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.
We need to be more informed so that we can weigh the potential costs, risks and complications of heart test in women to determine what is best. Some of the risks include radiation exposure, dye reactions and vascular injury. Let's put that into context. One nuclear stress test, one of the most common heart tests, is equivalent to radiation exposure of 39 mammograms and up to 1,000 chest X-rays. In case you are wondering, this is a big deal.
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.