Sharing Our Loneliness May Help Us Feel Less Lonely

VOA Learning English • voa
May 9, 2022 ~8 min

‘Keto’ molecule may hamper colorectal cancer growth

A molecule the liver produces as a response to low-carb, high-fat "keto" diets helped supress colorectal cancer tumors in mice, researchers report.

Brandon Lausch-Penn • futurity
May 9, 2022 ~6 min

Dietary fiber doesn’t affect everyone the same way

A dive into how fiber affects us, shows that one fiber supplement seemed helpful while another appeared harmful—but study participants' reactions varied.

Stanford • futurity
May 9, 2022 ~10 min

What causes repeat urinary tract infections?

Some women get repeat UTIs, but it hasn't been clear why. New research finds that antibiotics may increase risk of further UTIs by disrupting microbiome.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
May 9, 2022 ~8 min

Bird brains shed light on Parkinson’s voice issues

A specific gene commonly associated with Parkinson's may be behind vocal issues many people with the disease experience, researchers report.

Kyle Mittan-U. Arizona • futurity
May 9, 2022 ~6 min

Comfortable Changes to Office Wear

VOA Learning English • voa
May 7, 2022 ~5 min

Use of Medication to End Pregnancies Is Rising

VOA Learning English • voa
May 7, 2022 ~5 min

US Restricts Use of J&J's COVID Shot

VOA Learning English • voa
May 6, 2022 ~4 min

The Catholic saint who dedicated his life to a leprosy colony in Hawaii – and became an inspiration for HIV/AIDS care

Father Damien’s legacy has inspired health providers and humanitarians for over a century.

Mark Lambert, Teaching Fellow, University of Chicago Divinity School • conversation
May 6, 2022 ~9 min

Mailed kits double proper disposal of leftover opioids

When people received a mailed opioid disposal kit, they were more likely to properly get rid of leftover medication after surgery, a new study shows.

Frank Otto-Penn • futurity
May 6, 2022 ~7 min