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Religious, cultural beliefs may prevent Latinos from seeking treatment for mental illness

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:29
Religious and cultural beliefs may discourage many Latinos in the United States from seeking treatment for depression and other mental health disorders, a Rutgers University-New Brunswick study finds.

Face-to-face workshops increase householders' natural disaster preparedness

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:25
Face-to-face workshops based on the psychology of behavior change and disaster preparedness can be used to prompt households to take action to protect themselves against disasters such as earthquakes, fires and floods, a new UCL-led study has found.

Depression symptoms associated with death among patients with HIV infection

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:18
In a new study to investigate the relationship among depressive disorders or symptoms, HIV status and mortality, researchers report that symptoms of depression are moderately associated with death among Veterans with HIV but not among those without HIV infection.

Environmental damage caused by corn production increases premature death rate in the U.S.

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:08
A new study establishes that environmental damage caused by corn production results in 4,300 premature deaths annually in the United States, representing a monetized cost of $39 billion.

Study finds that sizeable number of Canadian adults want to be in open relationships

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:49
A sizeable number of Canadian adults are either in or would like to be in an open relationship, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia.

Researchers explore rate of billed ACP conversations with hospitalized, older patients

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:33
As the U.S. population ages, hospitals and health systems around the country have been grappling with how to integrate advance care planning into routine practice.

Delayed umbilical cord clamping improves survival of extremely premature infants

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:25
New research shows delayed umbilical cord clamping improves survival and reduces risk of brain injury in extremely premature infants.