Wellness

A study of 10-year-old flu samples finds virus’s evolution in individual transplant patients partially mirrors later global trends.
by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
2:56pm
6.28.2017
The New Mexico Department of Health has reported two new confirmed plague cases in Santa Fe County, bringing the total for 2017 to three. The first case was...
11:41am
6.28.2017
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Monsanto’s legal woes continue to mount as two separate state-level decisions against the agrochemical company’s products were announced this week. California...
8:47am
6.28.2017
Researchers suggest that the link between exercise and the brain is a product of our evolutionary history and our past as hunter-gatherers.
by University of Arizona
1:52pm
6.27.2017
Two studies published last week reached conflicting conclusions on the connection between legalized recreational marijuana and its impact on vehicular accident...
10:57am
6.27.2017
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Social isolation has been linked to a wide range of health problems, as well as a shorter lifespan in humans and other animals. Now, researchers have found a...
by Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
9:50am
6.27.2017
Premature infants still have a greater risk compared to full-term babies of dying of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths despite recommendations that...
by Rutgers University
2:51pm
6.26.2017
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Darkness and sleep, and light and wakefulness, are linked in the circadian rhythm of zebrafish, much like it is in their human counterparts. One particular...
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3:16pm
6.23.2017
Impairments in processing and using information that help with decision-making and planning simple tasks such as grocery shopping are linked with one's...
by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
2:02pm
6.22.2017
Fathers-to-be, take note: You may be more useful in the labor and delivery room than you realize. That's one takeaway from a study that found that when an...
by University of Colorado at Boulder
8:55am
6.22.2017
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Research has shown that how trusting a person is may depend, at least in part, on his or her genes. However, distrust does not appear to be inherited in the...
by University of Arizona
2:22pm
6.21.2017
A series of studies in recent years has linked older fathers with psychiatric disorders like autism and schizophrenia in their children. But the latest among...
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10:12am
6.21.2017
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The world’s largest randomized controlled trial of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-...
by RMIT
10:00am
6.19.2017
Scientists have developed a new technique to study how some common disease causing bacteria can spread up to 4m and remain alive in the air for up to 45...
by Queensland Univeristy of Technology
9:50am
6.19.2017
Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood...
by Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
9:09am
6.19.2017
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The downward dog, the repetition of mantras and other mind-body interventions can actually affect the expression of your DNA, according to a new study.
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3:12pm
6.16.2017
Physical activity among children and teens is lower than previously thought, and, in another surprise finding, young adults after the age of 20 show the only...
by Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
9:19am
6.16.2017
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A common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women. This finding is novel: previous studies have shown that periodontal diseases may be a risk...
by University of Helsinki
9:29am
6.15.2017
One in 10 people across the globe – 107.7 million children and 603.7 million adults – are considered obese, according to a new systematic study. And the...
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8:49am
6.15.2017
Five public officials in Michigan, including the current head of the state’s health department, were charged with involuntary manslaughter due to alleged...
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3:17pm
6.14.2017
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Of the following choices, which would you choose to eat: green beans; light n’ low-carb green beans and shallots; healthy energy-boosting green beans and...
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4:19pm
6.13.2017
A recently published study describes how shifts in the diets of Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that...
by Cornell University
2:38pm
6.13.2017
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Election campaigns are grueling and combative pitched battles that now grind on for years in an exhausting 24-hour news cycle. The effects of this pressure-...
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9:44am
6.13.2017
In the first large pragmatic trial of its kind in the United States, results from a UNC School of Medicine study show that checking finger-stick blood sugars...
by University of North Carolina Health Care
9:25am
6.12.2017
The ongoing debate on what constitutes a “healthy” level of alcohol consumption may have gotten more complicated, thanks to the results of a newly published...
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4:54pm
6.8.2017
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Researchers studied the long life and health span among a population of centenarian World War II veterans at the VA medical center in Washington, D.C. They...
by George Washington University
9:47am
6.8.2017
A review of published studies has found that people who exercise excessively may be prone to acute or chronic gut issues. Investigators found that with...
by Wiley
9:24am
6.7.2017
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Researchers plan to analyze the influence service dogs have on the lives of military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a unique...
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2:15pm
6.6.2017
Room sharing between babies and mothers beyond the first four months is associated with less sleep for babies and unsafe sleeping practices, says a new study.
by Penn State
2:47pm
6.5.2017
Running helps stave off osteoarthritis in the hip and knee – but only if the runner doesn’t overdo it, according to a new study.
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2:37pm
6.2.2017
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