Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tracking COVID-19 behind bars

Physical distancing to avoid coronavirus exposure is almost impossible in most prisons and detention facilities, which has led to massive COVID-19 outbreaks among incarcerated people and prison staff in New York, Ohio, and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK virus death toll rises to over 14,500

Britain's death toll from the coronavirus rose by 847 to 14,576 on Friday, daily health ministry figures showed, a slightly slower increase than the 861 new deaths recorded the previous day.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US braces for more virus deaths; Europe hopes crisis peaking

The U.S. warned of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead as the global pandemic muted traditional observances from family grave-cleaning ceremonies in China to Palm Sunday for many Christians.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to help offenders on probation who are at high risk of suicide

An estimated 800,000 people die by suicide around the world each year, according to the World Health Organisation. This translates to about one person every 40 seconds, and every year on September 10 World Suicide Prevention ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can nature videos help improve prisoner behavior?

Researchers have identified a simple intervention that may help reduce levels of violence in maximum security prisons. Inmates who viewed nature videos showed reduced levels of aggression and were less likely to be disciplined ...

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