Among young children, adolescents and adult women, anemia strikes 1 in 3 globally. Most cases are driven by dietary iron deficiency, red blood cell disorders and untreated tropical diseases.
Millions of young people in the US are suffering, whether from abuse at home, pressure from social media or exposure to violence. But navigating the mental health care system can be disheartening.
Cardiovascular disease and cancer share many parallels in their origins and how they develop. Nanoparticles offer one potential way to effectively treat both with reduced side effects.
Hypermobility can be painful and lead to frequent injuries and systemic health problems. Unfortunately, many doctors aren’t familiar with these conditions, and patients can go years undiagnosed.
The drug pricing reform may drastically lower prices for some of the most critical life-saving drugs in the long run. But numerous obstacles stand in the way.
Clinical trials have demonstrated the health benefits of cannabis for certain conditions, but many aren’t testing smoked or vaped forms. Research on cannabis smoke is raising concerns.
When people taking part in 22 pilot programs across the US got free fruits and vegetables, their health improved.
A fire and decades of silver and lead mining created the largest contiguous Superfund site in the nation in what today is one of the fastest-growing states. It includes popular Lake Coeur d’Alene.
An ophthalmologist explains how important tears are to keeping your eyes feeling good and working well – whether you’re on dry land or swimming in a body of water.
Naps can be rejuvenating and beneficial to attentiveness and overall health, but the length of naps and the time of day are key.
Combining psychotherapy with medication can lead to more immediate and enduring results by boosting the brain’s neuroplasticity.
Women have fewer orgasms than men. But this gap is cultural, not biological. Closing it is possible, both on a societal and personal level.
Bacteria and lipids get a bad rap for causing breakouts and oily skin. But both play an essential role in helping your skin barrier stay strong against pathogens and insults from the environment.
Discrimination, isolation and stigma related to sexual orientation or gender identity likely contribute to the higher rates of depression and lower quality of life of LGBTQ+ caregivers.
Nurturing your gut microbiome can go hand in hand with nurturing your social community, with health benefits all around.
Reduced staffing means nursing home residents make more unnecessary trips to the hospital.