Studies show significant risks to health workers during pandemic

Two studies published Thursday by JAMA Network Open paint a grim picture of the effects of COVID-19 on front-line healthcare workers.
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Authors: Keshavan MS Abstract The current Covid-19 pandemic is posing an unprecedented threat to global well-being and its mental health consequences are just becoming understood. While the crisis has led to a temporary halt in a lot of ongoing or planned psychiatric research, this pandemic is a natural experiment that can help the field to repurpose research to better understand the causes, presentations and outcome trajectories as well as treatments in psychiatry. Inter-disciplinary collaborations between researchers are needed to rapidly develop and share the emerging new knowledge of the mental health implicati...
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Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Journal of Sport and Health ScienceAuthor(s): Ruopeng An
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While the Covid-19 pandemic continued to grip the US, some Americans ventured out to beaches on Memorial Day weekend. Experts urged them to play it safe while having fun.
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Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related DisordersAuthor(s): Mahsa Ghajarzadeh, Omid Mirmosayyeb, Mahdi Barzegar, Nasim Nehzat, Saeed Vaheb, Vahid Shaygannejad, Amir-Hadi Maghzi
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The New York Times has devoted Sunday’s entire front page to a long list of names of people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic
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President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns
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The coronavirus pandemic has caused market turmoil that has had a negative impact on medical device companies of all sizes. While the large, established medical device players like Medtronic have the balance sheets and product pipelines to  emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever, the real concern is in how younger companies will survive. The secret may lie in a business model that's more often found in the biopharma world than in medtech. "What we're doing at Orchestra BioMed is applying what have been fairly long-established and proven business strategies from the biopharma si...
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Publication date: Available online 6 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): N. Thampi, Y. Longtin, A. Peters, D. Pittet, K. Overy
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