Health

Tinder: Swiping self esteem?

Study suggests users of popular dating app feel more negative about themselves than non-users. Whether they’re swiping left or swiping right, male users of the popular dating app Tinder appear to have lower levels of self-esteem [...]

U.S. News & World Report Announces 2016-17 Best Hospitals

Mayo Clinic Recognized as Nation’s No. 1 Hospital; New Rankings Include Four New Surgeries, Expanded Honor Roll and Updated Methodologies U.S. News & World Report today released its 27th annual Best Hospitals rankings to help patients [...]

Boosting Immunity in Older Adults: UA Health Sciences Unmasks New Infection-Fighting T Cells

Immune-system frailty in adults 65 and older is a widespread public health issue. A study led by the Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson points to new cells that [...]

STUDY: 43% of Products Marketed to Kids are Artificially Dyed

Of 810 products marketed to children, 350, or 43% of them, contained Red 40, Yellow 5, or other artificial food dyes, according to new research published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.  Candies marketed to kids had [...]

STUDY: TOPS Participants Achieve Long-Term Weight Loss

In a study presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine 2016 Annual Meeting, Hollywood, Fla., May 14, 2016, researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that losing even a modest amount [...]

Brain has different mechanisms for reconciling sight and sound

A new UCLA psychology study provides insights into how the brain combines sound and vision. The research suggests that there is not one sole mechanism in the brain that governs how much our senses work together [...]

New App from Blink Health Aims to Drop Prescription Drug Costs Significantly

Blink Health just launched its free mobile app and website that gives Americans access to the lowest available prices for generic prescription drugs regardless of their insurance status. Fifty percent of drugs are priced at $10 or less at [...]

ARMY OF WOMEN LAUNCHES 100th STUDY

After seven years of existence, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation’s Army of Women has launched its 100th study today. “It’s incredibly gratifying to see the original vision of the Army of Women mature with this 100th study,” stated Dr. [...]

Website Using “Big Data” to Combat Influenza

An international team of academic and pharmaceutical scientists have tapped into publically available large-scale ‘Omics’ databases to identify new targets to treat influenza — the virus that causes annual epidemics and occasional pandemics. The study, published [...]

Research Supports Surgery as a Second-Line Mesothelioma Treatment

A team of Swiss doctors has released a report on mesothelioma relapse and the most effective ways to treat it. Researchers at University Hospital Zurich analyzed the cases of 136 mesothelioma patients who were treated with [...]