Overweight & Obesity

Analysis of a decade of media coverage of obesity

With the new year on the way, no doubt many headlines will be urging readers to set resolutions to lose the weight they may have put on over the holidays. However, the way the British press talks about weight, obesity and ...

Medical research

Challenges faced by healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, while many of us remained in the safety of our own homes, frontline healthcare workers faced a sudden influx of patients with the new, highly contagious, life-threatening disease. ...

Medical economics

'Powerful new model' to engage underserved patients

Poverty, mental health and the fragmented structure of health care systems are some factors keeping many Americans from receiving appropriate health care, resulting in significant health disparities that increase costs for ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using AI for mental health assessment

A study published today by an interdisciplinary collaboration, directed by Denis Engemann from Inria, demonstrates that machine learning from large population cohorts can yield "proxy measures" for brain-related health issues ...


Black Americans still at higher risk for heart trouble

Black Americans have been persistently hard-hit with heart disease risk factors for the past 20 years—and social issues like unemployment and low income account for a good deal of it, a new study finds.

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