Psychology & Psychiatry

Involve behavioral experts sooner for a healthy lifestyle

Healthy lifestyle campaigns are often unsuccessful. It is hard to get people to eat healthily or exercise more. Behavioral science expertise should be drawn on at a much earlier stage in policy development, say twelve behavioral ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tobacco, alcohol are main causes of cancer worldwide: Study

Nearly half of cancers worldwide can be traced back to a known risk factor, primarily tobacco or alcohol, a huge global study found on Friday, which said that behavioral changes can help reduce the threat of disease.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Racial discrimination affects brain microstructure

Racial discrimination increases the risk for physical and mental illnesses, and Black women suffer from diseases at significantly higher rates than White women. How traumatic experiences such as discrimination increase vulnerability ...

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