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Cesarean section carries independent risk in multiple births, shows study

Cesarean section carries independent risk in multiple births, shows study

Research sheds light on the bias toward people with disabilities

Research sheds light on the bias toward people with disabilities

‘Climate grief’: Fears about the planet’s future weigh on Americans’ mental health

‘Climate grief’: Fears about the planet’s future weigh on Americans’ mental health

Researchers measure EEG-based brain responses for non-speech and speech sounds in children

Researchers measure EEG-based brain responses for non-speech and speech sounds in children

Transgender and non-binary individuals more likely to display autistic traits, study finds

Transgender and non-binary individuals more likely to display autistic traits, study finds

Study identifies key characteristics and experiences of people who internalize weight bias

Study identifies key characteristics and experiences of people who internalize weight bias

Adults who were born pre-term less likely to have sexual, romantic relationships

Adults who were born pre-term less likely to have sexual, romantic relationships

Neural pathways explain the relationship between imagination and willingness to help

Neural pathways explain the relationship between imagination and willingness to help

Researchers analyze link between videogame addiction and school inadaptation

Researchers analyze link between videogame addiction and school inadaptation

Exposure to nearby greenspace associated with reduced cravings

Exposure to nearby greenspace associated with reduced cravings

Study explores the effects of near-miss experiences associated with 9/11 terrorist attacks

Study explores the effects of near-miss experiences associated with 9/11 terrorist attacks

A program of therapy and coping strategies works long-term for family dementia carers

A program of therapy and coping strategies works long-term for family dementia carers

University of Kentucky wins grants to study decision-making processes behind drug use disorders

University of Kentucky wins grants to study decision-making processes behind drug use disorders

Effective stop smoking treatments less likely to be prescribed to people with mental health conditions

Effective stop smoking treatments less likely to be prescribed to people with mental health conditions

Study identifies psychosocial factors that affect sexual satisfaction in postmenopausal women

Study identifies psychosocial factors that affect sexual satisfaction in postmenopausal women

People with concussion have markedly higher risk of being out of a job

People with concussion have markedly higher risk of being out of a job

Structure of brain networks can change in fundamental and recurring ways over time

Structure of brain networks can change in fundamental and recurring ways over time

People use executive control processes to ignore cues that signal something rewarding

People use executive control processes to ignore cues that signal something rewarding

Study explores use of cartoons to cultivate children's narrative skills and values

Study explores use of cartoons to cultivate children's narrative skills and values

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis