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

Is Italy peaking yet? Experts urge patience

The world is watching Italy to see when the number of deaths from COVID-19 and infections peak—and whether its coronavirus lockdown works.

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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch govt says it's too early to start easing the lockdown

The Dutch government on Tuesday presented a roadmap for relaxing coronavirus lockdown measures, but caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte stressed that it is still too early to ease restrictions.

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