Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A pandemic modeler looks back – and forward

The United States reported its first official case of COVID-19 on Jan. 21. Ten months later, more than 15 million Americans are known to have been infected and nearly 300,000 have died from the disease. The effects on individual ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pets, touch and COVID-19: Why our furry friends are lifesavers

Lockdowns, job losses and social isolation have been the hallmarks of 2020 as COVID-19 tightens its grip on the world, not only infecting millions and leaving a mounting death toll, but also denying humans the most basic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ranking the best ways to limit COVID spread

Less-intrusive, non-pharmaceutical interventions to limit the spread of COVID-19, such as effective communication strategies and government support, may be just as effective in slowing transmission as more intrusive solutions, ...


Do neurosurgeons face sexual harassment in their profession?

It's 2020, and as much as we wish it weren't so, sexual harassment is still with us. One need only look at social media or a steady stream of court cases: most recently, the #MeToo movement has cast a light on sexual harassment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Paying people to self-isolate saves lives and money

The success of second lockdowns around the UK will depend not just on people following the general rules but also on positive cases and their contacts self-isolating entirely.

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