Eating disorders are often misunderstood, but earlier treatment improves outcomes. Let’s dispel some myths, learn how to recognize eating disorders and what to do if someone you love is struggling.
Evidence suggests kids under 12 aren’t major drivers of COVID spread. Avoiding them isn’t necessary.
What childhood vaccine mandates tell us about their effectiveness at improving uptake.
Barcodes containing verifiable information could make our lives easier and provide safe access to buildings or online services. But a global effort will be necessary to make them completely secure.
Experiments show portable air filters can clear the coronavirus from makeshift wards – and offer more evidence that the virus spreads through airborne transmission.
Manufacturing is just one part of the vaccine ecosystem. It’s the health system that delivers vaccines and people must be willing to take them.
It’s too early to say whether the newly identified omicron variant is going to overtake delta. But particular mutations in the new strain have researchers deeply concerned.
Looking solely at health benefits, the case for vaccinating primary schoolers isn’t strong.
US researchers have designed a special chewing gum to target SARS-CoV-2. But at this stage, it’s only been tested in a lab – not on real people.
The Scanlon Foundation Research Institute’s 2021 Mapping Social Cohesion Report found that while concern about the pandemic ebbs and flows, COVID has not shaken the nation’s social cohesion.
Not much data, but lessons have been learned from the slow response to delta.
There’s not enough evidence yet to support the AstraZeneca CEO’s statement. But it is theoretically plausible.
There’s a new COVID lineage called B.1.1.529. It has a genetic profile very different from other circulating variants
How the pandemic is reported by the media can influence people’s behaviour.
Booster shots are a common necessity for vaccines to keep working. Recent research shows COVID-19 booster shots are recommended for high-risk individuals — and may benefit the rest of us too.
Supermarket employees, still laboring in crisis mode, continue to report significant rises in physical and mental health problems.
Countries across Europe are reintroducing lockdowns, but the UK can keep Christmas and New Year on track by following these sensible steps.
For many, the pandemic has disrupted daily habits around eating and fitness – which makes it a prime time to shake up old assumptions about achieving an ideal body.
Not only have asthma attack rates decreased during the pandemic, evidence suggests people with asthma are not at increased risk of severe outcomes from COVID.
Child-engaged research can facilitate new ways of listening to and supporting children as we move toward and through post-pandemic recovery.