While fear about health concerns may grip people, adding a little hope to a message might make people more willing to take preventative actions, according to researchers.
Results from a retrospective study presented at the 2018 BMT Tandem Meetings dispute age as a limiting factor to transplant eligibility, showing no differences in 4-year outcomes for patients older or younger than age 65.
A new special report examines how we can make wise policy decisions about emerging technologies.
Studies have shown that talking with teens about sex-related topics is a positive parenting practice that facilitates important sexual health outcomes with heterosexual adolescents. But for LGBTQ youth, the topic of sexuality and sexual health is often ineffectively addressed at home.
This is the finding of a European study started in 2016 and involving Agustí Solanas, head of the Smart Health research group at the URV's Department of Computer Engineering and Mathematics, and researchers from the University of Piraeus (Greece) headed by Constantinos Patsakis.
It will now be easier, faster and cheaper to catch athletes who take performance-enhancing drugs.
Human eggs have been developed in the lab from their earliest stage to full maturity, in a study that could lead to improved fertility treatments.
Clinicians and researchers from North Carolina State University and Duke University have developed a first-of-its-kind veterinary medical ethics committee to aid care providers in navigating complex care situations.
In general, the term 'medical futility' applies when, based on data and professional experience, no further treatments, procedures or tests will provide benefit and may, in fact, be more burdensome and create undue suffering for the patient and the patient's family.
In a study, 80 percent of participants completed an advance directive after meeting with a chaplain as part of a doctor's appointment.