Psychology & Psychiatry

Researcher analyses fatphobia through her experience

Nina Navajas Pertegás, assistant professor and researcher at the UV Department of Social Work and Social Services, has carried out a study on the consequences of fatphobia and the cultural imposition of thinness through ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Almost half of coronavirus sufferers report depression

Almost half of people testing positive for coronavirus have reported symptoms of depression, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID deaths in Africa jump 40% in one month: WHO

Deaths from COVID-19 in Africa surged by 40 percent over the last month, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, as the continent's toll approaches 100,000.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Story of COVID's mental health impact

Data scientists have analyzed 94 million tweets from the first months of the pandemic to track COVID-19's effect on mental health in NSW.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 infection may reduce fertility in men

COVID-19 may negatively affect sperm quality and reduce fertility in men, according to research published in Reproduction. The study indicates that COVID-19 infection can cause increased sperm cell death, inflammation, and ...

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