Category: Public Health
This research roundup looks at automated vehicles, including findings on potential benefits, safety concerns, public opinion and policy implications.
Research on the history, pharmacology and toxicology of kratom, a "herbal high" that's new to the U.S.
Two new studies present promising findings for early detection of and intervention for Alzheimer’s disease.
Standing rather than sitting burns, on average, an additional 0.15 calories per minute.
Research on child abuse in America, with a focus on incidence, risk factors and sentencing.
Smoking just one cigarette a day puts people at a much higher risk of heart disease and stroke than those who abstain entirely.
About a quarter of U.S. adult handgun owners carry a loaded firearm with them at least once a month, a new study suggests. Around a third do it on a daily basis.
New research suggests even mild head injuries pose a risk for the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease.
Dr. Lauren Wallner shares advice on how journalists might reconcile different research findings and how best to conceptualize the growing field of disparities research.
In light of debates over Medicaid work requirements, this review features studies that show how for healthy and unhealthy people alike, some forms of work might worsen health.