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Q and A: How early should I be screened for lung cancer?

I am 62 and recently had a physical. My doctor suggested that I should be screened for lung cancer. I used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day but

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Finding what drives the spread of a severe parasitic disease in Eastern Africa

A newly funded Tropical Medicine Research Center at The Ohio State University will study factors that drive transmission and spread of visceral leishmaniasis, a serious parasitic disease in Eastern Africa

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Just how effective is mandatory breath testing at stopping drunk driving in Japan?

Mandatory breath testing may promise to be an effective way to stop drunk driving. However, researchers from Japan have discovered that, without proper implementation, breath testing may make little difference

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Research points toward three autism subgroups with distinct prenatal risk factors

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a “blanket” diagnosis applied to individuals with vastly differing behavioral as well as co-occurring medical conditions. Using very large medical-record data sets, researchers from Rensselaer

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CVS to acquire home healthcare company Signify Health for $8B: What it means for patients

CVS Health on Monday agreed to an $8 billion acquisition of Signify Health, a healthcare platform that uses analytics and technology to pair clinicians with patients for home-based visits. The

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Salmon sperm in your skincare? The latest K-beauty trend, explained

Once, there was snail mucin, the viral Korean skincare ingredient. The latest “it” product? Salmon testicle DNA. More professionally known as “salmon pdrn,” salmon testicle DNA has been found in

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Users care about assistive devices’ look, feel and smell

A new study by North Carolina State University researchers found that people often considered the look, texture and, occasionally, the smell of two assistive devices—compression gloves and a knee brace—in

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