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Report predicts increased youth mental health struggles related to COVID-19

COVID-19 will have significant mental health consequences for B.C. children and youth, a report released today finds, concluding that the pandemic creates a critical need for government to invest in B.C.’s over-stretched and underfunded child and youth mental health services system. Image credit: Pixabay (Free Pixabay license) COVID-19 and the Impact on Children’s Mental Health, […]

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Report predicts increased youth mental health struggles related to COVID-19

COVID-19 will have significant mental health consequences for B.C. children and youth, a report released today finds, concluding that the pandemic creates a critical need for government to invest in B.C.’s over-stretched and underfunded child and youth mental health services system. Image credit: Pixabay (Free Pixabay license) COVID-19 and the Impact on Children’s Mental Health, […]

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Taking on HIV and oral health

Her study caught the attention of Patricia Corby, who had been hired earlier that year as the School’s associate dean of translational research and shortly thereafter opened the School’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Corby saw potential in the project—and in Omolehinwa. “I see Temitope as the ideal trainee,” Corby says. “Besides being very smart and […]

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34% of older adults in the U.S. are prescribed potentially inappropriate drugs, raising health care costs by hundreds

The prescription of potentially inappropriate medications to older adults is linked to increased hospitalizations, and it costs patients, on average, more than $450 per year, according to a new University at Buffalo study. The research, which sought to determine the impact of potentially inappropriate medications on health care utilization and costs in the United States, […]

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Study: Racial disparities exist in cognitive health expectancies, despite educational attainment

There are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, and 50 million with other dementias, according to figures from the Alzheimer’s Association. Research into these diseases and how to prevent them is key as more and more Americans live longer, raising their risk for developing cognitive impairment. In a new study, University of Nebraska–Lincoln sociologist Marc […]

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Aarogya Setu App of India Gets Praise From WHO For Helping Health Departments in Identifying COVID-19 Clusters

New Delhi, October 13: Aarogya Setu app on Tuesday recieved praise from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for helping the health departments in India to identify clusters and expand testing in those areas. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lauded Aarogya Setu app while saying that technology like mobile applications were making “tried and tested public health […]