Tag Archives: Symptoms

‘Why friends with Covid but no symptoms could be less infectious’

How infectious are people who test positive for Covid-19 but have no symptoms? And what is their contribution to the transmission of live virus? These questions are explored by Allyson Pollock, professor of public health at Newcastle University, who’s always candid and unafraid to say it like it is. She and Newcastle colleague, ­independent researcher… Read More »

Essential Reads: How to Screen for Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in Postpartum Women?

When obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) occurs during the postpartum period, women may experience typical OCD symptoms related to contamination and cleaning, catastrophic thoughts and checking, or symmetry and ordering.  However, many women with postpartum OCD, as well as those with other postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, have intrusive, ego-dystonic thoughts of harming the infant.  These intrusive… Read More »

Eczema treatment: The vitamin shown to ‘significantly’ improve symptoms

Eczema can refer to a number of skin conditions but the most common atopic dermatitis, a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, dry and cracked. As the NHS explains, some people only have small patches of dry skin, but others may experience widespread inflamed skin all over the body. These symptoms can prove… Read More »