Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 stress and remote schools worsened youth mental health

A survey of over 32,000 caregivers of youth in Chicago Public Schools found that around a quarter of children and adolescents were described as stressed, anxious, angry or agitated after pandemic-related school closures and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A large-scale COVID-19 infection survey

It's almost certain that COVID-19 cases across the nation have been vastly undercounted, since people with few to no symptoms—who may be infected but have immunity—are rarely tested.

Overweight & Obesity

Shocking disparities in child obesity now exist in New Zealand

(Medical Xpress)—Public health researcher Professor Tony Blakely from the University of Otago, Wellington says the time for prevaricating about obesity is over with the release of latest child obesity figures by the Ministry ...

Overweight & Obesity

Scientific community pledges to end obesity stigma

Coinciding with World Obesity Day, over 100 medical and scientific organisations have today pledged their support for a consensus statement that recognises unscientific public narratives of obesity as a major cause of weight ...

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