Covid infections cause vaccines for childhood diseases including measles to plummet in use
CHILDHOOD vaccines for illnesses including measles, typhoid, polio and diphtheria have plummeted across the world during the Covid crisis. Medics warned that while all focus was on coronavirus, established and deadly diseases could be gaining a foothold because inoculation programmes have been halted.
We examined the association of depression with smartphone ownership in school children at four time points: September 2019, July 2020, December 2020, and March 2021. The analysis revealed an interaction between group and time, indicating that depressive symptoms among smartphone owners were significantly more severe than in the other group. These results were clearer for fourth-year students, pointing that smartphone possession at younger ages may be a risk factor for mental health in the new lifestyle caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health law expert Timothy Jost delves into the Supreme Court’s recent rulings on the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccination mandates.
This study helps us understand how modifiable lifestyle factors affect the mental health and well-being of adolescents, and it can inform the development of interventions to protect youth during a major life stress. This is important now, as we continue to grapple with the pandemic, and also in futu re crisis response at the local or national level.”To read more on this topic, see thePsychiatric News article “Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on Children, Adolescents Constitutes Public Health Emergency. ”(Image: iStock/piola666)One Week Left to Vote in APA ’s 2022 Election!The voting period for APA &rsqu...
M&A activity has ramped up nationwide due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Booster shots of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines appear to be highly effective at preventing hospitalizations due to the Omicron variant, according to three new CDC studies.WebMD Health News
Thirteen of Omicron ’s mutations should have hurt the variant’s chances of survival. Instead, they worked together to make it thrive.
According to the CDC, 330,000 assisted reproductive technology cycles were completed in 2019. But the pandemic interrupted these efforts for many couples.