Health

Why do we feel so 'blah' after Christmas?

The holiday season is usually a joyous occasion, but many people feel "blah" soon after the celebrations. What is it about Christmas that makes people feel this way?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Paris curbs outdoor drinking over COVID-19 risks

Paris police warned Friday that alcohol consumption will be banned across large swathes of the capital this weekend, in the hope of avoiding a repeat of the huge crowds that have been gathering despite France's COVID-19 curfew.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France's 'out of control' Nice braces for new COVID curbs

The French Riviera city of Nice was on Sunday preparing to face a new set of local restrictions against COVID-19 to combat an outbreak described as out of control and spreading much faster than elsewhere in France.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nonessential shops reopen in Belgium as virus numbers drop

Nonessential shops in Belgium reopened Tuesday in the wake of encouraging figures about declining daily coronavirus infection rates and hospital admissions. Few overcrowding incidents were reported.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Turkey tightens virus measures with weekend lockdown

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced tougher measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Turkey as the number of cases exceeded 30,000 on Monday, introducing a total weekend lockdown and a curfew for the rest of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain's Catalonia mulls weekend virus lockdowns

Spain's Catalonia region said Monday it was studying imposing a lockdown on weekends to fight the spread of the coronavirus, a day after a nighttime curfew came into effect across the country.

Cardiology

Weekend sudden cardiac arrests are more deadly

People who experience cardiac arrests over the weekend are less likely to survive long enough to be admitted to a hospital, compared to those who had the same medical event on a weekday, according to preliminary research ...

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