Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gates warns conflicts stoke risk of global pandemic

War and turmoil go hand-in-hand with disease and are the most likely agents to produce a global pandemic capable of killing millions of people, Bill Gates said on Saturday.

Health

Sexual violence in war has lasting effect

Survivors of sexual violence in war zones suffer long lasting consequences, such as physical injury, mental trauma and social stigma, research suggests.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Embattled childhoods may be the real trauma for soldiers with PTSD

New research on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in soldiers challenges popular assumptions about the origins and trajectory of PTSD, providing evidence that traumatic experiences in childhood - not combat - may predict ...

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