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Lockdown loneliness: COVID-19 quarantine has quarter of adults feeling like they have no friends

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Jul 01, 2020 … Disheartening survey reveals nearly four in ten people experience days without talking to a single person. LONDON — It’s well documented that loneliness is on the rise in recent years. The coronavirus pandemic only adds to the problem, leaving many across the globe struggling mentally. Perhaps no better proof is a recent survey of 2,000 British adults, which…

Alarming Study Shows COVID-19 Lockdowns Have Worsened Childhood Obesity

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Jun 04, 2020 … New research shows obese or overweight are children eating an extra meal and more junk food daily. Participants are also sleeping longer and spending up to five more hours staring at screens. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Children who were already obese or overweight before the emergence of COVID-19 have likely seen their physical condition worsen over the…

Loneliness From Months Of Lockdown May Have Lasting Impact On Children’s Mental Health

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Jun 01, 2020 … BATH, England — As the summer months begin, many parents are left wondering if they will be able to send their children to camp or if they’ll continue to spend the year in lockdown. With children already missing out on their last few months of the school year, many — if not most — are…

Coronavirus Slumber: Nearly 9 In 10 Adults Experiencing Strange Dreams During Lockdown

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May 29, 2020 … UNDATED — If you’ve been waking up each morning lately and remembering some abnormal dreams from the night before, you’re far from alone. A survey of 1,000 American adults reveals that 87% of people have been experiencing unusual dreams since the pandemic began. The survey of 1,000 adults, commissioned by SleepStandards, found that in addition to…

Study: How Hong Kong Managed To Contain COVID-19 Epidemic Without Total Lockdown

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May 26, 2020 … HONG KONG — As health officials ponder the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, some areas are still in lockdown from the first one. Many are now asking if there is a better way to keep society moving while battling the coronavirus. One study claims there is — and it’s already worked in…

Silver Lining: 2 In 5 Adults Have ‘Changed For The Better’ Thanks To Lockdown

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May 23, 2020 … LONDON — Many people have been using their extra time during the coronavirus lockdown wisely and have adopted new habits to keep themselves busy. In fact, a recent survey of 2,000 British adults reveals that 43% of people feel they’ve “changed their ways for the better” as a result of all the time inside these…

Path To Normalcy: Cambridge Study Suggests Rolling ’50/30′ Day Lockdown Schedule

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May 21, 2020 … CAMBRIDGE, England — As the days pass, the world is growing more and more impatient. Lockdowns, quarantines, and business closures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are making life stressful for just about everyone, but it’s impossible to say when it will be completely safe to return to normalcy. Numerous potential solutions have already been…

Survey: 30% Of Americans Have Raided Retirement Savings During Coronavirus Lockdown

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May 16, 2020 … CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — The coronavirus lockdown has caused an economic crisis that’s taking a toll on many Americans. Not only are their wallets getting thinner but a new survey shows that three in ten Americans have dipped into their retirement savings to help cover their expenses. MagnifyMoney commissioned a survey of 1,239 Americans who…

Retail Therapy: Impulse Shopping Helping Americans Endure Coronavirus Lockdown

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May 12, 2020 … NEW YORK — Everyone has a go-to coping mechanism, and according to a new survey of 2,000 Americans, many are relying on impulse purchases to make it through this pandemic. In January 2020, the average U.S. citizen was spending $155.03 per month on impulse shopping. By the end of April, though, that average had increased by…

Not Now: Study Disproves Theory That Coronavirus Lockdown Will Lead To Baby Boom

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May 11, 2020 … FLORENCE, Italy — It turns out a global pandemic and recession isn’t much of an aphrodisiac or incentive to start a family. Many have speculated that couples being stuck at home all day will lead to an influx of new births over the coming year, but a new study has largely disproven that notion. Researchers from…

Study Suggests An ‘Odds & Evens’ Approach To Relaxing Coronavirus Lockdown Measures

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May 07, 2020 … BRISBANE, Australia — Your house number may become a whole lot more important in the coming weeks. That’s because, according to a new study, it could be your key to the outside world as society begins reopening from the coronavirus quarantine. What’s the best way to ease lockdown and social distancing restrictions while still ensuring everyone’s…

Lockdown Life: Exhausted Parents Don’t Get Minute To Relax Until Nearly 9 P.M., Survey Finds

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May 04, 2020 … LONDON — What time do you relax and unwind each day? Most adults are able to kick their feet back around five or six in the afternoon, but a new survey finds that parents have essentially lost all of their R&R time thanks to COVID-19. On average, exhausted moms and dads can’t relax these days until…

Lifetime Lockdown? 40% Of Americans Will Avoid Public Spaces Long After Coronavirus Pandemic Ends

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May 01, 2020 … New survey reveals 16% of Americans aren’t sure they’ll ever be comfortable going out in public again. Nearly six in 10 adults say they’re more concerned about their friends’ and family’s hygiene moving forward. One in four workers will leave their current job if their employer doesn’t invest in stronger cleaning practices. TROY, N.Y. — Here’s…

Lockdown Lethargy: 1 In 4 Says Quality Of Sleep During Coronavirus Outbreak Has Never Been Worse

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Apr 29, 2020 … New survey finds 48% of adults are kept awake at night from worrying about the coronavirus. Only 18% of respondents feel “refreshed” when they wake up each morning. Four in ten parents say their children are waking up later than they used to. LONDON — Adults may be sleeping a bit longer due to the lockdown…

Quarantine Quality Time: 4 In 5 Parents Say Coronavirus Lockdown Has Brought Family Closer Together

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Apr 21, 2020 … Survey of British parents reveals six in ten say they’re happier with their spouse or partner than ever before. Quarter of respondents say the time together has improved their sex life! LONDON — It’s quite understandable if family relationships are under a lot of strain while everyone is stuck at home together during the coronavirus…

Don’t have to be sick to suffer: Coronavirus lockdowns, restrictions can worsen mental health

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Apr 09, 2020 … SYDNEY — Even if you don’t catch the coronavirus, your health still can suffer significantly, particularly if you’re living near a hot spot or are faced with heavy restrictions. A new study by researchers at the University of Sydney shows some of the earliest evidence that the outbreak deeply affects people mentally in addition to physically. The…

Quarantine survey: 3 in 5 adults plan on self-improving during coronavirus lockdown

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Apr 06, 2020 … LONDON — The sudden and mandatory lockdown we all find ourselves stuck in right now is frustrating, to say the least, but it also represents an opportunity to catch up on long abandoned goals, ideas or hobbies. A recent survey asked 2,000 British residents about their quarantine plans, and according to the results there may be…

Yo-yo dieting can lead to long-term heart problems, raise risk of diabetes

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Jun 26, 2022 … WASHINGTON — Yo-yo dieting increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes, warns new research. The study conducted in rats suggests that dramatic swings in calories consumed have long-term impacts on cardiovascular health and metabolism. Scientists at Georgetown University say that their findings offer potential insights into the long-term impacts of weight-loss diets, as well as…

Socially isolated people have less brain matter, higher risk for dementia

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Jun 09, 2022 … MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Social isolation has become a topic of concern for people of all ages during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, a new study reveals older adults experiencing social isolation are more likely to have less brain matter in areas tied to cognitive ability. In turn, this puts them at greater risk for developing dementia.…

The End? Building a ‘safe refuge’ may be key to saving humanity from global catastrophe

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Jun 06, 2022 … HERNDON, Va. — Millions of people likely had the same thought in March of 2020: “Is this it?” The initial days of the COVID-19 pandemic felt like the beginning of a Hollywood Armageddon movie. While the Earth is still spinning, scientists are already scrambling to better prepare humanity for the next deadly pandemic or other…