Psychology & Psychiatry

Spanking linked to increase in children's behavior problems

Children who have been spanked by their parents by age 5 show an increase in behavior problems at age 6 and age 8 relative to children who have never been spanked, according to new findings in Psychological Science, a journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Predicting outcomes for patients with kidney injury

When patients experience acute kidney injury (AKI)—sudden kidney failure or damage—in the hospital, they are at increased risk of death and other adverse events. Theoretically, if clinicians could predict which patients ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New method reveals real-time death risk of Korean MERS outbreak

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a real-time statistical method to estimate death risk (i.e., the probability of death given infection) and identify risk factors of death during an infectious disease outbreak. ...

Cardiology

For cardiac arrest, epinephrine may do more harm than good

For patients in cardiac arrest, administering epinephrine helps to restart the heart but may increase the overall likelihood of death or debilitating brain damage, according to a study published today in the Journal of the ...

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