Two proteins that bind to stress hormones work together to maintain a healthy heart in mice, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health and their collaborators
Here’s how to make sure your clinical research fits the bill.
Here’s how an apology can go a long way after a medical error.
Simple, inexpensive urban design interventions can increase well-being and social connections among city residents, finds a new case study from the Urban Realities Lab at the University of Waterloo.
Physical & mental health issues, hearing problems, and poor diet, exercise and sleep all associated with lack of companionship & feeling isolated
Leprosy has a history that has spanned centuries and societies across the globe. Yet, it continues to be a problem -- even in the modern era.
Directly activating a gene important to exciting our excitatory neurons and associated with major depression may help turn around classic symptoms like social isolation and loss of interest, at least for males, scientists report.
The research furthers the understanding of chronic smoking's detrimental effects on spatial and color vision
Dr. Rainu Kaushal and colleagues analyze much needed solutions for reduction in high healthcare utilization among high-need, high-risk patients
Gender stereotypes can hurt children -- quite literally. When asked to assess how much pain a child is experiencing based on the observation of identical reactions to a finger-stick, American adults believe boys to be in more pain than girls, according to a new Yale study in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology.
Oliver dismantles the lingering doubts among parents about whether vaccines could cause autism. (They can't.)
Teen pregnancies are down dramatically since 1988. A new study shows that today's teens are more responsible about sex than decades past.
Proponents of vegetarian eating tout their diet as more earth-friendly, but they aren't always right.
A recent study made on frogs from Southern India revealed that their mucus can be a potential treatment for influenza. The latest study has been published in the journal Immunity.
There has been a lower risk of heart disease right after the restriction of trans fats in restaurants and fast-food chains in New York. The recent study indicates that trans fats in food can cause heart attack and stroke.
For all intents and purposes, the "War on Drugs" ended when nearly every state passed a law for recreational or medical marijuana use. The truth is, however, that law enforcement officers everywhere still actively pursue drug arrests. If you've been arrested for illicit drug use, you need to take the charges seriously. While there may be a valid defense or a program that can get you out of trouble for a first offense, the stigma can haunt you for a lifetime.