Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Britain OKs vaccine as global COVID death toll nears 1.5 million

Britain on Wednesday became the first western country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine for general use, while Italy and Japan promised free inoculations for all even as the global death toll ticked towards 1.5 million.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dealing with COVID-19 and emerging stronger from it

The psychology professor and director of the SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute is well placed to explain why and how this matters—he has contributed significantly to public discourse on COVID-19 throughout this year and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pets, touch and COVID-19: Why our furry friends are lifesavers

Lockdowns, job losses and social isolation have been the hallmarks of 2020 as COVID-19 tightens its grip on the world, not only infecting millions and leaving a mounting death toll, but also denying humans the most basic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ranking the best ways to limit COVID spread

Less-intrusive, non-pharmaceutical interventions to limit the spread of COVID-19, such as effective communication strategies and government support, may be just as effective in slowing transmission as more intrusive solutions, ...

Immunology

Food allergies take a greater emotional toll on Asian families

Studies have shown that food allergies negatively affect the quality of life of those who suffer with them. A new study being presented at this year's virtual American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual ...

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