Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK eyes tougher quarantine as virus toll passes 100,000

Britain's official death toll in the coronavirus pandemic passed 100,000 on Tuesday, a dreaded milestone reached as the government considered requiring hotel quarantines for international travelers to stop new virus variants ...

Pediatrics

Revised WIC food package may aid child development

(HealthDay)—Revisions to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) may offer downstream child health benefits, such as increased length-for-age z scores and improved infant cognitive ...

Pediatrics

Should children get the COVID-19 vaccine?

As COVID-19 vaccination for adults rolls out, it's time to consider the wisdom (or otherwise) of vaccinating our children. Indications to vaccinate a child population could include:

Addiction

Aussie GPs need to better screen for harmful alcohol use

Most of the Australian population does not see the need for major changes in regard to alcohol use, and support for policies which reduce alcohol-related harms that are based on the strongest evidence is declining, according ...

Vaccination

AstraZeneca warns of limited vaccine supplies to Europe

British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca warned Friday that supplies of its coronavirus vaccine to Europe will be "lower than originally anticipated" due to reduced production at a manufacturing site.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When will the world be vaccinated against COVID-19?

The global effort to find vaccines for COVID-19 has been incredibly successful, with multiple vaccines demonstrating high efficacy in clinical trials less than a year after the disease was discovered.

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Population

In biology, a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular species; in sociology, a collection of human beings. Individuals within a population share a factor may be reduced by statistical means, but such a generalization may be too vague to imply anything. Demography is used extensively in marketing, which relates to economic units, such as retailers, to potential customers. For example, a coffee shop that wants to sell to a younger audience looks at the demographics of an area to be able to appeal to this younger audience.

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