‘Safe’ levels of carbon monoxide may still be dangerous

New findings reveal an association between even slight increases in ambient carbon monoxide and increased mortality, researchers report.

Michael Greenwood-Yale • futurity
yesterday ~4 min

Eviction bans cut spread of COVID-19

Eviction bans can reduce COVID-19 infection rates and protect not only those evicted, but entire communities, according to new research.

Vanessa Wasta-Johns Hopkins • futurity
yesterday ~7 min

Discriminatory policies worsen Black sexual minority men’s health

Structural racism and anti-LGBTQ policies leads to worse health among Black sexual minority men, a new study shows.

Michelle Edelstein-Rutgers • futurity
yesterday ~5 min

Living near a Superfund site could cut life short

Living near a Superfund site could reduce the life expectancy for people in nearby communities by as much as 1.2 years, according to a new study.

John Holden-UT Austin • futurity
yesterday ~5 min

Newly discovered airway cells may shed light on SIDS

Research reveals distinct types of cells that may be involved in breathing-related diseases in infants.

Tracy Hampton • harvard
yesterday ~2 min

Cancer cells soften as they metastasize, study suggests

Developing drugs that prevent this softening might impede tumors’ ability to spread.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
yesterday ~6 min

When marriage isn’t the norm, its benefits for kids fade

New research in Chile clarifies why marriage appears to benefit children's health, something called the "marriage premium."

Stanford • futurity
yesterday ~8 min

Unusual Treatment Shows Promise for Kids With Brain Tumors

VOA Learning English • voa
April 19, 2021 ~6 min

Can playing an exercise game fight dementia?

"...there's hope that through targeted play we will be able not only to delay but also weaken the symptoms of dementia."

ETH Zurich • futurity
April 19, 2021 ~7 min

Two blood thinners may not be worth the risk

For some patients, adding aspirin to a direct oral anticoagulant rarely adds value—but may add risk.

Haley Otman-U. Michigan • futurity
April 19, 2021 ~4 min