The Recovery Room: News beyond the pandemic — March 26

The Recovery Room: News beyond the pandemic — March 26

Written by Tim Snaith on March 26, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has dominated the headlines and our daily lives for the past year. Medical News Today have covered this fast-moving, complex story with live updates on the latest news, interviews with experts, and an ongoing investigation into the deep racial disparities that COVID-19 has helped unmask.

However, this has not stopped us from publishing hundreds of fascinating stories on a myriad of other topics.

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We begin this week’s selection with a tribute to four women who were denied a Nobel Prize despite making huge contributions in their fields. You can read all about their achievements and legacies below.

We also have the latest installment of our Medical Myths series — this week on the topic of tuberculosis (TB) — plus an investigation into revenge bedtime procrastination.

Popular articles this week include a look at the health benefits of eating dates, and our piece on vitamin F — what it is, what it does, and how to eat more of it. Finally, we have news of a novel and apparently highly effective treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

We highlight this research below, along with other recent stories that you may have missed amid all the COVID-19 fervor.


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