Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness can help you work better in the cold and wet

Mindfulness can be used by people who work in extremely cold and wet environments to tolerate low temperatures better and so carry out tasks that require motor skills more effectively, according to research published in the ...

Medical research

Seasonality of COVID-19 confirmed

As the novel coronavirus has raced around the world, experts have wondered whether it would behave like influenza and other respiratory viruses, spiking in the winter and abating in the summer. Now, more than a year into ...

Pediatrics

New innovation successfully treats neonatal hypothermia

Neonatal hypothermia—which occurs when an infant's core body temperature falls below the normal range needed to maintain health—contributes to approximately one million deaths each year, and countless cases of stunted ...

Vaccination

US firms gear up for distribution of COVID vaccines

With the imminent arrival of coronavirus vaccines that will need to be stored at ultra-low temperatures, US companies are gearing up for a massive logistical effort to aid their distribution.

Vaccination

Vaccine innovation sparks hope, questions

Reports that one of the vaccines for COVID-19 has shown highly promising results are a ray of hope for a world in the shadow of surging virus cases.

Health

How to prevent food poisoning

You're sick, woozy and deeply regretting that second helping of potato salad from yesterday's picnic, because you're now one of the four million Canadians hit with a case of food poisoning every year.

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