Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Mitigating impact on research through matchmaking

The frustration with not being able to contribute to the difficult situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic led researchers at LUPOP to launch a matchmaking initiative. Their idea is to help researchers with clinical background, ...

Medications

Is it time to nationalize the drug industry?

Critics of the pharmaceutical industry say it is misaligned with public interest. So is it time to nationalise the sector? Experts debate the issue in The BMJ today.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How 'Stranger Things' widened awareness of a rare disorder

(HealthDay)—Teenage actor Gaten Matarazzo III was born with a rare genetic disorder that affects bone development. And ever since his Netflix series "Stranger Things" became a hit, public interest in the condition has shot ...

Medications

Public opinion of drugs effectiveness may be too biased

People asked by experts to comment on the effectiveness of new psychiatric drug treatments appear to be unfairly biased even though they declare a conflict of interest, suggests research published online in the journal BMJ ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What's your lifetime risk of developing kidney failure?

How likely are middle-aged adults to develop kidney failure during their lifetime? A study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) provides some insights, which may be used ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does online dating really work?

Whether enlisting the help of a grandmother or a friend or the magic of Cupid, singles long have understood that assistance may be required to meet that special someone.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mentoring programs -- how effective are they?

Whether it's parents, teachers, coaches, or family friends, there's no question that adults serve as powerful role models for youth as they transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. Mentoring programs across ...

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