Tag Archives: COVID-19

Stress and Parenting During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Psychosocial Impact on Children

The literature on the mental health consequences of public health emergencies, especially for children from developing countries, is sparse and has become available only very recently. Understanding the uncertainties and emotional upheavals experienced by parents and their association with the … Continue reading

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What are the drugs having potential against COVID-19?

In this review, we focused on some medicines that have already started with the repositioning for COVID-19 therapy. The repositioning clinical trials seem to be an attractive strategy, thus, the discovery of new classes of drug can be easier, the … Continue reading

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Past Epidemics, Natural Disasters, COVID19, and Mental Health: Learning from History as we Deal with the Present and Prepare for the Future

As cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continue to rise, psychological endurance is a challenge many people will face. For mental health, heightened stress responses to the pandemic, is likely to manifest in three ways: 1) development of a new … Continue reading

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Effects of COVID-19 Confinement on the Household Routines Of Children

This study aimed to determine how confinement affects children’s routines, more specifically their physical activity (PA) and sedentary time. An online survey was launched to assess how Portuguese children under 13 years of age adjusted their daily routines to confinement. … Continue reading

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Impact of Covid–19 Pandemic on Psychological Health of The Elderly Population

Senior citizens (60 years and above) are more vulnerable than others in all spheres of their lives. But, the present Covid–19 pandemic is accelerating their condition additionally worsening especially their mental well-being. The present study focused to access the psychological … Continue reading

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The future of work after COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted labor markets globally during 2020. The short-term consequences were sudden and often severe: Millions of people were furloughed or lost jobs, and others rapidly adjusted to working from home as offices closed. Many other workers were … Continue reading

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When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?

This article updates our perspectives on when the coronavirus pandemic will end to reflect the latest information on vaccine rollout, variants of concern, and disease progression. In the United Kingdom and the United States, we see progress toward a transition … Continue reading

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Building a strong immune system that could defeat COVID-19

You may not know it, but you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19. In the past two decades scientists have learned our bodies are … Continue reading

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The impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on maternal and child undernutrition

The COVID-19-related economic crisis and food- and health-system disruptions threaten to exacerbate undernutrition in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). We used three modelling tools (MIRAGRODEP, Lives Saved Tool, and Optima Nutrition Tool) to estimate impacts on child stunting, wasting, and … Continue reading

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The Impact of Social Isolation and Loneliness on the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents in the Context of COVID-19

Disease containment of COVID-19 has necessitated widespread social isolation. We aimed to establish what is known about how loneliness and disease containment measures impact on the mental health in children and adolescents. For this rapid review, we searched MEDLINE, PsycInfo, … Continue reading

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