• NIH invests $248.7 million in new COVID-19 testing technologies to meet U.S. demand

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    The National Institutes of Health is investing $248.7 million in new technologies to address challenges associated with COVID-19 testing .
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  • Latest Psychiatric Annals issue highlights mental health effects of COVID-19

    9 days ago - By Healio

    SLACK Incorporated has announced the publication of an issue in its Psychiatric Annals journal that explores the rise in mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    “The insights derived from the early data sets of the COVID-19 pandemic will prove to be integral in adequately navigating the mental health care system to better serve its patients,”Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and editor of Psychiatric Annals, said.
    The July issue includes data sets from early in the COVID-19 pandemic that highlight how the pandemic
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  • The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Increased Anxiety and Depression in College Students, a Study Finds

    The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Increased Anxiety and Depression in College Students, a Study Finds

    9 days ago - By PopSugar

    It's evident that the novel coronavirus pandemic has impacted every aspect of life, and we've seen an increase in mental health conditions as a result, such as fear, anxiety, depression, loneliness, and irritability among adults, children, and those on the front lines.
    Although everyone has been impacted by the pandemic, young adults, specifically those in college, have experienced a variety of emotions and unknowns since it began. With the sudden cancelation of on-campus courses, the start of 100-percent virtual education, and trying to figure out what the rest of their undergraduate...
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  • COVID-19 and air quality: A call to address health effects, racial disparities

    9 days ago - By Healio

    There is growing evidence on connections between COVID-19, air pollution and racial disparities.
    Because COVID-19 targets an individual's respiratory system, it is crucial to eliminate racial and health disparities and reduce air pollution in the U.S. to mitigate the pandemic.
    The American Lung Association recently held a virtual Town Hall to discuss the connections, health impacts and racial disparities in air quality and COVID-19. Researchers and experts discussed the implications of preliminary findings that suggest higher COVID-19 mortality in individuals with long-term exposure to
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