Women’s health deteriorates during COVID-19 pandemic

Four out of 10 women believe their health has declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 Jean Hailes National Women’s Health Survey has revealed. Conducted during March-May, this year’s survey, which attracted more than 14,000 respondents, focused on researching the impact of COVID-19 on women’s health and wellbeing. The survey revealed a sharp drop in […]

Gut linked to harsher COVID-19 outcomes

Research from Flinders University has uncovered a molecular link between COVID-19 and serotonin cells in the gut. Authors suggest the findings could help provide further clues to what could be driving COVID-19 infection and disease severity, with the link supporting previous evidence that antidepressants, known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), could reduce the severity […]