When Danish scientists discovered that certain research subjects experienced a higher incidence of ischemic stroke following endoscopies, they determined that risk increases when taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), commonly used to treat heartburn.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently appointed Carolann Murphy to the state’s Commission on Spinal Cord Research for a three-year term, leveraging her three-decade clinical career for the benefit of furthering research via various institutions.
Scientists from three different branches of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have crafted a method to isolate certain drug combinations to combat antibiotic-resistant infections by developing a rapid screening assay.
Thanks to efforts from the American Heart Association (AHA) resulting in nearly two dozen ballot choices nationwide, voters recently opted to reduce tobacco use, consume fewer sugar-laden beverages and support outdoor safety and accessibility.
With 14 years of nursing experience and plans for many more, Tamara Floyd of Florida recently joined the Nursing Board at the American Health Council to share her expertise in nursing, patient care and orthopedics.
The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a leading supporter in the worldwide push to end AIDS, recently awarded a total of $4.1 million to various programs that seek to resolve the health and human rights of HIV/AIDS victims.
During a major symposium hosted by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund at the Boston Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 19, three leading Alzheimer’s researchers discussed recent findings for how to slow and prevent the disease.
Leaders with Rotary and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund recently announced that they plan to co-fund a groundbreaking research project that will evaluate why women are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s than men.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) recently launched Random Acts of Light, which is a new initiative that is designed to bring hope to cancer patients through its unique, powerful fundraising campaign: 'Light the Night.'
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently cited research showing that family physicians play an important role in gaining their patients’ trust and learning about their mental health care states.
Pediatric cancer patients recently painted a spacesuit, now in outer space, as part of 'The Space Suit Art Project' in the #CuresNow Moonshot Initiative, which is raising awareness of childhood cancer.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently hosted its Family Medicine Experience event in Orlando, Florida, where attendees heard a keynote address from Dr. Atul Gawande, author of 'Being Mortal.'