Psychology & Psychiatry

Aussies unaware of issues caused by scratchies, lotteries and bingo

Throwing in a scratchie or lottery ticket with your weekly shop or attending a regular bingo night might seem like a bit of harmless fun, but a new study suggests people underestimate the potentially harmful effects of these ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Czechs running out of hospital capacity as virus soars

The Czech Republic is reaching capacity in intensive care wards as coronavirus infections keep soaring in the EU's worst-hit country, the health ministry said Tuesday.

Overweight & Obesity

Alcohol, calories, and obesity: Could labelling make a difference?

Mandatory calorie labelling of alcoholic drinks could possibly address both alcohol consumption and obesity. An analysis published in Obesity Reviews summaries the results of studies that have examined consumer knowledge ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan extends emergency amid vaccine, Olympic uncertainty

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced Tuesday that he is extending a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and nine other areas through March 7, amid growing uncertainty over the national rollout of vaccines and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Difficult to implement national coronavirus restrictions in Malawi

Households need financial support if COVID-19 restrictions are to be successful in Malawi. Furthermore, the authorities issuing the restrictions have an additional bearing on their enforceability. These are findings from ...

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