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More older adults should be checking blood pressure at home

Only 48% of people age 50 to 80 who take blood pressure medications or have a health condition that’s affected by hypertension regularly check their blood pressure at home or

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Intestinal fortitude: Gut coils hold secrets of organ formation

Our guts, and all our organs, are arranged in left-right asymmetric patterns inside our bodies, so that everything may fit. At the same time, development of organs such as the

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Diets rich in refined fiber may increase liver cancer risk in some individuals

Many people commonly consume fiber-enriched foods to promote weight loss and prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer. However, in some individuals—particularly those with a silent vascular deformity—consumption of

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The pharmacist’s role in providing reproductive health and how it’s changed since the Dobbs decision

Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade in June, the future of abortion and reproductive rights for women is uncertain and varies by state. Experts say improved access to

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Should I give my teen alcohol? Just a sip, the whole can, or none at all?

You’re at a barbecue and the adults are enjoying a few drinks. Everyone is relaxed and having a great time. One of your friends has just given their teen a

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Findings explain exceptional auditory abilities in Williams-Beuren syndrome

Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS) is a rare disorder that causes neurocognitive and developmental deficits. However, musical and auditory abilities are preserved or even enhanced in WBS patients. Scientists at St. Jude

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Uncovering the key process that contributes to vision loss and blindness in people with diabetes

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have uncovered a key process that contributes to vision loss and blindness in people with diabetes. The findings could lead to new treatments that can

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