Study finds high prevalence of depression and anxiety in children and adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

Children and adolescents (aged 0–19 years) account for almost 1.9 billion of the global population, most of whom live in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). This phase of life brings significant…

Study finds fewer cases of MIS-C during omicron wave of the pandemic than delta

A new University at Buffalo study conducted at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital is one of the first to reveal that there were fewer cases of multi-system inflammatory syndrome in…

How has the COVID pandemic affected neurodevelopmental in infants?

In a recent study published in the journal JAMA Network Open, researchers investigated the association between neurodevelopmental impairment in infants and factors such as gestational exposure to severe acute respiratory…

COVID-19 pandemic increased deaths and disease caused by tuberculosis

Approximately 10 million people fall ill with tuberculosis (TB) each year. Even though TB is preventable and curable, over 1.5 million people die from it every year. The bacteria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis…

Psychosocial impact on pandemic workers in Shanghai during Omicron wave lockdown

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* server, researchers assessed the well-being of all workers involved in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing between April and June 2022, i.e., during…

The association between school closing during the COVID-19 pandemic and the possibility of weight gain among children

In a recent study published in Obesity, researchers assessed the association between school closing during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the possibility of weight gain among children. Study:…

How the COVID-19 pandemic affected pregnant women in Mexico

The spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the pathogen responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), continues to threaten the health and economic welfare…

Children not involved in activities during the pandemic show higher levels of anxiety

Children who did not take part in social and group activities during the pandemic had significantly higher levels of anxiety than those who did not. Elevated anxiety levels were also…

Is coronavirus to blame for pregnancy complications in the pandemic?

Lauren Phillips, a 32-year-old attorney from Brooklyn, had an easy pregnancy. Her vitals remained perfect, she felt great eating only vegan food, and was able to walk three miles a…

Study finds spike in the “Years of Life Lost” among adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

The first year of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a 113% increase in the “Years of Life Lost” among adolescents and young people in the United States due to unintentional drug…