A new study has uncovered a correlation between psychological distress and genital and urinary health problems in female survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
The reactive and piecemeal approach historically used to manage beaches in Hawai'i has failed to protect them. If policies are not changed, as much as 40% of all beaches on O'ahu, Hawai'i could be lost before mid-century, according to a new study by researchers in the Coastal Geology Group at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa.
Belief in conspiracy theories about the coronavirus pandemic was inversely related to the perceived threat of the pandemic; taking of preventive actions, including wearing a face mask; and the intention to be vaccinated when there is a COVID-19 vaccine. The research is based on two-wave panel study in March and July of 840 U.S. adults.
The amplified impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations has important implications for individuals at risk of or exploited in human trafficking.
After a mental illness episode, less than half of children received any therapy within three months, and 22.5% of children received only drug therapy, according to a Princeton University-led study that looked it national insurance claims.
Middle-aged Americans are now reporting more pain than the elderly. This finding is confined to the two-thirds of the U.S. population without a four-year college degree.
New analysis published in BMJ Open raises transparency concerns over funding to patient groups from big drug companies.
"Citizen scientists" developing homemade COVID-19 vaccines may believe they're inoculating themselves against the ongoing pandemic, but the practice of self-experimentation with do-it-yourself medical innovations is fraught with legal, ethical and public health issues, says a new paper co-written by University of Illinois law professor Jacob S. Sherkow.
Despite gender disparities in the workforce, male and female workers in Europe report similar rates of anxiety in response to job insecurity across countries. Economic stress and anxiety can contribute to poor mental health outcomes as more people work non-traditional jobs with little stability, and according to Dr. Egidio Riva, a co-author of the study investigating these trends, such effects need to be taken seriously by both governments and employers alike.
Human beings share these same biological impulses as other animals to separate into modular social groups. However, when pathogens are spreading, humans tend to also adopt behaviors that are "hyper vigilant and particularly error prone," against those with different phenotypes.