Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Suppression of COVID-19 spread is possible, suggests new model

Suppression of the spread of COVID-19 is an attainable goal, and it can be done through strategies that ease social distancing guidelines, suggests a new model developed by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID analysis platform tracks data about COVID-19 worldwide

OSCOVIDA, the Open Science COVID Analysis website is now online at http://oscovida.github.io. The platform collects and shows analysis plots of COVID19 cases and deaths to better understand the time development of the pandemic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Over 25% of the U.K. likely to have had COVID-19 already

A team of researchers from The University of Manchester, Salford Royal and Res Consortium, have shown that a significant proportion of people in the UK—over 25%—is likely to have been infected already by the COVID-19 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using self-nudging to make better choices

Despite our better knowledge, we often make choices that aren't good for us—and feel bad about it later. But it's possible to strengthen our self-control by making simple changes to our environment. Researchers from the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hygiene reduces the need for antibiotics by up to 30%

According to a new Position Paper published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) online, improved everyday hygiene practices, such as hand-washing, reduces the risk of common infections by up to 50%, reducing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study reveals blueprint for getting out of COVID-19 lockdown

Relaxing stay-at-home orders and allowing some types of non-essential businesses such as shops to reopen are the lowest risk measures to get the UK and other European countries out of lockdown, according to research from ...

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