New guidelines recommend earlier colorectal cancer screening

New guidelines recommend earlier colorectal cancer screeningNew guidelines developed by the American Cancer Society (ACS) recommend that screening for colorectal cancer for average-risk adults begin at age 45, five years earlier than the previous recommendation. The guideline update, published as...

Bigger human brain prioritizes thinking hub — at a cost

Bigger human brain prioritizes thinking hub -- at a costSome human brains are nearly twice the size of others -- but how might that matter? Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and their NIH grant-funded colleagues have...

Handgun purchaser licensing laws linked to fewer firearm homicides in large, urban areas

Handgun purchaser licensing laws linked to fewer firearm homicides in large, urban areasState laws that require gun purchasers to obtain a license contingent on passing a background check performed by state or local law enforcement are associated with a 14...

For anxiety, a single intervention is not enough

For anxiety, a single intervention is not enoughNo matter which treatment they get, only 20 percent of young people diagnosed with anxiety will stay well over the long term, UConn Health researchers report in the Journal of the American Academy...

New findings link estrogen and T cell immune response to autoimmune inflammation

New findings link estrogen and T cell immune response to autoimmune inflammationWomen are more prone to the development of autoimmune diseases. The female hormone estrogen is likely to affect the immune system. A team of scientists from Turku Center for...

This Full-Body HIIT Dance Workout Will Make You Forget You’re Exercising

This Full-Body HIIT Dance Workout Will Make You Forget You’re Exercising In just ten minutes, you’ll get a high-intensity, full-body workout that makes you forget you’re even exercising. If you’re anything like us, you love a good workout. There’s nothing...

An artificial nerve system gives prosthetic devices and robots a sense of touch

An artificial nerve system gives prosthetic devices and robots a sense of touchStanford and Seoul National University researchers have developed an artificial sensory nerve system that can activate the twitch reflex in a cockroach and identify letters in the Braille...

5 No-Treadmill Cardio Exercises

5 No-Treadmill Cardio Exercises The five moves below from DailyBurn 365 trainers will help you work up a sweat, and all you need to get started is your body. These moves come to you from DailyBurn 365 trainers Cheri Paige...

Fragile antibiotic supply leads to shortages worldwide

Fragile antibiotic supply leads to shortages worldwideShortages of some life-saving antibiotics are putting growing numbers of patients at risk and fuelling the evolution of "superbugs" that do not respond to modern medicines, according to a new report.The non-profit Access to Medicine Foundation (AMF)...

Physically demanding jobs may shorten men's lives

Physically demanding jobs may shorten men's lives(Reuters Health) - Despite much evidence that getting lots of physical activity bodes well for long-term health, when it’s physical labor on the job, the opposite might be true. Researchers found that men whose...
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