Category: Children’s Health

Study finds coverage gap for people with HIV is greater than previously thought

Approximately one in every 10 people living with HIV finds out that they are infected with the virus, or they develop antibodies to combat the infection. This is the finding of the first study of its kind to show a difference in coverage gaps for people with HIV in 25 countries: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Japan, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. In the United States and the Netherlands, condom offering and social transmission being available did not appear to change coverage gaps.

Study shows how depressive episodes affect cognitive functioning in shift workers

People who work nights or long hours are at an increased risk for depression symptoms. In a recent study published in the scientific journal JAMA Network Open from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a sample of adolescents who reported a previous night’s sleep deprivation showed more symptoms of depressive symptoms...