Trial remedies racial disparities in treatment for early-stage lung and breast cancer

IMAGE: This is Dr. Samuel Cykert view more  Credit: UNC School of Medicine CHAPEL HILL, NC – Results from a study published in the Journal of the National Medical Association show that a pragmatic system-based intervention within cancer treatment centers can nearly eliminate existing disparities in treatment and outcomes for black patients with early-stage lung and…

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Good sleep quality and good mood lead to good working memory with age

IMAGE: A team of psychologists has found strong associations between working memory — a fundamental building block of a functioning mind — and three health-related factors: sleep, age, and depressed mood…. view more  Credit: W. Zhang, UC Riverside. RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A team of psychologists has found strong associations between working memory — a fundamental building…

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Measuring quality of life after pediatric kidney transplant

IMAGE: This is Kaushalendra Amatya, Ph.D., pediatric psychologist and lead author. view more  Credit: Children’s National VANCOUVER, British Columbia – After receiving a kidney transplant, children may experience quality-of-life difficulties that underscore the importance of screening transplant recipients for psychosocial function, according to Children’s research presented May 4, 2019, during the 10th Congress of the International…

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