1 brain region might kickstart paranoia

New findings shed light on what is happening in the human brain when people experience feelings of paranoia.

Yale • futurity
today ~7 min

Some Americans are eating better, but health inequities remain

“While we’ve seen some modest improvement in American diets in the last two decades, those improvements are not reaching everyone..."

Taraneh Pettinato-Tufts • futurity
today ~6 min

Making emergency rooms ‘pediatric ready’ saves lives

Making hospital EDs ready to provide basic health care to kids could cost as little as $4 to $8 per patient while improving survival rates.

U. Texas Austin • futurity
today ~4 min

Keeping astronauts healthy in space isn’t easy − new training programs will prepare students to perform medicine while thousands of miles away from Earth

Future space missions will fly farther and longer than ever before – which means crew members may need more involved medical care in space.

Arian Anderson, Emergency Medicine Physician, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus • conversation
today ~8 min

Philly has highest STI rates in the country – improving sex ed in schools and access to at-home testing could lower rates

Syphilis cases have increased 30% among 15- to 24-year-olds in Philadelphia since 2019, while cases of gonorrhea are up 18%. Chlamydia cases have decreased but remain high.

Carlos Mahaffey, Assistant Professor of Public Health, Purdue University • conversation
today ~9 min

Study: Past COVID Infection Could Protect Against Colds

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~3 min

Improve Your Mindset, Improve Your Health

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~7 min

Technologies enable 3D imaging of whole human brain hemispheres at subcellular resolution

Three innovations by an MIT-based team enable high-resolution, high-throughput imaging of human brain tissue at a full range of scales, and mapping connectivity of neurons at single-cell resolution.

David Orenstein | The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory • mit
yesterday ~12 min

How worried should you be about avian flu?

The risk of avian flu to humans is low, for now. An expert weighs in on what you need to know—and how a universal influenza vaccine could help.

Katherine Fenz-Rockefeller • futurity
yesterday ~10 min

6 tips to help your kid sleep better

A new poll sheds light on parents' bedtime battles to get their kids to sleep. An expert breaks down the findings and offers tips.

Beata Mostafavi-Michigan • futurity
yesterday ~10 min