Psychology & Psychiatry

Firearm suicides fell worldwide since 1990, but rose in 31 countries

From 1990 to 2019, deaths from suicide by firearm declined throughout the world, but some countries saw an increasing trend. Irena Ilic of the University of Belgrade, Serbia, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO 'worried' about virus spread in Balkans, Central Europe

The World Health Organization said Thursday it was "particularly worried" about the COVID-19 situation in the Balkans and Central Europe, noting that hospitalisations and deaths were among the highest in the world.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prevalence data suggest increasing trend of psoriasis with age

A clear bimodal age pattern exists in psoriasis onset, and prevalence shows an increasing trend with age until 60 or 70 years, according to a review published in the February issue of the British Journal of Dermatology.

Neuroscience

Researchers report on head injuries in MMA

Mixed martial arts (MMA) has gained global popularity over recent years. Yet it remains a sport with a high risk of injury in general, and head injuries in specific.

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