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Brain ‘signature’ could help to diagnose schizophrenia

People with schizophrenia and their healthy siblings share patterns of brain activity that are different from those seen in individuals with no family history of the disorder, scientists from EPFL have found. Because the siblings do not show schizophrenia symptoms, this brain ‘signature’ could serve as a marker for the early diagnosis of the disorder.… Read More »

Online GPs could save employers £1.5 billion in lost working time, according to report

Employee travel to GP appointments cost UK businesses an estimated £1.5 billion in lost working time last year, says a report published by the health insurance firm AXA PPP Healthcare today. The report, Digital health: the changing landscape of how we access GP services, produced by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), highlights… Read More »

Ohio heading in the wrong direction and ‘could become Florida’ as coronavirus surges, governor warns

Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Sunday that while his administration has stopped short of issuing a statewide mask ordinance, he’s not ruling out implementing that step as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the state.  “We’re going the wrong way,” Dewine said of Ohio’s daily virus infections during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the… Read More »

Hundreds of COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented by eliminating four-person nursing-home rooms: study

Article content A new study points to a disturbingly simple explanation for some of the havoc wrought by COVID-19 in Canada’s nursing homes: keeping residents in ward-like shared accommodation can be lethal. The deaths of close to 300 long-term care residents in just one province could have been prevented if those individuals were housed in… Read More »