Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers propose 12 steps to combat COVID-19 misinformation

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a complementary "infodemic," a term coined by the World Health Organization to describe the wave of false information on the pandemic. Promotion of false information can hinder mitigation ...

Genetics

Romantic relationship dynamics may be in our genes

Variations in a gene called CD38, which is involved in attachment behavior in non-human animals, may be associated with human romantic relationship dynamics in daily life, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK begins testing a new app to fight COVID-19 spread

Britain started testing a new smartphone app Thursday to help people find out whether they've been close to someone infected with COVID-19 after security concerns torpedoed an earlier effort to use technology to track the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Another COVID hazard: False information

(HealthDay)—Be careful that the COVID-19 information you're getting is accurate and not opinion masquerading as the real McCoy, says the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Six expert tips for finding good information about COVID-19

In the age of COVID-19, news articles and information about the disease, and what we should be doing to prevent its spread, are endless. But how can you tell what information is accurate, what's purely speculative and what's ...

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