Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 31, 2020
Major gaps in HIV programs in Africa
HIV management in developing countries varies with socioeconomic and structural circumstances, with two Flinders University studies finding examples of key ways to close the gap for those worst affected in developing countries.

ASCO 2020: UK-first study shows feasibility of genetic screening for prostate cancer
Genetic screening for prostate cancer in GP surgeries could be effective at picking up otherwise undiagnosed cases of the disease, a new pilot study shows.

Coronavirus pandemic in Germany: Medical care in an adaptive healthcare system
The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina has issued a fourth ad-hoc-statement on the coronavirus pandemic.

Jeddah gets caught in the rain
Understanding how storms unleash more rain over cities in the desert could help water security in Saudi Arabia.

Impact of children's loneliness today could manifest in depression for years to come
A rapid review into the mental health impacts of loneliness on children and young people concludes that there could be a spike in demand for mental health services in the years to come.

Extended parenting helps young birds grow smarter
The current study analyzes social and life-history data from several thousand songbirds, including 127 corvids, the family that includes jays, crows, ravens, and magpies.

New study shows how ketamine combats depression
The anaesthetic drug ketamine has been shown, in low doses, to have a rapid effect on difficult-to-treat depression.
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