Psychology & Psychiatry

How our bias toward the future can cloud our moral judgment

People are often forgiven for actions that they would never get permission for in the first place – a phenomenon described as "Stuart's Law of Retroaction". Children who watch TV for longer than they are allowed to, teenagers ...


Heart attack patients could be treated more quickly

Clinical judgement, combined with an electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood test on arrival, is effective in reducing unnecessary hospital admissions for chest pain, a new study shows.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Marriage makes men seem less competent, study shows

(Medical Xpress)—Single men are perceived to be significantly more competent than their married counterparts, according to new psychology research presented today.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Inhaled corticosteroids raise pneumonia risk

A University of Alberta researcher says health professionals should be cautious about prescribing inhaled corticosteroids to high-risk patients such as pneumonia survivors, citing a twofold risk for repeat infection.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression: Why life can feel out of control

People with depression often feel their life is out of control. It can evoke feelings that their life is pointless or by merely existing bad things can happen. Research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) ...

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