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Delta shouldn’t stop kids from returning to class, expert says

With the delta variant surging in the United States just as the school year begins, parents are wondering — and worried — about the threat to children. To address their fears, Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist and director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, answered questions from journalist… Read More »

NHS expert on how to quit antidepressants safely with almost a fifth taking them

Almost a fifth of the population is taking antidepressants, and they are invaluable to people who would struggle to cope without them. But these drugs are not usually meant to be a long-term solution – and coming off them can cause big problems. “It’s not always easy to come off ­antidepressants due to fears of… Read More »

A schizophrenia expert discovers an even ‘weirder’ disease: His own

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada ‘One treatment for my disease makes it more likely that I will become a gambler’ Author of the article: Joseph Brean E. Fuller Torrey is a research psychiatrist and expert on schizophrenia who calls Parkinson’s disease, from which he personally suffers, the “weirdest disease” known to medicine. Photo by… Read More »

Dementia: An expert researcher on cognition divulges devastating effects of lockdown

Passionate about design that benefits people with dementia, Hester Anderiesen Le Riche – who dedicated her PhD research to the subject matter – has created a series of interactive games to stimulate social interaction, the mind and the body. “The COVID-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on care home residents,” said Le Riche. “The… Read More »