Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Release medical records of bat cave patients, Fauci urges China: FT

Top US scientist Anthony Fauci has urged China to release the medical records of nine people who fell sick with a coronavirus-like illness prior to the outbreak, saying they could provide insights into whether the pandemic ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Roots of major depression revealed in all its genetic complexity

A massive genome-wide association study (GWAS) of genetic and health records of 1.2 million people from four separate data banks has identified 178 gene variants linked to major depression, a disorder that will affect one ...

Overweight & Obesity

Built environments don't play expected role in weight gain

People don't gain or lose weight because they live near a fast-food restaurant or supermarket, according to a new study led by the University of Washington. And, living in a more "walkable," dense neighborhood likely only ...

Attention deficit disorders

ADHD meds can help preschoolers, but effects vary

Parents of preschoolers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be advised to give their child medication to help them concentrate, sit still and/or control impulsive behaviors.

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