Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study highlights heavy mental health burden of COVID-19 for 'shielders'

Research from a new study suggests that health anxiety among the clinically vulnerable groups who shielded at home has risen since the first pandemic wave, despite developments in viral treatment and the roll-out of the vaccination ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Rejected minorities turn to risky coping behaviours

Sexual minorities, particularly men, who experience perceived social rejection are more likely to indulge in risky coping behaviors, according to new research published today in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

British scientists say it's unclear if monkeypox has peaked

British health officials said they cannot tell if the spread of monkeypox has peaked in the country as they announced another 45 cases Friday, bringing the total in the disease's biggest-ever outbreak beyond Africa to 366 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: 7 million new omicron COVID cases in Europe last week

There were more than 7 million new cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 across Europe in the first week of January, more than doubling in just two weeks, the World Health Organization said.

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