Mar 22, 2019 09:06 AM EDT
In what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind systematic look at pregnancy frequency and outcomes among imprisoned U.S. women, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine say almost 1,400 pregnant women were admitted to 22 U.S. state and all federal prisons in a recent year.
Mar 20, 2019 09:30 AM EDT
New study finds that health insurance coverage for healthy food could improve health, reduce healthcare costs, and be highly cost-effective after five years
Mar 20, 2019 08:58 AM EDT
The majority of people playing football in the U.S. aren't NFL players or collegiate athletes --they're youth players, less than 14 years old. But until now, there hasn't been independent data evaluating the effectiveness of the helmets these athletes wear on the field.
Mar 19, 2019 10:08 AM EDT
Food pantry clients are more likely to select whole grains and leafy greens when they are arranged with all ingredients needed to make a meal, reports a new study from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut.
Mar 18, 2019 09:47 AM EDT
A drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain) is associated with an increased risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest, according to results from the European Sudden Cardiac Arrest network (ESCAPE-NET) presented today at EHRA 2019.1
Mar 14, 2019 10:01 AM EDT
The results could help remove one of the barriers to treatment scale up and bring new hope for people with Chagas disease
Mar 13, 2019 08:29 AM EDT
'The 2018 National Autism Indicators Report: High School Students on the Autism Spectrum' highlights the challenges facing minority youth and those from low-income households with autism
Mar 11, 2019 10:32 AM EDT
MGHfC study suggests parents may perceive e-cigarette vapor as safe for children
Feb 26, 2019 08:53 AM EST
A survey of Colorado home health care clinicians (HHCs) revealed that 60 percent said they had not received enough information to guide patient treatment while 52 percent said patients often had unrealistic expectations of the kind of care they would receive.
Feb 20, 2019 09:17 AM EST
To save lives, hearts and minds, the Baker Institute calls for new measures including a secondary prevention campaign, increased focus on cardiac rehabilitation and research into wider use of new therapies
Feb 20, 2019 09:04 AM EST
The influenza vaccine may be less effective in the elderly because their B cells are less capable of producing antibodies that can adapt to protect against new viral strains, researchers report February 19 in the journal Cell Host & Microbe. With age, B cells and the antibodies, they secrete acquire fewer mutations that would provide flexible protection against the ever-changing flu virus.
Feb 13, 2019 09:23 AM EST
Dartmouth researchers have found a machine learning method that can predict the likelihood that a high-risk type of breast lesion is cancerous, potentially saving some women from unnecessary surgeries and overtreatment
Feb 08, 2019 10:31 AM EST
Mason researcher helps identify a T cell marker that could help lead to improved treatment for HIV, cancer patients.
Feb 06, 2019 08:48 AM EST
Using a leading-edge technique, researchers define the cell types in both newborn and adult human testes, opening a path for new strategies to treat male infertility with stem cells
Jan 23, 2019 01:12 PM EST
A study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases outlines a correlation researchers found between America's eviction crisis and the high rate of sexually transmitted infections.