Ophthalmology

Poor eyesight unfairly mistaken for brain decline

Millions of older people with poor vision are at risk of being misdiagnosed with mild cognitive impairments, according to a new study by the University of South Australia.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pregnancy-related deaths climbed in pandemic's first year

Pregnancy-related deaths for U.S. mothers climbed higher in the pandemic's first year, continuing a decades-long trend that disproportionately affects Black people, according to a government report released Wednesday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiodepressive disorders: Much more than a matter of weight

Obese people run a higher-than-average risk of depression or anxiety, the result of a combination of factors: poor diet, lack of physical activity and an accumulation of fat cells called visceral adipocytes. However, obesity ...

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