Psychology & Psychiatry

Demographics, not bias, best predict traffic stops

When it comes to predicting how often Black drivers will be stopped by traffic police versus how often white drivers will be stopped, you're better off looking at census numbers than asking people how they feel about other ...

Oncology & Cancer

Nebraska-led project examines milk as possible cancer fighter

In health care, perhaps no word sends a more chilling message than "cancer." Brain tumors, for example, prove especially resistant to current treatments. Only 5% of patients with that condition survive more than three years ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Blind people remember language better than sighted people do

Blind people can remember speech better than sighted people, but a person's ability to see makes no difference in how they remember sound effects, found a new study by Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Cross-racial study of 1.87m vets shows wide disparities in dementia

In what is believed to be the largest study to date on race and dementia, researchers from UCSF and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System tracked health and demographic data from close to two million veterans. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unscrambling our memories in the wake of COVID-19

A colleague recently admitted on a morning Zoom call that she forgot how old she was. "No, really!" she said, wide-eyed and sincere. "I had to think about it and do the math."

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