Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Public trust in the CDC falls during coronavirus pandemic

Public trust in the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fallen during the coronavirus pandemic, with the decline bringing overall population-level trust in the agency to the same lower level of trust long ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cheap, quick COVID-19 antibody test released for use

An international research team led by Oxford University scientists has developed a portable test for antibodies that fight the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines the use of electroconvulsive therapy in England

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), which involves passing electricity through the brain, remains a controversial psychiatric treatment for depression and other conditions because it can cause side effects such as memory loss ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Larger pupils? You might just have gained someone's trust

Synchrony in heart rate, skin conductance and pupil diameter plays a big role in human social interactions, such as gaining trust or being attracted toward each other. This is what Eliska Prochazkova found in several lab ...

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