Medical economics

2007 to 2017 saw decline in number of U.S. pathologists

(HealthDay)—The U.S. pathologist workforce decreased in both absolute and population-adjusted numbers from 2007 to 2017, according to a study published online May 31 in JAMA Network Open.

Medical economics

Pediatric nurse practitioner shortage looming

(HealthDay)—There is a looming critical shortage of pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs), according to a white paper published in the May-June issue of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.

Neuroscience

Healthy brain development is a human right, researcher argues

We know that the environment in which children and young adults are raised influences healthy brain development. Now, a psychologist at Yale is taking a stance against the negative effects of a particularly harrowing environment ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The death of a close friend hits unexpectedly hard

The trauma caused by the death of a close friend endures four times longer than previously believed, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU).

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