Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide rates increase after disasters strike, researcher finds

Disasters like hurricanes and tornadoes are occurring with increasing frequency and severity across the globe. In addition to impacting local communities, infrastructure and the economy, these disasters also can lead to severe ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Does the COVID-19 cytokine storm exist?

Inflammatory proteins, also known as cytokines, play a crucial role in the immune response. If this immune response is too strong, a phenomenon known as "cytokine storm," it can cause harm to the patient. It has been thought ...

Health

Hurricane safety: Preparing for cleanup before the storm

Severe weather has many parts of the U.S. on high alert as two storms are expected to make landfall this week. Now is the time to double-check that you are prepared and start thinking about safety after the storm.