Parents with math skills at the third grade level or below were more likely to measure the wrong dose of medication for their child than those with skills at the sixth grade level or higher, according to a study to be presented Saturday, April 28, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Boston.
The findings of a new study suggest that the protective effects of an active cognitive lifestyle arise through multiple biological pathways.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has launched a new guide, Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers, to improve psychological health of employees who live with mental health problems and illness and lead meaningful and productive lives.
Playing a particular video game may lessen flashbacks following a traumatic event, according to research presented in London at the British Psychology Society Annual Conference.
Nearly a third of American workers get less than six hours of sleep per night, a new CDC study reported. The study was published in the April 26 issue of its journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Playing an action videogame causes differences in brain activity and improvements in visual attention, researchers from University of Toronto found.
Training physicians in mindfulness meditation and communication skills can enhance the quality of primary care for both practitioners and their patients, according to a new study.
Researchers from Baylor University found the clues to reverse cognitive deficits in humans.
How can a decrease in memory accuracy be minimized when people are trying to recall information or answer a series of questions over a relatively long period of time?
Animated characters were created to contribute to reducing urban youth violence based on community-based participatory research.
According to a new study from the University of Toronto, adults who were physically abused during childhood are more likely to have suicidal thoughts than non-abused ones.
Breast cancer survivors who redefine their goals show an improved well-being overall, according to a new study.
Positive emotions such as happiness, optimism, and finding meaning in life are linked to a lower risk for cardiovascular disease.
A new technology could some day help paralyzed patients move their limbs.
Scientists have developed the first blood test to diagnose major depression in teens.