Psychology & Psychiatry

Exposure to great outdoors boosted mental health during pandemic

People exposed to more green space during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic reported significantly less depression and anxiety, according to new University of Colorado Boulder research published March 2 in the journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data suggests pandemic fatalities much higher than estimated

When a COVID-19 wave hit India over the winter and spring of 2021, hospitals were filled beyond capacity, oxygen was nearly impossible to obtain, and community networks for tending to the dead were overwhelmed. Government ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China tackles pandemic with mass construction once again

A sprawling quarantine center with more than 4,000 rooms is being thrown up in northern China in response to a COVID-19 outbreak in Shijiazhuang, a city of more than 10 million people in Hebei province.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New coronavirus may have emerged in summer 2019, study suggests

A surge in hospital visits and internet searches related to COVID-19 symptoms from the Chinese city of Wuhan suggests the coronavirus may have been circulating since August 2019, according to a preliminary study by researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Aerial images reveal virus emptying famed sites

Empty public squares, a ghostly train station and deserted holy sites—a series of striking satellite images have revealed the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on some of the world's busiest spaces.

Medical research

Monitoring obesity risk from space

In public health research, like obesity studies, spatial technologies can add very valuable information. Combining remote sensing, geo-information systems and GPS will enable us to identify typical obesogenic environments. ...

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