Brain connection study shows that socioeconomic factors, including at-home enrichment, are associated with widespread differences in children’s brain connections.
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Stressed at work? A recent study focused on new doctors finds depression risk rises with hours worked
In “emulated” clinical trial, longer work weeks were strongly linked to a larger rise in depression symptoms, pushing some first-year resident physicians into moderate or severe depression range.
From COVID-19 and other infections to cancer and genetic risks, direct-to-consumer tests present new issues for patients, providers and policymakers.
Veterans receiving buprenorphine were more likely to stay on it if they had virtual visits, but phone-based virtual care was especially prominent among those who are Black or lack stable housing.
Long-term “study of studies” in Latino and non-Latino older adults shows clear hypertension link, but mystery still remains about why dementia risk is higher in those of Hispanic origin.