Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds deep divide on mental health impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 is revealing a deep divide in the mental health of college students, with some having much more difficulty with their emotional well-being during the pandemic than others, according to a new Dartmouth study.

Medical research

Drug treatment: There's an app for that too

Addiction treatment providers scrambled at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to find ways to keep people engaged after they shut their physical doors.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mobile apps for suicide prevention: What's the evidence?

Mobile applications could provide "an uninterrupted tool for crisis response" for people experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, although more research is needed to establish their effectiveness, concludes a review ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Smart surveillance tech dents malaria in Indian city

New cases of malaria decreased by 83 percent in the southern Indian city of Mangaluru five years after the implementation of a digitized smart surveillance system, reports a study published this month in Malaria Journal.

Health

EXPLAINER: Will you need a 'vaccine passport' to travel?

Airlines and others in the travel industry are throwing their support behind so-called vaccine passports to boost pandemic-depressed travel, and authorities in Europe could embrace the idea quickly enough for the peak summer ...

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