Cuba exports medicine to dozens of countries. It would like the...

Cuba now exports vaccines, diagnostic kits and drugs developed by its Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology — the largest research center on the...

Researchers find racial disparities in intensity of care at the end...

African Americans at the end of life have significantly higher rates of hospital admission, emergency department (ED) visits, and discontinuing (also known as disenrolling...

Talking to ourselves and voices in our heads

As far our brain is concerned, talking to ourselves in our heads may be fundamentally the same as speaking our thoughts out loud, new...

What are the benefits of a steam room

A steam room is a heated room that people use for relaxation and to relieve some medical conditions. They are often found in gyms...

Childhood Obesity Prevention: Does the Environment Play a Role?

Childhood obesity prevention is increasingly becoming a public health priority. This study examines parent experiences as they relate to childhood obesity. The obesity prevalence found...

Researchers identify way to weaken malaria parasites against popular drug treatment

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield themselves against drug...

Do Large Portion Sizes Prevent Weight Loss

In a new meta-analysis, researchers test whether circadian rhythms affect weight by examining the relationship between portion sizes and weight loss. Many people struggle to...

Vigorous Exercise May Help Slow Parkinson’s Disease

People with early stage Parkinson's may be able to delay a worsening of the disease through a regimen of intense exercise, new research found. "If...

3D knee replacements provide customized fit, less pain

Knee replacements are a popular surgery and now a medical advancement is revolutionizing and modernizing the procedure. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Marcie Dickie said there are...

A healthy gut means healthy aging

Extremely healthy seniors appear to have the same bacterial composition in their guts as healthy 30-year-olds, shows new research.  The new study was carried out by researchers...