Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tips to cope with lockdown as cold weather arrives

(HealthDay)—Isolation may pose mental health challenges for people as they spend more time indoors in the winter during the coronavirus pandemic, an expert warns.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Pros and cons of early prisoner release

Proposals to release select prisoners into the community early to mitigate their risk of being infected with COVID-19 must be balanced with the risks they would face in a society under stage 3 restrictions and with compromised ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dodge depression during coronavirus pandemic

There's no doubt about it: Staying at home, worrying about jobs and finances, is a recipe for depression during the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dies at 34

Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig's disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.

Neuroscience

Hearing through your fingers: Device that converts speech

A novel study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience provides the first evidence that a simple and inexpensive non-invasive speech-to-touch sensory substitution device has the potential to improve hearing in ...

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