Scientists project northward expansion of Valley fever by end of 21st century

Valley fever is endemic to hot and dry regions such as the southwestern United

Cause of rare, fatal disorder in young children pinpointed

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis appear to have solved

McNeill named Larry J. Shapiro and Carol-Ann Uetake-Shapiro Professor

Helen McNeill, PhD, a world leader in developmental biology and a BJC Investigator at

Treatment for chronic neuropathic pain gets to the brain via a novel route, without surgery

University at Buffalo researchers who previously discovered how chronic neuropathic pain arises in the

Sudan says cholera outbreak kills 7, dozens infected

Sudan’s Health Ministry says at least seven people have died from a cholera outbreak

Violent video games blamed more often for school shootings by white perpetrators

People are more likely to blame violent video games as a cause of school

Curiosity: We’re studying the brain to help you harness it

They say curiosity killed the cat for a reason. Being curious has many advantages,

Children of refugees with PTSD are at higher risk of developing psychiatric disorders

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have studied what it means for children to

Risk for long-term opioid use up in hidradenitis suppurativa

Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) have an increased risk for long-term opioid use, according

Distractions distort what’s real, study suggests

We live in a world of distractions. We multitask our way through our days.

The music therapy that helped Gabby Giffords speak again is getting dementia patients moving

Many of us know of music therapy as a way to soothe the troubled

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy isn’t only for football players

With football season underway, media and news outlets are sure to publish articles discussing

Suicide is preventable: How can we help our teens?

Every October, after school starts—and each May, as it ends—there is a spike in

New research shows how stress can weaken defenses

Research from the lab of Mark Alkema, Ph.D., professor of neurobiology, sheds light on

Study shows shorter people are at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Short stature is associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, according to

Black sheep: Why some strains of the Epstein-Barr virus cause cancer

The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is very widespread. More than 90 percent of the world’s

With one suicide every 40 seconds, WHO urges action

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide each year—more than those killed by war and homicide

Many older hospitalized patients with cancer experience malnutrition

Results from a new study indicate that older hospitalized patients with cancer may have

Pumpkin pulp, seeds lower blood pressure in rat study

Incorporating pumpkin pulp or seeds into a healthy diet may help reduce blood pressure

Diabetes control has stalled across U.S.

(HealthDay)—U.S. adults with diabetes are no more likely to meet disease control targets than

FAK protein linked to chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer

Although the number of women being diagnosed and dying of ovarian cancer is declining,

Parkinson’s disease may originate in the intestines

In 2003, a German neuropathologist proposed that Parkinson’s disease, which attacks the brain, actually

Self-monitoring solution in mobile app can help uncontrolled asthma

A study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet shows that a treatment-adjustment algorithm based on

Increased body weight in adolescent boys linked with heart attack before 65

A study in nearly 1.7 million 18-year-old boys has found that higher body mass

When caring hurts: Recognizing and responding to vicarious trauma

Every day across Australia, the compassion, empathy and expertise of thousands of social workers

Aspirin should not be recommended for healthy people over 70

Low-dose aspirin does not prolong disability-free survival of healthy people over 70, even in

Strawberries may be key to developing an insulin pill

More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes and must inject themselves with insulin

Covert bullying higher among young girls with disabilities

A new South Australian study has found a serious problem of covert bullying in

Addition of growth factors to unique system helps new bone formation

The development of new bone can be a multistep process: first, stem cells differentiate

Is your forgetfulness reason for concern?

Do others tell you that you’re forgetful? Do you have a hard time remembering