Data from 1.2 million people reveal how tobacco and alcohol use may be linked to your genes and to various diseases
The technology, developed by researchers at Imperial College London and The University of Hong Kong, can be used to measure hormones that affect fertility, sexual development, and menstruation more quickly and cheaply than current methods.
A study of more than 30,000 Americans since 2001 has revealed significant differences in management of heart disease risk between women and men
Eating more nuts, particularly tree nuts, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease among people with type 2 diabetes, according to new research in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal.
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Thousands of Americans die each year during a dangerous two-minute procedure to insert a breathing tube.
Offering compensation can be an important tactic to attract potential participants for enrollment in research studies, but it might come at a cost. A new study conducted by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that up to 23 percent of respondents lie...
Catch-up vaccination may be effective means for controlling epidemics in big cities with large migrant populations
Cellular barcoding has been used to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer
Task sharing in Sierra Leone -- teaching emergency surgery to health officers -- can help improve healthcare in a country with few doctors
Mass. General study finds that blocking IL-33/Treg axis prevents development of skin and colon cancer in mice with chronic inflammation
RIVERSIDE, Calif.-- While the neural architecture responsible for the transmission of electrical impulses has been known for more than a century, the basic biology behind how a neuron acquires its one and only axon -- a fundamental component of how neurons communicate -- remains a mystery.