Medical research

Why do men seek health information online?

In a recent study, a multidisciplinary team of Texas A&M University researchers identified reasons why men seek health information online. The study specifically looked at middle-aged and older African American and Hispanic ...

Medical economics

Uninsurance rates up for low-income adults during pandemic

(HealthDay)—During the COVID-19 pandemic, uninsurance rates increased among low-income adults in four Southern states, with Medicaid expansion protecting against the increase among Black and Latinx individuals, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Older people reluctant to seek help for mental health concerns

A new Edith Cowan University (ECU) study has found that more than 40 per cent of older Australians living with chronic disease would be unlikely to seek help for mental health conditions even if they needed it.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Caring for the physical health of those with mental illness

People who struggle with serious mental illnesses are more likely to die early—about 10 to 30 years early—than those without mental illness from any cause. Many factors contribute to this disparity including poor access ...

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