Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression, anxiety high in graduate students, survey shows

Graduate students are more than six times as likely to experience depression and anxiety as compared to the general population, according to a comprehensive survey of 2,279 individuals conducted via social media and direct ...

Pediatrics

Young professionals speak out on achieving equity in pediatrics

Young and seasoned scientific investigators share their perspective on achieving equity in academic pediatrics. Their insights appear in the most recent issue of the International Journal for Equity in Health. Glenn Flores, ...

Health

Smarter lunchrooms innovators

School food service directors are the gatekeepers of child nutrition for over 30 million students nationwide, thus having a tremendous opportunity to help instill healthy eating habits among our youth through the no-cost ...

Neuroscience

Study shows poor sleep contributes to MS-related fatigue

Kessler Foundation's Lauren Strober, PhD, explores the association of secondary fatigue and sleep disturbances in multiple sclerosis (MS). "Fatigue in multiple sclerosis: a look at the role of poor sleep" was published in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologists proof positive 'side effects' of studying abroad

Spain, France and Great Britain – these are the favourite countries of young Germans who study abroad under the ERASMUS programme. More and more German students consider one or two terms at a university abroad an essential ...

Health

When it pays to spend on health care

When someone is rushed to an emergency room with heart problems, does it matter how much money the hospital spends on that patient?