Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Under the influence: How COVID has affected our drinking

COVID-19 has changed our alcohol purchasing and consumption patterns in individual and unexpected ways, demonstrating resilience and a focus on self-care, according to a new UNSW study.

Vaccination

The three types of vaccine hesitancy authorities need to combat

There are high hopes that one or, with any luck, several of the COVID-19 vaccines in development will bring an end to the pandemic. The most promising are often invoked in government briefings and by the media, with their ...

Health

Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed beyond pandemic

Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavirus pandemic. Medicare temporarily waived restrictions predating the smartphone era and now there's a push to make telemedicine widely ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How we found coronavirus in a cat

Since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, the potential role of animals in catching and spreading the disease has been closely examined by scientists. This is because the virus that causes COVID-19 belongs to the family ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reddit reveals peaks of public interest in COVID-19 topics

Machine learning can be used to track surges in interest in health topics on popular online comment boards, like Reddit, according to a new study conducted during the COVID-19 outbreak by researchers in the Perelman School ...

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