Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fatigue with social distancing poses virus containment challenge

Psychological fatigue with social distancing is emerging as a major challenge for curbing a pandemic now into its eight month. That's especially so among young adults who are less fearful of the coronavirus, and suffer greater ...

Addiction

Researchers put a price tag on alcohol use

Alcohol use disorders are associated with high social welfare and health care costs—but what causes them? A new Finnish study looks at the magnitude and reasons behind the economic burden alcohol use disorders have on society.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Responding to COVID-19 in the developing world

The mass social distancing strategy being used to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the United States and Europe doesn't easily translate to a developing country like Bangladesh, which lacks the capacity to impose restrictions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Historian examines yellow fever outbreak in 19th-century New Orleans

The uncertainties and anxiety people feel today about the novel coronavirus are similar to the fears many Americans experienced during the yellow fever outbreak in 19th-century New Orleans, according to Stanford historian ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Countries bolster virus defences as Spain cases spike

Governments around the world ramped up the battle against the new coronavirus on Saturday by shutting borders and promising cash injections, as Spain emerged as a global hotspot registering more than 1,500 new infections ...

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