Global spending on drugs for diseases ranging from cancer to heart disease are on the rise, and according to a new report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, worldwide, patients will spend $1 trillion on such drugs …
At the end of last Saturday’s varsity women’s Princeton University—Boston College hockey game, the players lined up at center ice for the traditional team-to-team good sportsmanship handshake. “Normally,” says Princeton forward Sally Butler, a senior, “you take your gloves off to shake. But the B.C. team didn’t.” The …
Experts say eye doctors and gynecologists should consider the possible connection
Last week, a new heart risk calculator was launched with great fanfare. This week, it’s under fire.
Bexsero will be available to students on campus
Fears of a ‘superbug’
The cholesterol calculator rolled out with the new guidelines for lowering cholesterol last week appears to overestimate risk of heart disease
A new study suggests that the widowed do better with chronic pain than married people — or anyone else.
Ethiopia has over 77 million inhabitants, and is considered one of the poorer countries in Africa. But this year, it’s playing host to the annual International Family Planning Conference in its capital, Addis Ababa.
Disease continues to grow despite treatments
Staying up late is almost a rite of passage for teens, but night owl students could be paying the price with lower grades years after high school.
Menu highlights: insect tacos, rice that stops blindness and noodles that can be “printed” in space.
American kids are smoking more flavored tobacco, like hookahs and cigarillos