People who were sleeping on average around six hours a night had a waist measurement that was 3cm greater than individuals who were getting nine hours of sleep a night. Credit: © amenic181 / Fotolia Adults in the UK who have...
Next to a dime for perspective, this small wire device is designed to hold open a surgically created hole in the heart of diastolic heart failure patients. Credit: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Results presented today at the American...
This image shows a non-diseased bone and myeloma bones before and after anti-sclerostin treatment. Credit: Dr Michelle McDonald An Australian-led research team has demonstrated a new therapeutic approach that can re-build and strengthen bone, offering hope for individuals with the debilitating...
A new study shows that large structural variants in human glycophorin genes, which are unusually common in Africa, are protective against malarial disease. Credit: © jarun011 / Fotolia Researchers have discovered that protection from the most severe form of malaria is...
Legend of the image: left: notched raven bone from Zaskalnaya VI Neanderthal site, Crimea. center: experimental notching of a bird bone; right: sequences of experimentally made notches compared to those from Zaskalnaya VI. Credit: Francesco d'Errico; CCAL The cognitive abilities of...
CDC today announced updates to its interim guidance for pre-pregnancy counseling and prevention of sexual transmission of Zika based on ongoing assessment of available data, primarily extending the timeframe for men with possible Zika exposure but no Zika symptoms...
Happiness is not a warm phone, according to a new study exploring the link between adolescent life satisfaction and screen time. Teens whose eyes are habitually glued to their smartphones are markedly unhappier, said study lead author and San...
Adam Goldfarb, MD, (left) and Kamal Elagib, MBBS, PhD, examine the effects of flipping the "master switch" they discovered. One set of cells displays characteristics of infantile megakaryocytes, while the other displays characteristics of adult megakaryocytes. The ability to...
Spanking is defined as using physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain, but not injury, to correct or control the youth's behavior. Credit: © vkara / Fotolia Getting spanked as a child can lead to a...
Rather than thinking of these disorders as separate, individual clinical problems, it might be best to consider the relationships between overfat, its various risks, and its associated downstream diseases as a spectrum or progression where the vicious cycle of...
This is Domenico Praticò, MD, Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Microbiology and the Center for Translational Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Credit: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. The Mediterranean diet,...