Psychology & Psychiatry

Experiences of loneliness may differ by age

Loneliness in adult life is experienced differently depending on age, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. The research concludes that there can be no 'one-size-fits-all' approach to ...


Vitamin D twice a day may keep vertigo away

Taking vitamin D and calcium twice a day may reduce your chances of getting vertigo again, according to a study published in the August 5, 2020, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A lottery for ventilators

As cases of COVID-19 rise around the world, there has been a surge in the hospitalization of COVID-19 patients in the United States, India and Brazil. Many are concerned by the ability of the healthcare systems to cope under ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Neuroendocrine markers of grief

Researchers have examined what's currently known about the neuroendocrine effects of grief and whether biological factors can predict complicated or prolonged grief after the death of a loved one. The findings appear in the ...


A centerpiece of the 3-D human brain atlas published

Julich-Brain is the name of the first 3-D-atlas of the human brain that reflects the variability of the brain's structure with microscopic resolution. The atlas features close to 250 structurally distinct areas, each one ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO's emergency panel reviews pandemic

Six months after sounding its top alarm over the new coronavirus outbreak, the WHO's emergency committee meets for a fourth time Friday to assess the raging pandemic.

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