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Medical Xpress / Prevalence of gender-diverse youth in rural Appalachia exceeds previous estimates, study shows

Gender-diverse youth are at an increased risk of suicide and depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the prevalence of gender diversity is largely unknown—especially in rural areas, ...

8 hours ago in Pediatrics / Teachers are critical to detecting and reporting child maltreatment

School closures during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic may have resulted in at least 5,500 fewer reports of endangered children, according to a new study showing teachers' essential role in the early detection and reporting ...

8 hours ago in Other Sciences
Tech Xplore / Carbon emissions and grocery shopping: EVs and home delivery better, 'trip chaining' and robots best

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way grocery stores do business, with online sales rising more than 50% from 2019 to 2020 in the United States.

10 hours ago in Business
Medical Xpress / COVID-19 lockdown may have increased suicidal thoughts

The lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic had a significant effect on levels of suicidal ideation, a new study finds. The research, published in Open Medicine, was conducted in a Serbian psychiatric clinic shortly after ... / Cleaner air as a result of pandemic lockdown

During the first lockdown of the coronavirus pandemic, soot concentrations in the atmosphere over Western and Southern Europe almost halved. This is apparent from the comparison of two measurement campaigns carried out by ...

11 hours ago in Earth
Medical Xpress / Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases

Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says.

Medical Xpress / Identification of effective combination therapies for COVID-19 that may reduce the formation of novel variants

COVID-19 is anticipated to keep causing regular outbreak waves for the foreseeable future. The recent COVID-19 waves have caused fewer hospitalizations and deaths than the initial ones, which is largely due to the immunity ...

11 hours ago in Medications
Medical Xpress / Many people don't know basic facts about monkeypox, making them susceptible to conspiracy theories

Did evil scientists intentionally release monkeypox? / Study finds parental help with homework has no impact on student achievement

Parental help with homework has no significant impact on children's academic achievement in elementary school, according to Penn State College of Education researchers.

11 hours ago in Other Sciences / More than half of human pathogenic diseases can be aggravated by climate change

More than half of known human pathogenic diseases such as dengue, hepatitis, pneumonia, malaria, Zika and more, can be aggravated by climate change. That eye-opening and startling finding is the topic of a research paper ...

11 hours ago in Earth
Tech Xplore / Digital fraud in the pandemic world

Writing in the International Journal of Intellectual Property Management, a digital technology leader at telecommunications conglomerate Verizon discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on digital transformation and ...

12 hours ago in Business
Medical Xpress / Nationwide initiative will monitor wastewater for COVID-19, monkeypox, other diseases

Researchers at Stanford University and Emory University have launched a nationwide initiative to monitor monkeypox, COVID-19, and other infectious diseases in communities by measuring viral genetic material in wastewater. ...