Monday, May 10, 2021

Powerful brain imaging provides new insights on neurological symptoms of COVID-19

A team of Western scientists and clinicians is combining powerful brain imaging tools with Alzheimer’s and epilepsy expertise to better understand the effects of COVID-19 on the brain.

Researchers Partner with Pasadena Public Health on COVID-19 Study

One of the more vexing qualities of the COVID-19 virus is that a person infected with it can be contagious for days before they begin to show symptoms. Because of this...

National mental health research centre guided by lived experience for better outcomes

The University of Melbourne has welcomed $10 million to establish a national research translation centre to improve health outcomes for Australians with mental illness and reduce the individual...

Brazil cases shed more light on COVID-19 reinfection risk

Researchers believe reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 may be more common than previously thought, after an analysis of people contracting COVID-19 twice.

Single dose of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine reduces asymptomatic infections and potential for SARS-CoV-2 transmission

New data from Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge suggests that a single dose of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine can reduce by 75% the number of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections.

Financial stress and mental distress growing despite signs of economic upturn; satisfaction with government...

Australians are experiencing higher levels of financial stress and mental distress, which has risen to its highest level since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Thousands of children have not seen parents for a year: hidden impact of COVID...

It is estimated that each year 300,000 children in England and Wales have a parent in prison and, the research finds, many have not had any face-to-face contact with those parents since 13 March 2020...

Stanford sociologist uncovers the hidden side of pandemic life

Over the past year, the American Voices Project has documented how Americans are experiencing the COVID-19 crisis..

3 Questions: Vaccines and the power of positive reinforcement

Public health officials have issued plenty of warnings about people who are reluctant to get vaccinated for Covid-19.

First antigen test pilot in low prevalence COVID-19 settings signals challenges for rollout

Melbourne researchers who conducted a pilot to study the performance and feasibility of utilising antigen tests have identified several practical challenges...
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