Washington Studies Highlight Mental Health Care Gaps in Mozambique
Two studies highlight the challenges of meeting the mental health care needs in Mozambique, which was recently estimated to have Africa’s highest suicide rate.
Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment
Women in several racial/ethnic groups are more likely to be diagnosed with more advanced stage breast cancer across major subtypes.
Sociodemographic Correlates of Cognition in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
A study led by Research Professor Annette Fitzpatrick found that race, ethnicity and a number of sociocultural factors were significantly associated with performance on cognitive tests.
MATERNAL CHRONIC STRESS AND DENTAL CAVITIES IN CHILDREN
A study led by PhD student Erin Masterson links biomarkers for chronic maternal stress with a higher prevalence of cavities among children.
Diets and Health: How Food Decisions Are Shaped by Biology, Economics, Geography, and Social Interactions
By combining geo-localized food shopping and consumption data with health behaviors, diet quality measures, and biomarkers, also coded by geographic location, the Kavli HUMAN Project (KHP) will create the first-of-its-kind bi
CANCER PATIENTS AND FERTILITY PRESERVATION
Young adult males with cancer were more than twice as likely as female patients to report that they had discussed options to preserve their fertility before treatment, according to a study co-authored by Stephen Schwartz.
SNORING, LACK OF SLEEP AND POORER BREAST CANCER SURVIVAL
Women with breast cancer who were frequent snorers and reported less than six hours of sleep were more than twice as likely to die as women with breast cancer who slept the recommended seven to eight hours a night.
GUNSHOT VICTIMS AT RISK FOR FUTURE VIOLENT VICTIMIZATION
People injured by gunshot wounds in WA state were at far greater risk of returning to the hospital with ensuing firearm-related injuries.
TEENS HAVE EASY ACCESS TO GUNS
One-third of U.S. teens lived in homes with easy access to guns, even when they had mental health problems.