Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Post-COVID Asia Pacific turns to traditional medicine

As Asia Pacific emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the region plans to fall back on traditional and complementary medicine to enhance health care delivery with support from the WHO.

Health

Exercise linked to better mental health, research shows

Kaiser Permanente research published on November 11 in Preventive Medicine showed people who exercised more during the initial lockdown period of the COVID-19 pandemic experienced less anxiety and depression than those who ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The long term effects of COVID-19

A recent Monash University study has found six months after recovering from COVID-19 critical illness, one in five people had died, and almost 40 percent of survivors had a new disability.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Minimal transmission risk for COVID on playing fields

A study by the Universities of Basel and Saarland shows that there is almost no risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus on the field. They suggest that blanket quarantine measures for opposing teams are not justified if ...

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Preventive medicine

Preventive medicine or preventive care refers to measures taken to prevent illness or injury, rather than curing them. It can be contrasted not only with curative medicine, but also with public health methods (which work at the level of population health rather than individual health). This takes place at primary, secondary and tertiary prevention levels.

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