Irene Hurford, MD, an assistant professor in the department of Psychiatry, has received a 2017 Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
University of Leicester researchers design novel urine test to help to diagnose adherence to blood pressure medications.
Including nutrient-rich lean pork as part of a weight-loss diet could help women achieve their weight-loss success and improve their ability to get around, according to new research published in Current Developments in Nutrition.
A new test, based on a patient's epigenetics, could be an accurate and inexpensive way to find and treat those at highest risk of anal cancer -- a disease with growing incidence in women, men who have sex with men (MSM) and people with HIV.
Podoconiosis, also called nonfilarial elephantiasis or 'mossy foot,' can be prevented -- in the African countries where it's common -- by wearing shoes. But many children in podoconiosis-affected families in Ethiopia have misconceptions about risk factors and prevention of the disease, researchers report in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
Recreational use of cannabis -- including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil -- increases the risk of gum disease, says a study by Columbia University dental researchers.
In an ATS 2017 International Conference first, respiratory health professionals and patients joined other conference attendees at a rally near the Capitol on Tuesday, May 23 to voice their concerns about recent policies that threaten to undermine many of the ATS's advocacy priorities including: research funding, tobacco regulation, affordable health care, and clean air. Also participating in the rally was US senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Tom Carper (D-DE).
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed two new modified toy car designs for children with disabilities in an effort to encourage them to further explore, play, and engage in physical and social activities.
The American Geriatrics Society voiced deep concern for proposed cuts to geriatrics health professions programs, healthcare research, Medicaid, and a range of services benefiting us all as we age -- all cuts outlined by President Trump in his full budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018, which begins on Oct. 1, 2017.
The children's well-being is usually one of the biggest concerns when a couple gets a divorce. Scientists at the universities of Santiago de Compostela and Vigo have carried out a study into how divorce affects the children's health, finding increased risk of genitourinary, gastrointestinal, dermatological and neurological issues.