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Risk of “long COVID” and connection with psychological distress prior to SARS-CoV-2 infection

New frontier in music-based interventions: Measuring music exposure dosage to decrease delirium in older, mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care units

Study finds that machine learning models of brain function are not one-size-fits-all

Teaching patients to advocate and ask questions about their medical care can reduce the effects of implicit bias on doctor–patient interactions

Informing youth about their hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk does not adversely affect long-term lifestyle or quality of life

Research reveals the neural signatures underlying the effects of mindfulness training on pain regulation

High levels of optimism is linked with longevity in women across racial and ethnic groups

Working memory training: recent research shows that 'near transfer' predicts 'far transfer' of training effects

A recent study in college men indicates that aggressive behaviors towards rival groups may be associated with increased activity in the brain's reward network

A novel weight-loss intervention that targets appetite cues may help with weight loss among adults with overweight and obesity

Exposure to new objects primes people to learn

Adult health and well-being is negatively influenced by income disparities experienced in childhood

Addressing insomnia among Black women using cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia delivered via a tailored, internet-based intervention

Social connections influence the brain structure of nonhuman primates

Socioeconomic factors affect patient outcomes for those being treated with pharmacotherapy for depression despite receiving equal access to care

The neurons that drive competition and social behavior within groups have been identified in mice

A parent questionnaire may help doctors track mood symptom trajectories in youth at high-risk for bipolar disorder

Sleep truncation associated with increased obesity risk and abdominal fat storage

Mental health emergency room visits and extreme heat among US adults

Your spouse’s education can positively affect your overall health

Anxiety-like behaviors linked to molecules produced by gut bacteria in mice

Increased anxiety and worrying may lead to increase heart disease and diabetes risk factors in men at younger ages

Cash payments to low-income families impact infant brain activity

Access to ambulatory healthcare services decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for poorer Americans

The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on sleep and mental health of health care workers

Education’s protective effect against midlife mental health challenges may be decreasing for Americans

AI may help improve doctor-patient communication

Homicide is a leading cause of maternal mortality in the U.S.

The biological impacts of social isolation among older adults

The COVID-19 pandemic altered food-related parenting practices of parents with young children