Neuroscience

Concussion linked to short- and long-term risk for overall health

While chronic neurological effects from concussion have been widely studied, little is known about possible links between concussion and long-term medical and behavioral comorbidities. A retrospective analysis published Jan. ...

Health

Eviction linked to depression risk in young adults

In the past two-plus decades, the number of evictions in the United States jumped some 70%, hitting close to 900,000 in 2016. Add in foreclosures, and nearly two million Americans are evicted each year. The COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

We're sleeping more in lockdown, but the quality is worse

As the pandemic spread in 2020 and nations entered lockdown, many people noticed their sleep patterns changing. On social media celebrities started recording bedtime stories to help people fall asleep, while on Twitter #cantsleep ...

Vaccination

India to vaccinate over-60s from March 1

India plans to expand its vast but faltering coronavirus vaccination programme from March 1 by offering jabs to the over 60s, the government said Wednesday.

Vaccination

Vaccine giant says told to prioritise India

The world's biggest vaccine maker, India's Serum Institute, has urged other countries to be "patient" about it supplying anti-coronavirus shots, saying it has been instructed to prioritise its home market.

Vaccination

EU to double COVAX vaccine funding to 1 billion euros

The European Union's executive commission plans to double its contribution to the World Health Organization's COVAX program, bringing the 27-nation bloc's commitment to the initiative to deliver vaccines to poor nations to ...

Vaccination

WHO authorizes AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine for emergency use

The World Health Organization has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine, a move that should allow the U.N. agency's partners to ship millions of doses to countries as part of a U.N.-backed ...

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