a day. It's the process by which we mitigate the effect of disturbing stimuli in order to stay focused, improve our well-being and respond to demands from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COPD patients respond equally well to COVID-19 vaccine

A study that tested the immune response of COPD patients to COVID-19 vaccination has shown they respond in a similar way to healthy people. The findings by scientists from The University of Manchester and published as a research ...

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Illness

Illness (sometimes referred to as ill-health or ail) can be defined as a state of poor health.

It is sometimes considered a synonym for disease. Others maintain that fine distinctions exist. Some have described illness as the subjective perception by a patient of an objectively defined disease.

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