Health informatics

Researcher creates rating system for mobile health apps

With more than 300,000 mobile health apps available, it's tough to know which ones are best, but a University of Alberta researcher has developed a way to help sort through the tangle.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Implications of serology testing in Canada

Serology testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) will be useful for public health decisions and research but will not have wide application for clinical care, according to a review article ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Working from home? Why detachment is crucial for mental health

As an academic who regularly worked from home in the days before coronavirus, my friends often joked about what they imagined my daily routine might be (such as enjoying a morning gin and not changing out of my pyjamas). ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

PTSD partners feel invisible, study finds

Recognition of the needs of wives and intimate partners in supporting the recovery of veterans and front-line emergency workers affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been highlighted in a new study led by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Nudged by social distancing, teletherapy for children takes off

Therapists and clients who used to see each other face to face have embraced the power of virtual appointments. At a time when meeting in close quarters is out of the question, professionals who specialize in occupational, ...

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