Bed nets and vaccines: Some combinations may worsen malaria

Bed nets and vaccines: Some combinations may worsen malaria

Combining insecticide-treated bed nets with vaccines and other control measures may provide the best chance at eliminating malaria, which killed nearly 600,000 people worldwide in 2013, most of them African children. More than 20 malaria vaccine candidates are in...

Lift weights to lower blood sugar

Researchers in the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have challenged a long-held belief that whitening of skeletal muscle in diabetes is harmful. In fact, the white muscle that increases with resistance training, age and diabetes helps keep blood...

Women in 50s have most empathy

Looking for someone to feel your pain? Talk to a woman in her 50s. According to a new study of more than 75,000 adults, women in that age group are more empathic than men of the same age and than younger or older people. “Overall, late middle-aged adults were...

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