Why mental health is a priority for action on climate change

Via Peters

New WHO policy brief highlights actions for countries Climate change poses serious risks to mental health and well-being, concludes a new WHO policy brief, launched today at the Stockholm+50 conference. The Organization is therefore urging countries to include mental health support in their response to the climate crisis, citing examples where a […]

Climate change: The impact on health

Via Peters

The consensus among scientists is that we are in an era of global heating and extreme weather events, primarily due to the devastating effects of human action on the environment. Why are researchers concerned, and what are the implications for health? The Lancet Countdown team is a group of over […]

Women in climate change: Mona Arora

Via Peters

By Mikayla Mace Kelley and Alexis Blue, University Communications March 25, 2022 Mona Arora works to build the health system’s capacity to address public health problems, including climate change. One of her current projects is to bring together teams to understand how the COVID-19 response can inform both pandemic and […]

Study finds small, temporary change

Via Peters

Share on PinterestDo COVID-19 vaccines affect the length of a person’s menstrual cycle? Gerardo Vieyra/NurPhoto via Getty Images Researchers recently investigated the link between COVID-19 vaccines and menstrual cycle length. They found that COVID-19 vaccines lead to small, temporary increases in cycle length. The authors did not find an association […]