Psychology & Psychiatry

Blood markers can predict depression in pregnancy

Signs of inflammation in the blood reliably predict and identify severe depression in pregnancy, reports a new study led by scientists at Van Andel Institute and Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services.

Psychology & Psychiatry

One-third of pregnant women report mental distress during pandemic

(HealthDay)—Nearly one in three pregnant women have reported elevated symptoms of mental health distress and a negative impact on health behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published in the January ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Austria makes Covid vaccination mandatory in EU first

Austria's parliament on Thursday approved making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for adults from next month, becoming the first European country to do so despite a wave of protests opposing the measure.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beijing battles virus as Xi'an emerges from lockdown

Beijing on Wednesday reported five new locally transmitted coronavirus cases, raising fears of a fresh outbreak less than three weeks before the city hosts the Winter Olympics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Austria tweaks vaccine mandate plan, to come in next month

The Austrian government on Sunday presented revised plans for its proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which it said will now apply to all residents age 18 and over, rather than 14 as originally intended. Officials said that ...

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