Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: how school closures affect infection numbers

Whether schools should remain open or not has been the subject of much recent debate. The continuing rise in cases led the UK government to decide on January 4 that all schools in England are to be closed at least until the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Expert warns of depression risk in aftermath of Cyclone Imogen

A Western Sydney University rural health expert is calling for additional economic support for businesses and increased disaster relief and recovery services, to help address the potential mental health impacts of Cyclone ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exercise prescriptions needed to get patients active

A nationwide health initiative, that will be rolled out widely in GP practices next year, will only work if formal referrals and prescriptions are used, according to a new study led by the University of St Andrews.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe's coronavirus infections top 11 million

Europe passed a new bleak milestone Tuesday after reporting more than 11 million coronavirus cases, as Austria and Greece became the latest countries on the continent to impose shutdowns.

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