Holding it in doesn’t help anyone.
Surveys have found that 60 percent of home meals take place in front of the television.
Who said coloring was only for kids? Experts say that the popular children’s pastime could also hold benefits for adults due to its stress-relieving effects. Here are six of our favorites.
Nip mindless eating in the bud!
Name one person who LIKES small talk. (Exactly.)
Dig a little deeper and drinking habits vary widely among some Americans.
In two companion papers published in Cell, researchers from MIT's Koch Institute reveal why proliferating cells -- including those in tumors -- require mitochondrial respiration. While there are other ways to make ATP, cells can't proliferate without access to electron acceptors provided by respiration.
Researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Schepens Eye Research Institute have reconstructed an ancient virus that is highly effective at delivering gene therapies to the liver, muscle, and retina. This discovery, published July 30...Show More Summary
A team of scientists has linked changes in the structure of a handful of central brain neurons to understanding how animals adjust to changing seasons. Its findings enhance our understanding of the mechanisms vital to the regulation of our circadian system, or internal clock.
Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital reveals how the tumor suppressor protein p53 works in the cytoplasm to trigger death via apoptosis and identifies a potential cancer treatment strategy.
The George Washington University Cancer Institute has been approved for a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award by the Patient-centered Outcomes Research Institute to create the first-ever online Community of Practice for patient-centered care.
Patients with hypertension benefit from interacting with a medical team that includes a pharmacist. Two studies showed pharmacist-included care teams delivered more hands-on and tailored medication regimens to patients, which yielded more effective blood-pressure control results than for those patients who did not have a pharmacist on hand.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent to the University of Arkansas for a drug developed through research at the university for treatment of hair loss and other disorders.
Kenneth Miller, M.D., co-authors a book exploring why and how cancer is treated differently around the world and how those differences affect outcomes.
A new piece of research led by the University of Southampton has found that the behaviour of fruit flies, which are commonly used in laboratory experiments, is altered by electric fields.
Moffitt Cancer Center has joined MD Anderson's National Cancer Institute (NCI) Phase 0/I/II Cancer Prevention Clinical Chemoprevention Trials Consortia. Sponsored by the NCI's Division of Cancer Prevention, the consortia conducts early clinical development of promising new preventive agents through its Phase 0/I/II Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Program.
Health experts have warned for years that the overuse of antibiotics is creating "superbugs" able to resist drugs treating infection. Now scientists at Indiana University and elsewhere are finding evidence that an invisible war between microorganisms may also be catching humans in the crossfire.
Charlottesville, VA (July 30, 2015) - Former Virginia Tech President Charles Steger has joined the Council of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.
Some women with breast cancer can now undergo a "one and done" approach combining nipple-sparing mastectomy with immediate single-stage implant (SSI) breast reconstruction in a single procedure, according to a report in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(r), the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
The Warriors Research Institute (WRI), part of Baylor Scott & White Health, showcased its latest research accomplishments and ongoing research projects. The aim of the WRI is to improve care for veterans and emergency responders. The...Show More Summary