UK and Brazilian Researchers Collaborate to Uncover the Hidden Spread of Zika Virus in Brazil and the Americas Using Virus Genome Sequences
An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease...
Nearly 500 Supporters Joined ATS Rally on Capitol Hill: Lab Coats for Lungs
In an ATS 2017 International Conference first, respiratory health professionals and patients joined other conference attendees at a rally near the...
Epilepsy Journal Devotes Entire Issue to Cannabinoid Research
Increasing interest in the properties of cannabinoids as a therapy for epilepsy has prompted Epilepsy & Behavior to produce a special issue...
Put Your Baby in a Box? Experts Advise Caution
The free cardboard boxes, which double as a baby’s first bed, aren’t regulated and have not been proven to reduce infant mortality.
Meditation for Real Life: How to Be Mindful While Swimming
By swimming mindfully, we can transform routine lap sessions into an immersive form of moving meditation.
A broken heart hinders your appetite
Breaking up is hard to do.
Woman on desperate search to find doctor who will operate on son with rare disease
A New York mother has turned to her son’s legion of Facebook supporters in hopes of finding a doctor who will operate on him as the 20-year-old...
TSRI Scientists Find Simple Copper Complex Shuts Down Botulinum Neurotoxin Poisoning
Clostridium botulinum is the bacterium that causes the neurointoxication, which produces one of the most potent toxins on earth and is classified...
Gender-confirmation surgeries on the rise in US
The number of surgeries done to confirm a person's gender identity, also referred to as sex reassignment surgeries , has increased in recent years,...
Yearlong Survey Tracks the Microbiome of a Newly Opened Hospital
A 12-month study mapping bacterial diversity within a hospital -- with a focus on the flow of microbes between patients, staff and surfaces --...
Frates family struggling to cover cost of ALS care
Pete Frates became a household name after he and his family raised more than $250 million through the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
A new health benefit of chocolate: reduced risk of AFib?
Eating a small amount of chocolate every week or so may decrease the risk of a common and serious type of irregular heart rhythm, according to a...