Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan declares virus emergency three months before Olympics

Japan announced a new virus state of emergency in Tokyo and three other regions on Friday, as the country battles surging infections just three months before the Olympic opening ceremony.

Vaccination

AstraZeneca US trials thrown into doubt after promising data

A US health agency raised concerns Tuesday that AstraZeneca may have included out-of-date information during trials of its COVID-19 vaccine, a day after the company said its drug was highly effective in preventing the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Almost half of coronavirus sufferers report depression

Almost half of people testing positive for coronavirus have reported symptoms of depression, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Help for borderline personality disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is the most common personality disorder in Australia, affecting up to 5% of the population at some stage, and Flinders University researchers warn more needs to be done to meet this ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in three adults report anxiety, depression related to COVID-19

One in three adults, particularly women, younger adults and those of lower socioeconomic status, are experiencing psychological distress related to COVID-19, researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, reported in ...

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