Medicine & Health
NEW YORK CITY: A protocol that standardizes care before, during, and after colorectal operations has reduced hospital stays by more than half, reduced complications by more than one-third, and cut cos..
Transgender women -- people whose birth certificates indicate or once indicated male sex but who identify as women -- are at high risk of HIV acquisition, and thus are a key population for HIV prevent..
DETROIT - The human pathogen Vibrio cholerae - or V. cholerae - causes cholera, an infectious and often fatal disease of the small intestine. The disease is prevalent in infected water supplies -- par..
Credit: (Picture: Janos Groh) Childhood dementia is an inherited disorder that affects the metabolism of the brain. Initial symptoms include degeneration of sight followed by epileptic seizures, bl..
A new study in rats shows that changes in the brain after spinal cord injury are necessary to restore at least some function to lower limbs. The work was published recently in the journal eLife. "Af..
Key findings from the second Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey, SHIMS2, reveal impressive progress in confronting the HIV epidemic in the country. Results show a doubling in population viral ..
New Orleans, LA - Research conducted by Jason Middleton, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, and Neuroscience at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and colleagues may lead to..
A new study indicates that a classification system based on patient symptoms and basic lab tests can reduce the need for diagnostic imaging, hospital admissions, and surgery in patients with suspected..
BOSTON -- Scientists from the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL), along with several other research institutions are making great strides in understanding the genetics behi..
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Helping individuals discover how their DNA may affect their future children.