Despite efforts by ridesharing companies to eliminate or reduce discrimination, research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business finds that racial and LGBT bias persists among drivers.
We have known for decades that mental health plays an important role in one's quality of life, but a study released this week suggests it is also an important factor in one's quantity of life.
Why do some people stay sharp into their 90s, even if they have the amyloid plaques in the brain that are associated with Alzheimer's disease? And why do others reach their 90s without ever developing any plaques? These questions are explored in a new study published in the July 22, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
A new study out of Colorado State University has found that physical stress in one's job may be associated with faster brain aging and poorer memory.
New research shows that 25 million dwellings housing 81 million Americans -- more than one in five homes -- lack adequate space or plumbing to comply with recommendations that a person exposed to COVID-19 maintain physical separation from household members. The proportion of unsuitable homes is higher among low-income and minority households: 46% of Latinx, 43% of Native Americans, and 32% of Black Americans live in such dwellings, compared to less than 20% of whites.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, the United States has seen a surge of Asian Americans reporting racially motivated hate crimes. Earlier this month, University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs professor Angela Gover, PhD, along with researchers from Iowa State University and RTI International, published a research paper outlining how COVID-19 has enabled the spread of racism and created national insecurity, fear of foreigners, and general xenophobia.
An international team of scientists has developed a novel genetic measure that could dramatically improve how doctors assess the risk of sustaining a fracture due to osteoporosis or fragility
The triple burden endured by women -- in productive, reproductive and community roles -- has been exposed and intensified due to COVID-19-enforced lockdown and quarantine restrictions.
Devices commonly implanted for chronic pain could expand patient access to prosthetic arms that "feel."
A new study shows significant benefits of the Ellipsys® Vascular Access System in easily and safely creating durable vascular access for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients who require hemodialysis.