Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tech with peer support, clinical triage feasible for psychosis

Digital technology, together with peer support and clinical triage can detect and prevent relapse for patients with schizophrenia, according to a study published in the June issue of The Lancet Psychiatry.

Oncology & Cancer

2021 USPSTF lung cancer screening criteria expand eligibility

(HealthDay)—The 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) criteria for lung cancer screening increase eligibility compared with earlier screening criteria, with reduced racial disparity, according to a study published ...

Vaccination

Compulsory jabs: Pressure mounts on anti-vaxxers

As the United States requires companies to ensure their workers are vaccinated or tested, we look at the growing number of countries coming up with measures to pressure people into getting jabbed against COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

England quarantine rules being relaxed to avoid shortages

The British government has sought to ease food supply pressures in England by exempting more than 10,000 workers from quarantine rules that led to staff shortages and empty shelves and fears of panic-buying.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Moscow sees new variants behind COVID-19 spike

New variants of COVID-19 are suspected of causing a sudden jump in the number of cases in the Russian capital, the mayor said Thursday, amid a sluggish vaccination drive.

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