McMaster University biologist Jianping Xu trekked over 30 kilometers a day through mountainous terrain and inclement weather in southwestern China to discover that a wild mushroom wasn't at the root of 400 unexplained deaths.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Troubled proteins in need of rescue may someday have a champion in a common drug used to treat high blood pressure.
There's a sensor in a bra, in your socks, on your wrist, attached to your chest, in the ears: wearable tech is spreading all over the body.
Chocolate has many health benefits—it can potentially lower blood pressure and cholesterol and reduce stroke risk. But just as connoisseurs thought it couldn't get any better, there's this tasty new tidbit: Researchers ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists expect a new mathematical model of chronic wound healing could replace intuition with clear guidance on how to test treatment strategies in tackling a major public-health problem.
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a way to significantly reduce atherosclerosis in mice that does not involve lowering cholesterol levels or eliminating other obesity-related problems.
(Phys.org)—Research led by the University of Bath has identified two possible new routes for developing novel drugs for high blood pressure and heart disease.
Managing your health care is moving increasingly to the palm of your hand—with new smartphone-enabled technology and wearable sensors that examine, diagnose and even treat many conditions and ailments.