health research

We are in the throes of an election season in which divisive issues are at the forefront. One issue that a majority of Americans can agree on is advancing research to combat deadly and debilitating diseases.
A small group of thin patients who develop disorders typically tied to obesity pose a medical mystery and a potential opportunity for scientists.
The lack of representation of black and other minorities in academia is problematic and has far reaching implications on the type of research that is conducted, especially intervention research pertaining to the health of black people.
Even actual lab rats are subjected to science’s male bias.
New research suggests that being a perfectionist isn't always a negative, stress-inducing thing.
Updated on Dec. 16, 2014; 1:10 p.m. EST: Dylan Siegel reached his goal of raising $1 million toward finding a cure for his
In many regions of the world, her female gender would be one of the most important determinants of her health and the health of her family.
While most Americans think about eating healthy and want to make improvements, more than half say that figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing what they should and shouldn't eat.
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