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An interactive application has been created to help identify concussion symptoms immediately after a child has taken a blow to the head or body.
May 27, 2011, 9:41 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
Say hello to new Rethinking Healthcare contributor Stacy Lipson, who will join Janet Fang to cover the health and pharmaceutical industries.
May 27, 2011, 12:35 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Researchers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill have found that just under 20% of young adults have high blood pressure.
May 26, 2011, 8:34 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
Scientists have designed a two-armed antibody that can cross the mostly impenetrable blood-brain barrier to deliver drugs against Alzheimer’s (in mice, for now).
May 26, 2011, 11:41 AM PDT | By Janet Fang
Studying the brain, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have linked sleep deprivation to memory.
May 25, 2011, 9:17 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
The Antenatal Screening Kit includes pens that can help screen for potentially lethal conditions, like anemia and gestational diabetes, in pregnant women from developing countries.
May 25, 2011, 1:18 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Lacking a quality slumber? A sensor-embedded nightshirt analyzes your breathing patterns while you snooze so you can track how various things affect how deeply you sleep.
May 24, 2011, 11:31 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
A new study published in Nature shows that sugar might reduce persistent infections.
May 24, 2011, 8:55 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
A chickenpox vaccine, heart disease prevention, workplace best practices, a rapid swine flu response… these and others helped drop the nation’s death rate to record lows. See what made...
May 24, 2011, 10:12 AM PDT | By Janet Fang
New studies show that an ulcer-causing bacterium may trigger Parkinson’s and that digestive problems may hardwire the brain for depression.
May 23, 2011, 2:48 PM PDT | By Janet Fang