Psychology & Psychiatry

Great Recession onset spurs harsh parenting, researchers find

The onset of the Great Recession and, more generally, deteriorating economic conditions lead mothers to engage in harsh parenting, such as hitting or shouting at children, a team of researchers has found. But the effect is ...

Genetics

Three new eczema genes discovered

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from Children of the 90s at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with 22 other studies from across the world, have discovered three new genetic variants associated with the skin condition ...

Oncology & Cancer

Obesity ups medical spending for long-term cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—Among long-term cancer survivors, those with obesity have an additional $3,216 medical spending per person per year, translating to $19.7 billion in 2016 in the United States, according to a study published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Drinking during COVID-19 up among people with anxiety and depression

People with anxiety and depression are more likely to report an increase in drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic than those without mental health issues, according to a new study by researchers at NYU School of Global Public ...

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