Learner drivers are being invited to test how good — or bad — they are at spotting potential hazards on the road, with the help of University of Nottingham researchers.
Combining research and practice, the University of Kentucky is taking steps to eradicate violence against women by focusing on peer influence and intervention.
To improve the quality of medical care in developing countries, a new partnership between the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) aims to recruit and support physician volunteers to educate and train health-care providers in those countries on the treatment of patients with blood disorders.
Summer is a challenging time for parents of teens and pre-teens. Gone are the daily structure and routine of the school year–giving teens more time to pursue other interests, or activities that may get them into trouble.
The Healthy Home ? a model residence created to help property owners and residents improve the environmental health of their homes ? is celebrating its first year in operation.
University of Minnesota researchers report that umbilical cord blood transplants may offer blood cancer patients better outcomes than bone marrow transplants, according to an analysis of outcome data performed at the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
CIGNA HealthCare President David Cordani to lead CIGNA employees in Cancer Challenge Ride; CIGNA to sponsor CIGNA-Calhoun Rider Zone
Radiation therapy after lumpectomy for early-stage breast cancer can be safely delivered in higher daily doses to greatly reduce treatment time. This conclusion of a new Fox Chase Cancer Center study is good news for women who might opt to have a mastectomy instead of a lumpectomy because of the time commitment needed for the usual six-week radiation course with the breast-sparing surgical option.
A University of Arizona scientist who has specialized in studying how fireflies and other creatures communicate has won a million-dollar grant to conduct a pioneering 5-year study on the roles that attention and memory play when the human brain hears and processes spoken language.
National Nurses Week, which honors the many contributions of nurses and the nursing profession, ends each year on May 12 to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, considered by many to be the founder of modern nursing. But a nurse who was her contemporary, Clara Barton, helped make nursing popular in the United States, and a later nurse, Jane Delano, made nursing a cornerstone of the American Red Cross.