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Number of newly diagnosed cancer patients without insurance drops in first year of ACA

The number of newly diagnosed cancer patients who were uninsured fell by one-third in the first year of the Affordable Care Act's implementation, according...

The end of pneumonia? New vaccine offers hope

In 2004, pneumonia killed more than 2 million children worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. By 2015, the number was less than 1...

Exploring how herpes simplex virus changes when passed between family members

A new study explores how herpes simplex virus might change when passed from one individual to another, information that may prove useful in future...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Shows Progress Against PTSD Symptoms

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas are exploring how mild stimulation of the vagus nerve could help alleviate symptoms of post-traumatic stress...

Study finds consuming nuts strengthens beneficial brainwave frequencies

A new study by researchers at Loma Linda University Health has found that eating nuts on a regular basis strengthens brainwave frequencies associated with...

Metacognition training boosts gen chem exam scores

It's a lesson in scholastic humility: You waltz into an exam, confident that you've got a good enough grip on the class material to...

Prozac in ocean water a possible threat to sea life

Oregon shore crabs exhibit risky behavior when they’re exposed to the antidepressant Prozac, making it easier for predators to catch them, according to a...

‘Antelope perfume’ keeps flies away from cows

In Africa, tsetse flies transfer the sleeping sickness also to cattle. This leads to huge losses in milk, meat and manpower. The damage in...

Gamma rays will reach beyond the limits of light

Researchers have discovered a new way to produce high energy photon beams. The new method makes it possible to produce these gamma rays in...

Experts recommend fewer lab tests for hospitalized patients

In a review article publishing this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, physicians at Johns Hopkins, along with experts from several other institutions across north...