Tag: affecting

Pandemic Affecting Young People’s Mental Health

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2020 — Nearly half of U.S. young adults report symptoms of depression, with more than one-third reporting thoughts of death or suicide, according to the results of a survey released by the COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States. Roy H. Perlis, M.D., from Harvard Medical School in Boston,

The other healthcare gap affecting women

Women aren’t taken as seriously as men in emergency rooms, or their local GP’s office. For the past few months I’ve had ongoing muscular pains. I’ve spent a small fortune on physios and specialists, as well as, I admit, a fair amount of time in Dr Google’s office. Still, there’s been no resolution. On a

The disease affecting Australians that should have disappeared by now

Rheumatic heart disease is a disease which shouldn’t exist anymore. Caused by an abnormal immune reaction to Strep A infection of the skin and throat, it’s an entirely preventable condition which, left untreated, can spiral into deadly or debilitating complications including stroke, heart rhythm abnormalities, and heart failure. Left untreated, an abnormal immune reaction to Strep