Physician burnout is a severe problem in the medical field, made much worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. But an online coaching program that could be scaled up had dramatic results for participants.
While pills are more practical than injections or infusions, digestion in the stomach prevents many drugs from being taken orally. Better drug design could change this.
Higher Social Security benefits can significantly reduce the odds of an older person’s being food insecure.
Urban economics experts are creating simulated cities to forecast the effect that permanent telecommuting could have on city centers and housing.
Some of the largest donations made in 2021 went to donor-advised funds, financial accounts known as DAFs.
The latest findings add to the understanding of how social disadvantage such as poverty and low-quality, unsafe housing can affect early child development.
While the immune system naturally gets weaker with age, social stressors like trauma and discrimination can hasten immunosenescence.
In families that are facing economic insecurity, fathers are more likely to experience depressive symptoms that can lead to conflict.
An increasing number of college students say they were victims or perpetrators of sexual assault – and that victims were drunk when the assault took place. Are campus drinking environments to blame?
It has long puzzled researchers why Latinos seem to have lower rates of heart disease than their non-Latino counterparts, even though they have higher risk factors for heart disease.
Cash assistance programs can be designed with incentives that encourage local retailers to keep their prices steady.
One promising cancer treatment has been in the works for decades, but severe side effects have kept it out of the clinic. A reengineered version may offer a way to safely harness its potent effects.
Students of color graduate at higher rates when they go to colleges where there are larger portions of the student body and faculty who are also of color.
In middle school classes, students from lower-income families tended to be concentrated in just a few classrooms, new research from North Carolina has found.
Tumors contain thousands of genetic changes, but only a few are actually cancer-causing. A quicker way to identify these driver mutations could lead to more targeted cancer treatments.
After studying this #MeToo problem for years, two researchers have drafted a toolkit to help nonprofits address it.
Prescription opiods, stimulants such as those used to treat ADHD and the ingredients found in sexual dysfunction drugs like Viagra are some of the drugs that are being marketed to US consumers.
Skin grafts for severe burn injuries may require multiple operations over the course of a lifetime to address crippling scars.
Researchers created an imaginary nonprofit and told participants in a survey that it served different kinds of people. Their results show how feelings about immigrants may influence generosity.
The reasons why people may seek out late-term abortions are complex and are often based on new medical information and delays caused by state policies.