07/29/2015
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  • NEWS

    Insulin resistance, a hallmark of diabetes, may also increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease according to a small study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Learn more.


  • NEWS

    Blame it on the hormones? They could be the culprit behind unethical behavior like cheating and financial fraud, according to research from Harvard University and the University of Texas at Austin. Learn more.


  • NEWS

    Americans are saying, “Thanks, Obama!” when it comes to their health and healthcare according to a new study published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Learn more.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out.

    —Russian proverb


  • NEWS

    Can there be a pill that mimics exercise? Researchers from the University of Southampton in the U.K. say they've developed a molecule that can trick cells into believing they’ve exhausted all energy. Learn more


  • NEWS

    All U.S. adults should be screened for depression, That's the recommendation of a government'backed panel of medical experts who believe the testing should be become a more routine part of medical exams. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    In Independence, Missouri, President Lyndon Johnson dramatically expands health care coverage in America by signing the law creating Medicare and Medicaid. He is there to honor former president Harry S. Truman, who had first proposed a national health insurance plan 20 years earlier. But Truman’s proposal had stalled in Congress, largely due to staunch opposition from the American Medical Association (AMA), which coined the term “socialized medicine” to describe the concept. Get the full story.

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