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Women doctors published fewer studies during stay-at-home orders, study finds — ScienceDaily

As people transitioned to working from home at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, journal submissions from academics increased across the board. But a new study from Northwestern University found as men’s scholarly productivity increased, women physicians were submitting less. The research reflects wider trends in academic publishing and is the first study to find […]

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Sixty five-study analysis includes research published in English and Chinese — ScienceDaily

A new systematic review of 65 studies from around the world involves a total of 97,333 health care workers and finds that 1 in 5 have experienced depression, anxiety, and/or PTSD during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Yufei Li, Nathaniel Scherer, and colleagues at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, U.K., present these findings […]

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Positives in first published clinical trial of COVID-19 treatment — ScienceDaily

A Lancaster University statistician who worked on the first published large randomised clinical trial for a potential treatment for the COVID-19 virus said the scientific community was coming together to combat the coronavirus. There are currently no specific treatments for COVID-19. However, it is possible that some existing drugs, usually used for other conditions, may […]