Health & Medicine

Medicine and Health encompasses the study of the prevention, cure, and understanding of disease as well as the investigation of physical and mental wellbeing.

Health and Medicine

Also, Health & Medicine is the study of the human mind and body, how these function, and how they interact not only with each other but also with their environment. Researches on potential treatments and preventive medicine has expanded greatly with the development of modern medicine, and a network of disciplines, including such fields as genetics, psychology, and nutrition, aims to facilitate the betterment of our health.

By conducting walking experiments in Ohio State's Movement Lab (pictured), researchers Manoj Srinivasan (left) and Nidhi Seethapathi found that walking at varying speeds can burn up to 20 percent more calories versus maintaining a steady pace.Credit: Photo by Matt...
Researchers develop a light-controlled on/off change to a kinase inhibitor, which influences the biological clock of organisms. This development is out of increasing data that checks in specific organs could be out of sync, that there is a need...
Three paraplegics who sustained cervical spinal cord injuries many years ago are now able to walk with the aid of crutches or a walker thanks to new rehabilitation protocols that combine targeted electrical stimulation of the lumbar spinal cord...
Eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain, a new study says.Image Credit:Flickr/mmtzphoto Eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain, new research suggests. A well-established connection...
Teenagers who self-report feeling drowsy mid-afternoon also tend to exhibit more anti-social behavior such as lying, cheating, stealing and fighting. Now, research from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of York, in the United Kingdom, shows that those...
A new study compares effectiveness of preventive medicines for pediatric migraines. Image Credit: Flickr/jamiesrabbits Prescribed medications are no more effective than a sugar pill when used to prevent migraines in children and teens. A study to be published Oct. 27 in...
Healthy woman sleeping. (Stock image) Credit: © digitalskillet1 / Fotolia People who get less rapid eye movement (REM) sleep may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a new study published in the August 23, 2017, online...
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have demonstrated that stem cells derived from the placenta known as Cdx2 cells can regenerate healthy heart cells after heart attacks in animal models. The findings, published in the...
The authors of a new study suggest about 20 percent to 40 percent of cancer cases and about half of cancer deaths could potentially be prevented through modifications to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Credit: © Hernán Piñera / Flickr A large...
Rice and team have been able to invigorate older drugs from the penicillin family by combining them with BPEI. Credit: University of Oklahoma A University of Oklahoma team of chemists has developed a new antibiotic formulation to fight the sometimes deadly...
A child wearing a device that measures electrical activity in the brain chooses between doors on a computer screen. Choosing one door wins points while the other results in a loss of points. Washington University researchers have found that...