Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Countries with female leaders suffer six times fewer COVID-19 deaths

The COVID-19 crisis points to female leadership as a marker for healthier and more equal societies that are more receptive to political agendas placing social and environmental wellbeing at the core of national policymaking, ...

Genetics

Genetics: Live better longer

Biologists at the University of Fribourg have been looking at a threadworm gene which also occurs in humans. This gene could be central to a genetic system which is responsible for development, reproduction and the ageing ...

Genetics

Epigenetics tell the story of trauma and recovery

QUT trauma researcher Professor Jane Shakespeare-Finch from the Faculty of Health's School of Psychology and Counselling said this line of research could provide more specific and individualised targets for research, prevention, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Traumatic experiences may make you tough

(Medical Xpress) -- Your parents were right: Hard experiences may indeed make you tough. Psychological scientists have found that, while going through many experiences like assault, hurricanes, and bereavement can be psychologically ...

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