Study tracks sleep patterns of first-time and experienced parents — ScienceDaily

Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn’t seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according to a study from McGill University. A total of 111 parents (54 couples and 3 mothers of single-parent families) participated in the […]

Study examines trends in symptoms experienced at the end of life

A new analysis published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society indicates that fewer older adults may be experiencing certain symptoms that can restrict their activity at the end of life. The analysis examined information on 665 individuals in Connecticut who were aged 70 years or older when they died between 1998 and 2019. […]

Most dentists have experienced aggression from patients — ScienceDaily

Roughly half of U.S. dentists experienced verbal or reputational aggression by patients in the past year, and nearly one in four endured physical aggression, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry. The study, published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association, is the first […]

Study reveals details behind transplant disparities experienced by black patients

Highlights In an analysis of information on patients with kidney failure, Black patients are less likely than white patients to be placed on transplant waiting lists. For patients on such lists, Blacks are less likely to receive transplants than whites. Results from the study will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined October […]