The observational study suggests a link between exposure to environmental pollution and an increase in the prevalence of psychiatric disorders including major depression, personality disorders among others...
Research shows despite considerable progress made in reducing HIV-related deaths and increasing the coverage of ART, HIV/AIDS continues to have devastating health effects globally
The regulations are meant to keep people from securing medical exemptions for non-medical causes to avoid vaccinations. 2019 marked the biggest measles outbreak in decades in the United States with 1,203 individual cases of measles confirmed in 30 states
Significant advances over the past two decades have not effectively improved diabetes outcomes in particular for young, female and non-white adults with diabetes.
Gender minority students are between two and four times more likely to experience mental health problems than the rest of their peers
Since 1998, 829 children have died due to Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke in the US and studies say 80% of them were age three and younger.
Exposure to as low as 1,000 ppm can cause health problems, a threshold that is already exceeded in many indoor environments with increased room occupancy and poor ventilation, warn researchers
The project spearheaded by Dr. Allison Reiss and intends to recreate brain behavior by reengineering human cells that will be collected through voluntary blood tests. The cells will behave like neurons aiding the research.
New Yorkers urged to report harmful algal blooms as they throw up as green dots or linear streaks. Citizens can take digital photos and upload it on the NYS Health Department site.
According to researchers, long-term exposure to all major outdoor air pollutants increases the development of chronic lung disease emphysema, and age-related decline in lung function, even among people who have never smoked
A new study shows that drought and rainfall extremes are explicitly linked with worse child nutrition, and some places are likely to see extreme increases in stunting under severe droughts
Analysis shows an increase of 1 degree Celsius in seawater temperature leads to a 32% increase in methylmercury levels in cod and a 70% increase in spiny dogfish
The researchers studied 38 players on the University of Rochester football team and found that typical hits sustained from playing just one season cause structural changes to the brain
The mini-livers grown from human stem cells can mimic many aspects of human non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and its progression
High and increasing obesity, among other risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure, and diabetes, are jeopardizing further CVD-death declines in many countries
Researchers say they can measure levels of the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid-beta in the blood and use such levels to predict whether the protein has accumulated in the brain; Such a test could be available at doctors’ offices within a few years
Study covering 49 medical schools, 3,756 students says negative behavior against minorities discourage them from working in underserved areas, indicating deep roots of structural racism in the profession too
Mosquitoes carrying WNV and EEEV have been reported all over the United States. Here's everything you need to know, from first aid to how to keep them away.
Reseachers say hospitals in Europe are speeding up the spread of bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae, which are difficult to treat as they are resistant to carbapenems
Collectively, childhood cancers are the 6th leading cause of total cancer burden worldwide after adult cancers of the lung, liver, stomach, colon, and breast; and the 9th leading cause of childhood disease burden globally.
The beneficial bacteria, Clostridia, prevents weight gain in mice by blocking the intestine's ability to absorb fat, pointing to possibilities for new therapies against obesity.
There have been no human cases reported in New York City this year, but as of July 9, one case was reported in New Jersey and 39 across the US