Apr 22, 2019 01:59 PM EDT
Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death, especially among women and middle-aged people, a multinational study led by Vanderbilt University researchers has found.
Apr 18, 2019 08:59 PM EDT
How do you explore the interior of a planet without ever touching down on it? Start by watching the way the planet spins, then measure how your spacecraft orbits it -- very, very carefully. This is exactly what NASA planetary scientists did, using data from the agency's former mission to Mercury.
Apr 03, 2019 11:15 AM EDT
Here’s why Legionnaires’ disease loves water, and what else you need to know about this terrible illness.
Mar 30, 2019 03:50 PM EDT
The digital age is jam-packed with claims that adding more gadgets or software to your office will supercharge the productivity of your workers, yet few businesses seem to generate sizable returns on their investment following this strategy.
Mar 26, 2019 10:12 AM EDT
Family planning for women might one day be as simple as putting on an earring.
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 22, 2019 07:59 AM EDT
Despite efforts to include more diversity in research, people of European ancestry continue to be vastly overrepresented and ethnically diverse populations largely excluded from human genomics research, according to the authors of a commentary published March 21 in a special issue of the journal Cell on human genetics.
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
Mar 08, 2019 11:08 AM EST
The largest sacrifice of its kind known from the Americas was associated with heavy rainfall and flooding