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New research course to improve minority health and reduce health disparities

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:37
Health disparities have persisted, despite extensive research and a decades-long mandate to eliminate them. Thus, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities led a National Institutes of Health-wide, two-year science visioning process to chart a new research course to improve minority health and reduce health disparities.

Researchers emphasize need for more physical activities for home-school children

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:30
Parents who home-school their children may think putting them into organized sports and physical activities keeps them fit, but Rice University researchers say young people need more.

Researchers use integrated data analysis to classify liver cancer

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:28
Liver cancer remains a major problem in healthcare globally, being the second most common cause of cancer-related death globally.

Opioid overdose epidemic likely to increase in the U.S in coming years

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:20
A study from investigators at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment projects that the opioid overdose epidemic in the U.S. is likely to increase in coming years, and that measures based on restricting access to prescription opioids will have a minimal impact in reducing overdose deaths.

RhoE protein plays key role in the development of nervous system

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:51
Researchers have revealed the key role of the RhoE protein in essential processes for the development of the central nervous system, such as myelination.

Study identifies master regulator that maintains healthy gut, limits damage by parasitic whipworms

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:45
A new study has identified the master regulator that maintains a healthy gut and limits damage by parasitic whipworms.

Breakfast not the most important meal for weight loss

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:29
A new study has busted the common belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day for people trying to lose weight.

Breast cancer risk highest two decades after childbirth finds study

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:19
According to new research, women are at a highest risk of breast cancer, more than two decades after having given birth. This finding comes along with another in a separate study that reveals that breast cancers occurring after childbirth are more likely to spread compared to breast cancers in women who never had children.