Tag Archives: Risk

At work, school and seeing friends: How to lower your coronavirus risk

By Linda Geddes Protective plastic screens have been fitted in a cafe in Naples, ItalySalvatore Laporta/Kontrolab/Lightrocket Via Getty Images THE coronavirus is still circulating yet many countries are taking steps to relax restrictions. If you have been asked to return to work or send your children back to school, how can you minimise the risk… Read More »

Long-Term Outcomes of Postpartum Psychosis: What is the Risk of Recurrence?

Postpartum psychosis is the most severe form of postpartum psychiatric illness. It is a rare event that occurs in fewer than one out of every 1000 women after childbirth. Many women who have suffered from postpartum psychosis (PP) wonder about their long term prognosis. Will they have another psychotic episode if they have another child?… Read More »

Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching coronavirus during pregnancy 

Coronavirus warning for mothers-to-be as Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching the deadly virus during pregnancy Chinese doctors studied four newborns diagnosed a few days after birth They ‘couldn’t rule out’ that the babies could the virus via the placenta It’s possible the babies caught the virus in hospital, but the… Read More »

Over 150 Health Experts Urge Cuomo to Release Prisoners at Risk for COVID-19

“In the wake of COVID-19, we write you as public and corrections health experts, physicians, and medical professionals, to ask you to grant emergency clemencies to New Yorkers in prison who are older, sick, pregnant, have serious respiratory conditions, or who have otherwise compromised immune systems.” Thus begins a letter signed by more than 150… Read More »

Coronavirus sickening young adults, children: We are learning ‘that everyone is at risk’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. When the coronavirus first started to spread from its origins in China earlier this year, the widely preached consensus was that it did not infect – or at least did not gravely harm – children and young adults. However,… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »