The medical organizations that produce widely followed guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions have largely failed to create adequate policies addressing conflicts of interest in how those guidelines are produced, an analysis found, creating a risk for biased medical advice.
Ocean acidification is a threat to shell-making organisms across the seas, but one species of oyster may provide a unique exception to this rule.
Researchers find substantial evidence that, relative to their unexposed peers, school shooting survivors in the U.S. experience declines in health and well-being, engage in more risky behaviors and have worse education and labor market outcomes.
Employees dealing with work-induced stress can experience changes to their physiology, according to organizational behavior researchers, which may result in their personality traits fluctuating or even fundamentally changing over time.
A hazardous waste site shaves up to 1.22 years off a neighboring community's life expectancy, a new study shows, with the worst effects occurring in poorer neighborhoods with more people of color.
The number of married couples in the United States and the United Kingdom with only one working adult has increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study, but the divide is being driven more by earning potential than by gender.
When it comes to charitable giving, people are motivated more by appeals to the good feelings they'll receive than by messaging about benefits for others, according to a first-of-its-kind experiment using revenue Alaskans receive because of the state's oil and gas industry.
Giving workers the option to defer receiving some of their wages increases overall savings and helps workers better plan for lump-sum purchases, such as home improvements, according to new research that upends the common economic assumption that workers always prefer to be paid early.
Expanding internet access in rural areas can reduce poverty and increase access to public services such as health care and education, according to a new study using data from Mexico that, researchers say, shows the internet should be treated as a human right.
Increased industrial robotization has little to no effect on the number of jobs available in the labor market, according to a German study, though researchers say employers may need to invest in retraining their employees as the economy changes.
Food system inequality between nations has generally declined since 1970, but greater access to food and nutrients presents new health problems such as hypertension and diabetes in more countries, according to new research published in Nature Food.
A group of economists is contesting the flurry of research on biofuels' supposed dire unintended consequences: Evidence shows that modeling assumptions were off, they argue in a new paper with potential implications for U.S. energy policy.