Latest by Lara DeSanto
High Rx costs are no new thing. But pharmaceutical execs actually copping to it? It happened yesterday. In a hearing in D.C., senators grilled top executives from pharma companies about list prices of medications, some of which can be life-saving for patients.
Fewer than one-half of U.S. young people are discussing sensitive issues like sexual health, mental health, and gun safety with their health care providers, according to a study published in Pediatrics.
New artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to identify and help reduce UTIs, which are a common reason why people with dementia are hospitalized.
Researchers found that the excitatory neurons, or brain cells that are more likely to trigger an action, are more susceptible to a build-up of an abnormal tau protein that is believed to be linked to Alzheimer's.
The use of electronic health record (EHR)-linked reminder systems for patients is becoming more and more common — but do patients actually find them helpful?
In the U.S., an estimated 553,000 people per night are homeless. Among this population, hospitalizations are on the rise, according to a December 2018 study in Medical Care.
The benefits of vitamin D are well established — from healthy bones to a strong immune system — so it's important to have optimal levels. One way to accomplish that? Magnesium.
Learn about how one allergist treats chronic hives in this interview with Anitha Shrikhande, M.D.
Could reducing childhood obesity also help reduce rates of childhood asthma? These researchers say it could.
Want to know whether your personality traits are considered healthy? Researchers at the University of California, Davis, defined what makes a healthy personality and explain that they’ve developed a test you can take to assess yours.