Letter from the Editor: Your mental health matters

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Looking after our mental health and well-being is important at any time, but right now, it feels more crucial than ever. Be it adjusting to working from home, learning how to become a teacher and a parent, or refraining from seeing friends and family, we’ve all had to change […]

Mindfulness may help manage mood changes

A new study finds that mindfulness can be an effective mood management tool for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS affects almost 1 million people in the United States and 2.3 million people worldwide. It is the most common neurological condition in young adults....

Eyes could provide early warning of Alzheimer’s

Working with a mouse model of Alzheimer’s, scientists have developed an imaging technique for detecting changes in the texture of the retina that are associated with the disease. Early diagnosis of the condition could aid efforts to slow its progression. More than 5...

Impact of COVID-19 on US hospitals worse than predicted

Early predictions underestimated how long patients with COVID-19 would need to stay in hospitals and how many would require intensive care, according to a study looking at California and Washington state. Share on PinterestEarly predictions about COVID-19 and hospital...

’I’ve never seen such sticky blood’

COVID-19 leads to blood clots in a significant number of people who have a severe form of the disease. In an interview with Medical News Today, thrombosis expert Prof. Beverley Hunt explains why blood clots are dangerous for those with the new coronavirus. Share on...