Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic brought big rise in new cases of anorexia

(HealthDay)—A new study confirms yet another consequence of the pandemic for children and teenagers: Eating disorders, and hospitalizations for them, rose sharply in 2020.

Vaccination

Germany vaccine panel OKs shots for children aged 5-11

Germany's independent vaccination advisory panel on Thursday said it was recommending COVID-19 shots for children aged 5 to 11 with pre-existing conditions or who are in close contact to vulnerable people.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

8 COVID precautions you can leave behind this holiday season

Our second holiday season under the shadow of COVID-19 is right around the corner. And though the pandemic isn't over and it's still important to take precautions, this year, many are vaccinated, so we're in a better starting ...

Immunology

A potential role for ibuprofen in older adults' immunity to RSV

New research suggests there may someday be a role for ibuprofen in providing older adults with lasting immunity against RSV, a virus commonly associated with infants and young kids that also rivals the flu as a dangerous ...

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