Study: Kindney Transplant Recipients Don’t Have to Take Steroids
Those who immediately stop taking the steroid prednisone after a kidney transplant are more likely to avoid harmful side effects, according to a study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology.
Study: Having Religous Thoughts Helps with Self-Control
Having religious thoughts gives people more self-control when they’re doing unrelated tasks later on, according to a recent study.
Study: Going to the Doctor with Older Loved Ones Could Improve Care
Older aged patients that have a family member accompany them to their doctor visits, can actually improve the quality of their medical care, according to researchers at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Study: Saliva Tests are Just as Reliable as Blood Tests for HIV Detection
Saliva testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is just as reliable for detection as blood testing, according to a new study from McGill University Health Centre in Canada.
Researchers Find That Exercise Can Soothe a Mean Boss
Having a mean boss is sometimes an occupational hazard. Bosses that are harsh in tone, reprimand you in front of others, or just overall abusive, may be able to improve their attitude simply by exercising.
Study: Using Math Could Help You Win Basketball Games
When it comes to shot selection in the game of basketball, a players instruction from a coach, or their own intuition, may cause them to shoot for the basket. But a new study from the University of Minnesota, reveals that using mathematics could play a more successful role.
Study: Asthma Rates and Costs from Air Pollution Higher than Perceived
The cases of asthma, and the costs related to traffic related air pollution, are much higher than generally perceived, according to a study published in the early online version of the European Respiratory Journal.
Study: High Academic Achievers in High School Still Have Trouble Reading
A significant portion of high school students that are high academic achievers, do not have the same type of academic success once they get to the college level, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Alberta, in Canada.
CDC: Racial and Ethnic Disparities Found in U.S. Cancer Screening Rates
The number of Americans being screened for cancer are significantly low, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Middle-Age Risk Factors Trigger Larger Lifetime Risk of Heart Disease
While a persons risk of heart disease may be low in the next five or ten years, the lifetime risk for getting it could still be very high, according to a new study published in the most recent issue of New England Journal of Medicine.