Health & Medicine

  • Ukrainians seek to heal war trauma at mental health clinic
    on July 5, 2022 at 7:53 am

    After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Yuriy Makeyev found himself homeless and jobless: a combination of circumstances that brought him to the brink of a nervous breakdown.

  • Improving research on diet and dementia
    on July 4, 2022 at 10:30 pm

    Anyone searching the internet for brain healthy foods will find no shortage of stories making dietary recommendations. Some of those stories point to observational studies that have suggested a link between the lower or greater intake of certain […]

  • Substantial discrepancies found between estimated and measured GFR
    on July 4, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    A cross sectional study found that substantial discrepancies exist between individual estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and directly measured GFR (mGFR). Laboratory reports that provide eGFR calculations should consider including the […]

  • Scientists discover key to hepatitis A virus replication, show drug effectiveness
    on July 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    The viral replication cycle is crucial for a virus to spread inside the body and cause disease. Focusing on that cycle in the hepatitis A virus (HAV), UNC School of Medicine scientists discovered that replication requires specific interactions […]

  • Only seven percent of adults have good cardiometabolic health
    on July 4, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    Less than 7 percent of the U.S. adult population has good cardiometabolic health, a devastating health crisis requiring urgent action, according to research led by a team from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University […]

  • Neighborhood ‘redlining’ associated with increased risk of heart disease
    on July 4, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    The historical discriminatory housing policies known as “redlining” are associated with heart disease and related risk factors today in impacted neighborhoods, more than 60 years after they were banned, according to a study published today in the […]