Coronavirus: 'Tackle harmful lockdown drinking,' BMJ editorial warns
Supermarket sales of alcohol have risen and liver disease could too, a BMJ editorial says.
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and InfectionAuthor(s): Changtai Wang, Mengyuan Xu, Zhenhua Zhang
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Biosensors and BioelectronicsAuthor(s): Zhen Huang, Di Tian, Yang Liu, Zhen Lin, Christopher Lyon, Weihua Lai, Dahlene Fusco, Arnaud Drouin, Xiaoming Yin, Tony Hu, Bo Ning
[News24Wire] The government can no longer prevent the distribution of food during the Covid-19 national lockdown after a non-governmental organisation (NGO) - 1 000 Women Trust - approached the courts and won the right to freely assist the hungry.
US likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil; Afghanistan cases top 10,000; Taliban announces ceasefire over EidWuhan lab says its bat strains were not Covid-19 as US nears 100,00 deathsCoronavirus latest: at a glance7.22pmBSTIn what has become a regular fixture of recent weeks,Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has once more encouraged a rally in the country’s capital to back his administration, days after Brazil passed Russia to become the world’s No. 2 hotspot after the US.Surrounded by security guards wearing masks, but not wearing one himself, Bolsonaro was shown in a live streaming video on his ...
The Use of "Novel Pharmacology" in the Treatment of COVID-19 and Potential Psychiatric Risks. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2020 May 21;22(3): Authors: Yahya AS, Khawaja S, Chukwuma J PMID: 32441496 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Patel S, Gautam M, Mahr G PMID: 32441495 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: Insomnia in the elderly is frequent in primary care patients in India and has multiple negative health correlates. This study reiterates the need for more awareness with regard to detection and management of insomnia in the elderly population. PMID: 32441494 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Journal of Transport &HealthAuthor(s): Michael Kenneth Lemke, Yorghos Apostolopoulos, Sevil Sönmez
“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Loneliness is never easy to endure, yet during times of mandatory social isolation and distancing, such as millions of Americans are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be particularly damaging. Among its many effects, loneliness can exacerbate and bring upon a host of mental and physical conditions. Social Isolation and Loneliness May Increase Inflammation A study by researchers at the University of Surrey and Brunel University Lo...
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that people have the capacity to change entrenched behaviors when the stakes are high enough. Who among us declared that 2020 would be the year for us to perfect the practice of physical distancing? Although we were clueless about pandemic practices a mere three months ago, we’ve adopted this new habit to avoid getting or spreading the virus. But what about other unhealthy behaviors that have the potential to shorten life spans across the US? On January 1, 2020, some of us made New Year’s resolutions aimed at improving our health: to eat less, lose wei...