Living next to a highway is not great for health, but a new study shows that running air filters indoors can remove tiny particles of pollution and lower blood pressure.
Feb. 18, 2021 • ~5 min
Some energy drinks may contribute to dangerous heart conditons, including improper beats, cardiomyopathy, and increased blood pressure, researchers report.
Feb. 10, 2021 • ~5 min
A blood test can predict—within a day of a hospital admission—which patients with COVID-19 are at highest risk of severe complications or death.
Jan. 22, 2021 • ~8 min
A research lab at Tufts University is trying to find out how the vitamin may protect against age-related disease.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~6 min
A new way to break up particularly tough blood clots uses engineered nanodroplets and an ultrasound "drill."
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~6 min
You're working out, feeling great – until your stomach starts to churn and you're sidelined with a bout of nausea. Here's what's happening in your body and how to avoid this common effect of exercise.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~7 min
A new lab-on-a-chip device called real-time ELISA combines blood tests to provide something more like a movie than a photo.
Dec. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
People with severe COVID-19 and a secondary blood infection had longer hospital stays and poorer outcomes, research finds.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~4 min
For older women, extreme exercise isn't necessary to reap health benefits. 30 minutes of walking a day may be enough to cut the risk of high blood pressure.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~11 min
Kids and young adults newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes who took a drug called golimumab were able to produce their own insulin a year later.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~9 min