The perfect job may remain elusive according to new research from the University of Houston which points to major discrepancies between young people's dream jobs and employment realities.
Intra-articular therapies (IAT) are frequently used to treat joint conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis. The procedure involves inserting a needle into the space between the bones of the joint to deliver a medicine. The types of medicines used in IAT techniques vary, from steroids to radiopharmaceuticals.
When the summer sun blazes on a hot city street, our first reaction is to flee to a shady spot protected by a building or tree. A new study is the first to calculate exactly how much these shaded areas help lower the temperature and reduce the "urban heat island" effect.
A new study of small Iowa towns found that vulnerable populations within those communities face significantly more public health risks than statewide averages.
Public toilet facilities in Manhattan do not meet the needs of women experiencing homelessness in terms of accessibility, cleanliness, privacy, or resource provision especially with regard to managing their periods. Neighborhoods which had higher shares of vulnerable residents tended to have lower quality public toilet facilities with lower menstrual management-related resources. Until now, little research explored access to public toilets in the US for people experiencing homelessness, especially with regard to women managing their menstruation.
UCL experts have created a mathematical model of urban car use, and have concluded that current levels of city car use are unsustainable as populations grow.
High-resolution satellite imagery data unveiled a global correlation between urban green space and happiness in 60 countries.
A recent study revealed that as a city becomes more economically developed, its citizens' happiness becomes more directly related to the area of urban green space.
Depression in youth, between the ages of 10 and 24 years, is both a leading cause of stress and a possible risk factor for future diseases and impairment. Now, a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) confirms that depression in childhood or adolescence is associated with higher levels of adult anxiety and substance use disorders, worse health and social functioning, less financial and educational achievement, and increased criminality.
Smartphone apps have proved invaluable for helping people manage chronic pain during the COVID-19 pandemic, but researchers warn that the need for information sharing and education in this area is being neglected.