Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

1918 pandemic second wave had fatal consequences

Researchers from the universities of Zurich and Toronto have found that in the event of a pandemic, delayed reactions and a decentralized approach by the authorities at the start of a follow-up wave can lead to longer-lasting, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Story of COVID's mental health impact

Data scientists have analyzed 94 million tweets from the first months of the pandemic to track COVID-19's effect on mental health in NSW.

Health

From publication bias to lost in information

The availability of clinical trial records has increased markedly in recent years. For instance, several documents from numerous sources are often available for a single clinical trial—sometimes with overlapping, but often ...

Health

Big data saves lives, and patient safeguards are needed

The use of big data to address the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts poses ethical concerns that could undermine its benefits without clear governance guidelines that protect and respect patients and society, a University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada tops 200,000 COVID-19 cases

Canada, in the midst of a second wave of COVID-19 illnesses, topped 200,000 cases and inched closer to 10,000 deaths Monday, according to official data compiled by Canadian broadcasters CBC and CTV.

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