Responsive parenting intervention results in lower BMIs through age three
An intervention designed to promote healthy growth that taught first-time moms how to respond with age-appropriate responses to their babies'...
Unwise opioids for wisdom teeth: Study shows link to long-term use in teens and young adults
Getting wisdom teeth removed may be a rite of passage for many teens and young adults, but the opioid painkiller prescriptions that many receive...
Got the 'Drunchies'? New Study Shows How Heavy Drinking Affects Diet
With obesity continuing to rise in America, researchers decided to look at a sample of college students to better understand how drinking affects...
Researchers Uncover Potential New Drug Targets in the Fight Against HIV
Johns Hopkins scientists report they have identified two potential new drug targets for the treatment of HIV. The finding is from results of a...
Call the Midwife if You Want a Water Birth: Doctors Not So Keen
An Australian study of midwives' views on water immersion during labour and birth shows almost 90 per cent believe the practice should be offered...
Catching the Dance of Antibiotics and Ribosomes at Room Temperature
Researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have developed a new imaging technique to better understand the...
Created Line of Spinal Cord Neural Stem Cells Shows Diverse Promise
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that they have successfully created spinal cord neural stem cells...
Doxorubicin disrupts the immune system to cause heart toxicity
Researchers have found an important contributor to heart pathology caused by the cancer drug doxorubicin -- disruption of metabolism that controls...
Lessons from Flies: Genetic Diversity Impacts Disease Severity
By analyzing thousands of flies, scientists at University of Utah Health found that variation in a background gene, called Baldspot, can make a...
Smart Wristband With Wireless Link to Smartphones Could Monitor Health, Environmental Exposures
Rutgers University-New Brunswick engineers have created a smart wristband with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of...
Liquid Biopsy Could Ease the Way to Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
Researchers at UC Davis, Genentech and Foundation Medicine are the first to show that a blood-based test to assess tumor mutational burden (TMB)...
Faculty Investigate Safety of Suboxone Use in Pregnant, Opioid-Dependent Women
Two WVU researchers are studying how Suboxone and Subutex affect babies over the longterm when those medications are used by pregnant mothers.