Psychology & Psychiatry

Nurture trumps nature in determining severity of PTSD symptoms

Researchers at Yale and elsewhere previously identified a host of genetic risk factors that help explain why some veterans are especially susceptible to the debilitating symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Health

The need for human rights in this global pandemic

The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (USC IIGH) has witnessed how harmful COVID-19 is to highly vulnerable populations worldwide, including the elderly, the sick, the poor, the criminalized, sexual and gender ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 makes it harder to contain

One of the more challenging aspects of the coronavirus pandemic has been the prevalence of asymptomatic cases, or people who are infected with the virus and can spread it to others but do not feel sick. In Iceland, where ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK extends virus lockdown until at least June 1: PM

Britain's coronavirus lockdown will stay in place until at least June 1, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, as he unveiled cautious plans to lift restrictions imposed seven weeks ago.

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