A study supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicates that the number of people in the U.S. population with Alzheimer’s — an estimated 6 million adults — is anticipated to increase to 15 million by 2060.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been honored with Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Program of Distinction designation, according to a university press release.
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the Department of Health and Human Services has announced more than $5 million in cooperative agreement awards to help communities address childhood obesity, the opioid epidemic and serious mental illness.
While multibillion-dollar mega-mergers at the top of the end of the health-sector chain garner headlines and potential regulatory scrutiny, hospital group consolidations are also concerning experts who believe they may not produce better care and lower costs.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Healthcare Management degree program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health has joined four other MPH programs in the country to receive a top accreditation.
The second annual Peehavior survey conducted by Astellas Pharma and Ipsos Public Affairs found that many women who have symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) have used unconventional methods when they have not had easy access to a restroom.
A recent poll has found that about 62 percent of parents face difficulty in finding child care facilities that meet their standards and only about half are very confident in the safety and health of their child care options.
Type 2 diabetes is a challenging but controllable disorder, according to endocrinologist and University of Illinois (UI) health professor Dr. Yuval Eisenberg, who recently encapsulated the basics for diabetic self-care in a university-published online article.
As a reminder to individuals living with diabetes during November — National Diabetes Month — Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials are publicizing the importance of food-handling safety to prevent illness by offering a free booklet.