Loneliness Can Help Grow Parts Of Brain Tied To Imagination, Study FindsAs many people face the prospect of being alone for the holidays, new science is showing how loneliness might actually help build structures in the brain tied to imagination.
Non-Fatal Drug Overdoses In Children Under 15 On The Rise, Study FindsWhile overall drug overdoses among youth are infrequent, non-fatal overdoses were on the rise in children under the age of 15 between 2016 and 2019, a new study finds.
School Warnings About Children's Weight Don't Work, Study SaysThe letter or report card is from your child's school, but this grade doesn't have anything to do with school performance or behavior. Instead, it's a measure of your child's body mass index or BMI -- designed to warn you when your child is overweight or obese.
More Women Than Men Struggle To Fall Asleep In Both Europe And The US, Study FindsA new study comparing poor sleep among more than a million adults and children in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States found women experience more insomnia problems than men in all three countries.
Antidepressant Fluvoxamine May Help Keep COVID-19 Cases From Worsening, Study SuggestsThe antidepressant fluvoxamine may help keep COVID-19 cases from getting worse and keep people out of the hospital, a study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine found.
One-Fifth Of COVID-19 Patients To Get A Psychiatric Diagnosis Within 90 Days, Study SuggestsPeople who have had Covid-19 may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder such as anxiety or depression, according to a new study.
Seniors Are Better At Pandemic Safety Than Young Adults, CDC FindsOlder Americans are better than younger adults at following the recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new survey.
Group Sees 14% Increase In Child COVID-19 Cases With Close To 800K US Kids InfectedChildren account for 11% of all Covid-19 cases in the US, a 14% increase over the past two weeks, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday.
Drop In Non-Coronavirus Hospitalizations Suggests People Are Skipping Key Medical CareA decline in non-coronavirus hospitalizations suggests that people are delaying necessary medical care during the pandemic, according to two new studies.
Convalescent Plasma Did Not Reduce COVID-19 Deaths Or Keep Patients From Severe Illness In New StudyIn a new study, convalescent plasma did not reduce deaths among Covid-19 patients or prevent moderate disease from becoming severe.
Flavanols — Found In Tea, Berries And Apples — May Reduce Blood Pressure, Study FindsPeople who consume a diet rich in flavanol-heavy food -- such as berries, tea and apples -- tend to have lower blood pressure, according to a new study.