Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How coronavirus could usher in a new 'golden age' of rail travel

Quietly, outside of the public gaze, a revolution has started on Britain's railways. On March 23, COVID-19 destroyed the railway industry as it had existed for the past 25 years. As concerns about virus transmission grew, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why are blacks, other minorities hardest hit by COVID-19?

(HealthDay)—The new coronavirus is disproportionately striking minority populations—particularly urban blacks and Navajo Indians living on their reservation. Experts say social and economic factors that predate the COVID-19 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Work, money worries leave many musicians singing the blues

Researchers from Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with the mental health-focused SIMS Foundation, have identified work and financial stress as risk factors that may increase clinical ...


UK pharma industry urges huge health spend hike

Britain's ailing National Health Service needs an annual injection of more than £26 billion, the pharmaceutical industry said Thursday as the country prepares for Brexit and a general election.


US: Menthol cigarettes likely pose health risk

(AP)—A Food and Drug Administration review concludes that menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes but does not make a recommendation on whether to limit or ban the minty smokes—one ...

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