Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Half of low-income communities have no ICU beds

A new Penn Medicine study sheds light on yet another reason why the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately killing the poor: Residents in low-income neighborhoods lack access to intensive care unit (ICU) beds.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Re-design mental health resources post-pandemic

'Go early, go hard, go local,' is the message of a group of mental health experts calling on the Government to urgently redesign how it provides services to protect mental wellbeing following COVID-19.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Study explores how older people manage distress

A team of researchers from Keele University has found that it is uncommon for older adults to consult their GP during times of distress due to a lack of acceptable treatments.

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 ...

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