Autism spectrum disorders

Autistic children left behind during pandemic school closures

Many children with autism or intellectual disability had poor attendance or even deregistered from school, often due to unmet needs, after their schools switched to online learning, reports a study and associated policy briefing ...

Medical research

Brain stimulation improves motor skill learning at older age

Even though we don't think about it, every movement we make in our daily life essentially consists of a sequence of smaller actions in a specific order. The only time we realize this is when we have to learn a new motor skill, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Shanghai discharges thousands of patients, boosts supplies

Shanghai on Sunday discharged over 11,000 recovered COVID-19 patients and health authorities emphasized that they must be allowed to return home despite the lockdown that has severely restricted movement in China's largest ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Coping tips for stressed-out families in the COVID-19 pandemic

Talk to any parent during these dark winter days and you're likely to hear a mix of fear, anger, exhaustion and defeat. These are tough months when many politicians have moved to a living-with-the-virus model despite millions ...

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